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Izzy Flint - What a way to start the year!

My 2019 has kicked off fantastically, exploring the beautiful parts of my amazing island that I haven’t seen before!  It began with a family adventure to the picturesque Maria island (an even smaller island of... more

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Izzy Flint Joins the MERIDA Bikes Australia Family

Isabella Flint (Izzy) first discovered bikes when she was a toddler. She started racing as an u/13 on the track where she caught the cycling bug and soon moved to riding road as well. After making both Tasmanian Road and... more

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Gunn-Rita Dahle Flesjå to extend contract with MERIDA

Rumours have been going around for a number of years, but now the most successful mountain biker of all time, Gunn-Rita Dahle Flesjå has finally decided to retire from active racing and to focus her cycling career ... more

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Holly Harris: La Bresse World cup 2018 - Aim for improvement not perfection

Let’s rewind back to the previous World Cup in La Bresse in 2016. I was nervous, lacked technical ability, fitness and experience. My first day on course was a rough one, which ended up with me landing straight on ... more

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Rohan Dennis signs with Team BAHRAIN MERIDA for the next two seasons

TEAM BAHRAIN MERIDA PRESS RELEASE One of the biggest names in World Tour cycling is Australian cyclist Rohan Dennis. Team Bahrain MERIDA are very proud and excited to see him in their colours in the coming season.... more

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Video: Gunn-Rita’s BIG NINE in fine detail

YouTuber Danny from SickBiker got together with Gunn-Rita at the UCI World Cup in Novo Mesto to talk bikes. Check out the in-depth video on her BIG.NINE race hardtail including all the little details you always wanted to... more

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Gunn-Rita’s 30th World Cup win

With an outstanding career including ‘up to this point’ 29 World Cup wins, ten World Championships and nine European Championships (in Cross Country and Marathon) as well as the gold medal at the 2004 Olympic... more

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Video: Enduro and trail fun – THE ONE-FORTY

Our new ONE-FORTY is a strong climber, an even more avid descender and a super playful trail buddy. We took the chance to join up with Andrew Mee and Dave Hawkes from our MERIDA UK office to discover some of their awesom... more

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Video: The new TIME WARP TT in the wind tunnel

The time pressure was immense yet the targets for the new time trail bike were equally ambitious. However, the MERIDA R&D team with incredible support from the BAHRAIN MERIDA PRO CYCLING TEAM managed to finish the ne... more

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Sonny Colbrelli wins Tour de Suisse stage

After a lackluster performance without a single top10 result at the Critérium du Dauphiné Sonny Colbrelli put the BAHRAIN MERIDA PRO CYCLING TEAM back on track in the third stage of the Tour de Suisse: The ... more

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Holly Harris - wins the 2018 Port to Port

A huge congratulations to MERIDA rider, Holly Harris, who has raced in her first Port to Port , won every stage and took the win for the event! Read on to find out what Holly's ride was like.... After so... more

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Vincenzo Nibali – Route to the Tour de France 2018 – the cobbles

This year’s Tour de France has a few extra challenges thrown into the mix. Vincenzo Nibali and teammate Franco Pellizotti took the opportunity to recce the stage in fine detail to make sure that he and th... more

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Matej Mohoric wins the longest Giro stage

After riding for over 244 kilometers, BAHRAIN MERIDA PRO CYCLING TEAM’ s Matej Mohoric celebrated the prestigious victory in Gualdo Tadino, winning the longest stage of the 101st Giro d’Italia. The young... more

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eONE-SIXTY 800 test winner - E-MOUNTAINBIKE Magazine

Following in the footsteps of its big brother – the eONE-SIXTY 800 added another ‘test winner’ to the already impressive trophy cabinet of the eONE-SIXTY family. Normally only available as a &lsquo... more

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Gunn-Rita’s bike for the 2018 season

MERIDA powered athlete and all-round mountain bike legend Gunn-Rita Dahle Flesjå has been in touch with her latest bike design for the 2018 season. Gunn-Rita will once again use the super light full carbon BIG... more

