Hardtail Mountain Bikes
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Call it a healthy disrespect for the status quo, but we were getting bored with hardtail designs. So instead of playing along with a glued-on smile, we opted to turn the cross country world on its head with a bike that's not only the lightest mountain frame we've ever made. It's our lightest frame—period. Introducing the S-Works Epic Hardtail. Over the last decade, cross country racing has evolved into a completely different animal—the courses are rowdier, more technical, and overall, they're inherently different. Because of this, we realized that the best bike for the job needs to not only be lightweight and stiff but also be able to descend and climb with equal prowess. Determining the best geometry was the easier of the two, as we took our current XC race geo and added some trail DNA to the mix. This equates to a longer top tube, a shortened head tube, and a slacked-out front end, the result of which is a tremendous increase in downhill stability, plus a wider fit range. And just as importantly, this doesn't require any sacrifice of climbing proficiency. The weight aspect was more complicated, though. We were posed with the question, "How do you take weight out of something that's already so light?" But the answer was relatively obvious: you get the best mountain bike engineers together in one room and let the magic come out. Up until now, there were two ways to lighten up a frame—use less of the same grade of carbon or use less of a higher-grade carbon. Option one is never a viable solution as it sacrifices stiffness and strength, two attributes that shouldn't be tampered with. And while we did end up using option two, we weren't content with the amount of weight we could cut out by just using a different grade of carbon. So how else do you cut weight? Well, we began looking at our layup schedules to see if they could be improved, which shed light on a new discovery—layup inefficiencies. Beginning with our Rider-First Engineered frame technology, each size Epic Hardtail is specifically tailored to size—every carbon layup and tube are exclusively selected based upon hundreds of hours of collected ride data. What does this mean for you? It not only creates the optimal balance of rigidity, weight, and responsiveness across every frame size, but it led us to the discovery of how to save weight through the studying of the layup. Through extensive layup studies, we made the discovery that, by further controlling the construction and layup schedules, we could drastically decrease weight, all while maintaining the ride characteristics that you'd expect from a top-level XC race bike. With this discovery, each frame now features complex cut carbon plys that allow difficult junctions to be covered with less overlap. And while this does complicate the carbon frame puzzle by adding more pieces to the mix, it allows us to design and place them more intelligently. The result of this is a lighter frame, stronger junctions, and a drastic increase in stiffness. We then took the weight savings one step further by using Japanese military ballistic-grade carbon, which we now call 12m, to create the lightest mountain bike we've ever made. How much lighter of a frame, you ask? Less than 900 grams for a size Large frame—the same weight as a full 24oz Purist water bottle. For the build, the S-Works spares no expense, opting for a custom RockShox SID World Cup fork with Brain, SRAM XX1 Eagle 12-speed shifting, SRAM Level Ultimate hydraulic disc brakes, and hand-built Roval Control SL carbon wheels. - To provide the optimal blend of stiffness, crazy light weight, and strength, we constructed the frame from our S-Works FACT 12m carbon fiber. And when combined with our XC 29 Geometry, this Epic is guaranteed to deliver uncompromising, blistering speed and agile handling come race day—no matter the course. - The RockShox SID World Cup 29 fork with Brain provides 90/100mm of efficient travel. It features Brain technology that distinguishes between terrain and rider input in order to maximize your power, while a Brain Fade adjusts the oil flow when not hitting bumps. - The 1x drivetrain is controlled by SRAM's venerable XX1 Eagle components to form the ultimate in efficiency and intuitive feel, while also having the added benefit of significant weight savings and minimal required maintenance.
