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José Antonio Hermida and Joaquim Rodríguez will return to the 2018 ABSA Cape Epic

After embarking on the Cape Epic adventure for their first time in 2017, former Mountain Bike World Champion José Antonio Hermida and retired road racing superstar Joaquim ‘Purito’ Rodríguez wil... more

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José Antonio Hermida gets himself a motor

E-bikes and also e-bike races are becoming more and more popular, to the level that even hard-core XC racers like José Antonio Hermida are keen to check out what it is all about. At the recent BIKE Festival ... more

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MULTIVAN MERIDA BIKING TEAM photo book: FULL GAS.

For more than a decade the MULTIVAN MERIDA BIKING TEAM was one of the most successful mountain bike teams in the world. It was not just home to mountain bike legends like Gunn-Rita Dahle Flesjå and José Anto... more

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The Gunn-Rita Dahle Flesjå interview

The 2017 UCI Mountain Bike XC World Cup season is just around the corner, with the 1st race taking place this weekend in Nové Město. We have caught up with living mountain bike legend Gunn-Rita Dahle Flesjå... more

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José Antonio Hermida is back on the race course

After a fantastic time at the 2017 ABSA Cape Epic (see reports here  - and here ) where living mountain bike legend José Antonio Hermida paired up with road racing legend Joaquim ‘Purito’ Rodr&i... more

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Video: MULTIVAN MERIDA BIKING TEAM: FULL GAS – The highlights from 2004-2016

13 years fly by so fast! The MULTIVAN MERIDA BIKING TEAM was founded in 2004 and it feels strange not to prepare another World Cup season. Now, it's time to look back and enjoy this video. We collected the best... more

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The Toni Ferreiro interview

How did you get into the sport of mountain biking? TONI: I have always liked bicycles and the sport, but in 2005, 2006 and 2007 they organised the UCI DH World Cup in my city, Vigo. Watching the event and fe... more

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…’he is officially a mountain biker now!’

Our MERIDA FACTORY TEAM of José Antonio Hermida and Joaquim ‘Purito’ Rodríguez had a great first few days at the 2017 Cape Epic, but managed to surprise the competition by going ‘full gas&... more

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Cape Epic 2017 goes into the 2nd half

Our mountain bike/road racing dream team of José Antonio Hermida and Joaquim Purito Rodríguez have made it into the 2nd half of the 2017 ABSA Cape Epic and are settling into a great pace. The 2017 ABS... more

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José Antonio Hermida shows strong form at the Andalucía Bike Race

Even now being retired from the world of World Cup racing MERIDA athlete José Antonio Hermida is not holding back when it comes to his training and the mark he intends to leave on a race. In preparation for ... more

BRAND NEWS

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SILEX 9000 tested by OFFROAD.cc

Sister, and slight more offroad bias, site to ROAD.cc , OFFROAD.cc have tested our all-new SILEX ‘all-road’ bike and have put up a supe... more

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REACTO DISC 8000-E wins Design & Innovation Award 2018

After our eONE-SIXTY 900-E won the prestigious Design & Innovation Award in 2017, we are super excited to have been given the 2018 award for our n... more

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The man behind the bike - Reynaldo Ilagan

Our team here at MERIDA has a huge variety of individuals all working towards one common goal: to design and to make the best bikes possible. In parti... more

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SILEX 9000 and REACTO DISC TEAM been awarded the Taiwan Excellence Award 2018

After our eONE-SIXTY 900E was given the TAIPEI CYCLE d&i award in 2017, it was now the time for the all-new SILEX 9000 and the new REACTO TEAM DIS... more

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Cameron Brown to win Mount Maunganui Sprint Triathlon.

For most of us, the Christmas period is a time to take it easy, to relax and maybe to stay away from the bike for a day or two. For others, it seems t... more

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Looking for a new bike?

Thinking of getting back into bikes but not really sure what you are looking for. Fear not - we have gone through our 2018 offering and have broken do... more

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REACTO DISC TEAM-E on Road.CC

Our flagship aero bike – the new REACTO DISC TEAM-E – has been tested by the Road.cc crew and they have given it 4.5 out of 5 stars, calli... more