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One Twenty
Industry type:Transportation
Product model number:One-Twenty 8000/6000/800/XT Edition/600/500/400
MERIDA INDUSTRY CO., Ltd.
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The all-new ONE-TWENTY is the best all-rounder. This short travel trail bike (front 130 mm/rear 120 mm) is equally at home on long and demanding uphills as it is on energy-sapping straights as well as technical downhills and singletracks. The updated geometry and frame design gives the bike a very playful character, but it is still precise and lightning fast. Due to its low weight and fantastic power delivery, it is a hugely capable long distance bike. Equipped with a new oversized chain stay design, which increases the rear end stiffness of the frame dramatically and improves durability as well. The CF4 level carbon frame is around 400g lighter and impresses through increased stiffness and durability. The head tube angle has been slackened from 69 to 67.3 degrees, improving the descending skills of the ONE-TWENTY even further. The chain stays are 10 mm shorter resulting in a more playful bike which still offers the perfect balance between being a great climber and an agile trail bike

About MERIDA INDUSTRY CO., Ltd.

Merida is founded in 1972 and is a Taiwan-based company that designs, manufactures and markets high-end bicycles and electric assisted bicycles globally to over 80 countries. After being an OE manufacturer for many years, Merida started to sell its own Merida-brand bicycles in late 1980s. Merida became a publicly traded company on the Taiwanese Stock Exchange since 1992. With an annual consolidated sales revenue of USD860 million in 2018, Merida has been ranked Best Taiwan Global Brands Top 20 for years with a brand value of approximately USD328 million in 2018.

http://www.merida.com

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…
MERIDA. MORE BIKE.

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