Ride everything on the Vitus Sommet CRS Carbon (GX Eagle 1x12 - 2018) FS Bike. This all-action bike is designed for enduro racing as well as smashing all-mountain and downhill action. This high-end, stiff carbon MTB makes much riding better.
|Number of gears:||12 Speed|
|Frame:||T700/T800 Toray Carbon Fibre front triangle with 6061-T6 Aluminium rear triangle with patented four-bar V-Link rear suspension, 160mm travel|
|Fork:||RockShox Lyrik RC, 170mm travel, solo air, crown adjust 27.5", Boost 15x110mm Axle, 46mm offset, Maxle Stealth|
|Steerer:||Tapered 1 1/8 - 1 1/2|
|Bottle Cage Mounts:||Single|
|Wheel Size:||27.5" (650b)|
|Brake Type:||Hydraulic Disc Brake|
|Brakes:||SRAM Guide RE Hydraulic Disc, 200mm/180mm rotor|
|Chainset:||SRAM Descendant Carbon Eagle, 170mm, 34T, Boost|
|Chain:||SRAM GX Eagle, 12-Speed|
|Cassette:||SRAM XG-1275 Eagle, 10T-50T, 12-Speed|
|Handlebars:||Nukeproof Horizon, 7075 Double-Butted Alloy, 25mm rise, 780mm wide (S/M/L) or 800mm (L/XL)|
|Stem:||Nukeproof Neutron, 35mm extension|
|Seat Post:||RockShox Reverb Stealth, 150mm Drop (Small - 125mm Drop)|
|Tyres:||Front: Maxxis High Roller II Maxx Terra, 3C/EXO/TR, 27.5x2.4"; Rear: Maxxis Minion DHR II TR/DD, 27.5x2.3"|
The Sommet CRS Carbon (GX Eagle 1x12 - 2018) FS Bike features an aggressive geometry and bottomless, yet efficient suspension that helps this lightweight carbon mountain bike feel at home on the trails, in the bike park, or at the races. The Sommet delivers an agile and reliable performance to help you hone your trail craft. Equipped with a performance-ready SRAM 1x12 drivetrain, SRAM Guide RE hydraulic disc brakes, a DT Swiss wheelset, RockShox fork and shock, the Sommet CRS Carbon FS Bike offers the complete package of race-winning performance and comfort.
The Vitus Sommet CRS Carbon (GX Eagle 1x12 - 2018) FS Bike is dialled-in with an updated enduro geometry. This race-ready rig is now longer, lower, and slacker than ever before. The new 65.5° head angle, increased reach, longer wheelbase, and better standover clearance all combine to inspire confidence: giving the rider more space to move around, improving stability; helping them stay in control on the most technical of trails.
Suspension has been redesigned and increased at both ends with 170mm on the front and 160mm on the rear. Vitus redesigned the leverage curve for the new Trunnion shock to be more supple, supportive, and progressive than the previous version. rear suspension small bump sensitivity has been increased thanks to the incorporation of a super low friction Metric shock. This combined with the upper Trunnion bearing shock mount improves suspension linkage durability and creates a super smooth, supple and responsive ride which offers incredible traction on the trail.
The Sommet CRS Carbon (GX Eagle 1x12 - 2018) FS Bike has Boost hubs; the wider front and rear axles for offer increased mud clearance, wheel stiffness, strength and durability.
Intended Use: All-mountain/enduro/downhill
Travel: 160mm, patented four-bar V-Link rear suspension with horizontal floating shock mount
Fork Travel: 170mm
Rear Travel: 160mm
Wheel Size: 27.5” (650b)
Boost 110x15mm through front axle
Boost 148x12mm through rear axle
Aggressive enduro Geometry (low, Slack, long with short stem)
Clearance for up to 2.6” tyres
Removable High Direct FD mount
ISCG 05-mounts for chainguide compatibility
Bolt-on downtube protector to protect the downtube and cables from rock strikes
Internal cable routing for Stealth Reverb
Main Pivot Location: This is located in a fixed high and forward position in line with a 32T chainring position, this gives natural anti-squat/bob when pedalling in the most commonly used 1x 32T setup without relying on excessive chain tension and none of the related pedal feedback.
Chainstay Pivot Location: This pivot is placed in line with the chainstay eliminating any force directed to the shock linkage causing the shock to compress (pedal bob) due to chain tension. This pivot location also maximises active suspension when using the rear brake; similar to a floating brake design, without the added weight.
Rearward Axle Path: Because of the main pivot location, the Sommet has 66mm of travel with a reward axle path which all helps the rider to carry momentum over rough terrain and especially over square edged hits.
Suspension Redesign: Redesigned leverage curve for the new Trunnion shock means it is more supple, supportive and progressive than the previous version. The lower shock mount still moves forward with the suspension; providing a consistent rate without falling off at full travel. This movement also reduces the shock angle change at full travel reducing side loads and improving the reliability of the shock.
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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.
|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||595mm||616mm||637mm||662mm|
|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||75°||75°||75°||75°|
|Bottom Bracket Drop||mm||10mm||10mm||10mm||10mm|
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