Take the lightest and most capable carbon hardtail frame available and deck it out in drool-worthy bits. Said bits include the SRAM's wireless XX1 Eagle AXS drivetrain, an integrated power meter, ultralight carbon wheels, and a custom RockShox SID Brain Ultimate fork. - At 775 grams, the new S-Works Epic Hardtail chassis is the lightest production hardtail frame on earth. What’s more, we’ve designed it to be incredibly capable and comfortable, with progressive geometry and an advanced composite layup that boosts vertical compliance. - Custom RockShox SID Brain Ultimate cuts every possible gram, thanks to its carbon steerer and fork crown. What’s more, it boosts your sprint speed, thanks to its top-adjust Brain Fade damper, which makes for a brilliant fork that goes plush when you want it to and stays firm when it’s time to get out of the saddle and launch your next attack. - Blazing fast shifts with nary a derailleur cable in sight—that’s the promise of the AXS edition of the S-Works Epic Hardtail. And the bling doesn’t end with SRAM’s premier, wide-range drivetrain. The bike also sports top-of-the-line SRAM Level Ultimate disc brakes, a QUARQ XX1 Eagle Power Meter, and ultralight Roval Control SL carbon wheelset. - Get more out of every training ride by precisely gauging your power output with the QUARQ XX1 Eagle Power Meter
Think of the Ultralight edition of the Epic Hardtail as a science experiment—a lesson in just how crazy light and capable you could make a race bike. We pulled out all the stops on this one and the end result is your personal rocket ship to the top step of the winner’s podium. - At 775 grams, the new S-Works Epic Hardtail chassis is the lightest production hardtail frame on earth. What’s more, we’ve designed it to be incredibly capable and comfortable, with progressive geometry and an advanced composite layup that boosts vertical compliance. - A Fox Factory Step-Cast 32 shaves the grams while providing 100 millimeters of silky, Kashima-coated suspension. And since weight is the enemy here, we equipped the Ultralight with some equally ultralight Roval Control SL carbon wheels. SRAM’s XX1 Eagle drivetrain gives you massive gear range and quick, precise shifts. Finally, the Ultralight can go from crazy-quick to a tidy stop, thanks to the trademark modulation and power of Magura’s MT8 SL disc brakes.
With all of the growth in full-suspension XC bikes, we found that hardtails were starting to become a little same old, same old. So we thought to ourselves, 'What better time than now to shake things up with a modern, revolutionary design?' Say hello to the Epic Hardtail Expert. - At a mere 915 grams, the new Epic Fact 11m frame is stunningly light. What’s more, we’ve designed the Epic chassis to be incredibly capable and comfortable, with progressive geometry and an advanced composite layup that boosts vertical compliance. - The RockShox SID Brain 29 features our Brain damper, which knows the difference between rider and terrain inputs—staying firm in hard accelerations on smooth ground, and effectively soaking up imperfections when the trail decides to fight back. You get the highest efficiency possible when hammering up climbs, and smooth compression on the descents—all without ever having to flick a switch. - SRAM's 12-speed GX Eagle groupset, with its 10-50t cassette, provides a wide gear range that lets you spin up the climbs, yet have plenty of top end for the descents. One-by setups also decrease weight and make it next to impossible to drop a chain.
The Fuse Comp 29 punches way above its weight class thanks to a light-yet-burly M4 aluminum chassis, frame geometry that lends the bike both playfulness and capability, and parts that withstand a serious flogging. - 130-millimeters of plush suspension, courtesy of a RockShox Recon RL fork. - Highlights include powerful SRAM Level disc brakes and a TranzX dropper post. - SX Eagle 12-speed drivetrain gives you single-ring simplicity and gearing to spare. - New Butcher GRID TRAIL offers improved cornering grip. - TranzX dropper post increases the Fuse's maneuverability on steep descents.
Better performance. Better value. Better Rockhopper. By tapping the fit and handling advantages of pairing each rider with their ideal wheel size and suspension that works its hardest for everyone thanks to our size-specific Rx Tune, we've baked in added performance to the all-new Rockhopper without dialing up the price. Shimano and MicroSHIFT team up for drivetrain duties with a robust 2x8 drivetrain that can handle everything you throw down, while confident braking from Radius CX7 mechanical disc brakes seals the deal of the century. A heart of gold, the Rockhopper's lightweight yet durable Premium A1 Aluminum frame features butted aluminum tubes in order to keep weight low and strength high, all while providing increased standover clearance, slick internal cable routing, and dropper-post compatibility. With the goal of making sure that the Rockhopper offers both the best fit and best performance for every person, no matter their measure, we've paired each Rockhopper frame size with the optimal wheel size. The result is a Rockhopper to fit every rider and the assurance that every Rockhopper is rolling on the best-handling wheel for its frame size. - With Rx Tune on Rockhopper, the SR Suntour XCE brings size-specific travel and spring rates to the show in a performance that’s sure to impress while also ensuring consistent geometry, handling, and suspension performance, regardless of frame size. - Radius CX-7 disc brakes offer confident, consistent braking in any trail condition. - A durable Formula freehub and SunRace 8-speed cassette keep you rolling smoothly without putting up a fuss.
