The Big Nine 3000 is an XC Cross Country and Endurance focused build. The CF3 Carbon frame features next-generation XC geometry for aggressive agility. The aero profiled down tube as well as leaf spring profiled chain and seat stays, optimize rider comfort. BB92 bottom bracket. Boost axle standard and tapered head tube deliver stiffness and steering precision. All cables are internally routed and with Merida’s patented smart entry system, cables, housings, and brake hoses are all clamped under tension to prevent rattling when the trails and roads get rough, as well as offering up a clean aesthetic.