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    • Vitus Escarpe 27 CR Mountain Bike 2021

  • Vitus Escarpe 27 CR Mountain Bike

    The Escarpe 27 CR is a full suspension bike that's a capable companion anywhere on the mountainside. It's deal for all-mountain epics, long days in the saddle, fast enduro descents and rapid trail riding. Also, Vitus has engineered its frame with a carbon front triangle and alloy rear, giving a superb balance of strength and reliability at a low weight. Plus, it features suspension components from Marzocchi and RockShox while having a Shimano Deore 1x12-Speed drivetrain, hydraulic disc brakes and a 27.5" wheel/tyre combo from WTB and Maxxis.

    Improved Geometry and Suspension Performance

    The all new Escarpe features a redesigned carbon front triangle paired with an aluminium rear end. With revamped geometry and improved suspension kinematics to ensure the Escarpe climbs efficiently on the way up and descends with playful confidence on the way back down, the Escarpe CR will take your riding to the next level.

    Climbs Like a Trail Bike, Descents Like an Enduro Bike

    Vitus has straightened the leverage curve and increased the progressivity to improve the small bump sensitivity and mid stroke support to keep you in control when the trails get rough. Along with improved geometry the new Escarpe also has improved seat post insertion which allows for a longer dropper post to be fitted as standard ensuring you get the most comfortable riding position on the way up and back down. Basically, the all new Escarpe is better in every way. If you want a confidence inspiring all mountain bike that can climb as well as a trail bike and descend like an enduro bike, then the Vitus Escarpe is for you.

    Marzocchi Bomber Forks and RockShox Deluxe Rear Shock

    Out of the box the Escarpe 27 CR is ready to hit your trail of choice. The 27 CR comes with 140mm of frame travel, matched with buttery smooth 150mm Marzocchi Bomber Z2 forks and a Rockshox Deluxe Select R rear shock to keep you planted when the terrain is bumpy, rocky or unpredictable. Shimano's 1x12 wide range Deore drivetrain provides reliable shifting for all day epics while the Shimano MT420/410 brakes provide ample stopping power in all-weather conditions.

    WTB Tubeless Ready Rims and Maxxis Tyres

    Rolling on WTB ST wheels and a Maxxis Assegai / Dissector tubeless ready tyre combo to provide the right balance of grip and speed, finished with Nukeproof components and a Brand-X Ascend dropper post, you’ll have the confidence take your trail riding to the next level with the Vitus Escarpe 27 CR Mountain Bike.

    Please Note: Due to volatility in the bicycle supply chain we may slightly alter the specification of the component parts supplied with this bicycle. Where this happens we have listed the alternate product in the specification table and have ensured that this is of either equivalent or superior specification to the stock component.


    • Frame: Escarpe T700 carbon front triangle, alloy 6061 rear Internal cable routing, post mount disc brake mounts, BSA threaded BB, Boost hub spacing – 148mm x 12mm thru axle 
    • Fork: Marzocchi Bomber Z2 27.5” Rail damper, Float air spring, 34mm stanchions, 150mm travel, 110mm x 15mm QR axle 44mm rake 
    • Rear Shock: RockShox Deluxe Select R 205mm x 60mm, trunnion 
    • Headset: Acros AZX-212-CO R5 Sealed bearings, OD44, 44/28.6 – 56/40
    • Handlebar: Nukeproof Horizon riser Alloy 7050, 25mm rise,  9° back sweep, 760mm wide S/M, 780mm wide L/XL 
    • Stem: Nukeproof Neutron Alloy 6061, 45mm reach, 0° rise
    • Grips: Vitus lock on
    • Wheelset:
    • Front Rim: WTB ST Light i30 TCS 2.0, 27.5”, 32h TCS tubeless tape fitted
    • Rear Rim: WTB ST Light i30 TCS 2.0, 27.5”, 32h TCS tubeless tape fitted
    • Front Hub: Vitus KT DHF112 Double sealed bearings, 32h, 6 bolt,  Boost - 110mm x 15mm thru axle 
    • Rear Hub: Vitus KT H5ER-SH Double sealed bearings, 32h, 6 bolt, Boost - 148mm x 12mm thru axle 
    • Front Tyre: Maxxis Assegai 3C MaxxTerra compound, EXO/TR, 27.5” x 2.50” 
    • Rear Tyre: Maxxis Dissector 3C MaxxTerra compound, EXO/TR, 27.5” x 2.40”
    • Chain: Shimano Deore M6100 12 speed
    • Crankset: Shimano Deore M6100 32t, 170mm
    • Bottom Bracket: Shimano SM-BB52, BSA 73mm BSA Threaded
    • Front Brake: Shimano MT420
    • Rear Brake: Shimano MT410
    • Rotors: Shimano SM-RT66 or Brakco DR-02 203mm front / 180mm rear, 6 bolt
    • Rear Derailleur: Shimano Deore M6100 Shadow plus, long cage, 12 speed
    • Rear Shifter: Shimano Deore M6100 Rapidfire plus, 12 speed
    • Cassette: Shimano Deore M6100 10t-51t, 12 speed 
    • Saddle: Nukeproof Neutron
    • Seatpost: Brand-X Ascend dropper Remote lever, 31.6mm,  S 125mm drop/M 150mm drop/L,XL 170mm drop 
    • Seat Screw: Vitus bolt, 36.4mm 
    • Gear Hanger: SRAM UDH
    • Weight: 14.85kg (Medium frame, tubeless setup)

    To see an exploded diagram that shows all compatible spare parts for this frame, please Click Here

    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 and plastic pedals 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 balance 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 balance 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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