Sitting at the pinnacle of their enduro range, the Vitus Sommet 27 CRX Mountain Bike features a carbon/alloy frame, Fox Factory Kashima suspension, a Shimano XT 12-Speed groupset with hydraulic disc brakes and DT Swiss EX1700 wheels.
|Number of gears:||12|
|Frame:||Sommet 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:||15kg (tubeless setup)|
|Fork:||FOX 38 Float EVOL Factory Series 27.5" Kashima coating, Grip2 damper, 38mm stanchions, 170mm 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:||Shimano XT MT8120|
|Chainset:||Shimano XT M8100 32t|
|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, 780mm wide S/M, 800mm wide L/XL|
|Bar Tape/Grips:||Vitus lock on|
|Stem:||Nukeproof Neutron Alloy 6061, 45mm reach, 0 Degree rise 31.8mm|
|Seat Post:||Brand-X Ascend dropper Remote lever, 31.6mm, S 125mm drop/M 150mm drop/L,XL 170mm drop|
|Saddle:||WTB Volt Medium 142mm x 265mm, Cro-moly rails|
|Tyres:||Front Tyre: Maxxis Assegai 3C MaxxGrip compound, EVO+, 27.5" x 2.50"; Rear Tyre: Maxxis Minion DHR II 3C MaxxTerra compound, DD/TR, 27.5" x 2.40"|
The all-new Vitus Sommet is a 170mm big-hitting enduro bike that features a redesigned carbon front triangle paired with an aluminium rear end. With revamped geometry and improved suspension kinematics, the Sommet is ready to tackle the roughest trails there are, from big mountain alpine descents to steep technical enduro trails.
Vitus has straightened this bike's 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 Sommet also has more seat post insertion which allows for a longer dropper post to be fitted. Basically, the Sommet is better in every way. If you want a confidence-inspiring Enduro bike that will help guide you down the roughest trails then the Sommet is for you.
The Sommet 27 CRX is a flagship model from Vitus that's ready for you to hit your trail of choice. The 27 CRX comes with 170mm of frame travel, matched with buttery smooth 170mm Fox 38 Factory GRIP2 forks paired with a Fox Float X2 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 race day while the Shimano XT brakes provide ample stopping power on those long, steep descents.
Rolling on the high-performance DT Swiss EX1700 wheels and a Maxxis Assegai / Minion DHR 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 enduro riding to the next level with the Vitus Sommet 27 CRX Mountain Bike.
Frame: Sommet 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 38 Float EVOL Factory Series 27.5” Kashima coating, Grip2 damper, 38mm stanchions, 170mm travel, 110mm x 15mm QR axle 37mm rake
Rear Shock: Fox Float X2 Factory Series Kashima coating, Grip2 air spring, 2 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, 780mm wide S/M, 800mm wide L/XL
Stem: Nukeproof Neutron Alloy 6061, 45mm reach, 0° rise 31.8mm
Grips: Vitus lock on
Front Wheel: DT Swiss EX 1700 Spline 30, 15x110mm, 27.5", 6 Bolt – 110mm x 15mm thru axle
Rear Wheel: DT Swiss EX 1700 Spline 30, 27.5", 6 Bolt Shimano microspline driver, Boost – 148mm x 12mm thru-axle
Front Tyre: Maxxis Assegai 3C MaxxGrip compound, EVO+, 27.5” x 2.50”
Rear Tyre: Maxxis Minion DHR II 3C MaxxTerra compound, DD/TR, 27.5” x 2.40”
Chain: Shimano XT M8100 12 speed
Crankset: Shimano XT M8100 32t, 170mm
Bottom Bracket: Shimano SM-BB52, BS 73mm BSA Threaded
Front Brake: Shimano XT MT8120
Rear Brake: Shimano XT MT8120
Rotors: Shimano RT76 203mm, 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: WTB Volt Medium 142mm x 265mm, Cro-moly rails
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
Chain Guide: Nukeproof Chain Guide ISCG 05 Alloy backplate
Weight: 15kg (tubeless setup)
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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.
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