Session AL 27.5 frameset is a burly alloy downhill mountain bike frame that's equally at home between the tape and at the DH park. It's built for 27.5-inch wheels, with 210mm of travel and a FOX Performance VAN shock tuned by Trek Suspension Lab. It's right for you if... You're looking to build a rugged DH or park bike for the biggest trails out there, and want a 27.5-inch optimized frameset with exclusive trail tech, like adjustable Mino Link geometry, that can't be found anywhere else. The tech you get A burly Alpha Platinum Aluminum frame, an adjustable FOX Performance shock with 210mm of travel, integrated frame protection, FSA Orbit headset, and exclusive trail tech like ABP, Full Floater, and Mino Link. Built for 27.5-inch wheels. The final word This burly frameset is perfectly capable of taking on the roughest, fastest descents you can find, and it's equally at home in the park, too. The best DH frame tech, a stable geometry, and a quality shock give you a head start on your dream downhill rig. Why you'll love it 1 - Session has the heart of a monster truck: it rolls over everything, gives you the confidence to take on rougher trails, and saves you when you don't take the right line 2 - Quality FOX Performance suspension and our ABP frame design keep you in control 3 - Race or get rowdy? This bike does both 4 - 27.5 wheels are great for flicking the bike around through the most technical trail
While the rest of the industry was mucking about with 29-inch DH bike prototypes for professional mountain bike racers, Trek brought the party to the people with their first production 29er downhill bike. Session 29 Carbon Frameset pairs fast-rolling 29er performance and Trek's proven downhill frame technology. It's long, stable, and aggressive, with a geometry dialed for your fastest runs ever. It's right for you if... You need speed. You live for it. You dream about it. And when you're on the mountain, you're gonna get after it. You want faster-rolling 29-inch wheels, a carbon frame, and the latest DH tech out there. The tech you get Session 29 is built with an ultralight and ultra-durable OCLV Mountain Carbon, 190mm rear travel with a FOX Factory X2 shock, Carbon Armor, and integrated frame protection like built-in bumpers for a double-crown fork. Plus, it has frame tech that lets you dial your geometry, like Mino Link and the included fixed-angle headset cups. The final word This is the fastest downhill bike Trek makes. This 29er-optimized carbon ride is great for rolling over the rough stuff and getting to the finish line with plenty of time to spare. Why you'll love it 1 - Trek put a whole lot into this bike, including nearly a decade of research and development by engineers and designers who wanted to break the mold of DH capability and speed—and they succeeded 2 - Session 29 is taking downhill to a new place, and it's leading the charge on the World Cup circuit among the very first 29er DH bikes 3 - The fastest runs demand the most dialed setup: the air shock and fork on Session 9.9 are adjustable and easy to fine-tune for different tracks 4 - Mino Link and fixed-angle headset cups let you adjust your geometry for the exact handling you want
World Cup champion Session is proven to be the fastest downhill mountain bike. And with its amazing suspension, it’s the overall best downhiller the scene has ever seen. You need a bike that will not only withstand the brutal demands of downhill, but excel at them. You need a proven winner on the World Cup circuit. You need Session. Key Features - Fast 27.5 wheels get you down the mountain first - OCLV Mountain Carbon with Carbon Armor is downhill tough - Race Shop Limited: Pro-level bikes for the most discerning riders - Mino Link adjustable geometry lets you fine tune your ride
Slash AL frameset is the perfect platform for a fast 29er enduro or trail bike build. With a burly Alpha Aluminum frame, Trek's exclusive RE:aktiv with Thru Shaft shock, and a Knock Block integrated headset, you have all the bones for a mountain bike that can handle everything from the biggest all-mountain descents to the most competitive enduro races. It's right for you if... You want a high-value head start on your enduro build and the kind of trail tech that comes only from a long heritage of all-mountain riding. You like to go fast, go big, and rail corners, and you're looking for a big bike that will stand up to whatever wild trails you can find. The tech you get A burly Alpha Aluminum frame, a shock with Trek's exclusive RE:aktiv with Thru Shaft damper, and an integrated Knock Block headset that stops spinning bars and the fork crown from hitting your frame. Built for 29er wheels and a 150mm or 160mm fork. The final word With Slash AL frameset, you're getting a whole lot of capability for your money and a great start on a bike that can handle the burliest trails out there. Whether you're racing or looking to get sendy, this burly frameset will stand up to whatever you throw at it. Why you'll love it 1 - RE:aktiv works faster than a normal shock, so it tracks the ground better and keeps you in control 2 - It's equally at home between the tape and in the rugged wild—Yes, Slash is a race bike, but it's ridiculously fun on gnarly trail rides, too 3 - We're not the only ones who love it: Slash was awarded Mountain Bike of the Year by Pinkbike
