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Description

Race day or all-day? Your call…

Designed by Vitus Bikes and brought to you by Chainreactioncycles.com, all bikes in the Vitus Zircon range feature a lightweight triple-butted 6061-T6 hydroformed aluminium frame and proven components package at a great price.

For bikers who enjoy crossing elbows in weeknight club races as much as they love fast-paced trail centre runs and all-day epics in the hills, the Vitus Zircon I makes it all possible. A do-it-all hardtail with trail-tuned geometry and competition-ready components package, featuring a 2×10 SRAM drivetrain for reduced weight and improved shifting performance.

Lightweight aluminium frame and Rockshox Recon Gold 120mm travel forks
At the heart of the Zircon I is a lightweight, triple-butted, heat treated 6061-T6 aluminium frame with hydroformed tubeset, trail-tuned geometry, replaceable derailleur hanger and excellent upgrade potential. The frame also features internal cable routing to prevent mud and water getting into cable housings – keeping you shifting smoother for longer and keeping your bike out of the shop and out on the trails.

Suspension duties up front are handled by infinitely adjustable Recon Gold RL Solo Air, with 120mm of plush travel for rock-strewn descents and rooty woodland trails as well as a handy lockout mode for fire-road climbs or hammer-drop racing.

SRAM groupset
The Zircon I features a 20spd SRAM groupset combining X7 shifters and derailleurs with a SRAM S1000 2×10 chainset to provide slick gear changes and a wide gear ratio that will make short work of any gradient the trail can throw at you.

Avid Elixir 3 hydraulic disc brakes with 160mm rotors provide powerful, controlled stopping capability even in the worst of off-road conditions.
Finishing kit

A durable and lightweight SRAM/Mavic wheelset offers impeccable trail performance while grippy, high-volume Maxxis Advantage tyres will give you the confidence to push hard into every corner. A mix of reliable Easton and Vitus finishing kit round out the Zircon I package.

The Vitus Zircon I. A lot of bike for your buck.

Specification


Frame6061-T6 hydroformed aluminium
ForksRockShox Sektor TK Solo Air
Shock
ChainsetSRAM S1000 GXP
Bottom BracketSRAM GXP (BSA)
ShiftersSRAM X5
Front DerailleurSRAM X7
Rear DerailleurSRAM X5
CassetteSRAM PG-1030
ChainSRAM PC-1031
Rims
Front HubFormula Disc
Rear HubFormula Disc
Spokes
TyresMaxxis High Roller
Front BrakeAvid Elixir 3 hydraulic disc
Rear BrakeAvid Elixir 3 hydraulic disc
HandlebarsVitus alloy riser
StemEaston EA50
HeadsetFSA Orbit 1.5 Zero Stack
SaddleVitus
SeatpostVitus alloy
SeatclampAlloy QR
Weight14.3kg (Medium)

Size

Size Small Medium Large
Rec. Rider Height (ins)
Rec. Rider Height (cm)
Rec. Inside Leg (ins)
Rec. Inside Leg (cm)
Seat Tube Length 406mm 457.2mm 508mm
Top Tube Length
Effective Top Tube 565mm 590mm 615mm
Reach
Chainstay Length 435mm 435mm 435mm
Head tube Length 120mm 120mm 130mm
Head Tube Angle 67.5° 67.5° 67.5°
Seat Tube Angle 75° 75° 75°
Bottom Bracket Drop +6.5mm +6.5mm +6.5mm
Wheelbase 1106.66mm 1131.66mm 1157.66mm
Seat Post Diameter 27.2mm 27.2mm 27.2mm
Bottom Bracket 73mm 73mm 73mm
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 12mm x 142mm QR 12mm x 142mm QR 12mm x 142mm QR
Frame Material 6061-T6 Alloy 6061-T6 Alloy 6061-T6 Alloy
Fork Material

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