Longing to be within the saddle on the ones postcard easiest days is one thing that as cyclists, we all dream about. The 2013 Sortie frameset can get you began. A balanced and featherweight 5″ ride supplied with simply the precise geometry make this the go-to XC/Path machine for the ones long rides we long for. Constructed from 6061-T6 Weapons Grade Aluminum, the Sortie Black Frameset includes a tapered head tube, a hydroformed best tube, butted and shaped down tubes and seatstays, an below arch seat keep bridge, a 142×12mm E-Through Axle drop out and oh yeah our mythical Knuckle Box technology. Knuckle Box Technology LOW AND TIGHT – The Knuckle Box platform used to be designed particularly to be low and tight: -Low center of gravity: All suspension portions are situated farther down at the frame for a stable and balanced ride. -Low leverage suspension design: Lower air pressure leads to longer shock life, less frame loading and higher pedaling. -Tight, compact linkage system of the Knuckle Box bell crank isolates and cradles the rear shock. -Tight and big anodized aluminum hardware, matched with Force-Rated Enduro Max Bearings: Withstands upper lots and higher handles oscillating motion. The Sortie Black Frameset comes same old with: -Fox Drift CTD adjust, Spice up valve, “LV” eyelet, Kashima Coat -Easton EC90 Carbon Seat Post -DB Seat Clamp -Sealed cartridge bearing hub 142×12 -Shimano XTR E-Through Axle -FSA headset, with both 1.5 and reducer 1 1/8 crown race.
Sortie Path 5-Inch 6061-T6 Weapons Grade Aluminum Frame with Taper Head
Rear Shock: Fox Drift Climb, Path Descend adjust, Spice up valve, “LV” eyelet, 200x57mm Air with rebound adj, 3 levels of pedal platform, w/KASHIMA COAT
Headset:FSA No57 Taper 1.5/1 1/8″ Alloy cups, Sealed Cartridge, incl. extra reducer crown race
Seat Post: Easton EC90 CARBON Double bolt clamp 31.6mm
Rear Hub: 32h 142×12 sealed cartridge bearing, 12mm Through axle, Cassette with CNC Disc mount, with Shimano E-Through QR Axle