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TRP Spyke
  • Cable actuated, dual piston caliper
Formula Cura XC
  • Hydraulic actuated, dual piston caliper with titanium mounting screws
Avid FR5
  • 3D forged aluminum brake lever
Formula Cura XC
  • Hydraulic brake with carbon fiber lever
Shimano XT Ice-Tech
  • Sandwiched aluminum and stainless steel with aluminum spider (140g)
Ashima ARO-10
  • Stainless steel rotor with aluminum spider and titanium mounting screws (80g)
Jagwire KEB-SL
  • Low friction compressionless brake cable and housing
Formula Kevlar
  • Kevlar reinforced brake hose
Shimano SLX RD-M675
  • 10 speed (270g)
Shimano Dura-Ace R9100-SS
  • 11 speed, carbon fiber cage & rear body (148g)
Shimano ZEE M640
  • 10 speed, up to 3 downshift / 1 upshift (110g)
Shimano RS-700
  • 11 speed, ball bearing, carbon fiber lever, up to 3 downshift / 2 upshift (108g)
Shimano HG-81
  • 10 speed, stamped steel, Al spider (359g)
  • 11,13,15,17,19,21,24,28,32,36
e13 XCX 9-34t
  • 11 speed, one piece machined steel for 9-30 and one piece machined aluminum for 34t (271g)
  • 9,11,13,15,17,19,21,24,27,30,34
FSA 10 speed chain
  • 10 speed (233g)
Shimano Dura-Ace Chain
  • 11 speed (223g)
SRAM NX crankset &
WTC chainring
  • Crankset (667g)
  • Chainring 42t (110g)
SRAM XX1 Eagle DUB
  • Crankset (370g)
  • Chainring 38t (65g)
SRAM GXP BB
  • (108g)
SRAM DUB BB
  • (72g)
Front wheel
  • Rim: Alex DP17 (400g)
  • Hub: Formula Helix (140g)
  • Spokes: Pillar
  • Nipples: Pillar brass
  • Total: 734g
Front wheel
Note: logos will be matte black
  • Rim: Stan's Crest MK3 (300g)
  • Hub: Formula (140g)
  • Spokes: Pillar double butted
  • Nipples: Pillar aluminum
  • Total: 600g
Thru-Axle wheel
  • Rim: Alex DP17 (400g)
  • Hub: Formula, Shimano driver, 24 POE (300g)
  • Spokes: Pillar
  • Nipples: Pillar brass
  • Total: 876g
Thru-Axle wheel
Note: logos will be matte black
  • Rim: Stan's Crest MK3 (300g)
  • Hub: HubSmith, XDR driver, 48 POE (215g)
  • Spokes: Pillar double butted
  • Nipples: Pillar aluminum
  • Total: 684g
Alfine wheel
  • Rim: Alex DP17 (400g)
  • Hub: Shimano Alfine SG-700S (1690g)
  • Spokes: Pillar
  • Nipples: Pillar brass
  • Total: 2266g
Alfine wheel
Note: logos will be matte black
  • Rim: Stan's Crest MK3 (300g)
  • Hub: Shimano Alfine SG-700S (1690g)
  • Spokes: Pillar double butted
  • Nipples: Pillar aluminum
  • Total: 2120g
Kenda Kwest
  • Folding bead, 507-40 (24 x 1.5") (433g)
Donnelly MXP
  • Folding bead, 507-33 (24 x 1.25") (235g)
Single speed sprocket
  • Andel 18t steel (50g)
Single speed sprocket
  • Andel 16t Al (18g)
Kenda tube
  • (110g-130g)
Tubolito Tubo-Road tube
  • (46g)
Handlebar
  • 7075 Al (212g)
Handlebar
  • Yavis Carbon (145g)
fabric Scoop Elite Radius
  • CrMo rails (268g)
Tioga Undercover Stratum
  • carbon rails, 285mm x 140mm (145g)
Velo foam grips
  • VLG-039 (16g/pair)
Velo foam lock on grips
  • VLG-1545 (38g/pair)

