2017 Merida Big Nine 600


2017 Merida Big Nine 600 – 21″ Available
RRP – £900 Sale Price – £745


A cross-country focused hardtail mountain bike, the Merida Big Nine is available in a wide range of models. From entry level bikes that are ideal for recreational riding, right up to full-on cross-country bikes built for racing, we review the full Big Nine range.

All the Big Nines roll on 29” wheels and have a 100mm travel suspension fork with a lockout. There are both carbon and aluminium frame options with different technologies offering a different ride feel as you go through the range.


Available Sizes – 21″/XL
Frame –  6061 Double butted and Technoformed aluminium frame with smooth welding. Tapered headtube and inboard disc mounts.
Fork – Manitou Marvel Comp with tapered steerer, 100mm travel, 15mm bolt through axle
Headset – FSA NO.57/61BP 1-1/8″/1.5″ H:7.8L
Shifters – Sram NX 11 speed
Rear Derailleur – Sram NX 11 speed
Front Derailleur – N/A
Chainset – Sram NX Xsync 28 tooth (steel)
Bottom Bracket – Attached
Freewheel – Sram PG-1130, 11 speed, 11-42
Rims – Merida Big Nine Comp 32 hole
Tyres – Maxxis Ikon 29er 2.2″ Kevlar bead
Stem – Merida Expert 3d forged 6061 aluminium 5 degrees
Hubs – Merida 15mm Bolt Through Front / Merida Alloy Quick Release Rear
Chain – KMC X11, 11 Speed
Spokes – Black Stainless Steel
Brakes – Tektro Gimini hydraulic disc, 180/160mm Rotors
Brake Levers – Tektro Gimini
Handlebars – Merida Expert double butted 6061 aluminium, flat, 720mm wide
Grips – Merida Kraton rubber grip with single bolt fixing
Saddle – Merida Sport
Seatpost – Merida Expert alloy 27.2mm in-line
Pedals – XC Pro Alloy