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Solar Complex Energe E-bike
Industry type:Transportation
Product model number:Solar Complex Energe E-bike
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The Merida "Solar Complex Energe E-bike" was a really interesting design concept. With the growing use and popularity of electric bikes, environmentalists have started to worry about the highly poisonous batteries used in them and the amount of extra fossil fuel which will be burned while charging them. Well it didn't take long before someone stuck solar panels to their E bike to finally shut them up make them happy.
The "Solar Complex Energe E-bike" by Merida is like any other E bike only while you can pop open its solar panels to top up the battery. The dual solar panels open from the frame like wings. The "Solar Complex Energe E-bike" also featured a neat linkage suspension fork, a slip streamed design to cut through the air and hydraulic disc brakes to slow you down from your eventual dizzying speeds.



Founded in 1972, Merida is a well-known high-end bicycle brand and manufacturer from Taiwan. Merida achieved lots of “the first” records over its 40+ years history. For example, the first bicycle company in Taiwan went public(since1992); the first Taiwanese bike manufacturer with ISO certified(since 1996); Merida MTB racing team 6-time ranked the world’s yearly top 1; the first Taiwanese bike brand co-title sponsoring World-Tour road bike race team(2013). Ranked as Best Taiwan Global Brands Top 20 for years, Merida reached its global sales of US$940 million in 2019.


Whenever we create a bike, it means much more than working on a particular project or suspension platform: we tell a story. Because also in 2015, each of our numerous models is packed with thousands of thoughts and ideas, countless discussions and hours of concentration and refinementM
began in 1972. The founding of Merida Industry Co., Ltd., dates back as far as to that year. Equally far back reaches the tradition that we feel obliged to the three Chinese syllables “Me-Ri-Da”. They mean nothing less than each of our bikes has to be an equally beautiful and sustainably valuable bike which carries it’s riders to her/his destinations as pleasantly as possible – in the narrower as well as in the wider literal sense. Many steps lie between then and today. But with each single bike, we once again start with the first step…

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