• Vitus Bikes Escarpe VRX Suspension Bike - XT 1x11 2017

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Vitus Bikes Escarpe VRX Suspension Bike - XT 1x11

With a number of upgrades for the season ahead, the Escarpe VRX improves upon its performance and value for money. Fast, responsive, and now featuring the perfectly balanced suspension setup from Fox, Escarpe VRX Suspension Bike is an impressive machine.

Advanced Alloy Frame and Quality Finishing Kit

The Escarpe VRX utilises an advanced alloy for strength, durability, and to shave weight. The hydroformed 6061-T6 alloy with four-bar V-link rear suspension is svelte, coming with 135mm of travel.Vitus Bikes Escarpe VR Suspension Bike

Quality Components

Kitted out with high-performance components such as a Fox Float 34 Performance fork, a Float DPS rear shock, Shimano's XT 1x11 groupset and XT hydraulic disc brakes, Brand-X Ascend stealth dropper seatpost, WTB/Novatec wheelset and a Nukeproof cockpit, the Escarpe VRX personifies fun and performance.

Vitus Bikes Escarpe VR Suspension Bike

Features:

Frameset:

  • Frame: Hydroformed 6061-T6 Alloy Frame with Four-bar V-Link Rear Suspension, 135mm Travel
  • Forks: Fox Float 34 Performance 27.5", Float Air Spring, Grip 3-Pos, Black Anodised Stanchions, 150mm Travel, Tapered Alloy Steerer, 15QR Through Axle
  • Shock: Fox Float DPS Performance, 3-Pos, 190mm x 51mm

Groupset:

  • Chainset: Shimano XT FC-M8000, 175mm, 32t
  • Bottom Bracket: Shimano XT MT8000 (BSA)
  • Shifters: Shimano XT SL-M8000, 11-Speed
  • Front Derailleur: N/A
  • Rear Derailleur: Shimano XT RD-M8000, Shadow Plus
  • Cassette: Shimano XT CS-M8000, 11-42t, 11-Speed
  • Chain: KMC X11, 11-Speed

Wheelset:

  • Rims: WTB STP i23 TCS (tubeless ready), 27.5"
  • Front Hub: Novatec D771SB-15 - 6 Bolt, 100mm x 15mm
  • Rear Hub: Novatec D462SB-X12 - 6 Bolt, 142mm x 12mm
  • Spokes: Stainless Double Butted
  • Tyres: Front - WTB Vigilante TCS Light, High Grip compound, 27.5" x 2.3" Rear – WTB Trail Boss TCS, Dual DNA Compound, UST Aramid Bead, 27.5" x 2.25"

Components:

  • Front Brake: Shimano XT BR-M8000 Hydraulic Disc, 180mm Rotor
  • Rear Brake: Shimano XT BR-M8000 Hydraulic Disc, 180mm Rotor
  • Handlebars: Nukeproof Warhead, 7075 Double Butted Alloy, 20mm Rise, 760mm Wide
  • Headset: FSA Orbit 1.5 Zero Stack (NO.57), 1.1/8" – 1.5"
  • Stem: Nukeproof Zero, 0 Degree Rise, 50mm Extension
  • Saddle: Vitus with Crn/Ti rails
  • Seatpost: Brand-X Ascend Stealth Dropper, 31.6mm x 120mm drop (100mm Drop on size S)
  • Seatclamp: Vitus QR

Weight: 13.29kg/29.3lbs (size M)

Design Technologies:

  • 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 compressing (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 reward axle path helping to keep your momentum.
  • 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 linier 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.

Easy Assembly

When you order a bike, one of our trained mechanics will carefully prepare and pack your bike for shipping. Upon delivery, the assembly is simple and all necessary tools are conveniently included in the box.

Depending on the delivery service and destination, bikes will either be delivered in a large or a small box. Below is a guide as to how your bike will arrive:

  • All bikes for delivery within the UK and Republic of Ireland will be delivered in a large box, except for kids’ bikes and BMX bikes, which are always delivered in manufacturer's boxes.
  • All bikes for delivery within the EU on a standard service will be delivered in a large box. If an express delivery option is chosen, your bike will be packed into a small box. Again, the exception is kids’ bikes and BMX bikes, which are always delivered in manufacturer's boxes.
  • All bikes for worldwide delivery outside the EU will be delivered in small boxes.

This video demonstrates assembly from a SMALL BOX.

This video demonstrates assembly from a LARGE BOX.

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Specs

  • Colour: Black - Red
  • Frame Size: 48cm (19"), 52cm (20.5"), 38cm (15"), 43cm (17")
  • Wheel Size: 27.5" (650b)
  • Gender: Male
  • Speed: 11 Speed
  • Material: Alloy
  • Fork Travel: 150mm
  • Rear Travel: 135mm

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