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If you are looking for efficiency and comfort every time you go out on your bike, then the Merida is one of the best options. It has an aluminum frame and a carbon fork. Overall, the bike weighs around 9 kilos. The Ride is a more expensive bike to own.

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Bike Name Reseller Price
Rennrad Merida Ride 300 2016 frei Haus
Rennrad Merida Ride 300 2016 frei Haus
£730
You save 15%
Rennrad Merida Ride Disc 3000 Carbon 2016 frei Haus
Rennrad Merida Ride Disc 3000 Carbon 2016 frei Haus
£1,005
You save 33%
Rennrad Merida Ride 500 2016 frei Haus
Rennrad Merida Ride 500 2016 frei Haus
£1,032
You save 12%
Rennrad Merida Ride Disc 500 2016 frei Haus
Rennrad Merida Ride Disc 500 2016 frei Haus
£1,188
You save 14%
Rennrad Merida Ride Disc Adventure 2017 frei Haus
Rennrad Merida Ride Disc Adventure 2017 frei Haus
£1,416
Rennrad Merida Ride Disc Adventure CF Carbon 2017 frei Haus
Rennrad Merida Ride Disc Adventure CF Carbon 2017 frei Haus
£2,038

Merida Ride Review

The brand Merida has long been known for creating bikes for others. However, they decided to take a page out of their own book and decided to be their own masters. This, in part, is what makes the Merida Ride quite so interesting.

This is because Merida has reached a new height of innovation with Merida Ride. This is not to say that it is the best around but it certainly is intriguing. The Ride manages to find a happy compromise between speed and comfort although it typically seems that comfort is winning. This is due to the tires and the specific meeting of the rear triangle features and the seat tube. For the most part, you can expect an incredibly smooth experience. From what we observed, the terrain will need to be absolutely miserable before you feel even a little uncomfortable.

The handling on this bike is quite impressive, nonetheless. It is tight and controlled around the bends. With its lightweight frame, it is a pleasure to ride this bike. You really do not have to break a sweat if you do not want to. While you will be able to gain a certain amount of speed, you will definitely experience some limitations here.

The only real complaint that we can summon up about the Merida Ride is the brakes. They work quite well for the most part. However, if you happen to pick up some speed, it is easy to be a little unsure about the brakes. They do not respond as quickly or as well as we might have hoped.

+Pros:

  • Comfortable
  • Good handling
  • Lightweight frame
  • Carbon fork
  • Better for beginners or leisurely riders

-Cons:

  • A little expensive
  • A bit slow
  • Brakes need improvement

The Verdict

If you are looking to ease into cycling and want a bike to help you do that then the Merida Ride is a good choice.

While it may not be the fastest or the cheapest, there is no denying that the Merida Ride is quite comfortable. Therefore, it offers an encouraging start to those who wish to continue with the sport.

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