XC / marathon full suspension race bike with carbon main triangle and aluminium rear triangle with 100mm travel. Available in 650b or 29er wheel sizes. Boost axle standards to provide stiffer wheels The single pivot design with the linkage and shock under the top tube is retained - no other layout can be made lighter.
Merida - NINETY-SIX 9.XT-Edition
- Carbon main triangle with alloy rear triangle Fox Float 32 Performance SC suspension fork Fox Float DPS Performance Elite rear shock Shimano XT 2 x 11 Shimano Deore "Boost" standard bolt through hubs and Merida Expert CC rims Shimano M615 hydraulic disc brakes