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The Escarpe 27 CR features 150mm-travel Marzocchi Bomber Z2 suspension forks and a RockShox Deluxe Select rear shock that offers exceptional trail-smoothing stability, traction and all-weather confidence. Armed with a Shimano Deore 1x12-Speed groupset that includes a wide-ranging 10-51 Tooth cassette for climbing steep hills and riding fast anywhere while powerful hydraulic disc brakes ensure you have outstanding stopping power at your fingertips.
Rolling fast and stable upon Tubeless Ready WTB ST Light i30 rims laced into reliable Vitus KT hubs and wrapped in Maxxis Wide Trail tyres, this bike is ready for whatever you throw at it.
No two trails are created equal and even your favourite singletrack will ride differently from one week to the next, so when you can’t trust the surface, you need absolute faith in the bike. Enter the Vitus Escarpe 27 CR Mountain Bike. Whether new to riding trails or looking to upgrade your ride, the Escarpe CR has reassuring stability that tames those intimidating obstacles - the off-camber turns, the wet roots and the rocky descents. You want a trail bike that inspires confidence, behaves predictably and leaves you grinning for more, not hanging on for dear life. You want a bike that flows with total control and won’t feel like a grind on the climbs, keeping your legs fresh for one more run. You want a trustworthy sidekick out on the trails that keep the fun turned up. This is it.
Performance is defined by how a bike responds to hard braking, putting power through the pedals, technical ground and quick changes to body position. The carbon front triangle and aluminium rear of the Escarpe CR ensure a balanced ride feel and complete efficiency. The suspension and frame function as a system, together countering the fatiguing effects of pedal-bob (the irritating bounce that can happen when you're pushing hard) and reducing the harshness of small bumps and trail vibrations that kill speed. Smoother is faster for longer. With an adjustable flip-chip, that can raise the bottom bracket by 6mm and increase the head angle, you can also customise the setup to best suit how and where you ride. Adding to this, geometry and performance are optimised throughout the size range, so whether you are S or XL, there’s no compromise on how this bike feels.
When riding trails there’s enough to think about without having to consider how the bike is going to respond to the next turn or bump. You should just know. It should do what you need it to. No backchat and no fight. On the Escarpe you don’t have to compensate or compromise. You don’t have to adjust your style. Just ride. Just concentrate on having fun.
Marzocchi Bomber Z2 27.5” 150mm fork with 140mm RockShox Deluxe Select R shock
WTB ST Light i30 27.5” wheels and a Maxxis Assegai (front) with Dissector (rear) tubeless ready tyres
Robust Shimano 1x12 wide range M6100 Deore drivetrain with Shimano MT420 disc brakes or or SRAM DB8 hydraulic disc brakes
T700 Carbon front triangle paired with 6061-T6 aluminium rear for compliance and stiffness
Robust frame protection on downtube and seatstay, plus soft rubber on the chainstay deliver exceptional frame protection whilst reducing noise from chain slap
Internal cable routing
Improved seat post insertion allows for a longer Brand X Ascend dropper post so that body position is always comfortable and efficient
Suspension Travel: 150mm Front, 140mm Rear
