Vitus E-Sommet VRX Mountain Bike (2021)

Vitus E-Sommet VRX Mountain Bike (2021) - £5,499.99

Further, Faster, Longer. Our new E-Sommet is a hard hitting E-enduro bike built for going downhill fast. With an efficient Shimano motor to get you back to the top of the trail head ready for your next shred. More Power, More Riding, More Fun.

Our all new E-Somet is a 170mm big hitting E-Enduro Bike, it features a redesigned integrated battery frame design to work seamlessly with the Shimano STEPS system. We've revamped the geometry and improved the suspension kinematics to ensure the E-Sommet is ready for when you point it down. Our all new E-Sommet can do everything you can do on your Enduro bike but just more of it... All the benifits of a large travel Enduro bike with the assistance on the way back up. Same effort, same time, more trails.

The E-Sommet VRX features the ultimate suspension package thanks to the Rockshox ZEB Ultimate RC2 forks and Super Deluxe Select+ rear shock. The E-Sommet VRXS uses the all-new Shimano EP8 motor unit with the E8036 630wh internal battery, paired with the Shimano 1 x 12 XT drivetrain for crisp shifting and 4 pot XT brakes providing confidence inspiring braking for the descents.

Rolling on the performance DT Swiss H1700 wheels and a Maxxis Assegai / High Roller II tubeless ready tyre combo to provide confidence inspiring grip. Finished with Nukeproof components and a Brand-X Ascend dropper post you’ll have the confidence take your riding to new heights with the E-Sommet VRX.

*Due to volatility in the bicycle supply chain we may slightly alter the specification of the component parts supplied with this bicycle. Where this happens we have listed the alternate product in the specification table and have ensured that this is of either equivalent or superior specification to the stock component.

Rockshox ZEB Ultimate RC2 29” 170mm/Rockshox Super Deluxe Select+ Suspension

  • Shimano EP8 Motor
  • Shimano E8036 630wh Internal Battery
  • Shimano 1x12spd M8100 XT Drivetrain
  • DT Swiss H1700 Wheels Maxxis Assegai/High Roller II Tyres
  • Brand-X Ascend Dropper
  • All New E-Sommet

    Brand new internal battery frame design with new Shimano EP8 drive unit, improved suspension kinematics and updated geometry.

    Frame Material

    6061-T6 Aluminium

    Suspension Travel

    170mm Front 167mm Rear

    Wheel Size

    29" Front - 27.5" Rear

    Available Size





    Medium: 24.31kg


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    Vitus E-Sommet VRX Mountain Bike (2021)
    Vitus E-Sommet VRX Mountain Bike (2021)
    Vitus E-Sommet VRX Mountain Bike (2021)
    Vitus E-Sommet VRX Mountain Bike (2021)
    Vitus E-Sommet VRX Mountain Bike (2021)
    Vitus E-Sommet VRX Mountain Bike (2021)
    Vitus E-Sommet VRX Mountain Bike (2021)
    Vitus E-Sommet VRX Mountain Bike (2021)
    Vitus E-Sommet VRX Mountain Bike (2021)


    FRAMEE-Sommet Alloy 6061-T6 double butted e-bike

    Internal cable routing, post mount disc brake mounts, Boost hub spacing - 148mm x 12mm thru axle, Shimano STEPS compatible 

    REAR RIMDT Swiss H1700 

    SPLINE BLACK 27.5"

    FORKSRockShox Zeb Ultimate RC2 29”

    Charger 2.1 damper, DebonAir, 38mm stanchions, 170mm travel, 1.8” taper, 110mm x 15mm MaxleStealth axle 44mm offset 


    Boost – 110mm x 15mm thru axle

    SHOCKRockShox Super Deluxe Select+

    DebonAir, 205mm x 65mm, trunnion

    REAR HUB DT Swiss

    Shimano microspline driver, Boost – 148mm x 12mm thru axle

    CHAINSET Shimano M8150

    165mm, 34t, 53mm chain line

    SPOKESMaxxis High Roller II

    3C MaxxGrip compound, DD, 29” x 2.50”

    BOTTOM BRACKETShimano Integrated






    REAR TYREMaxxis Assegai

    3C MaxxGrip compound, DD, 29” x 2.50”

