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Merida One-Forty 700 Mountain Bike 2018 - Trail Full Suspension MTB

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Product Description

Packed with quality components and some clever suspension wizardry, the Merida One-forty 700 full suspension mountain bike is the trail MTB weapon you’ve been looking for.

The latest Merida One-Forty MTB features an all-new frame, made from a 6061 series aluminium alloy which has been hydroformed to create a complex shape that has been carefully optimized for strength and lightness. The frame tubes are triple butted, meaning the wall thickness is reduced three times along its length, which makes sure there is no excess metal along the tube in places where it does nothing to aid strength.

The One-forty’s ‘Float Link’ suspension system mounts the rear shock between two floating links, rather than fixing one end rigidly to the frame. This makes the suspension highly sensitive to small bumps, and gives precise control over the leverage rate. For enhanced steering precision, the One-forty features a tapered head tube that’s both stiff and strong, and boost thru-axles front and rear which maintain rigidity at both ends of the bike. Cables are routed through the frame internally, and feature Merida’s smart cable-entry system to eliminate rattles.

Up front, Merida have given the One-forty 700 a RockShox Revelation RC Air fork that has 150mm of smooth travel, with an easily adjustable external rebound damping control. At the rear, the 140mm wheel travel is taken care of by a Fox Float Performance shock, with three lever-selected modes and adjustable rebound damping.

Equipped with Shimano’s flagship XT M8000 1x11 speed drivetrain, the Merida One-forty 700 delivery rapid and precise gear shifting that promises to never miss a tooth. Shimano also take care of the brakes, as the M500 discs bite down on 180mm rotors to give you ample stopping power on any descent.

For a fun & confidence inspiring ride, it has to be the Merida One-Forty 700 full-sus mountain bike.

Key Features:

  • 6016 series alloy, with hydroformed triple-butted tubes & smooth welding for maximum lightness
  • Fox Float Performance rear shock smoothly controls the 140mm rear wheel travel
  • RockShox Revelation RC Air fork eats bumps with 150mm travel
  • Shimano XT 1x11 speed drivetrain shifts rapidly and precisely with every click
  • Shimano M500 hydraulic disc brakes and 180mm rotors give you power and control over speed
  • Sizes: Small (15.5”), Medium (17”), Large (18.5”), X Large (20”)
  • Colour: Black/Red
  • The Merida One-Forty 700 mountain bike is available with 0% APR finance
Merida One-Forty Review

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  • Free delivery in the UK Mainland on a date that suits you

In the box with every Tredz bike is:

  • Free Tredz 9 key trail tool
  • Free Tredz pedal spanner
  • Free basic pedals
  • Tredz drawstring kit bag
  • 16 point quality control check sheet
  • Basic bike setup instructions
  • Free Cycle Plan insurance voucher (8 weeks)

Specification

Frame: Lightweight 6016 series triple butted and hydroformed aluminium tubes with smooth welding. Tapered head tube and boost standard bolt through axles for precise handling. Smart entry cable routing for rattle free running.
Fork: Rock Shox Revelation RC Air fork with tapered steerer, 150mm travel and 15mm bolt through boost axle standard
Rear Shock: Fox Performance Float
Headset: Merida M2339
Stem: Merida Expert TR 3d forged 6061 aluminium, oversize clamp
Bars: Merida Expert TR double butted 6061 aluminium, 35mm rise, 760mm wide
Front Brake: Shimano M500 hydraulic disc, 180mm rotors
Rear Brake: Shimano M500 hydraulic disc, 180mm rotors
Brake Lever: Shimano M500
Front Mech: Shimano XT Shadow+ 11 speed
Rear Mech: Shimano XT Shadow+ 11 speed
Shifters: Shimano SLX rapid fire, 11 speed
Speed: 11
Rims: Merida Expert TR, 29mm inner width tubeless ready
Front Hub: Boost standard, Sealed bearing 15mm bolt through axles, centrelock
Rear Hub: Shimano Deore 12mm bolt through axles, centrelock
Spokes: Double Butted Black stainless
Front Tyre: Maxxis DHR II 2.6" TR EXO
Rear Tyre: Maxxis Rekon 2.6" TR EXO
Seat Post: Merida Expert Dropper 30.9mm
Chainset: Shimano SLX 30 teeth
Bottom Bracket: Shimano 71-41A pressfit
Chain: KMC X11-1
Cassette: Shimano M7000, 11 speed, 11-46 teeth
Pedals: Not included

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One-Forty Sizing

Merida One-Forty Bike Sizing

See the table below to find the right size Merida One-Forty.

