|Frame||One-Sixty-D-Single BSC VPP A-Link R12|
|Fork||Rock Shox Pike RC2P 160 15 mm taper|
|Shock||Fox Float CTD BV LV - Perf.|
|Derailleur||Sram X9 Long T2|
|Shifters||Sram X9 Trigger|
|Brakes||Shimano SLX 203 mm Disc / Shimano SLX 180 mm Disc|
|Chainwheel||SRAM X9 38-24 GXP|
|Chainguard||MRP 2X Steel|
|Chain||KMC X10 10s|
|Hubs||attached / 12 mm Thru axle|
|Rim||SunRinglé Charger Comp F15R12|
|Freewheel||Shimano CS-HG-10 11-36|
|Tires||Schwalbe Hans Dampf 2.4 Evo fold|
|Handlebar Stem||FSA Omega 6°|
|Handlebar||FSA V-Drive Riser 740 R15|
|Headset||Big Conoid S-Bearing Neck|
|Seat Post||KS SuperNatural SB0 31.6 mm|
|Saddle||Selle Italia X1|
|Head Tube Angle||66.5||66.5|
|Seat Tube Angle||74||74|
|Bottom Bracket Drop||10||10|
|Head Tube Length||120||135|
The best of two worlds: externally shaped head tube with bigger diameter at the bottom and weight saving smaller diameter at the top. ‘X-Taper Headtubes’ always come with tapered forks or correct adapters fitted. Result: superb stiffness and precise steering even in the toughest conditions without increasing the weight of the frame unnecessarily.
MERIDA’s in-house “Virtual Pivot Kinematics” rearstay system stands for full-suspension chassis with a virtual pivot point. VPK is utilized for the MTB models ONE-FORTYB, ONE-SIXTY and FREDDY. This concept ensures that all bikes of the 145, 160 or 180 mm category combine outstanding sensitivity with convincing drivetrain and braking neutrality in every imaginable situation.
Elaborately shaped frame designs with special inlets and outlets for internally routed brake and/or shifter cables. “Clean” in a double sense: The bike looks uncluttered while the cables are protected effectively from moisture and dirt.
Besides top functionality, MERIDA frames also have to offer a convincing visual appearance. The second welding process during Smooth Welding evens the connecting welding seam – an elaborate concept for a brilliant look without compromises to stability.
MERIDA’s premium alloy represents extremely durable and light aluminium of high-end quality. Triple-butted wall thicknesses result not only in exciting frame designs: First of all, they offer an optimum Stiffness-to-Weight (STW) ratio.
The mechanical TFS process works from the outside to the inside. In contrast, the complex Hydroforming concept shapes the frame by pushing hot oil under hydraulic high pressure from the inside to the outside. Material: Prolite 66 aluminium.
The friction-free alignment of the brake calliper is considerably eased by direct mounting of the post-mount calliper at the rear dropout. Adaptable to different brake disc sizes thanks to the utilization of differently dimensioned adapters.
This torsion-resistant thru axle with a diameter of 12 mm is used for broad 142 mm rear stays. It delights with perceptible increase of stiffness, tool-free wheel mounting and an always ideal brake rotor position.