What is a crossway bike?

What is a crossway bike?

Merida Crossway is a series of crossover bikes released by the brand in 2016. Crossway bikes are available in 43 variations, so there’s a great selection to choose from. Crossway bike include road, mountain and hybrid models. They are designed for urban terrain, and also for some off-road terrain.

Is Merida Crossway a mountain bike?

Merida Crossway Low-Rise Mountain Bike | Cycle Journeys.

Are Merida bikes good quality?

In general, the Merida frames are quite good, even on their low end bikes. The low end bikes save costs by skimping on the peripherals, the front ends are generally pretty average, if not insultingly awful, in order to keep costs low.

Where are Merida bikes made?

HANDMADE IN TAIWAN We have been in the business of making bikes for over 48 years and while lots of things have changed over the years, we still make our bikes by hand.

How much does Merida Crossway weigh?

2021 Merida CROSSWAY 100

MSRP £720 (about $1,014)
Weight 28.8 lbs
Suspension Hardtail
Travel 63mm front
Frame Aluminum

Who do Merida make bikes for?

Along for the Ride In summary, expect a slightly shorter top tube and a taller and slacker head tube. The rework also means it will now take up to 28mm tyres and apparently the addition of silicone inserts in the forks and stays, which should offer extra cushioning over cobbles.

Which is better Merida or trek?

Trek is by far the better frame. They have way more experience than Merida. However in this fine country of ours, Trek has possibly the worst back up service and support of any brand. At that price point, not too much can go wrong, so I would go with the Trek, I am not too keen on the Merida Fong Kong logo on my bike.

Is Specialized owned by Merida?

Merida has also acquired healthy stakes in other bike brands around the world – with Specialized being the most notable. Moving into the rapidly expanding high-end road bike market is something they are heavily committed to.

What brands do Merida make?

Production-wise, Merida now only makes frames for itself, its in-house brand Centurion and Specialized.

Is Merida a German company?

While production and manufacturing is based in Asia, MERIDA’s development centre, including an assembly line for the European market, is located in Germany. MERIDA have a unique advantage in being able to combine German development expertise with in-house production and manufacturing experience in Asia.

Is Merida the same as Specialized?

Spesh is manufactured in Merida’s Taiwanese plants now instead of Giant’s plants. So Specialized = Merida, but Specialized still = Specialized when it comes to R&D and overall ownership.

Does Merida make good mountain bikes?

Our latest guide to the world of Merida mountain bikes The well established geometry provides good stability on the trails. Merida has built up a reputation for sensibly specced and priced bikes covering all major cycling disciplines.

Is the Merida Crossway 500 a road bike?

Merida’s £750 Crossway 500 is a hybrid in the truest sense. While most commuter bikes of this type are effectively road bikes with flat bars, sporting fatter tyres and more forgiving geometry, the German firm’s take on the hybrid genre features all of the above with the addition of front suspension.

What kind of tyres are used in Merida Crossway?

The Merida Comp D rims, made by well-known wheel component brand Alex Rims, are durable and complemented by wide, treaded Merida Speed Lite 40KV tyres. The 40mm Kevlar-reinforced tyres provide good grip even in the wet or on loose surfaces.

Can a Merida bike be fitted with a rear rack?

Integrated mount on the chainstay to fit a MERIDA kickstand (or any commercial kickstand). ‘C-Mount’ equipped bikes have the fixing points for a rear rack already integrated (some bikes require model specific rear rack), making fitting fast, simple and reliable.

Can a Merida bike be fitted with a mud guard?

‘F-Mount’ equipped bikes have integrated fittings for mud guards (some bikes require model specific mud guards), making fitting fast and simple. Integrated mount on the chainstay to fit a MERIDA kickstand (or any commercial kickstand).