Height

 

 

 

 

5’0” / 152cm

S (16”)

 

 

 

5’1” / 155cm

S (16”)

 

 

 

5’2” / 157cm

S (16”)

 

 

 

5’3” / 160cm

S (16”)

M (17”)

 

 

5’4” / 163cm

S (16”)

M (17”)

 

 

5’5” / 165cm

 

M (17”)

 

 

5’6” / 168cm

 

M (17”)

 

 

5’7” / 170cm

 

M (17”)

L (18.5”)

 

5’8” / 173cm

 

M (17”)

L (18.5”)

 

5’9” / 175cm

 

M (17”)

L (18.5”)

 

5’10” / 178cm

 

M (17”)

L (18.5”)

 

5’11” / 180cm

 

 

L (18.5”)

 

6’0” / 183cm

 

 

L (18.5”)

 

6’1” / 185cm

 

 

L (18.5”)

 

6’2” / 188cm

 

 

L (18.5”)

 

6’3” / 191cm

 

 

L (18.5”)

XL (20”)

6’4” / 193cm

 

 

L (18.5”)

XL (20”)

6’5” / 196cm

 

 

 

XL (20”)

6’6” / 198cm

 

 

 

XL (20”)

6’7” / 200cm

 

 

 

XL (20”)

6’8” / 203cm

 

 

 

XL (20”)

 

Read our bike size guide for more information on sizing.

Please note, all size information is provided as a guide - if you're unsure or need any further assistance you can call us on 01792 799508 ... we're happy to help!

Full Sus MTB Guide

 

Is a full-suspension mountain bike right for me?

If you’re new to the world of cycling, we highly recommend taking a look at our bike buying guide overview or our mountain bike buying guide to help you decide what type of bike is right for your needs.

When you’re choosing a full suspension mountain bike, there are a few things to look out for which can help you to work out the quality and performance you can expect from a particular model.


Suspension travel & usage

Depending on the type of mountain bike riding you’ll be doing, you may want to have longer or shorter suspension travel on your bike:

Travel

Usage

Pros

Cons

Up to 120mm

XC

Lightweight & efficient pedalling for long-distance rides

Short travel is less capable on rough & demanding trails with large jumps & drops

120 – 150mm

Trail

Lightweight, balance of climb-friendly efficiency & rough-descent capability

More weight than a shorter travel bike & less efficient climbing. Less capable on descents than a longer travel bike

150-180mm

Enduro

Capable of covering difficult & technical downhill sections. Wide enough gear range for climbing

Heavier & significantly less efficient at climbing compared to shorter travel bikes

180mm +

Downhill

Designed for highly technical & high-speed descents, with big drops and large jumps

Heavy, and inefficient at climbing. Limited gear range means most climbs will require pushing the bike


Frame material

Full-suspension MTB frames are mostly made from either aluminium or carbon fibre, with each material having its own benefits & drawbacks.

Aluminium

Aluminium is lightweight, stiff, strong, and easy to manufacture. Manufacturers often develop their own aluminium alloys, such as ALUXX by Giant. Aluminium is found on a wide range of bikes, from entry-level & enthusiast bikes, right the way up to top-spec racing bikes.

Carbon

Carbon fibre is lighter, stiffer, stronger, and more expensive than aluminium. The most affordable carbon bikes typically use medium strength carbon fibres, while the most expensive bikes use stronger ‘high modulus’ carbon. Carbon fibre frames are found on enthusiast-level bikes, right up to high-performance bikes designed for racing.


