Merida AM 5000-D All Mountain Full Suspension

5/5 (1 Reviews)
Weight : 12.0 kg

Product Description

  • Frame: AM-HFS-D7
  • Fork: Fox 32Talas RL 100-140
  • Rear-shock: Fox RP2 lockout
  • Shifter: Shimano XTR rapidfire
  • Hubs: Shimano XTR centerlock
  • Spokes: DT Swiss Champion Black
  • Rim: DT Swiss EX 5.1 disc
  • Handle bar: FSA XC 280BOS R40 660
  • Stem: FSA ST-OS170
  • Saddle: Selle Italia SLR XC
  • Seat post: FSA SL220LX SB32
  • Pedal: Shimano M540

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User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by TheDoc a Weekend Warrior from Cape Town South Africa

Date Reviewed: September 22, 2010

Strengths:    Good All Rounder.

Weaknesses:    None

Bottom Line:   
This bike rocks.
Ascends very well, especially if the shock has been locked.
Decends as fast as a sinner into hell(with a tail wind).
Very stable and responsive cornering.
All round great solid bike. Can be used for XC as well as AM without any issue.

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Favorite Trail:   Majik Forrest

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $300.00

Purchased At:   Built from Parts

Similar Products Used:   None

Bike Setup:   X0 GripShift, X9 rear Derailleur, XT Front Derailleur, Avid Juicy 7 Brakes F/R, Fox Vanilla RLC 140 Fork, Fox RP23 Shock, Thompson Seat Post, Fizik Gobi XM Seat, Easton EA50 Riser HandleBar, Richey Stem, ZTR Olympic Rims laced with DT swiss to Hope Pro2 Hubs, Truvativ Stylo Crank, Egg Beater Pedals, Continental Mountain King 2.4 Front, 2.2 Rear.

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