Enduro weapon Slash is designed from the ground up to conquer the gnarliest enduros, in a 29"-optimized package that makes this mountain bike the undisputed king of the trail. Throw down on technical descents and fly back up the mountain. Slash dominates the most demanding trails, with 29" wheels on an aggressive, ultra-capable, lightweight carbon frame. - Revolutionary new RE:aktiv with Thru Shaft damper: the most responsive shock available - 150/160mm travel + 29er speed + low & long geo = enduro weapon - Boost148/110: stronger wheels, more tire clearance, shorter stays - Straight Shot stiffness, Knock Block frame defense
If you're looking for a jump on a 29er enduro mountain bike that's built for ridiculous speed, you won't do better than Slash C frameset. Trail-tough OCLV Mountain Carbon tubes, Trek's exclusive RE:aktiv with Thru Shaft shock, and a Knock Block integrated headset make it the ideal enduro frame for fast rides on gnarly trails. It's right for you if... You're a big-mountain rider with your eyes on the Enduro World Series, so you're looking for every performance advantage you can get in a frameset. You ride sketchy descents at scary speed, and you want a bike that can keep up with your all-mountain aspirations. The tech you get A trail-tough OCLV Mountain Carbon frame, a shock with Trek's exclusive RE:aktiv with Thru Shaft damper, and an integrated Knock Block headset that stops spinning bars and the fork crown from hitting your frame. Built for 29er wheels and a 150mm or 160mm fork. The final word This is the same frameset raced by the pros of Trek Factory Racing Enduro. It's tough, fast, responsive, and fully capable of taking on the wildest enduro courses in the world. Why you'll love it 1 - RE:aktiv with Thru Shaft works faster than a normal shock, so it tracks the ground better and keeps you in control 2 - It's equally at home between the tape and in the rugged wild—Yes, Slash is a race bike, but it's ridiculously fun on gnarly trail rides, too 3 - We're not the only ones who love it: Slash was awarded Mountain Bike of the Year by Pinkbike
Trek's Slash Carbon Frame is built to dominate: the mountain, gravity, your limits, the guy with #1 on his number plate. Throw it down the most technical descents, fly back up. And win. This tough, lightweight OCLV carbon frame is designed around 27.5-inch wheels and an enduro-optimized geometry, so you can roll fast, go big, and keep progressing. A RockShox DebonAir shock and Full Floater linkage gives you a coil feel with the weight of air, while the Mino Link adjustable geometry lets you fine tune your ride. Trek's Active Braking Pivot keeps that suspension active when you're on the brakes for smooth, steady control. And, internal routing keeps all those derailleur and dropper post cables out of sight for a clean look.
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Stache AL Frameset is built with our lightweight and trail-tough Alpha Platinum Aluminum. The trail hardtail frameset is designed for fun-loving 29+ tires, with massive tire clearance, an elevated midstay, and Stranglehold Dropouts that make it easy to fine-tune your geometry or turn it into a singlespeed mountain bike. It's right for you if... Your attitude is that mountain biking should be, above all else, a ridiculous amount of fun. You want a base for your build that matches your fun-loving approach to the trail, with the versatility to run a full drivetrain or a singlespeed setup. The tech you get A trail-tough Alpha Platinum Aluminum frameset with super-short chainstays that give you the ability to pop off jumps and toss the bike around corners. Stache AL Frameset includes Stranglehold Dropouts so you can fine-tune your geometry or run singlespeed. It has internal derailleur and dropper post routing, includes a headset, and is designed for disc brakes and Boost148 29+ wheels. The final word Stache AL Frameset is the first step to more fun on the trail. The short chainstays deliver a lively ride and quick acceleration. Build it up with 29+ mid-fat tires for relentless traction. Why you'll love it 1 - Stache is super versatile and equally at home on multi-day bikepacking trips as it is on rough singletrack 2 - The super-short chainstays make it really easy to show off your wheelie skills 3 - We're not the only ones who love it: DirtRag says, "[Stache] is the most fun bike I rode this year, and fun is where it's at."
