Product Safety Recall

MERIDA MTB Expert 35 handlebars used on the following MERIDA models, delivered between August 2016 and February 2017:

  1. 2017 ONE-TWENTY 7.800
  2. 2017 ONE-TWENTY 9.800
  3. 2017 ONE-FORTY 700
  4. 2017 ONE-FORTY 500
  5. 2017 ONE-SIXTY 7000
  6. 2017 ONE-SIXTY 5000
  7. 2017 BIG.TRAIL 600
  8. 2017 BIG.TRAIL 800


The MERIDA MTB Expert handlebars may bend or weaken after heavy landing from jumps and drop offs. In time this could result in the handlebar breaking.


If the defect occurs whilst the bicycle is in use, serious injury or death can occur.

What to do

Consumers should stop using the bicycle immediately and contact their local MERIDA retailer to have a replacement MERIDA MTB Expert II handlebar fitted.

Click here to find your nearest MERIDA Dealer

Contact details

Contact Advance Traders on 1300 361 686 or visit

A copy of the recall notice is available online here for your information.