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Merida NINETY-SIX RC 5000

Merida NINETY-SIX 2024

Cross Country

Size / SM, MD, LG, XL

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At a glance

The 2024 Merida NINETY-SIX RC 5000 is an Cross Country Carbon mountain bike. It sports 29" wheels, comes in a range of sizes, including SM, MD, LG, XL, has RockShox suspension and a Shimano drivetrain. The bike is part of Merida's NINETY-SIX range of mountain bikes.

Where To Buy



  • Frame
    NINETY-SIX RC CF4 III, 100mm suspension travel, material: carbon, 29x2.35"" max. wheelsize, 148x12mm axle standard, BSA bottom bracket standard
  • Fork
    Rock Shox Reba RL, Air, 100mm suspension travel, Tapered, Remote lockout, 51mm fork offset
  • Shock
    Rock SIDluxe Select+, remote lockout
  • Hubs
    Shimano TC500-B / Shimano TC500-MS-B, 110x15mm width front hub, 32 spoke holes, Centerlock, 148x12mm width rear hub, 32 spoke holes, Centerlock
  • Wheels
    MERIDA EXPERT CC, 22.8mm inner width, material: aluminium, Tubeless ready (tubeless tape and valves not included)
  • Wheel Size
  • Spokes
    Double Butted Black stainless
  • Tires
    Maxxis Rekon Race, 29x2.25"", fold, TR EXO 120 TPI
  • Chain
    KMC X12
  • Crank
    Shimano Deore M6100, 32 teeth, 170 mm-S, 175 mm-M up
  • Bottom Bracket
    Shimano SM-BB52
  • Rear Derailleur
    Shimano XT M8100 Shadow+, SGS
  • Shifters
    Trans-X JD-FL remote / Shimano Deore M6100
  • Brakeset
    Shimano SLX M7100 / Shimano SLX M7110, 2 piston
  • Handlebar
    MERIDA EXPERT CC, material: aluminium, 760mm width, flat
  • Saddle
    MERIDA COMP SL, V-mount, incl. MERIDA minitool
  • Seatpost
    MERIDA EXPERT TR LIGHT, 30.9mm diameter, 0mm setback, S/M/L/XL: 100mm travel seatpost
  • Headset
    Acros ICR MERIDA INTEGRATED neck, Upper and lower IPS sealing


Q: Where to buy a 2024 Merida NINETY-SIX RC 5000?

The 2024 Merida NINETY-SIX RC 5000 may be purchased directly from Merida.

Q: What size wheels does the 2024 Merida NINETY-SIX RC 5000 have?

The 2024 Merida NINETY-SIX RC 5000 has 29" wheels.

Q: What size 2024 Merida NINETY-SIX RC 5000 should I get?

The 2024 Merida NINETY-SIX RC 5000 comes in sizes SM, MD, LG, XL. After measuring your height, use the size chart below to find the typical Merida NINETY-SIX RC 5000 size for your height. Remember that these sizes are a general guide and bike sizes can vary between riders and bikes. The best way to find your size is to go for a test ride.

Rider Height (cm)Rider Height (in)Frame Size
148cm - 158cm4'10" - 5'2"XS
158cm - 168cm5'2" - 5'6"S
168cm - 178cm5'6" - 5' 10"M
178cm - 185cm5'10" - 6'1"L
185cm - 193cm6'1" - 6'4"XL
193cm - 198cm6'4" - 6'6"XXL


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