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Description

Built around our new 135mm travel suspension platform, the Escarpe 29 VR pairs Manitou’s Minute Expert 140mm fork with a 1 x drivetrain comprising of RaceFace Affect SL chainset & SRAM’s new GX shifter & derailleur; WTB/Novatec wheelset; Nukeproof OKLO Stealth dropper seatpost and Vitus & Nukeproof finishing kit to complete the package. 
Long days in the saddle, trail smashing runs and personal best times are just around the corner!

• Intended use – Trail/Enduro
• Wheel size – 29”
• Travel – 135mm, Horst link suspension with horizontal floating shock mount.
• Recommended fork travel – 140-150mm
• Construction – 6061 T6 triple butted
• Large 15mm main axle with Collet lock security
• Shimano 142x12mm E Trough axle system
• Aggressive Trail Geometry (low, Slack, Long with short stem)
• Sizes – S, M, L, XL
• Removable High Direct FD mount.
• ISCG 05-mounts for chainguide compatibility
• Bolt on down tube protector to protect the down tube and cables from rock strikes.
• Weight – TBC
• Internal cable routing for Stealth Reverb
• Main pivot location – This is located in a fixed high and forward position in line with a 32T chain ring position, this gives natural anti squat/bob when pedalling in the most commonly used 1x 32T setup without relying on excessive chain tension and none of the related pedal feedback.
• Chainstay pivot location – This pivot is placed in line with the chainstay eliminating any force directed to the shock linkage causing the shock to compressing (pedal bob) due to chain tension. This pivot location also maximizes active suspension when using the rear brake similar to a floating brake design without the added weight.
• Rearward Axle path – Because of the main pivot location the Escarpe has 55mm of travel with reward axle path helping to keep your momentum.
• Leverage rate design – The leverage rate is designed to have a falling rate to sag point then go mildly progressive; this helps the bike sit comfortably in the sag position with a stable platform. The lower shock mount moves forward with the suspension, this helps to keep a linier rate (maximizing active travel) without falling off at full travel. This movement also reduces the shock angle change at full travel reducing side loads and improving the reliability of the shock.

Rear wheel travel is controlled via the RockShox Monarch RT air shock which features a custom tune with rebound and two step compression adjustment.

Specification


FrameHydroformed 6061-T6 Aluminium
ForksManitou Minute Expert
ShockRockShox Monarch RT
ChainsetRaceFace Affect SL
Bottom BracketRaceFace
ShiftersSRAM GX
Front Derailleur
Rear DerailleurSRAM GX
CassetteSRAM XG-1150
ChainKMC X11
RimsWTB ST i23 TCS (tubeless ready)
Front HubNovatec D771
Rear HubNovatec D772
SpokesStainless Double Butted
TyresWTB
Front BrakeShimano BR-M445
Rear BrakeShimano BR-M445
HandlebarsNukeproof Warhead
StemNukeproof Zero
HeadsetFSA Orbit 1.5
SaddleVitus
SeatpostNukeproof OKLO Stealth
SeatclampVitus QR
Weight14.27kg/31.46lbs (size M)

Geometry

Size  Small Medium Large X-Large
Rec. Rider Height  5’2″ – 5’7″  5’7″ – 5’11”  5’11” – 6’3″  6’3” – 6’7”
Rec. Rider Height  152cm – 170cm  170cm – 180cm 180cm – 190cm  190cm – 201cm
Rec. Inside Leg  26.5″ – 30″  30″ – 32″  32″ – 34″  34” – 37”
Rec. Inside Leg  67cm – 76cm  76cm – 81cm  81cm – 86cm  86cm – 94cm
Seat Tube 382mm 433mm 483mm 523mm
(A) Effective Top Tube 575mm 600mm 620mm 640mm
(G) Reach 409.22mm 421.58mm 448.95mm 466.31mm
(F) Stack 613mm 622.21mm 631.41mm 640.62mm
(D) Chainstay 450mm 450mm 450mm 450mm
(E) Head Tube 100mm 110mm 120mm 130mm
(B) Head Tube Angle 67˚ 67˚ 67˚ 67˚
(C) Effective Seat Tube Angle 74.5˚ 74.5˚ 74.5˚ 74.5˚
Bottom Bracket Drop 30mm 30mm 30mm 30mm
Wheelbase 1162.26mm 1188.53mm 1209.79mm 1231.06mm
Seat Post Diameter 31.6mm 31.6mm 31.6mm 31.6mm
Bottom Bracket 73mm BSA 73mm BSA 73mm BSA 73mm BSA
Head Set ZS44/28.6▕  ZS56/40 ZS44/28.6▕  ZS56/40 ZS44/28.6▕  ZS56/40 ZS44/28.6▕  ZS56/40
Front Mech HDM HDM HDM HDM
Rear Axle 12mm x 142mm E Thru 12mm x 142mm E Thru 12mm x 142mm E Thru 12mm x 142mm E Thru
Frame Material 6061-T6 Alloy 6061-T6 Alloy 6061-T6 Alloy 6061-T6 Alloy
Based on Axle to Crown 555mm 555mm 555mm 555mm

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