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    • Vitus Escarpe 27 CRS Mountain Bike 2021

  • Vitus Escarpe 27 CRS Mountain Bike

    The Vitus Escarpe 27 CRS provides agile, stable and confidence-inspiring performance on any trail, over all terrains, anywhere on the mountainside. This full suspension bike features a carbon front triangle, alloy rear and is equipped with superb components to take you riding to the next level. With RockShox Pike forks, a Deluxe Select+ rear shock, a Shimano SLX 1x12 drivetrain and hydraulic disc brakes, you're all set for any challenge the mountain throws your way. Plus, it rolls upon DT Swiss M1900 wheels wrapped in Maxxis Tubeless Ready tyres and is fitted with a Brand-X dropper seatpost, giving you pace, grip, reliability and comfort for all-day epics.

    The All New Escarpe - Vitus has taken everything they loved about their Escarpe platform and made it better. Quick up the hills and even quicker going back down, it's a true confidence-inspiring all mountain trail bike.

    Optimised Geometry and Improved Suspension

    The Escarpe 27 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, it will take your riding to the next level.

    Confidence-inspiring All-Mountain 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 Vitus 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 Escarpe is for you.

    RockShox Pike Forks and Deluxe Select+ Rear Shock

    Out of the box, the Escarpe 27 CRS is ready to hit your trail of choice. It comes with 140mm of frame travel, matched with buttery smooth 150mm Rockshox Pike forks and a Rockshox Deluxe Select+ rear shock to keep you planted when the trails get rough. Shimano's 1x12 wide range SLX drivetrain provides reliable shifting for all day epics while the Shimano SLX brakes provide ample stopping power.

    DT Swiss M1900 Wheels and Maxxis Tubeless Ready Tyres

    Rolling on the high performance DT Swiss M1900 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 to take your trail riding to the next level with the Vitus Escarpe 27 CRS 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: RockShox Pike Select 27.5” Charger RC damper, DebonAir, 35mm stanchions, 150mm travel, 110mm x 15mm MaxleStealth axle 37mm offset 
    • Rear Shock: RockShox Deluxe Select+ DebonAir, 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 Wheel: DT Swiss M 1900 SPLINE 6 Bolt Black Front, 15x110mm, 27.5"
    • Rear Wheel: DT Swiss M 1900 SPLINE 6 Bolt Black, 12x148mm, 27.5" Shimano Microspline Driver Body
    • 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 SLX M7100 12 speed
    • Crankset: Shimano SLX M7100 32t, 170mm
    • Bottom Bracket: Shimano SM-BB52, BSA 73mm BSA Threaded
    • Front Brake: Shimano SLX MT7120
    • Rear Brake: Shimano SLX MT7100
    • Rotors: Shimano SM-RT66 or Brakco DR-02 203mm front / 180mm rear, 6 bolt
    • Rear Derailleur: Shimano SLX M7100 Shadow plus, long cage, 12 speed 
    • Rear Shifter: Shimano SLX M7100 Rapidfire plus, 12 speed
    • Cassette: Shimano SLX M7100 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: 14.52kg (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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