MTB / Mountain Bikes
The fascination of mountain bikes
When the first mountain bikers pushed their heavy rocks up the mountain in Marin County in California, they couldn’t know what a revolution they would trigger. Today, mountain biking is a mass phenomenon, the fascination of stud tyres still carries on, millions of bikers who are addicted to dirt fall victim to it time and time again. There’s no other bike category that feels at home in so many different conditions, whether on the rocky Alps trail, the gravel path, on bumpy root-covered paths or even on the road – with a MTB you can do almost everything. In the great wide world of mountain bikes everyone finds their own level: Endurance athletes push the pedals of a Cross Country or Marathon, adventurers hop on an All Mountain bike and brave movement artists race downhill on a Freerider or Downhiller.
Whatever the field of use, the motivation to get on the bike is the same: It is the appeal of being outside with nature, absorbing the countryside and the trail off tarred roads, having the freedom to ride where your wheels get you. And anyone who has ever felt this feeling just can’t get enough of it.
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The Uncle Jimbo 2 is the classic enduro bike. 160 mm of travel at the front and 165 mm at the rear provide great riding pleasure, as well as the light frame weight of 2,9 kilograms and the drive-neutral rear stay do. The suspension fork used is a real legend, the newly developed Rock Shox Pike. A perfect fork for the trail: lightweight, very torsion-resistant and extremely powerful. For a better uphill performance, the fork features the Dual Position Air which makes it lowerable by 30 mm using a lever. The exclusive Spank Parts set colourful highlights. Handlebar, stem, link and saddle clamp are well-matched. They are accompanied by the “Spank Spike” wheelset which is weight-optimised and yet extremely robust thanks to double butted spokes.
It is the all-round genius on the trail and always up for fun due to 120 mm travel at the front and 130 mm at the rear. It is a real eye-catcher at that, pimped with exclusive orange anodised parts of the Spank company. The Oozy wheelset sets not only coloured accents, but also new standards in terms of stiffness. The spokes are double butted to save weight and to ensure great stability. The other features are also convincing, such as the extremely reliable and easy to maintain “Rock Shox Reba RLT Solo Air” suspension fork. It has the chassis of the “Rock Shox SID” race fork which makes it 100 grams lighter. However, it is robust enough to even cope with rough track which is why it is at home in every terrain.
When it goes up and down, when you follow your nose, go wherever the road leads you, the Granite Chief is in its element. A weight of 12,9 kilograms provides best touring and uphill qualities without forgetting the downhill fun. For this, you have the new excellent “Rock Shox Pike RC” suspension fork with a travel of 150 mm at the front. It is a perfect compromise between low weight and convincing performance and, thanks to 35 mm upper fork tubes, it also is extremely torsion-resistant. Two “Formula RX” brakes stop the Chief, at the front there’s the large 203 mm rotor, at the rear it’s a 180 mm one. The disc brake combines a radial main brake cylinder with a brake caliper made from one piece and thus provides brute force and good braking power modulation.
Lively and agile the Jabba Wood races along the trail on its 26-inch wheels. Anodised parts offer a high-grade design, while carefully selected parts ensure high quality and riding pleasure. At the front, there is a top class Rock Shox Sektor with the name affix “Gold RL Solo Air”. 130 mm of travel and a 15 mm thru axle guarantee high stiffness and shock-absorption. It is filled with best technologies down to the last detail. A Motion Control damping provides smooth performance. Thanks to the “Dual Position Coil” system, the fork is lowerable which can be of help when riding uphill. The Jabba Wood 2 rolls on high-quality “Schwalbe Racing Ralph” tyres in the EVO design. Here, everything is geared to speed, the EVO casing provides more flexibility and best roll-over behaviour.
The Unchained 1 lets you enter the downhill world of ROSE. A robust and shock-absorbing frame concept meets high-quality components, such as the “Shimano Zee” rear derailleur. With its “Shadow plus” design, it effectively reduces chain bouncing and makes a jumping off of the chain almost impossible. The bike features a “Rock Shox Boxxer RC” suspension fork with a travel of 200 mm and a 20 mm thru axle. Motion Control IS offers a high-speed compression control through an Integrated SpeedStack specifically designed for smoothing out bumps seen by long travel forks. Moreover, it comes with an easy to reach low-speed compression knob to be able to perfectly adjust it to the rider’s needs.
With the Granite Chief 1, the trail fun begins: 150 mm of travel can take a lot and the bike’s touring qualities are excellent. A well-developed frame concept meets great features: solid, robust and best functionality. The “Rock Shox Monarch RT3” rear shock has been especially tailored to our requirements and to the Chief. It stands out for its high versatility and its sensitive response. The wheels of the Swiss manufacturer DT Swiss should also be mentioned. The M 1900 Spline is a high-quality system wheelset par excellence: perfectly made, light and with aerodynamic spokes they upgrade the Granite Chief 1.
The Unchained 2 acts on behalf of Rock ´n Roll. Very best downhill qualities thanks to a sophisticated suspension and parts of highest quality make up this bike. A potent “Fox DHX RC4” rear shock provides best steel spring performance and smooth response with exclusive Fox-Kashima coating. The Boost-Valve technology gives the feeling of endless travel. Rebound, high- and low-speed compression, preload and “Bottom Out” progression as well as “Bottom Out” force are all adjustable. Shimano’s Saint cranks are strong and stable. The external bottom bracket provides a more efficient power transmission, a better weight distribution as well as enormous stability that can even cope with monster jumps.
The Verdita Green takes you on the way into the adventure. A weight of 12,9 kilograms provides best touring characteristics and uphill qualities without forgetting the downhill fun. For this, there’s the new excellent Rock Shox Pike RC suspension fork with a travel of 150 mm. It is a perfect compromise between low weight and convincing performance and, thanks to 35 mm upper fork tubes, it’s also extremely torsion-resistant. Two “Formula RX” brakes stop the Verdita Green, at the front and rear there are 180 mm brake discs. The disc brake combines a radial main brake cylinder with a brake calliper made from one piece and thus provides high stability and good braking power modulation.
With the Soul Fire 1 the adventure of freeriding can begin. It is reliable, robust and comes with the excellent frame concept of the Soul Fire series. Moreover, it has reasonable and functional parts you can rely on, such as the “Formula C1” disc brake. 203 mm rotors at the front and rear have a higher hydraulic power transmission for more braking power and more distance between brake pads and disc to reduce dragging. The rear can also stand wicked action due to the World Cup proven “Rock Shox Kage RC” rear shock. It stands out for its reliable and sensitive steel spring performance, is extremely strong and features easily adjustable rebound and compression adjustments.
With lots of travel reserves, the Jabba Wood hurls itself into the cross country adventure. A classic touring geometry ensures lively riding qualities, a though-out fully for everyone. A “Rock Shox Sektor Silver TK Solo Air” provides control at the front. This suspension fork offers a 15 mm thru axle and 130 mm of travel. A “Motion Control” damping inside provides best performance and thanks to the new “Dual Position Coil” system, the Sektor can even be lowered. Besides, steel upper fork tubes offer excellent stiffness. The wild ride is stopped by “Formula C1” brakes, they offer a higher hydraulic power transmission for more braking power and reduced dragging. Ergonomic levers, high durability and ease of service top off the positive image of this bike.