Stache Carbon Frameset is the perfect performance upgrade for fun-loving shredders who appreciate the confidence and stability of the 29+ mid-fat platform. Super-short chainstays, Stranglehold Dropouts, and our OCLV Mountain Carbon technology make this frame the fastest way to more fun on the trail. It's right for you if... You're a fun-loving trail rider at heart, but you also like to put the hammer down. You're sold on the advantages of the 29+ platform, and now you're looking for a serious upgrade in speed with a lightweight OCLV Mountain Carbon frame. The tech you get A lightweight OCLV Mountain Carbon frame with Stranglehold dropouts so you can fine-tune your geometry or run singlespeed, super-short chainstays so you can pop off jumps and throw your bike into corners, internal routing for derailleur and dropper post, an included headset, Boost148 spacing. Designed for disc brakes, with the massive clearance to run 29+ mid-fat tires. The final word A fun-loving trail hardtail frameset that pairs the low weight and smooth ride of OCLV Mountain Carbon with the confidence of the 29+ platform. However you build it up, this frameset will hold its own with both the distance-crushing XC crowd and your rowdy trail-riding buddies. Why you'll love it - OCLV Mountain Carbon is race-light and trail-strong - Stache is super versatile and equally at home on multi-day bikepacking trips as it is on rough singletrack - The super-short chainstays make it really easy to show off your wheelie skills - We're not the only ones who love it: DirtRag says, "[Stache] is the most fun bike I rode this year, and fun is where it's at."
Stache is an all-new species of 29+ mountain bike performance. The wide 3" tires grip relentlessly, amplifying all the benefits of 29ers, while remarkably short chainstays deliver a fun, lively ride. Want the capability of a full suspension trail bike in a simple hardtail package, plus the extra benefits of 29+ tires? Then you were born to ride the Stache. Key Features - 29+ wheels let you roll over anything - OCLV Mountain Carbon frame is light, efficient, and tough - Boost148/110: stronger wheels, more tire clearance, shorter stays - Stranglehold dropout gives you options: 29+, 27.5+, or 29er
Supercaliber Frameset is built with light-yet-tough OCLV Mountain Carbon and our exclusive IsoStrut integrated shock for a cross country race bike that's insanely fast and capable. Pair it with a 100mm fork and your favorite parts spec for a field-leading build that'll crush even the toughest courses. It's right for you if... You’re looking to build up a super light and capable cross country race bike. You know you want the efficient yet plush ride our IsoStrut shock provides, but you want to spec the rest with parts you've hand-picked to suit your preference. The tech you get An ultra-lightweight, full OCLV Mountain Carbon frame with 60mm of travel and Trek's exclusive IsoStrut Fox Performance shock designed specifically for Supercaliber. Plus, Control Freak internal routing and a Knock Block headset. The final word Supercaliber Frameset lets you build up a pro-level cross country race bike just the way you like it. The OCLV Mountain Carbon frame is lightweight and strong, and comes with our exclusive IsoStrut shock for efficient capability. Why you'll love it - Supercaliber is a World Cup-worthy bike that’s quick, capable of soaring through techy terrain, and nearly as light as a hardtail - Our exclusive IsoStrut shock provides tuneable, damped suspension for a smooth and efficient ride - Pivotless seat stays save on weight and actively bend to help soak up trail chatter
Ticket DJ is a lightweight, durable dirt jump mountain bike frame with a compact rear end and roomy top tube for major style, the best handling, and the biggest tricks. Horizontal sliding dropouts let you choose between a singlespeed or geared setup for a personalized ride. It's right for you if... You spend at least half your time in the air at the dirt jumps, skate park, or pump track. You want options for a singlespeed or geared setup on a durable, lightweight frame. The tech you get Ticket DJ Frameset gives you the basics and lets you run with them. The lightweight and durable Alpha Platinum Aluminum frame has horizontal sliding dropouts that enables a singlespeed or a geared setup, and its short chainstays allow you to pop off jumps. The final word Get it if you want a super-durable bike for dirt jumps, the skate park, or the pump track. It's at home in the air, and built in collaboration with the best slopestyle riders in the world: the Trek C3 Project. Why you'll love it - Trek C3 Project riders have helped to dial-in the geometry and features of this bike over years of collaboration, and the result is a highly refined ride that has helped to define the sport - Alpha Platinum Aluminum is light without compromising durability
You can get the same frame that you see McCaul, Semenuk, Rheeder, all those C3 guys win on! Trek's Ticket S is the 100mm-travel slopestyle bike that's dominated Crankworx, Red Bull contests and countless video segments and web edits. Up front, this burly aluminum rig is designed around a 100mm tapered fork and out back, Trek's ABP rear suspension pivots around a stiff 142x12mm through-axle. A Fox Float shock is tuned for jumping, handling big hits, popping off lips and slashing berms with velocity. The geometry is dialed: it busts out 360 tailwhips, supermans and backflips with a tight cockpit, super-short chainstays, a slack head tube and low standover. The Ticket S can't guarantee that you'll win the local jump jam, but we can guarantee that you'll good doing it.