Hitting the trails, conquering climbs, and leaving a little left in your tank is what the Fire Ridge is all about. With a capable 350W Promovec rear hub motor, 27.5-inch wheels, and an integrated downtube smart battery, it has just the right amount of power to keep the fun alive. It's complemented with an SR suspension fork and wide-range Shimano Acera 2 gearing. - Promovec 350W rear hub drive system - Downtube-integrated 7.8Ah smart battery - Shimano Acera M3000 18-speed shifting - Shimano M315 hydraulic disc brakes - SR Suntour 27.5" XCM fork
The All-City Electric Queen was expressly made for maximum fun. Sitting squarely in the “trail” category it goes up almost as well as it comes back down. Short wheelbase, modern trail geometry, and plus size tire clearance makes this a non-stop dirt party no matter what terrain you’re tackling that day. Its whippy 612 chromoly frame with internal dropper post routing, boost spacing, and those short chainstays make berm-carving and wheelies second nature. A RockShox Sektor fork delivers 120mm of travel so you can get after it and carry more speed through the fun stuff, while WTB ST wheels and 3-inch Ranger tires keep you on your line when you’re pushing the limits. Its SRAM NX 1x12 drivetrain delivers a significant gear range to tackle all brands of elevation change, and SRAM Level hydraulic brakes keep your Queen from abusing all that power. You’ll pilot this rad machine from the comfort of a cockpit outfitted by Salsa, All-City, and Promax, ensuring your ride is both Electric and worthy of frequent repetition.
Cross country courses are nothing like they used to be. Today's tracks have more in common with trail riding than the pancake flat NORBA courses of yesteryear. For this reason, we threw away the hardtail rulebook and drafted our own chapter to create the Epic Hardtail Comp. We took a revolutionary new frame design and spec'd it specifically for the rigors of racing contemporary XC courses. It's one of the lightest frames we've ever made, tipping the scales around 1175g. And to make it this light, we built the entire frame from our superlative FACT 11m carbon fiber, and then we took some cues from our road bikes. We borrowed the Rider-First Engineered concept that originated with the Tarmac. Now, the frame design applies specificity to every tube size and carbon layup for every frame size. This creates the optimal balance of rigidity, weight, and responsiveness, so every frame, regardless of size, performs just as we intended. We've also tweaked the geometry for more speed and stability by slacking-out the head tube angle, lengthening the top tube, and correcting the seat tube angle. This way, it feels more planted than ever, and frankly, it's stupid fast. We also widened the rear spacing to 12x148mm and included internal split-housing cable routing. For the build, this Epic takes value to new heights with a custom-tuned RockShox Reba RL fork, 12-speed SRAM NX Eagle shifting, and fast rolling Roval Control Alloy wheels. - By pairing a FACT 11m carbon fiber frame with our XC 29 Geometry, this Epic places a focus on revolutionary tube angles and light overall weight for explosive speed and nimble handling on the race circuit. - The RockShox Reba RL 29 fork offers up 90/100mm of smooth travel, while easily accessible compression and rebound adjusts permit you to customize the feel according to the terrain at hand. - One-by 12-speed shifting is provided by a durable SRAM NX Eagle component spec.
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Ride it all with newfound confidence aboard Specialized’s Pitch 650B. A lightweight aluminum frame with balanced geometry is matched to 650B wheels for a ride that is nimble on climbs and controlled on descents. Up front, an SR Suntour suspension fork soaks up the bumps, allowing the sturdy aluminum wheels to keep charging down the trail. The 24-speed drivetrain ensures you have the right gear for every undulation on your ride, and disc brakes keep your speed in-check in all conditions. Specialized equips the Pitch with Body Geometry components for a fit and feel that is just right.
Timberjack SLX 27.5+ is a trail hardtail that’s built to go big. It comes well-equipped with a dropper post, 130mm fork, our adaptable Alternator dropouts, and smooth-shifting Shimano SLX drivetrain—yet it delivers a ride experience that’s even greater than the sum of its parts. Maybe it’s the proprietary double-and triple-butted aluminum tubing, or maybe it’s the confidence-inspiring geometry. Either way, Timberjack is a 27.5+ trail hardtail that beckons you to ride more and enjoy more.
Make the trail yours with Timberjack XT 27.5+. Supreme traction from the 27.5 x 2.8" tires will get you up and over anything you encounter out there—with a little help from the nimble geometry, dropper post, and 130mm suspension fork. Alternator dropouts add the versatility of multiple hub and drivetrain options—including single speed. Shimano’s venerable XT group brings refined shifting to the table, and the Shimano brakes bring you to a stop with consistent control. Timberjack is a 27.5+ hardtail that makes it easy to find more fun on more trails.
