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Made from hydroformed 6061-T6 aluminium to deliver a strong and lightweight aluminium frame that will handle punishing trail rides without losing comfort. The updated trail geometry means the Escarpe Suspension Bike is now longer and lower, with a longer reach and greater standover clearance for light and agile handling.
Small bump sensitivity has been increased thanks to the incorporation of a super low friction metric shock. This combined with an upper trunnion bearing shock mount improves suspension linkage durability and creates a super smooth, supple and responsive ride. Fitted with a range of reliable components, including RockShox's Recon RL fork and Deluxe R - Trunnion shock, this aluminium full suspension rig hits above its price-point.
Keeping pace with the new market standard, the Vitus Escarpe Suspension Bike comes with Boost hubs. Featuring wider front and rear axles for increased mud clearance, wheel stiffness, strength and durability, this can only boost your performance on the trails.
Intended Use: All-mountain/trail
Wheel Size: 27.5” (650b)
Fork Travel: 150mm
Rear Travel: 140mm
Boost 110x15mm through front axle
Boost 148x12mm through rear axle
Aggressive enduro geometry (low, slack, long with short stem)
Removable high direct FD mount
Clearance for up to 2.6” tyres
ISCG 05-mounts for chainguide compatibility
Bolt on downtube protector to protect the downtube and cables from rock strikes
Main Pivot Location: This is located in a fixed high and forward position in line with a 32T chain ring 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 Escarpe has 55mm of travel with a reward axle path which all helps the rider to carry momentum over rough terrain and especially square edged hits.
Leverage Rate Design: The leverage rate is designed to have a falling rate to sag point then go mildly progressive. This helps the bike sit comfortably in the sag position with a stable platform. The lower shock mount moves forward with the suspension, this helps to keep a linear 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.
Rest assured that each bike is fully built, tested and tuned by Wiggle's team of qualified bike mechanics to ensure your bike arrives in perfect condition. Find out which size fits you by clicking the size chart tab.Note: Manufacturer may reserve the right to change the specification of that listed or shown on this page.
The size chart below will get you on the right size bike. Experienced riders may also wish to refer to the geometry chart for more detail.
Getting the Right Fit
At Wiggle we measure each of our bikes to build accurate size charts for our customers. Our qualified team of mechanics then individually check each order, against measurements supplied by you, to ensure the size chosen is correct. Another reason you can have complete confidence when buying a bike from Wiggle!
If you are on the change over between sizes both options will fit. Racers and experienced riders would usually select a smaller size as this offers quicker handing. A larger bike offers more stability and is more suited to new and intermediate riders.
|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||600mm||620mm||640mm||665mm|
|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||74.5°||74.5°||74.5°||74.5°|
|Bottom Bracket Drop||mm||20mm||20mm||20mm||20mm|
We will happily refund any item purchased on Wiggle if returned to us within 365 days; excluding Wiggle gift vouchers, nutrition and customised products, except when faulty.
Please note: Bikes and other bulky items cannot be returned using our local returns service (where applicable). Please contact us and we can arrange to collect these from you using our discounted courier rates. There is a fee for all collections, except for faulty products.Returned goods must be unused and supplied with their original packaging, unless the goods are faulty. Wiggle will pay the return postage costs for any faulty items.