Boldly built for taking on the rowdiest runs the mountain has to offer, the Vitus Escarpe 27 VRS Bike (SLX 1x12) takes you through every off-road adventure with pace, power and prowess thanks to its unrivalled suspension and componentry.
|Number of gears:||12|
|Frame:||Escarpe 27.5" 140mm travel full suspension frame, Boost, 6061 Alloy|
|Fork:||Fox Float 36 Performance 150mm, 27.5", Grip Damper, Kabolt 110, Offset 44mm|
|Wheel Size:||27.5" (650b)|
|Brake Type:||Hydraulic Disc Brake|
|Brakes:||Front: Shimano SLX M7100, Metal Pad (with fin), 203mm rotor ; Rear: Front: Shimano SLX M7100, Metal Pad(with fin), 180mm rotor|
|Chainset:||Shimano XT 12-speed, FC-M8100-1, HollowTech 2, 170mm, 32T, Chain Line 52mm|
|Chain:||Shimano SLX 12-speed|
|Cassette:||Shimano SLX 12-speed 10-51T, CS-M7100-12|
|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-150mm|
|Saddle:||WTB Volt 142 Comp|
|Tyres:||Front: Maxxis Minion DHF, 27.5"x2.6", 3C MaxxTerra, EXO+, TR; Rear: Maxxis Rekon, 27.5"x2.6", 3C MaxxTerra/EXO+/TR|
Providing every rampant run with 140mm of rear travel, the Escarpe gives an unbeatable trail-riding experience, allowing you to climb to the highest highs and drop back down with confidence and composure.
This VRS model comes kitted out with a top-end 150mm Fox Float 36 Performance fork and 140mm Fox Float DPS Performance rear shock to bear the brunt of every bump and bang on your way across the mountain. It also comes with Shimano XT/SLX 12 Speed gearing, Shimano SLX disc brakes plus internal dropper post routing for the Brand-X Ascend dropper post. This venturesome Vitus rolls you smoothly and steadily on its DT Swiss M1700 rims and 2.6” wide Maxxis 3C tyres, to give a tubeless-ready, high-grip and easy-handling experience as you weave your way to off-road excellence.
• Escarpe 6061-T6 alloy 27.5” frame with boost spacing and modern aggressive geometry
• 140mm rear suspension, 150mm front suspension
• Shimano XT/SLX 12 speed groupset
• Brand-X Ascend Internal Dropper Post
• Metric Trunnion mount shock with sealed bearing upper shock mount
• Tubeless-ready Maxxis 3C Tyres with tubeless rim tape fitted and valves included
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 Virtual TT||mm||382mm||433mm||483mm||523mm|
|A. Top Tube (Virtual)||mm||600mm||620mm||640mm||665mm|
|D. Chainstay Length||mm||435mm||435mm||435mm||435mm|
|E. Head Tube||mm||110mm||120mm||130mm||130mm|
|B. Head Tube Angle||Degrees||66°||66°||66°||66°|
|C. Seat Tube Angle||Degrees||74.5°||74.5°||74.5°||74.5°|
|Bottom Bracket Drop||mm||20mm||20mm||20mm||20mm|
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