The Merida Big Nine 20 Mountain Bike is an entry level hardtail designed to give you a lightweight feel and a scope of components that will mean you can enjoy a day out on cross country trails with plenty of confidence, it has an easy to use 2×8 drivetrain with a lockout fork. The Merida features a Shimano Altus drivetrain with 2 chainrings at the front and 8 gears at the rear, providing you with plenty of range for steep climbs and descents while still keeping things affordable. Merida have chosen to kit this bike out with Shimano Hydraulic disc brakes meaning you can have confidence in all conditions knowing you’ve got a reliable braking system that stops when when you need to. The Merida Big Nine 20 mountain bike features a lightweight aluminium frame with a maximum wheel and tyre clearance for 29 x 2.25” and a 135 x 9mm axle standard. You’ll find more natural trails with tree roots and loose rocks quite comfortable with the Suntour XCT30 HLO fork which has 100mm of travel helping you maintain grip in the corners and power through climbs – a huge benefit to this fork is the lockout feature which will have you climbing with maximum efficiency and while still have access the 100mm of suspension on the rocky descents and flats.
Merida have designed the Big Nine 20 29er Mountain bike for 2022 with emerging riders in mind – their goal to build a bike with reliable quality components at affordable price for everyone. They’ve done an excellent job at investing in areas that have a big impact on the riding feel of the bike such as the brakes, gears, and lockout suspension and Merida have gone the extra mile to give you the latest modern features such as internal cable routing which not only looks great but protects your cables on a bike rack and from potential ‘incidents’ out on the trails. The best aspect of this bike is that you know you’re getting something you will notice and actively benefit from with every dollar you’ve spent. If you’re in the market for a great experience riding fire roads or tackling some easier trails – the Merida Big Nine 20 29er will have you covered, it’s smooth, reliable, lightweight and is equipped with plenty of modern features keeping it ahead of the rest while still offering a really affordable and honest price point – its a bike ready for hours of endless adventure!
- Suntour XCT30 HLO Fork – 100mm Travel with Lockout!
- Smooth 29” wheels
- Alloy frame with internal cable routing!
- 2×8 speed Shimano Drivetrain
|Click & Collect||Yes|
|Rear Gears||8 Speed|
|Brake Type||Hydraulic Disc Brake|
|Bottom Bracket||FSA TH-7420ST-W, Cartridge Bearing|
|Brakes||POWER DS 100, 2 piston, hydraulic disc|
|Brake Levers||Shimano Acera ST-EF505|
|Cassette||Sunrace CSM558AU 11-32T 8spd – black|
|Crankset||Shimano Altus FC-M315-2 (Length 170mm S | 175mm M-XXL)|
|Derailleur Front||Shimano Altus FD-M315-TS 2x|
|Derailleur Rear||Shimano Acera RD-M360|
|Fork||Suntour XCT30 HLO; Coil; 100mm suspension travel LOCKOUT|
|Handlebar||Merida CC aluminium; 690mm width 15mm rise|
|Hubs||F: Shimano Tourney TX HB-TX505 100x9mm, 32h, centrelock | R: Shimano Tourney TX HB-TX505 135x9mm, 32h, centrelock|
|Rims||Merida CC; 17mm inner width, aluminium|
|Saddle||Merida Sport Comfort|
|Seatpost||Merida CC aluminium; 30.9mm diameter; 15mm setback|
|Stem||Merida CC aluminium; 31.8 diameter 6° angle|
|Shifters||microSHIFT Mezzo TS39|
|Tyres||MERIDA K1080; 29 x 2.2″; wire bead|
|Speeds||2 x 8|
|Sizing SKUs||MD: MEHA2247735, LG: MEHA2247746, XL: MEHA2247757, XXL: MEHA2247768|