Adding electro-assistance and impressive componentry to the much-lauded Sommet platform, the Vitus E-Sommet VR E-Bike (SX Eagle 1x12 - 2020) enhances efficiency and minimises effort as you take your off-road adventures further and longer than ever before.
|Number of gears:||12|
|Frame:||eSommet 27.5" 160mm travel full suspension eMTB frame, Boost, 6061 Alloy, Shimano STEPS compatible|
|Fork:||Fox Float 36 Rhythm eBike 170mm, 27.5", Grip Damper, Kabolt 110, 44mm Offset|
|Wheel Size:||27.5" (650b)|
|Brake Type:||Hydraulic Disc Brake|
|Brakes:||SRAM Guide RE, 200mm Centerline Rotor|
|Chainset:||Shimano E8000 34T 160mm, Chainline 53mm|
|Chain:||SRAM SX Eagle|
|Cassette:||SRAM SX Eagle 11-50T, PG1210|
|Handlebars:||Nukeproof Horizon, AL7050, 25mm Rise, Back 9-deg, up 6-deg, Bar Diameter 31.8mm, Width - S-780mm, M-780mm, L-800mm, XL-800mm|
|Stem:||Nukeproof Neutron, 45mm, 31.8mm bar diameter, 0-deg rise|
|Seat Post:||Brand X Ascend, 31.6mm, left hand remote lever, S-100mm, M-125mm, L-150mm, XL-170mm|
|Tyres:||Maxxis Assegai, 27.5"x2.5"WT, 3C MaxxGrip/DD/TR|
Aggressively designed for top trail-taming performance, this excellent E-MTB makes the most of its enduro geometry to keep you balanced and comfortable as you dive down the sharpest descents. Bolstered by the impressive Shimano Steps E7000 Motor, the E-Sommet can be set to Eco, Trail or Boost mode to let expend as much energy as you like when romping through the rowdiest routes.
Giving 170mm of impact-eating travel, the Fox Float Rhythm eBike fork and 160mm-travel Fox Float DPX 2 Performance rear shock work with the SRAM NX/SX Eagle 1x12 gearing and SRAM Guide RE brakes to let you fearlessly fly across the mountain. Tubeless-ready Maxxis tyres, wrapped around DT Swiss H1900 rims, ensure a bold and trusted roll on every outing.
• Shimano STEPS E7000 Motor
• Alloy 27.5” frame with aggressive enduro geometry
• Eco, Trail or Boost Power modes
• 170mm front / 160mm rear suspension
• SRAM NX/SX Eagle 1x12 gearing
• SRAM Guide RE Brakes, 200mm rotors
• Tubeless Ready Maxxis 3C Tyres
Certified - EN 15194 Compliant
Built, Tuned and Tested
Rest assured that each bike is fully built, tested and tuned by Wiggle's team of qualified bike mechanics to ensure your bike arrives in perfect condition. Find out which size fits you by clicking the size chart tab.
Note: Manufacturer may reserve the right to change the specification of that listed or shown on this page.
First emerging as a frame builder in 1970s France, Vitus Bikes played a pivotal role in pioneering the design and manufacture of lugged and bonded aluminium frames, the most iconic being the 979, groundbreaking at the time and still prized among collectors today. In 1982 we engineered and developed the 979 Carbone, one of the very first frames to take carbon fibre technology from the aerospace industry and apply it to bikes. Their tradition of innovation continued throughout subsequent decades with frames which included the 1991 ZXI monocoque carbon frame, the spirit of which lives on in their latest generation of monocoque road bikes. Without exception, each of the bikes – from their singlespeed commuter to the high-end carbon road model – won plaudits for their ride quality, build and great value. The reviews confirmed what they knew all along, and they intend to improve on these already test-winning models as Vitus push forward with the development of this great brand of bikes. “Credit has to be due to a brand that has come back from the ashes and rather than milk the prestige of the old days, has set its sights on the biggest players on the scene.” CYCLIST magazine. Vitus bikes have been tested in many of the top cycling titles and websites across all disciplines. Their bikes have won group tests across Europe and are regarded as some of the best on the market.
The size chart below will get you on the right size bike. Experienced riders may also wish to refer to the geometry chart for more detail.
Getting the Right Fit
At Wiggle we measure each of our bikes to build accurate size charts for our customers. Our qualified team of mechanics then individually check each order, against measurements supplied by you, to ensure the size chosen is correct. Another reason you can have complete confidence when buying a bike from Wiggle!
If you are on the change over between sizes both options will fit. Racers and experienced riders would usually select a smaller size as this offers quicker handing. A larger bike offers more stability and is more suited to new and intermediate riders.
|Height||cm||160 - 170cm||170 - 180cm||180 - 190cm||190 - 201cm|
|ft||5′ 3″ - 5′ 7″||5′ 7″ - 5′ 11″||5′ 11″ - 6′ 3″||6′ 3″ - 6′ 7″|
|Inside Leg||cm||71 - 76cm||76 - 81cm||81 - 86cm||86 - 94cm|
|inches||28″ - 30″||30″ - 32″||32″ - 34″||34″ - 37″|
|Seat Tube - Center to Top||mm||382mm||433mm||483mm||523mm|
|A. Top Tube (Virtual)||mm||593mm||613mm||633mm||656mm|
|B. Head Tube Angle||Degrees||65.5°||65.5°||65.5°||65.5°|
|C. Seat Tube Angle||Degrees||75°||75°||75°||75°|
|D. Chainstay Length||mm||444mm||444mm||444mm||444mm|
|E. Head Tube||mm||110mm||110mm||120mm||130mm|
|Bottom Bracket Drop||mm||25mm||25mm||25mm||25mm|
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