Our heartland has always been bombproof aluminium hardtails. Half a century of frame building experience counts for a lot.
We've made a few changes to the UK range, upgrading the Big Nine and Big Seven 15 to use the sophisticated TFS frame and creating the UK Exclusive Big Nine and Big Seven 80 featuring a RockShox branded fork and Shimano Deore 1 x 12.
All Big Seven and Big Nine frames feature:
- full internal cable routing, for a clean, neat set up
- tapered headtube offering the potential for future upgrade
- inboard disc brake mounts to protect the brake and maximise stopping power
Reliability is enhanced by the inclusion of as much Shimano componentry as possible.
There are a wide range of sizes; Big Nine for taller riders, Big Seven for shorter riders with a healthy overlap of sizes in between.
For riders in the middle, riding style can be taken into account. If you are looking for speed and efficiency, choose a Big Nine, if you are looking for agility choose a Big Seven.
FRAME BIG.NINE TFS III
FRAME SIZE M, L, XL
FORK Suntour XCT30
RIM Merida CC
HUBS Shimano TX505
FRONT TYRE Merida K1080
REAR TYRE Merida K1080
CHAINWHEEL Shimano TY301
BOTTOM BRACKET FSA TH-7420ST-W, Cartridge Bearing
CASSETTE Sunrace CSM668
CHAIN Sunrace M84
SHIFTERS Shimano ST-EF505
FRONT DERAILLEUR Shimano FD-TY700
REAR DERAILLEUR Shimano RD-M310
BRAKES Power DS100
ROTORS Shimano RT10
HEADSET Merida M2345
STEM Merida CC
HANDLEBAR Merida CC
GRIP Merida EC
SEAT POST Merida CC
PEDAL VP VPE-891
WEIGHT 14.48 kg