Founded in 1972, Merida is one of the world’s largest, most respected and innovative bicycle manufacturers. MERIDA bikes are designed in Germany and manufactured using state of the art technology at MERIDA's global head office and manufacturing facility in Taiwan. With over 40 years of tradition and experience in the production of first-class bicycles, and distributed in 70 countries, the MERIDA range has a bike to suit all styles of riding, from beginner to elite racer. Merida bikes are ridden by the world’s best - the Multivan MERIDA Biking Team has acquired over 30 x World Cup wins, Olympic gold and silver medals, and 10 world championships on MERIDA mountain bikes. In 2013 Team Lampre-MERIDA made its road debut on the UCI Pro Tour.