With a carbon/alloy frame, Fox Factory Kashima suspension, a Shimano XT 1x12 groupset with hydraulic disc brakes and DT Swiss M1700 Spline wheels, the Vitus Escarpe 27 CRX Mountain Bike is prepared for any challenge on the mountain.
|Number of gears:||12|
|Frame:||Escarpe T700 carbon front triangle, alloy 6061 rear Internal cable routing, post mount disc brake mounts, BSA threaded BB, Boost hub spacing - 148mm x 12mm thru axle|
|Bike Weight:||14kg (tubeless setup)|
|Fork:||FOX 36 Float Factory Series 27.5" Kashima coating, Grip2 damper, 36mm stanchions, 150mm travel, 110mm x 15mm QR axle 37mm rake|
|Steerer:||Tapered 1 1/8 - 1 1/2|
|Bottle Cage Mounts:||Single|
|Wheel Size:||27.5" (650b)|
|Brake Type:||Hydraulic Disc Brake|
|Brakes:||Front Brake: Shimano XT MT8120; Rear Brake: Shimano XT MT8100|
|Chainset:||Shimano XT M8100 32t, 170mm|
|Chain:||Shimano XT M8100 12 speed|
|Cassette:||Shimano XT M8100 10t-51t, 12 speed|
|Handlebars:||Nukeproof Horizon riser Alloy 7050, 25mm rise, 9 Degree back sweep, 760mm wide S/M, 780mm wide L/XL|
|Bar Tape/Grips:||Vitus lock on|
|Stem:||Nukeproof Neutron Alloy 6061, 45mm reach, 0 Degree rise|
|Seat Post:||Brand-X Ascend dropper Remote lever, 31.6mm, S 125mm drop/M 150mm drop/L,XL 170mm drop|
|Tyres:||Front Tyre: Maxxis Assegai 3C MaxxTerra compound, EXO/TR, 27.5" x 2.50"; Rear Tyre: Maxxis Dissector 3C MaxxTerra compound, EXO/TR, 27.5" x 2.40"|
This model is the flagship Escarpe 27 CRX from Vitus that's ready for you to hit your trail of choice. The 27 CRX comes with 140mm of frame travel, matched with buttery smooth 150mm Fox 36 Factory GRIP2 forks paired with a Fox Float DPS Factory rear shock to keep you planted when the trails get rough. Shimano's high performance 1x12 wide range XT drivetrain provides reliable shifting for all-day epics while the Shimano XT brakes provide ample stopping power.
Rolling on the high-performance DT Swiss M1700 wheels and a Maxxis Assegai / Dissector tubeless-ready tyre combo to provide the right balance of grip and speed. Finished with Nukeproof components and a Brand-X Ascend dropper post, you’ll have the confidence take your trail riding to the next level with the Escarpe 27 CRX.
Vitus has engineered this bike with a redesigned carbon front triangle paired with an aluminium rear end. This trail-optimised frame with its revamped geometry and improved suspension kinematics ensure the Escarpe climbs efficiently on the way up and descends with playful confidence on the way back down and takes your riding to the next level.
Vitus straightened the leverage curve and increased the progressivity to improve the small bump sensitivity and mid-stroke support to keep you in control when the trails get rough. Along with improved geometry, the new Escarpe also has improved seat post insertion which allows for a longer dropper post to be fitted as standard ensuring you get the most comfortable riding position on the way up and back down. Basically, the Escarpe CRX is better in every way. If you want a confidence-inspiring all-mountain bike that can climb as well as a trail bike and descend like an enduro bike, then the Vitus Escarpe 27 CRX Mountain Bike is for you.
Frame: Escarpe T700 carbon front triangle, alloy 6061 rear Internal cable routing, post mount disc brake mounts, BSA threaded BB, Boost hub spacing – 148mm x 12mm thru-axle
Fork: FOX 36 Float Factory Series 27.5” Kashima coating, Grip2 damper, 36mm stanchions, 150mm travel, 110mm x 15mm QR axle 37mm rake
Rear Shock: Fox Float DPS Factory Kashima coating, EVOL air spring, 3 position lever, 205mm x 65mm, trunnion
Headset: Acros AZX-212-CO R5 Sealed bearings, OD44, 44/28.6 – 56/40
Handlebar: Nukeproof Horizon riser Alloy 7050, 25mm rise, 9° back sweep, 760mm wide S/M, 780mm wide L/XL
Stem: Nukeproof Neutron Alloy 6061, 45mm reach, 0° rise
Grips: Vitus lock on
Front Wheel: DT Swiss M 1700 SPLINE 6 Bolt Black Front, 15x110mm, 27.5"
Rear Wheel: DT Swiss M 1700 SPLINE 6 Bolt Black, 12x148mm, 27.5" Shimano Microspline Driver Body
Front Hub: DT Swiss M 1700 110mm x 15mm thru-axle, 6 Bolt
Rear Hub: DT Swiss M 1700 6 Bolt, Shimano microspline driver, Boost – 148mm x 12mm thru-axle
Front Tyre: Maxxis Assegai 3C MaxxTerra compound, EXO/TR, 27.5” x 2.50”
Rear Tyre: Maxxis Dissector 3C MaxxTerra compound, EXO/TR, 27.5” x 2.40”
Chain: Shimano XT M8100 12 speed
Crankset: Shimano XT M8100 32t, 170mm
Bottom Bracket: Shimano SM-BB52, BSA 73mm BSA Threaded
Front Brake: Shimano XT MT8120
Rear Brake: Shimano XT MT8100
Rotors: Shimano SM-RT76 203mm front / 180mm rear, 6 bolt
Rear Derailleur: Shimano XT M8100 Shadow plus, long cage, 12 speed
Rear Shifter: Shimano XT M8100 Rapidfire plus, 12 speed
Cassette: Shimano XT M8100 10t-51t, 12 speed
Saddle: Nukeproof Neutron
Seatpost: Brand-X Ascend dropper Remote lever, 31.6mm, S 125mm drop/M 150mm drop/L,XL 170mm drop
Seat Screw: Vitus bolt, 34.9mm
Weight: 14kg (tubeless setup)
Rest assured that each bike is fully built and tuned by Wiggle's team of qualified bike mechanics to ensure your bike arrives in perfect condition. We supply all bikes with a set of plastic pedals, a pedal wrench and a multi-tool kit. Find out which size fits you by clicking the size chart tab.
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.
|Sommet 29 2021|
|1. 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″|
|2. Inseam Length||cm||71 - 76cm||76 - 81cm||81 - 86cm||86 - 94cm|
|inches||28″ - 30″||30″ - 32″||32″ - 34″||34″ - 37″|
|3. Seat Tube Length||mm||380mm||411mm||440mm||479mm|
|4. Top Tube (Virtual)||mm||567mm||595mm||619mm||644mm|
|7. Chainstay Length||mm||435mm||435mm||435mm||435mm|
|8. Head Tube||mm||110mm||120mm||130mm||140mm|
|9. Head Tube Angle||Degrees||65°||65°||65°||65°|
|10. Seat Tube Angle||Degrees||72°||72°||72°||72°|
|11. Bottom Bracket Drop||mm||22mm||22mm||22mm||22mm|
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