    REAR DERAILLEUR Shimano XT M8100

    Shadow plus, long cage, 12 speed 

    BRAKESShimano XT M8120

    203mm, 6 bolt

    SHIFTERS Shimano XT M8100

    Rapidfire plus, 12 speed

    BRAKE ROTORSShimano RT76 or Brakco DR-02

    203mm, 6 bolt

    CASSETTEShimano SLX M7100

    10t-51t, 12 speed

    HANDLEBARSNukeproof Horizon riser

    Alloy 7050, 9° back sweep, 780mm wide 12mm rise S/M, 800mm wide 25mm rise L/XL 

    CHAINShimano SLX M7100

    12 speed

    STEMNukeproof Neutron

    alloy 6061, 45mm reach, 0° rise 

    MOTOR BATTERYShimano E8036 630Wh


    HEADSETAcros AZX-589

    Sealed bearings, ZS56/28.6 – ZS66/40



    GRIPSVitus lock on


    MOTOR SHIFTERShimano EM8000 



    Medium 142mm x 265mm, Cro-moly rails



    SEATPOSTBrand-X Ascend dropper

    Remote lever, 31.6mm, S 125mm drop/M 150mm drop/L,XL 170mm drop 

    FRONT RIMDT Swiss H1700 


    SEATCLAMPVitus bolt, 36.4mm



      EP8 sees the introduction of a new Magnesium housing, offering greater assistance on a wide range, weighing 10% less than the previous E8000, and 20% more torque going from 70Nm to 85Nm allowing you to take on the steepest climbs and toughest trails with traction and control. Paired with the E8036 630Wh integrated battery, the EP8 is ideally suited to the purpose of the E-Sommet


      The much loved E-Sommet is now updated with an integrated battery design, incorporated all aspects of the system within the frame. Engineers designed a battery door on the bottom of the downtube, and by adding strength in key areas and placing cutout on flat surface it ensured the frame retained all the riding performance.


      Block Lock ICR Acros headset allows neater cable management through the headset. With the block feature limiting the handlebar rotation to ensure your frame / bars are protected.


      We have updated the geometry to give a more confidence inspiring ride. Key changes are slacker head angles and reduced BB drop to aid technical climbing. We have also steepened the effective seat tube angle and made it progressively steeper as you go up the size range. This ensures that each frame size has an optimal sagged saddle position with no compromise.

    Geometry & Sizing

    Measurement instructions for Vitus Sommet range


    Frame Size S M L XL
    Rec Rider Height (Imperial) 5' 2" - 5' 6" 5' 6" - 5' 10" 5' 10" - 6' 2" 6' 2" - 6' 7"
    Rec Rider Height (Metric) 160 - 170cm 170 - 178cm 178 - 190cm 190 - 201cm
    Rec Inside Leg (Imperial) 27" - 30" 30" - 32" 32" - 34" 34" - 37"
    Rec Inside Leg (Metric) 71 - 76cm 76 - 81cm 81 - 86cm 86 - 94cm
    Standover Height 840mm 842mm 849mm 863mm
    (A) Seat Tube Length 380mm 410mm 440mm 480mm
    (B) Effective Top Tube Length 581mm 601mm 624mm 648mm
    (C) Reach 430mm 450mm 478mm 505mm
    (D) Stack 645mm 645mm 649mm 658mm
    (E) Chainstay Length 442mm 442mm 442mm 442mm
    (F) Headtube length 115mm 115mm 120mm 130mm
    (G) Headtube Angle 64° 64° 64° 64°
    (H) Effective Seat Tube Angle 77° 77° 77.5° 78°
    (I) Actual Seat Tube Angle 71° 71° 71.5° 72°
    (J) Saddle Layback 146.65 163.01 172.79 188.84
    (K) BB to Saddle Height at Saddle Layback 650 700 750 800
    Wheelbase 1217mm 1235mm 1267mm 1298mm
    Bottom Bracket Drop 35mm 35mm 35mm 35mm
    Headset 55/65 28.6 55/65 28.6 55/65 28.6 55/65 28.6
    Chain Device ISCG-05 ISCG-05 ISCG-05 ISCG-05
    Rear Axle 180mm*13mm. M12xP1.0 180mm*13mm. M12xP1.0 180mm*13mm. M12xP1.0 180mm*13mm. M12xP1.0
    Handlebar Width/Rise 780mm/12mm 780mm/12mm 800mm/25mm 800mm/25mm
    Shock Size 205*65 205*65 205*65 205*65
    Max. Rear Tyre Clearance 2.5" 2.5" 2.5" 2.5"
    Seatpost Dropper travel 125mm 150mm 170mm 170mm
    Seatpost Diameter 31.6mm 31.6mm 31.6mm 31.6mm
    Seatpost Insert Depth 220mm 220mm 250mm 275mm



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    • Where can I buy Vitus Bikes?
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    • Do your bikes come with Warranty?
    • We offer a 5-year warranty on all our frames. On top of that we also offer an extended 2-year warranty on all components excluding wear and tear items such as bearings, brake pads, chains & cassettes etc. Our Warranty policy applies to the original owner and processed by our exclusive retail partners.To see their warranty process check: CRC & Wiggle
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