The frame of the Merida BigNine xt edition is made of 6061 aluminum. The advantage of this aluminum is that it allows you to create lighter and more advanced frames. Using an additional heat treatment and double thickness walls to create light and resistant frames. In addition, technoforming is used which is a mechanical process that shapes the tubes using negative molds, sometimes combined with an internal metal core.
A tapered head tube with 11/8 "and 11/4" and 11/2 "lower bearings is used, obtaining excellent rigidity and reliable steering precision.
The fork can be locked through a button on the handlebar.
The MTB has a clean line because the cables are routed inside the frame through special openings and put under tension, so as not to "rattle" in the most disconnected sections.
The Merida BigNine xt edition is designed for luggage racks, mudguards and trestle in order to best equip it for travel.
Attack on integrated rear chainstay to fit the rear stand.
The brake connections are placed inside the rear triangle for increased protection. The frame is supported by the wagon handing the most of the braking forces. The internal cable routing allows easier connection and orderly through the wagon.