The Merida Big Seven 300 Mountain Bike is an entry-level hardtail designed to give you a lightweight feel and a scope of components that are reliable and offer features found on high-end bikes, it has an easy to use 2x drivetrain with a clutch and has an air suspension fork with lockout. The Merida features a Shimano Deore drivetrain with double chainring at the front and 10 gears at the rear, providing you with a wide range of gears for steep climbs and descents while still keeping things simple and reliable. Merida has chosen to kit this bike out with Tektro Hydraulic disc brakes with a 180mm front rotor meaning you can have confidence in all conditions knowing you’ve got a reliable braking system with plenty of power to stop when you need to. The Merida Big Seven 300 Mountain Bike features a lightweight aluminium frame with a maximum wheel and tyre clearance of 27.5 x 2.20” and a 135 x 9mm axle standard. You’ll find more natural trails with tree roots and loose rocks quite comfortable with the Suntour XCR LOR fork which features adjustable air suspension so you can easily customise the damping to your body weight helping you to 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 while you still have access to 100mm of suspension on the rocky descents and flats – our staff in-store can assist you with setting up your air suspension fork to suit your body weight!
Merida has designed the Big Seven 300 Mountain Bike for 2022 with eager riders in mind – their goal was to build a bike with reliable quality components at an 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 air suspension while Merida has 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 tackling the trails – the Merida Big Seven 300 will have you covered, it’s got some pretty big upgrades over the entry-level models with a 2x drivetrain, air suspension, Maxxis Ikon tyres and bigger brakes. This is the bike for those who either want to hit the ground running with a bike that isn’t going to hold you back once you’ve got some confidence out on the trails or a rider looking to upgrade to a bike featuring high-end features without the expensive price tag! The Merida Big Seven 300 is strikes the ultimate balance between creature comforts and price packing features that compare it to much more expensive bikes – if you want a bike that fits your budget but doesn’t compromise where it counts this is it.
- Suntour XCR LOR Fork – 100mm Air Travel with Lockout!
- Agile 27.5” wheels
- Double Butted Alloy frame with internal cable routing!
- Tektro Hydraulic Disc Brakes – 180mm front
- 2×10 Speed Shimano Deore Drivetrain
- Clutch in Shimano Deore Shadow+ derailleur
|Click & Collect||Yes|
|Wheel Size||27.5″ (650b)|
|Rear Gears||10 Speed|
|Brake Type||Hydraulic Disc Brake|
|Brakes||Tektro M275; 2 piston|
|Cassette||Shimano Deore M4100; 11-42 ATC; 10 GER|
|Crankset||Shimano Deore M-4100-2; 36-26 ATC|
|Derailleur Front||Shimano Deore|
|Derailleur Rear||Shimano Deore M4120 Shadow|
|Fork||Suntour XCR LOR; Air; 100 STR; Lockout; 42mm fork offset|
|Frame||BIG.SEVEN TFS III; MAT aluminium; 27.5 WHS; 135×9 AST; BSA BBR|
|Handlebar||MERIDA EXPERT CC; MAT aluminium; 720 WHB; 10 RHB|
|Headset||MERIDA M2346 Neck|
|Rims||MERIDA COMP CC; 20 IWR; MAT aluminium|
|Saddle||MERIDA COMP SL; V-mount|
|Seatpost||MERIDA COMP CC; MAT aluminium; 30.9 DSP; 0 SSB|
|Stem||MERIDA COMP CC; MAT aluminium; 31.8 DSH; 6 ASD|
|Shifters||Shimano Deore M4100|
|Tyres||Maxxis Ikon; 27.5×2.2″; wire|
|Speeds||2 x 10|
|Sizing SKUs||XS: MEHA2237591, SM: MEHA2237609, MD: MEHA2237610, LG: MEHA2237621|