Merlin MALT+ Hardtail MTB Mountain Bike Frame and Forks 2018
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2018 Merlin MALT+ MTB Frame & Forks
Our Merlin MALT+ is the perfect option if you're looking for a fun, versatile trail shredding hardtail mountain bike frameset that can handle long days in the hills exploring natural trails as well as demanding sessions at your nearest trail centre when you need a bike that can handle berms, jumps, drops and tight singletrack. We've designed and built the tough but lightweight alloy MALT+ to accommodate 27.5+ tyres and boost wheels giving unrivaled amounts of grip on loose terrain and enhanced steering precision and tracking through the rough stuff thanks to its increased hub width. Our design brief for the Merlin MALT+ mountain bike was simple - build an affordable, robust plus mountain bike frameset that you can build to your own specification and ride on any terrain thanks to its aggressive, agile geometry. What are you waiting for? It's time to build your dream 27.5+ mountain bike…. Frame Features: Wheel Size: 27.5+ Tyre Clearance: up to 3.0" For 1 x gearing Accommodates 140mm fork Seatpost Diameter: 31.6mm Rear Hub Spacing: BOOST 148mm Requires 148x180x20x12x1.5 through bolt 1.5 pitch rear thru axle (not included) Fork Features: Rockshox Revelation Travel: 140mm Axle: 15mm Boost Adjustments: External rebound, low speed compression adjustment from open to lock. Frame Specification: Disc, Hardtail. Material: Alloy. Colour: Black. Size: L, M, S. Gender: Men's. Wheel Size: 27.5". Designed for: MTB. Year: 2018. Component Type: Frame.
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About Merlin Cycles
This cycling deal was found at Merlin Cycles, one of the UK's most famous bike shops, located up North!
Merlin Cycles started life in 1993, founded by John Moss as a mail order Mountain Bike business ran directly from his spare bedroom in Chorley. Due to early growth, shortly afterwards he opened his first outlet in Ormskirk, and a few years later in 1998, the company grew into larger premises, moving to Leyland.
In the 1990's and early 2000's, Merlin were known for their ranges of mountain bike hardtails, released under the Rock Lobster and Merlin "Malt" brands. These steel and aluminium hardtails were designed in house, available as framesets or complete bikes, representing excellent value for money. The company was also well known for their handbuilt MTB wheels, which in my experience lasted for years without needing truing!
Merlin have always been competitive on pricing, particularly on suspension forks, brakes, wheels and groupsets, which continues to this day. Nowadays they have introduced road cycling equipment and clothing into their product ranges, due to the increase in popularity in this field, thus catering for a broader range of cyclists.