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    • Vitus Sommet 297 CRS Mountain Bike 2022

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  • Vitus Sommet 297 CRS Mountain Bike

    The ideal full-suspension trail bike for enduro racing and all-mountain adventures, the Sommet 297 CRS carbon/alloy frame and rolls upon a 29" front and 27.5" rear wheel. This off-road race bike is optimised to provide exceptional control and agility while ensuring outstanding pedalling efficiency and climbing ability.

    Shimano SLX 12-Speed Groupset and RockShox Select Suspension

    Vitus has equipped it with 170mm-travel RockShox Zeb and Super Deluxe Select suspension - this combo soaks-up bumps and hits from the terrain and holds-on tight with unprecedented traction. A wide-ranging Shimano SLX 12-Speed groupset gives you gears for climbing steep technical climbs and powerful 4-piston hydraulic disc brakes control your momentum on the descent. It also rolls upon Tubeless Ready Nukeproof Neutron AM wheels wrapped in high-grip Maxxis Assegai and Minion DHR II tyres.

    The Vitus Sommet 297 CRS Mountain Bike delivers the rush. The rush of air, the rush of trees passing you in a blur, the rush of tyres through dirt, the rush of light, the rush of sounds - the brief snapshots that flood your senses and place you deep in the zone.

    And then there’s the rush that boils up inside you and the feeling of total control as you float from take-off to landing and rip down descents, from bike park to big mountain. The rush as you roll out at the bottom of the trail and chase one last uplift. The rush that pushes you to explore your limits without overstepping the mark. This is for the full-face thrill seekers and the diehards. This is why you do it.

    Long-Travel Enduro Race Bike with Mixed-Wheel Platform

    The Sommet 297 CRS has been developed to run a mullet wheel setup. A 27.5” rear wheel gives you more clearance for steep ground and is more responsive through tight corners, while a 29” wheel at the front eats up rocky terrain and keeps momentum high. You’re getting the versatility of both wheel sizes in one bike. Plus, it’s easier to practise manuals and wheelies. With volume added to the carbon front triangle, stability is rock solid without compromising agility. It’s not a bike for taking just any line, it’s a bike for taking the best line. A bike that tracks so accurately it rewards you with time. Time to line up the next obstacle and pick your route as the trail unfolds in front of you.

    The Sommet is a bike that you sit within, not perch on top. Eagerly build your confidence on the refined berms and manicured features of a trail centre, but pedal into the wild and that’s where this bike really comes alive. Whether threading the needle through Enduro tape or dropping in on your favourite descent, speed comes easily to the Sommet. It thrives in the chaos of steep and challenging trails. Bringing calm, and fun, where all around there is frenzy.

    Key Features:

    • Carbon Sommet Enduro Platform: Modern geometry with adjustable flip chip, improved suspension kinematics and a smile inducing ride
    • Frame Material: T700 carbon fibre front triangle, 6061-T6 aluminium rear
    • Wheel Size: Mullet - 29" Front / 27.5" Rear
    • Suspension Travel (MTB Only): 170mm Front, 170mm Rear
    • Intended Use: Enduro
    • Big hitting enduro bike with modern geometry
    • RockShox Zeb Select and Super Deluxe Select+ RT suspension
    • Shimano SLX 1x12 speed drivetrain
    • Powerful Shimano SLX 4 piston hydraulic disc brakes
    • Nukeproof Neutron V2 tubeless ready wheelset with tape applied
    • Confidence-inspiring Maxxis Assegai and Minion DHR II tyres

    Features:

    • Frame: Sommet T700 carbon front triangle, 6061-T6 alloy rear, Internal cable routing, post disc brake mounts, BSA threaded BB, Boost hub spacing – 148mm x 12mm thru axle. Axle Specifications: 180mm Length, 13mm Thread Length, M12xP1.0 Thread Pitch
    • Rear Shock: RockShox Super Deluxe Select+ RT, DebonAir, 205mm x 65mm, trunnion
    • Fork: RockShox Zeb Select 29", 170mm travel, Charger RC damper, DebonAir, 38mm stanchions, 110mm x 15mm Maxle Stealth axle, 44mm offset
    • Headset: Acros AZX-212-CO R5, ZS44/28.6 upper and ZS56/40 lower to suit 1-1/8" upper tapered to 1.5" lower headtube
    • Handlebar: Nukeproof Horizon V2 Riser, 7075 Alloy, 25mm Rise, 9° Back Sweep, 31.8mm Clamp Diameter, S and M: 780mm Wide, L and XL: 800mm Wide
    • Stem: Nukeproof Neutron AM, 6061 Alloy, 45mm length, 31.8mm Handlebar Clamp Diameter, 0° Rise
    • Grips: Vitus Lock On
    • Wheelset: Nukeproof Neutron V2 Wheelset, 29" Front, 27.5" Rear, 32H, 6 Bolt, Boost 110mm x 15mm Front and 148mm x 12mm Rear Hub Spacing, Tubeless Ready
    • F/rim: Nukeproof Neutron V2, 29", 32H, Presta Valve, Tubeless Ready Rim Tape Installed
    • R/rim: Nukeproof Neutron V2, 27.5", 32H, Presta Valve, Tubeless Ready Rim Tape Installed
    • F/hub: Nukeproof Neutron V2, 32H, 6 Bolt Disc Fitment, 110mm x 15mm
    • R/hub: Nukeproof Neutron V2, 32H, 6 Bolt Disc Fitment, 148mm x 12mm
    • F/tyre: Maxxis Assegai, 29" x 2.50" WT, 3C MaxxGrip compound, EXO+ casing
    • R/tyre: Maxxis Minion DHR II, 27.5" x 2.4", 3C MaxxTerra compound, DD casing
    • Chain: Shimano SLX M7100, 12 Speed, 116 Links
    • Crankset: Shimano SLX M7100, 12 Speed, 32T Narrow Wide Chainring, 170mm Crank Length
    • Bottom Bracket: Shimano BB52, BSA Threaded BB, 73mm Shell
    • F/brake Set: Shimano SLX, Lever: BL-M7100, Caliper: BR-M7120, Post Mount, Four Piston Caliper
    • R/brake Set: Shimano SLX, Lever: BL-M7100, Caliper: BR-M7120, Post Mount, Four Piston Caliper
    • Rotors: Shimano RT66, 203mm Front and Rear, 6 Bolt Hub Fitment
    • R/derailleur: Shimano SLX M7100, 12 Speed, Shadow Plus, Long Cage
    • R/shifter: Shimano SLX M7100, 12 Speed, Rapidfire Plus
    • Freewheel: Shimano SLX M7100, 12 Speed, 10-51T Range
    • Saddle: Nukeproof Horizon Enduro Saddle, Black, Steel Rails
    • Seat Post: Brand-X Ascend Dropper, Remote lever, 31.6mm Diameter, S: 125mm drop, M: 150mm drop, L and XL: 170mm drop
    • Seat Screw: Vitus, 34.9mm Diameter
    • Weight: Medium: 15.3kg (tubeless setup)

    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.

    Please note that due to ongoing issues in the global bike supply chain, manufacturers may substitute certain component items due to availability. In this situation, they will be replaced with the same quality or better performing parts.

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    Specs

    • Colour: Oryx Grey - Black
    • Frame Size: S, L, M, XL
    • Wheel Size: 29"/27.5"+
    • Gender: Unisex
    • Speed: 12 Speed
    • Material: Carbon
    • Fork Travel: 170mm
    • Rear Travel: 170mm

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