Gearing

Crankarm Length 165mm
Chainring 42t
Cassette Shimano HG-81 (327% range)
Sprocket
(teeth)
11 13 15 17 19 21 24 28 32 36
Gear
Inches
90.5 76.5 66.3 58.5 52.4 47.4 41.5 35.5 31.1 27.6
Gear
Ratio
3.8 3.2 2.8 2.5 2.2 2.0 1.8 1.5 1.3 1.2
km/h @
60 rpm
26 22 19.1 16.8 15.1 13.6 11.9 10.2 8.9 7.9
km/h @
80 rpm
34.7 29.3 25.4 22.4 20.1 18.2 15.9 13.6 11.9 10.6
km/h @
100 rpm
43.3 36.6 31.8 28 25.1 22.7 19.9 17 14.9 13.2
km/h @
120 rpm
52 44 38.1 33.6 30.1 27.2 23.9 20.4 17.9 15.9
Crankarm Length 165mm
Chainring 42t
Rear Sprocket Alfine 22t
Hub Alfine 11 SG-S700 (409% range)
Gear 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
Gear
Inches
89.9 78.8 69.6 61.0 53.9 47.3 41.5 36.7 32.1 28.4 22.0
Gear Ratio (adjusted to 22t) 4.1 3.6 3.2 2.8 2.5 2.2 1.9 1.7 1.5 1.3 1.0
km/h @
60 rpm
25.8 22.6 20 17.5 15.5 13.6 11.9 10.5 9.2 8.2 6.3
km/h @
80 rpm
34.4 30.2 26.7 23.4 20.7 18.1 15.9 14.1 12.3 10.9 8.4
km/h @
100 rpm
43.1 37.7 33.3 29.2 25.8 22.7 19.9 17.6 15.4 13.6 10.5
km/h @
120 rpm
51.7 45.3 40 35.1 31 27.2 23.9 21.1 18.4 16.3 12.6
Crankarm Length 165mm
Chainring 42t
Sprocket 18t
Gear Inches 55.3
Gear Ratio 2.3
km/h @ 60 rpm 15.9
km/h @ 80 rpm 21.2
km/h @ 100 rpm 26.5
km/h @ 120 rpm 31.8

Gearing

Crankarm Length 165mm
Chainring 38t
Cassette e13 XCX 9-34t (378% range)
Sprocket
(teeth)
9 11 13 15 17 19 21 24 27 30 34
Gear
Inches
100 81.8 69.2 60 53 47.4 42.9 37.5 33.3 30 26.5
Gear
Ratio
4.2 3.5 2.9 2.5 2.2 2.0 1.8 1.6 1.4 1.3 1.1
km/h @
60 rpm
28.7 23.5 19.9 17.2 15.2 13.6 12.3 10.8 9.6 8.6 7.6
km/h @
80 rpm
38.3 31.3 26.5 23 20.3 18.2 16.4 14.4 12.8 11.5 10.2
km/h @
100 rpm
47.9 39.2 33.1 28.7 25.4 22.7 20.5 18 15.9 14.4 12.7
km/h @
120 rpm
57.5 47 39.8 34.5 30.5 27.2 24.7 21.6 19.1 17.2 15.2
Crankarm Length 165mm
Chainring 38t
Rear Sprocket Alfine 20t
Hub Alfine 11 SG-S700 (409% range)
Gear 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
Gear Inches 89.9 78.8 69.6 61.0 53.9 47.3 41.5 36.7 32.1 28.4 22.0
Gear Ratio (adjusted to 20t) 4.1 3.6 3.2 2.8 2.5 2.1 1.9 1.7 1.5 1.3 1.0
km/h @ 60 rpm 25.8 22.6 20 17.5 15.5 13.6 11.9 10.5 9.2 8.2 6.3
km/h @ 80 rpm 34.4 30.2 26.7 23.4 20.7 18.1 15.9 14.1 12.3 10.9 8.4
km/h @ 100 rpm 43.1 37.7 33.3 29.2 25.8 22.7 19.9 17.6 15.4 13.6 10.5
km/h @ 120 rpm 51.7 45.3 40 35.1 31 27.2 23.9 21.1 18.4 16.3 12.6
Crankarm Length 165mm
Chainring 38t
Sprocket 16t
Gear Inches 56.3
Gear Ratio 2.4
km/h @ 60 rpm 16.2
km/h @ 80 rpm 21.6
km/h @ 100 rpm 26.9
km/h @ 120 rpm 32.3