BRAND NEWS

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The ONE TWENTY has been awarded a Design & Innovation Award

Our new ONE-TWENTY 9.8000 has made it onto the famous 'awarded' list by receiving the 2019 Design & Innovation Award. A great honour and a real confirmation of its outstanding qualities as a modern trail bike... more

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The MISSION CX has been awarded a Design & Innovation Award

The all-new MISSION CX is in great company by not just following our new ONE-TWENTY 9.8000 onto the award list of the 2019 Design & Innovation Award, but also keeping up with the REACTO 8000-E and the eONE-SIXTY 900-... more

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Merida Bikes Australia will be at the Tour Down Under!

Are you heading to Adelaide for the TDU? Drop in to the MERIDA Tent at the Tour Down Under Tour Village and say G'day! We've got stacks on including the latest 2019 Bikes on display, our Demo Fleet available t... more

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Long-term review of the eONE-SIXTY 800 now on Wideopen

The team at Wideopen have had the chance to try and test our eONE-SIXTY 800 for almost a year, and it has been quite a struggle to prise the bike out their hands again. Already twice awarded by E-MTB, we were confid... more

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Off-road.cc tests the eONE-SIXTY 900-E

Our top of the line eONE-SIXTY 900-E has an amazing following among riders and cycle press alike, and the team at Off-road.cc jumped at the chance to review our test and award-winning e-enduro bike.   Thro... more

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ONE-SIXTY or eONE-SIXTY? Toni Ferreiro investigates

MERIDA powered enduro racer Toni Ferreiro is simply in love with his ONE-SIXTY but was also rather curious to check out its assisted brother, the eONE-SIXTY. It was also a story of 'love at first sight', and Toni... more

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Singletracks : MERIDA 140 makes the best 2019 trail bikes list

Singletracks has put together their list of top Trail Bikes for 2019 and the MERIDA ONE-FORTY has taken out the "Best Value" title! “It’s an affordable aluminum bike with a nice build spec tha... more

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Bikerumor.com reviews our MISSION CX 8000

Our brand new MISSION CX has been getting lots of limelight recently and the line of positive feedback keeps carrying on. The latest review of our MISSION CX has just been published on Bikerumor.com and the guys have lot... more

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MISSION CX – the man behind the bike – Benjamin Diemer

Our young and enthusiastic R&D team, live, breathe (and not surprisingly) ride bikes…all day. Creating a bike is very much a team effort, but we often have one person who is the 'man behind the bike', ... more

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eONE-SIXTY gets the thumbs up by Bikeboard.at

Austrian bike (and board) website powerhouse bikeboard.at has done a super in-depth review of our eONE-SIXTY 900E and just loved every aspect of it. Starting at the specification and geometry, going via the frame, motor ... more

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MERIDA Bikes Australia will be at the Noosa Triathlon Multi Sport Festival

Drop into the MERIDA expo booth and say g'day to the team and see the great display of 2019 MERIDA road bikes. The Expo will be open 2nd – 3rd November 2018 Location: Noosa QLD Find out more abo... more

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Mission Impassable: Hunter Valley - a STEPS powered ride - Flow Mountain Bike

Mission Impassable? We think not! The very talent guys at FLOW Mountain Bike have put together this great video that really captures the essence of E-MTBing! "We've ridden the hills behind Pokolbin i... more

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Shimano’s new E7000 motor – EMBN video

Steve Jones from EMBN took the chance to try out the new E7000 motor from Shimano at the recent Rod d’Azur festival. He was not just enjoying the new motor and the fantastic trails in the south of France, but also ... more

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There are so many benefits of riding an ebike

The Team at Bicycle Centre South Morang shared this inspirational story about Kelvin to us, we got a little teary and excited about the endless benefits of riding an ebike. Sit back and enjoy the read... Here'... more

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Ride2work Day - Elizabeth Quay

We have teamed up with Bicycling Western Australia for Ride2work day festivities Join us 17th October for Ride2work breakfast at Elizabeth Quay and test ride the latest MERIDA ebikes !   INVIT... more