• NS Bikes Snabb Enduro MTB Frame (No Shock) 2015

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NS Bikes Snabb Enduro MTB Frame (No Shock)

The brand new Snabb platform was designed with the aim to optimise function, weight and reliability. Impressing the public with gimmicks, “patents” and “systems” was not on NS Bikes’ list. So here it is beautiful, light, strong and fast.

They took into account that NS Bikes customers are usually tough, aggressive riders and expect their products to hold up to seasons of abuse. But at the same time they made sure that everyone, including the team riders will be happy with the performance on race day.

The Snabb E is specifically designed for Enduro use with 163mm of travel and is low, long and slack. It utilises a heavy duty tubeset that will hold up to the most aggressive DH runs.


The frame has a very long front end, but the compact chainstays keep the wheelbase at bay. The Snabb E comes with a slack 66 degree head angle and slightly longer chainstays to help keep the bike stable and higher descending speeds. It's designed to be used with a 160-170mm fork.

Suspension and Kinematics

The frame has a good amount of anti-squat built into the horst-link design, perfect for 1X drivetrains which tend to produce more squatting than traditional 2X setups. After many prototypes they achieved the desired suspension curves which make for a fantastic ride that gives a feeling of support but at the same time allows full range of travel to be used. The 4-bar Horst link suspension has a significant amount of rearward axle movement which helps to absorb square faced bumps. The system, unlike most other designs on the market (including virtual pivot designs) it is immune to brake jack (i.e. the torque generated by the brakes will not cause the suspension to stiffen).


  • Rear Wheel Travel: 163mm (6.5”) 
  • Recommended Fork Travel: 160-170mm
  • Material: AL6061-T6 + AL6066-T6 custom formed and butted tubes, smooth ‘double pass’ welding in all critical areas, stealth cable route in seat tube for dropper post
  • Rear Shock: 216 x 63mm (8.5x2.5”),
  • Mounting Hardware: Front - 22.2 x 8mm, Rear - 22.2 x 8mm
  • Head Tube: Tapered 1.5 ZS (ID 44/56mm), headset included with frame.
  • Headtube Length: S size: 110mm, M size: 120mm, L: 130mm
  • Forks: Fits forks with standard 1-1/8” or tapered 1.5 1-1/8” steerer tubes
  • Hubs: Hub spacing 142 x 12mm, NS axle included
  • Brakes: IS-2000 disc brake mount, max rotor size: up to 200mm
  • BB: Threaded 73mm with ISCG-05 mounts
  • Biggest Chainring: up to ~38t
  • Rear Derailleur: Removable hanger included
  • Front Derailleur: Low direct mount S3
  • Seat post/clamp: 31.6mm / 34.9mm
  • Maximum Tyre Size Recommended: 650B x 2.4”
  • Weight (w/o shock, w/o axle): ~3.05kg

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