Merida

Merida

Merida bicycles are a Taiwanese based bicycle design, manufacture, and sales company. It was started in 1972 by Ike Tseng. The original layout was based on the Raleigh Nottingham factory as Merida began by making Raleigh bikes for the North American market. Ike was a very talented engineer and the company grew as a well-respected OEM manufacturer making for many well respected brands. Ike died in January 2012; the company is now run by his son Michael Tseng. Merida is a global player in bicycle design and manufacturing, making 2.2 million bicycles a year from 5 factories – 1 in Taiwan, 3 in China and 1 in Germany. In 2001, Merida bought 49% of Specialized although its CEO and founder Mike Sinyard remained majority owner.

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