Merida One-Sixty 5000
Test Winner - MBR - Carbon 650b Enduro bike - 170mm fork paired with a floating rear shock providing 165mm of travel. Optimised for 1 x transmission and a dropper seat post. Geometry : long reach (445mm in size M) and slack headangle (65.3 degrees) for stable and fun descending. Short 430mm chainstays aid climbing. The combination of carbon front triangle with tapered head tube, BB92 bottom bracket and Boost wheel standards deliver super efficient power transfer, strong wheels and precise steering.