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  • Year: 2020
  • Colour: Matt Dark Gray
  • Brakes: Shimano XT
  • Cainwheel: Shimano XT
  • Derailleur: Shimono XT M8100 Shadow+
  • Fork: Rock Shox Reba RL
  • Frame: Big.Nine CF3
  • Handlebar: Merida Expert CC
  • Handlebar Stem: Merida Expert CC
  • Headset: FSA No.55E
  • Hubs: Shimono SLX
  • Rim: Merida Expert CC
  • Saddle: Merida Expert CC
  • Seat Post: Merida Expert CC
  • Shifters: Shimano XT
  • Shock: N/A
  • Tyres: Maxxis Ikon
  • Weight: 10.51 kg
  • Big.Nine CF3 Frame

    XC focused carbon frame (approx. 1.29 kg BIG.NINE - M). Aero profiled down tube, leaf spring profiled chain and seat stays for comfort. BB92 bottom bracket. Boost axle standard and tapered head tube deliver stiffness and steering precision. ‘Smart Entry’ cable routing prevents rattling. Includes integrated down tube and chainstay protectors for extra frame protection.

    Multiple Frame Options

    Following in the footsteps of BIG.NINE/SEVEN TFS frame which was introduced in 2018, the SPEED frame also received a makeover for the 2019 season. The introduction of slim tube shapes creates a new look and a more relaxed geometry, through a shorter top tube and a higher head tube, resulting in a more upright riding position and enhanced trail visibility. The new frame also comes with IS brake mounts that are positioned within the rear triangle as well as with kickstand and fender mounts.

    Size Specific Wheels

    Dependent on frame size we offer 650B or 29er versions on our TFS and SPEED frame level. The requirements of smaller riders (reduced standover height, preferred lower cockpit) are best met by 650B on S and M frame sizes whilst at the other side of the spectrum, L and XL only come with 29er wheels. Size M is available in either 650B or 29er. 

    Dropper Post Ready

    All models down to the BIG.NINE LITE frame-level feature a 30.9 mm seatpost, the enhanced connection area increases the strength around the top tube/seat tube join and allows the option of fitting a dropper seat post. Models down to BIG.NINE LIMITED allow internal cable routing for the dropper post while the remaining models would require external routing.

    Smart Entry

    Cables, housings and brake hoses are clamped under tension to prevent rattling when the trails and roads get rough. All inlets are completely interchangeable to deal with Di2, hydraulic hoses, brake cable and gear cable housings etc.

    Modern Hardtail Geometry

    The carbon (CF) and aluminium (LITE) models feature a long 422 mm reach, steep 73,5° seat angle, slack 70° head angle and an 80 mm stem (frame size M), affording the next generation XC geometry. Aggressive agility meets stable calmness; perfect for today’s demanding courses.

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