New set of wheels: Merida MTA 510A

After a lot of delays, here it is, a new set of wheels in the garage. I’ve all the reasons to be not guilty of contributing more to the pollution as the new vehicle is a Merida MTA 510A.

Speeds:  27
Size:  17″
Color:  Red
Frame:  Advance Alloy Frame With Discbrake Mount
Fork:  Rst Gila-Tnl L/O Suspension Fork With Discbrake Mount
Brakes:     Alloy V-Brake
Chainwheel:     Truvantiv
Derailleurs F/R:  Shimano Deore 27 Speed
Chain:     Shimano
Hubs:  Alloy Shimano With Quick Release
Headset:  Fsa
Hubs F/R:  Alloy Qr/Shimano Rm30-8
Rims:  Alloy Double Layer Alex Rim With Cnc
Shifter:  Shimano Deore

A wonderful gift from my sister on a special day 🙂
Photo courtesy: Merida India
Update: You can track me on Daily Mile 🙂


  1. MridulaJanuary 27, 2010

    It looks great!

  2. sandeepJanuary 27, 2010

    looks cute 🙂 have fun!

  3. NeelimaJanuary 27, 2010

    Wow! that’s a great gift! 🙂
    Happy cycling.. i myself rediscovered the joy of cycling recently..

  4. PrashanthFebruary 2, 2010

    Thanks Mridula, Sandeep & Neelima

  5. Shrinidhi HandeFebruary 3, 2010

    Congrats. Enjoy the ride

  6. Prashanth MFebruary 5, 2010

    Thanks Srinidhi…

  7. GIrishFebruary 6, 2010

    Hope ur havng Fun.
    I was also planing to buy a cycle. Can you tel me how much did the bike cost?

  8. rajolisudhirFebruary 16, 2010

    Never thought about cyclying, this bike looks great, please do share the cost. I love your blog, travel and photography

  9. Thejesh GNMarch 10, 2010

    Congrats and welcome to the club.

  10. Shashikiran MullurMarch 21, 2010

    Nice! I look forward to the Daily Mile. Happy cycling, and thanks to you, I’m doing some serious thinking to go in the same direction as you!

  11. PrashanthMarch 22, 2010

    @Thej, thanks.. lets plan for a weekend ride.
    @Shashi, looking forward to see you on one of the rides 🙂

  12. Deepak MadhyasthaFebruary 4, 2013

    Whats the price?

    1. PrashanthFebruary 13, 2013

      I paid 25K 3 years ago. And this model is out of production at present


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