XC race ready. The Merida Big Nine XT is a carbon framed hardtail mountain bike for rapid single track adventures and cross country MTB racing.
The lightweight carbon composite frame offers compliance, for a smooth ride, alongside stiffness for efficient power transfer and confident handling. The modern 29er XC geometry features a longer top tube with shorter stem and slacker head angle. This offers improved confidence on technical terrain, especially on the descents, while still offering capable and efficient climbing performance. 29” wheels offer fast rolling performance over single track and rough terrain.
The Fox 32 Float Performance fork offers 100mm of plush suspension control with adjustable compression and rebound damping so you can adapt the performance to the trail. The Shimano XT 2×11 speed drivetrain offers slick, precise shifting over a very wide range of gears so you can take on challenging terrain. The XT brakes deliver confident stopping control.
Ride cross country trails faster on the Merida Big Nine XT.
- Lightweight CF3 carbon fibre composite frame with modern XC geometry
- Fox 32 Float Performance fork offers 100mm of plush suspension travel
- Lightweight 29” wheels for rapid off-road rolling
- Shimano XT 2×11 speed drivetrain for slick, precise shifting
- Shimano XT hydraulic disc brakes for confident all-weather stopping
- Sizes: 17”, 19”, 21”
- Colour: Green/Green
- The Merida Big Nine XT is available with 0% APR finance
The Merida Big Nine XT-Edition 29″ 2017 Features are:
Frame: XC focussed carbon frame with aero profiled tubes (approx. 1.35kg frameset – M). Leaf spring profiled chain and seat stays provide comfort. BB92 bottom bracket, Boost axle standard and tapered head tube deliver stiffness and steering precision.
Fork: Fox Float 32 Performance SC air fork with tapered steerer, 100mm travel, 15mm bolt through boost axle standard and remote lockout
Headset: VP-2331 1-1/8″/1.5″ with neck 3.5mm H:10.1L
Bars: Merida Expert double butted 6061 aluminium, flat, 720mm wide
Stem: Merida Expert -5 degree with carbon faceplate
Shifters: Shimano XT 11 speed
Front Mech: Shimano XT double
Rear Mech: Shimano XT GS Shadow+ 11 speed
Chainset: Shimano XT 36-26
Bottom Bracket: Press fit
Cassette: Shimano XT, 11 speed, 11-42
Chain: KMC X11, 11 speed
Front Brake: Shimano M506 hydraulic disc, 180mm rotor
Rear Brake: Shimano M506 hydraulic disc, 160mm rotor
Rims: Merida Expert CC, 22.5mm inner width, tubeless ready
Front Hub: Shimano Deore, 15mm bolt through, 110mm boost axle standard
Rear Hub: Shimano Deore, 12mm bolt through, 148mm boost axle standard
Tyres: Maxxis Ikon 29er 2.2″ Kevlar bead Front – Maxxis Ikon 29er 2.2″ Kevlar bead Rear
Seatpost: Merida Expert carbon 30.9mm in-line
Pedals: XC Pro Alloy