Timberjack XT 29 perfects the formula for trail fun. It combines the rollover of 29 x 2.6" tires with agile trail geometry, 130mm of suspension up front, and a dropper post for a bike that craves off-road thrill-seeking. The adjustability of our Alternator dropouts enables a wide variety of drivetrain options and ride characteristics. To top it all off, Shimano XT components provide flawless shifting so you can focus on the ride. Timberjack is an aggressive and versatile 29er trail hardtail that’s up for anything you are.
Get your dose of singletrack with more confidence and control. The combination of a lightweight hardtail frame, 120mm suspension fork, and 27.5" wheels with wide rims and cushy, high-volume tires delivers loads of traction, speed, and fun on the trail. With its lightweight ALUXX SL aluminum frame, 27.5" wheels, and high-volume tires, the new Fathom is a great choice for technical terrain and singletrack shredding. It blends the efficient ride quality of a classic hardtail with the confident ride quality of larger tires that absorb bumps and give you more traction—so you can tackle rougher trails with total control. The new frame is designed with trail-friendly geometry that includes a more relaxed head angle made for a 120mm suspension fork. Proven alloy performance - ALUXX SL aluminum frameset is hand-built in-house by the world leader in aluminum engineering. Balance and stability - Frame geometry is designed to optimize the confident, stable handling of 27.5 wheels with plush high-volume tires—ideal for rugged, adventurous terrain. Trail tuned - More relaxed frame geometry (compared to XC) and control-focused components deliver added control for trail riding conditions.
It's the Bianchi pedigree as being a world-class racing brand that makes every day on the trails aboard the Duel a blast. Its lightweight aluminum frame, category-leading Shimano hydraulic disc brakes, and sport geometry will take your trail riding to the next level. Also included is a Shimano 27-speed drivetrain for the best possible range of hill climbing gears and a supple hydraulic suspension fork with lock-out lever. The Duel also has rear rack bosses for those camping adventures done in-between the afternoons of riding with the family on the gravel railroad towpath. If a wolf in sheep's clothing is your idea of your next bike's personality, the Duel fits that character!
It's the Bianchi pedigree as being a world-class racing brand that makes every day on the trails aboard the Duel, a blast. Its lightweight aluminum frame, category-leading Shimano hydraulic disc brakes, and sport geometry that will take your trail riding game to the next level. Also included is a Shimano 27-speed drivetrain for the best possible range of hill climbing gears and a supple hydraulic suspension fork with lock out lever. The Duel also has rear rack bosses for those camping adventures done in-between the afternoons of riding with the family on the gravel railroad towpath. If a wolf in sheep's clothing is your idea of your next bike's personality, the Duel fits that character!
People never forget their first Bianchi. It’s a fire that always burns deep and stays on the hearts and minds of riders all over the globe. The Magma lights that fire for trail bikes! Using the DNA from our race-level mountain bikes only tweaked slightly for added comfort; the Magma features lightweight aluminum tubing for its frame. Also included is a smartly selected package of Shimano parts: a double chainring crank for the best possible range of gears for you, a bottom swing front derailleur for astute shifting, a fast-acting fork lock-out, and internal routing of all housing to keep things clean and easy to maintain. The Magma is your part-time office commuter thanks to its rear rack bosses and your full-time weekend escape vehicle so you can chase down your friends on the local mountain bike trails!
The objective behind the new Nitron project is to extend the race-winning performance pedigree of our elite level Methanol model into a new frame platform aimed at weekend cross country and marathon racers. SUBLIME RIDER CONTROL Constructed using Bianchi's advanced carbon fiber lay-up technology, the Nitron frame uses highly-tuned tube profiles from the head tube to the dropouts. Achieving an outstanding stiffness to weight ratio, pinpoint steering, and sublime levels of rider comfort for long hours in the saddle. BB92 bottom bracket, tapered head tube, Boost 148 standard and 429mm short chainstays work together to create a direct pedaling platform and achieve the best power transfer. PRO RIDERS INPUT Developed with help from the Bianchi World Cup race team, the Nitron features new, revised ‘race ready’ geometry to help riders gain a competitive advantage in speed and agility – to rail every singletrack turn, and nail every drop, even at full race speed. Our official racing team also inspired the addition of internal cable routing for a dropper seat post on the Nitron. Dropper posts are a growing trend for XCO and XCM riders, as they tackle ever more challenging and technical courses. EQUIPPED FOR SPEED The Nitron's fork has 100mm of travel and a remote lockout switch. This bike is ready to descend fast on trails and attack the climbs, at the rider's command.
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