Frame: Escarpe T700 carbon front triangle, 6061-T6 alloy rear, Internal cable routing, post disc brake mounts, BSA threaded BB, Boost hub spacing – 148mm x 12mm thru axle
Rear Shock: RockShox Deluxe Select R, 205mm x 60mm, trunnion
Fork: Marzocchi Bomber Z2 27.5", 150mm travel, Rail damper, Float air spring, 34mm stanchions, 110mm x 15mm bolt through axle, 44mm offset
Headset: Acros AZX-212-CO R5, ZS44/28.6 upper & ZS56/28.6 lower to suit 1-1/8" upper tapered to 1.5" lower headtube
Handlebar: Nukeproof Horizon V2 Riser, 7075 Alloy, 25mm Rise, 9° Back Sweep, 31.8mm Clamp Diameter, S & M: 760mm Wide, L & XL: 780mm Wide
Stem: Nukeproof Neutron AM, 6061 Alloy, 45mm length, 31.8mm Handlebar Clamp Diameter, 0° Rise
Grip(Tape): Vitus Lock On
Wheelset: WTB ST Light i30 rims on Vitus KT hubs, 27.5", 32H, 6 Bolt, Boost 110mm x 15mm Front & 148mm x 12mm Rear Hub Spacing, Tubeless Ready
Front Rim: WTB ST Light i30 TCS 2.0, 27.5", 32H, Presta Valve, Tubeless Ready Rim Tape Installed
Rear Rim: WTB ST Light i30 TCS 2.0, 27.5", 32H, Presta Valve, Tubeless Ready Rim Tape Installed
Front Hub: Vitus KT DHF112, 32H, 6 Bolt Disc Fitment, 110mm x 15mm
Rear Hub: Vitus KT H5ER-SH, 32H, 6 Bolt Disc Fitment, 148mm x 12mm
Front Tyre: Maxxis Assegai, 27.5" x 2.50" WT, 3C MaxxTerra compound, EXO casing
Rear Tyre: Maxxis Dissector, 27.5" x 2.4" WT, 3C MaxxTerra compound, EXO+ casing
Spoke: Stainless Steel, Double Butted
Chain: Shimano Deore M6100, 12 Speed, 116 Links
Crankset: Shimano Deore M6100, 12 Speed, 32T Narrow Wide Chainring, 170mm Crank Length
Bottom Bracket: Shimano BB52, BSA Threaded BB, 73mm Shell
F/brake Set: Shimano MT420, Lever: BL-M4100, Caliper: BR-MT420, Post Mount, Four Piston Caliper or SRAM DB8 hydraulic disc
R/brake Set: Shimano MT420, Lever: BL-M4100, Caliper: BR-MT420, Post Mount, Four Piston Caliper or SRAM DB8 hydraulic disc
Brake Rotors: Shimano RT66 or SRAM CenterLine - Shimano: 203mm Front, SRAM: 200mm Front, 180mm Rear, 6 Bolt Hub Fitment
Rear Derailleur: Shimano Deore M6100, 12 Speed, Shadow Plus, Long Cage
Right Shifter: Shimano Deore M6100, 12 Speed, Rapidfire Plus
Freewheel: Shimano Deore M6100, 12 Speed, 10-51T Range
Saddle: Nukeproof Neutron Saddle, Black, Steel Rails
Seat Post: Brand-X Ascend Dropper, Remote lever, 31.6mm Diameter, S: 125mm drop, M: 150mm drop, L & XL: 170mm drop
Seat Screw: Vitus, 34.9mm Diameter
Weight: Medium: 14.8kg (tubeless setup)
Rest assured that each bike is fully built and tuned by Wiggle's team of qualified bike mechanics to ensure your bike arrives in perfect condition. We supply all bikes with a set of plastic pedals, a pedal wrench and a multi-tool kit. Find out which size fits you by clicking the size chart tab.
Please Note: Due to ongoing issues in the global bike supply chain, manufacturers may substitute certain component items due to availability. In this situation, they will be replaced with the same quality or better performing parts.Note: Manufacturer may reserve the right to change the specification of that listed or shown on this page.
|1. Seat Tube Length||mm||382mm||433mm||483mm||523mm|
|2. Fork Rake||mm||42mm||42mm||42mm||42mm|
|3. Top Tube (Virtual)||mm||600mm||620mm||640mm||665mm|
|4. Head Tube Angle||Degrees||66°||66°||66°||66°|
|5. Seat Tube Angle||Degrees||74.5°||74.5°||74.5°||74.5°|
|6. Chainstay Length||mm||435mm||435mm||435mm||435mm|
|7. Head Tube||mm||110mm||120mm||130mm||130mm|
|10. Bottom Bracket Drop||mm||20mm||20mm||20mm||20mm|
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