Merida Big trail 400

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Product Description

The Big Trail name is back for MY21! Last year a few UK customers met Product Manager Rey at the Global Launch in Germany and over a few beers defined their wish list for a perfect UK bike - a trail focussed 29er with 140mm fork, 1 x transmission, Boost standard bolt through axles and a dropper post. Then it was over to Rey, a very handy rider to develop the ideas into a workable bike. He rode with us at The Ex Enduro event on Exmoor last year. At the end of day one he climbed off the bike understanding why we wanted 140mm forks. He completely gets the UK trail riding style. The enduro inspired 65.5° head angle in combination with the 140mm fork delivers a fun confidence inspiring bike. A long reach and short seat tube gives plenty of space to manoeuvre on the bike and a really low stand over height. We use long dropper posts to achieve the short seat tube. Speccing 29er wheels with 2.4” tyres meant designing the bike around a 55mm chain line to give ample tyre clearance even in muddy trail conditions. The seat angle is much more aggressive compared than our XC focussed bikes making climbing easier. Another advantage of the geometry is depending on the riding style, most sizes work for most body sizes. The only question is if you want to go crazy fast or super agile. For speed take the longer size, for agility take a shorter size. Highlights of the Big Trail 400 - Suntour XCR34 Air fork, Deore 1 x 10 To hit the £1k price point the Big Trail 400 has a -2.5% margin

Specification

FRAME

TFS - 6061 series double butted and technoformed aluminium tubing with smooth welding. Modern trail bike geometry. Class leading, premium technologies such as Boost axle standard, tapered head tube, inboard disc mounts, internal cable routing

FORK

Suntour XCR34 LOR; Air; 140mm travel; Tapered; lockout; 51mm fork offset

WHEEL SIZE

29"

RIMS

Merida Comp TR; 29mm inner rim width; Material: aluminium; Tubeless ready (tubeless tape and valves not included)

SPOKES

Black stainless

FRONT HUB

Shimano MT400-B; 110x15mm; 32 spokes; Centerlock

REAR HUB

Shimano MT400-B; 148x12mm; 32 spokes; Centerlockincluding removable lever with 6mm Allen key

FRONT TYRE

Kenda Regolith; 29" x 2.4"; wire bead

REAR TYRE

Kenda Regolith; 29" x 2.4"; wire bead

GEARS

10

SHIFTERS

Shimano Deore M4100

REAR DERAILLEUR

Shimano Deore M5120 Shadow+

CHAINSET

Shimano Deore M5100; 32 teeth chainwheel with 170mm - S, 175mm - M up length crank

CASSETTE

Shimano Deore M4100; 11-46 teeth; 10 speed

BOTTOM BRACKET

Shimano Deore

CHAIN

KMC X10

PEDAL

VP Components, VPE-891

BRAKE LEVER

Shimano BR-MT200 (or Tektro HD-M275 if Shimano supply is delayed)

FRONT BRAKE

Shimano BR-MT200; 2 piston hydraulic disc brake (or Tektro HD-M275) with Shimano RT10; 180mm rotor

REAR BRAKE

Shimano BR-MT200; 2 piston hydraulic disc brake (or Tektro HD-M275) with Shimano RT10; 180mm rotor

GRIP

Merida Comp EC

HANDLEBAR

Merida Expert CC; aluminium; 740mm wide; 10mm rise

STEM

Merida Comp CC; aluminium; 31.8mm diameter; 6 degree rise - Length : 50 mm all sizes

HEAD SET

Merida M2345

SADDLE

Merida Comp CC

SEAT POST

Merida Comp TR; 30.9mm diameter; in-line; S: 125mm drop - M/L/XL: 150mm drop with Shimano SL -MT500-IL lever

TYPE

Hardtail MTB

SEASON

2021

COLOUR

Orange

  • Brand: Merida
  • Product Code: Big Trail 400

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