Groupset & drivetrain

A bike’s groupset, or drivetrain, is where the biggest difference in component quality is seen.
A complete groupset comprises of the following parts:

  • Chainset (aka Crankset)
  • Bottom bracket
  • Brakes
  • Brake levers
  • Shifters
  • Front & rear derailleur
  • Chain
  • Cassette
MTB Groupsets

Mountain bike groupset components are typically supplied by either Shimano or SRAM, with additional manufacturers like Formula, Hope, Magura, Tektro and TRP supplying brake systems. Shimano & SRAM both produce a range of groupsets to suit different budgets. The hierarchy table here compares the different Shimano & SRAM groupsets to determine which bikes offer the best performance.


Wheel size

You’ve probably noticed that a lot of mountain bikes come in a choice of wheel size, mainly a 27.5 inch wheel (also known as a 650B wheel) or a 29inch wheel (known as a 29er). Although there are still bikes which use 26 inch wheels, these are gradually being phased out on all but the smallest bikes. The difference between these wheel sizes can have a dramatic effect on the way a bike feels and handles out on the trail.

27.5in/650b Wheels

27.5inch wheels are smaller and lighter than 29er wheels, which makes them more agile and gives the bike a more responsive & playful nature. On the other hand, the smaller wheel size rolls less efficiently than the larger size, making the bike more prone to losing speed over rough ground and making it a little slower when climbing.

29er Wheels

29er wheels have a bigger rolling radius which makes them naturally smoother over rough ground. For this reason, a 29er mountain bike often requires less suspension travel than smaller wheeled alternatives. The downsides are an increase in weight, and the larger diameter wheels generate stronger gyroscopic forces, making the bike more stable, but less agile and responsive whilst manoeuvring.

26in Wheels

26 inch wheels were once the go-to wheel size on adult mountain bikes. However, they are now typically only found on the smallest frame sizes, and on junior bikes. 26 inch wheels are lightweight and give the bike very agile handling. The downsides to 26 inch wheels are their poor rolling resistance on rough ground, and the reduced contact patch due to the smaller wheel circumference.


Suspension components

Mountain bike suspension components (i.e. the fork or rear shock absorber) are also a way to identify the quality of a bike. While Fox and RockShox are the most common manufacturers, there are a number of brands producing suspension components for mountain bikes.

Entry level full suspension mountain bikes (up to approximately £1300) may come supplied with a fork & rear shock supplied by SR Suntour, X-Fusion or RockShox. These components will allow a limited amount of adjustment, including:

  • Coil spring preload / air spring pressure adjustment
  • Lockout switch
  • Rebound damping adjustment on models towards the top of the price range.

Mid-range & enthusiast bikes (up to approximately £3500) use components from brands including Fox, RockShox and Manitou. At this level, suspension components have features like:

  • Preload adjustment / air spring pressure adjustment
  • Rebound damping adjustment
  • Lockout switch
  • Multi-position ‘mode’ switch
  • Components towards the top end of the enthusiast price range may also feature compression damping adjustment as well.

Top of the range & competition spec bikes (over £3500) also use components from Fox, RockShox & Manitou, with a few select models using parts from Ohlins. At this price, suspension components have features including:

  • Coil spring preload adjustment / air spring pressure adjustment
  • High & low speed rebound damping adjustment
  • High & low speed compression damping adjustment
  • Lockout switch
  • Multi-position 'mode' switch
  • Advanced low-friction coatings (e.g. Fox’s golden-coloured Kashima coating)

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What's In The Box

What's In The Box

As cyclists ourselves, we know you will be keen to get out on your new bike as soon as possible. That's why we provide you with all the essential kit you need to get your shiny new bike rolling for the first time.

Most bikes don't come with pedals as standard so we include a set of basic pedals, free of charge with every bike we send out. We will also provide you with a pedal spanner to fit them and a 9-key trail tool, along with full instructions for setting your bike up out of the box. Each bike is sent out with a 16 point, quality control check sheet so you can be confident that your bike has been fully checked by our qualified mechanics.

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