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From fast flowing singletrack to adrenaline fuelled gravity enduro assaults, the all new Escarpe 275 range of full sus bikes will help you dominate and conquer the trails! Re-designed and re-engineered around 27.5” (650b) wheels the all new Escarpe range combines agility with confidence inspiring handling! The range topping Escarpe 275VRS features a high performance components package and is race ready out of the box; no limitations; no excuses!
140mm Travel V-Link 27.5” Frame & RockShox Sektor Gold RL Fork
Revised and revamped for 2014 our lightweight 6061-T6 Hydroformed multi-butted frames deliver 140mm of rear wheel travel via our Four-Bar V-Link activated suspension platform which eliminates pedal bob yet remains fully active at all times. Our aggressive trail geometry has been revised and designed to offer impeccable handling characteristics based around 27.5” (650b) wheels. A shorter headtube reduces the stack height of 27.5” wheels to provide a more aggressive stance for improved handling and control in any situation. We have increased the top tube length to enable freedom of movement over the front of the bike for improved handling and control when using shorter stems and wider bars. We have added ISCG tabs should you wish to run a chainguide and all Escarpe models are Reverb Stealth ready. All pivots run on sealed cartridge bearings to provide supple performance and low maintenance. A replaceable gear hanger comes as standard. Suspension travel is controlled by the RockShox Monarch RT air shock which offers unlimited tunability for rider preference.
RockShox Sektor Gold RL forks offer 140mm of air sprung travel to provide a perfectly balanced suspension set up. Additional features include Rebound and Low Speed Compression to Lock adjustment; a tapered alloy steerer and 15mm Maxle Lite through axle which increase front end stiffness for precise steering and tracking through rough sections of trail and rock gardens.
Shimano XT & FSA Groupset
A high performance groupset features Shimano XT shifters and derailleurs which provide flawless shifting throughout the gear range. The XT Shadow Plus clutch rear derailleur improves chain tension which reduces the chance of chain derailment. An FSA V-Drive 2×10 chainset provides the driving force at the heart of the transmission. Shimano SLX hydraulic disc brakes with 180mm rotors front and rear provide powerful and dependable stopping power with great modulation and lever feel.
Easton EA70 XL 27.5” Wheelset & Vitus Finishing Kit
Lightweight Easton EA70 XL 27.5” (650b) wheels offers excellent performance and durability with low rotational weight providing snappy accelerations. Continental X-King tyres provide surefooted handling and low rolling resistance.
Finishing kit is supplied by Vitus with our lightweight 6061 alloy stem, bars and seatpost providing high performance components which have been colour coded to match the frame decals..
|Frame||Hydroformed 6061-T6 Aluminium Frame|
|Forks||RockShox Sektor Gold RL|
|Shock||RockShox Monarch RT|
|Chainset||FSA V-Drive MegaExo|
|Bottom Bracket||FSA MegaExo (BSA)|
|Shifters||Shimano XT SL-M780|
|Front Derailleur||Shimano XT FD-M786|
|Rear Derailleur||Shimano XT RD-M786|
|Rims||Easton EA70 XL Disc 27.5”|
|Front Hub||Easton EA70 XL Disc - 6 Bolt|
|Rear Hub||Easton EA70 XL Disc - 6 Bolt|
|Front Brake||Shimano SLX BR-M675 Hydraulic Disc|
|Rear Brake||Shimano SLX BR-M675 Hydraulic Disc|
|Handlebars||Vitus Riser Bar|
|Headset||FSA Orbit 1.5 Zero Stack|
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|Rec. Inside Leg (ins)||—||—||—|
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|Seat Tube Length||394mm||445mm||485mm|
|Top Tube Length||—||—||—|
|Effective Top Tube||575mm||600mm||620mm|
|Head tube Length||110mm||110mm||120mm|
|Head Tube Angle||67°||67°||67°|
|Seat Tube Angle||73.5°||73.5°||73.5°|
|Bottom Bracket Drop||13mm||13mm||13mm|
|Seat Post Diameter||31.6mm||31.6mm||31.6mm|
|Headset||ZS44/28.6 | ZS56/40||ZS44/28.6 | ZS56/40||ZS44/28.6 | ZS56/40|
|Front Mech||High Direct Mount||High Direct Mount||High Direct Mount|
|Rear Axle||E Through 12mm x 142mm||E Through 12mm x 142mm||E Through 12mm x 142mm|
|Frame Material||6061-T6 Alloy||6061-T6 Alloy||6061-T6 Alloy|