Adopting the same geometry and many of the same technologies of its carbon fibre brother, this stunning ride brings you a trail-ready package at a more wallet-friendly price.
|Number of gears:||12|
|Frame:||Rapide 29", AL6061 Alloy XC hardtail, Boost|
|Fork:||RockShox Reba RL, 100mm travel, remote, Boost, 29", Motion Control RL, MXL Stealth, Solo Air spring, 51mm offset, ONELOC remote lockout|
|Wheel Size:||29" (622)|
|Brake Type:||Hydraulic Disc Brake|
|Brakes:||SRAM Level T, 180mm and 160mm rotors, 6-bolt, Centerline rotor|
|Chainset:||SRAM SX Eagle, 30T, 53mm Boost chainline, Powerspline|
|Chain:||SRAM SX Eagle|
|Cassette:||SRAM SX Eagle, 10-50T|
|Handlebars:||Vitus, 5mm rise, 9 degrees backsweep, 31.8mm diameter|
|Stem:||Vitus, 3D-forged, 31.8mm, -7 degrees|
|Seat Post:||Vitus, 6061 Alloy, 31.6x400mm, 34.9mm|
|Tyres:||Front: Schwalbe Racing Ray Evo, 29x2.25", SnakeSkin, TLE, ADDIX, SpeedGrip; Rear: Schwalbe Racing Ralph Evo, 29x2.25", SnakeSkin, TLE, ADDIX, SpeedGrip|
Ready for rowdy trail adventures, this superb model is built around a rock-solid AL6061 alloy frame which is ideal at tackling all the challenges that come with riding off-road. Vitus has also equipped this version with boost hub spacing, so you can benefit from bigger and burlier tyres as you explore the mountain.
Engineered for fearless riders, this warrior's RockShox Reba RL forks provide you with amazing shock absorption. This means you can conquer every inch of the mountain while its SRAM SX Eagle 1x12 drivetrain and SRAM Level T hydraulic disc brakes deliver awesome power and control as you blast across the rocky terrain. Whether you're riding after work with your buddies or taking on an all-day epic, this powerful workhorse is designed for maximum performance.
ON SALE: Early November
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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.
|Rapide VR Bike (SX Eagle 1x12 - 2020)|
|1. Height||cm||152 - 170cm||170 - 180cm||180 - 190cm||190 - 201cm|
|inches||60″ - 67″||67″ - 71″||71″ - 75″||75″ - 79″|
|2. Inside Leg||cm||67 - 76cm||76 - 81cm||81 - 86cm||86 - 94cm|
|inches||261⁄2″ - 30″||30″ - 32″||32″ - 34″||34″ - 37″|
|3. Seat Tube Length||mm||390mm||440mm||480mm||530mm|
|4. Top Tube (Virtual)||mm||590mm||610mm||630mm||650mm|
|5. Stem Length||mm||60mm||60mm||70mm||70mm|
|8. Chainstay Length||mm||435mm||435mm||435mm||435mm|
|9. Head Tube||mm||95mm||100mm||115mm||125mm|
|10. Head Tube Angle||Degrees||67°||67°||67°||67°|
|11. Seat Tube Angle||Degrees||73°||73°||73°||73°|
|12. Bottom Bracket Drop||mm||65mm||60mm||60mm||160mm|
|14. Seat Post Diameter||mm||32mm||32mm||32mm||32mm|
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