Ticket S is a slopestyle mountain bike frame built for big tricks, big jumps, and a whole lot of style. Lightweight Alpha Platinum Aluminum and 100mm of rear travel with a FOX shock make it both durable and agile. It's the frame of choice for Trek C3 Project riders, and for good reason: they've built it over years of refinement and collaboration with our designers. It's right for you if... You want to hit jumps like the Trek C3 Project riders. You've got an appetite for the tricky stuff and want a flickable ride that's forgiving enough for hard landings. The tech you get Durable yet lightweight Alpha Platinum Aluminum with Mino Link adjustable geometry, 100mm of rear travel with a FOX Performance Flat SV shock to soak up big landings, and features inspired by Trek C3 Project riders like water bottle bosses on the down tube for shifter mounts and a bottom bracket bolt to keep the crank from spinning while you're in the air. The final word Get it if you want a slopestyle whip you can throw around on big jumps. It's at home in the air, and built in collaboration with the best slopestyle riders in the world: the Trek C3 Project. Why you'll love it - This bike has won every major slopestyle comp, several times over - Mino Link lets you make small adjustments to your geometry quickly and easily, even mid-ride - A tapered headtube, pressfit bottom bracket, and 142x12mm rear dropouts are ready for your dream build
Top Fuel AL is an aluminum full suspension cross country frameset that makes a perfect starting point for your XC race rig or fast singletrack mountain bike. Lightweight Alpha Aluminum tubes, a FOX shock, and race-ready design make Top Fuel a smart choice for anyone looking for a dependable full suspension ride that's both quick and comfortable when the trail gets rough. It's right for you if... You're seeking a faster, more efficient way to fly across singletrack, or you're looking to upgrade to a high-value full suspension XC bike that will soak up fatiguing bumps on the trail so you can stay stronger longer. The tech you get A lightweight Alpha Platinum Aluminum frame with 100mm of travel and Mino Link adjustable geometry, a FOX shock with a remote lockout, and an included headset give you a solid jump on building up your fast cross country mountain bike. The final word Want to surprise your ride partners by taking it out fast and staying out front? Top Fuel AL frameset delivers a ridiculous amount of speed and efficiency on singletrack, and it's a high-value way to up your game in XC rides and races. Why you'll love it 1 - Alpha Platinum Aluminum is lightweight and trail-tough 2 - More than fast, it's also capable: build it up the right way and this race-ready frameset can double as your light trail bike on more rugged terrain 3 - Internal cable routing opens the door for upgrades like a dropper post
Top Fuel AL is an aluminum full suspension frameset ideal for building up a seriously fun multi-discipline mountain bike. It combines the lightweight efficiency of a cross country bike with the capability of a short-travel trail bike, so you can spec it to shred trail, race grueling endurance events, compete in XC races, or all of the above. It's right for you if... You want to build up one single full suspension bike that's super fun to ride on a wide variety of trails. You're looking for a frame that's designed for both efficiency and capability, and are interested in racing endurance events, riding techy descents with friends, and even racing XC. The tech you get A lightweight Alpha Platinum Aluminum frame with Mino Link adjustable geometry, a 115mm Fox Performance Float shock with 2-position DPS damper, TwistLoc remote suspension lockout, Knock Block headset, and Control Freak internal cable routing. Designed for a 120mm fork, but can handle up to 130mm of fork travel. The final word Top Fuel AL is the high-value foundation for a versatile full suspension build. Whether you're hoping to compete in a multi-day stage race or want one single bike that's fast and capable on both flow trails and technical descents, this is the place to start. Why you'll love it - Alpha Platinum Aluminum is lightweight and trail-tough - Efficient and capable: you can build up this frameset to suit a wide range of trails and races, from XC to endurance - Mino Link lets you make small adjustments to your geometry quickly and easily, even mid-ride - You get a Straight Shot down tube for extra stiffness in the rough and Knock Block frame defense to protect against spinning bars and fork crowns
Top Fuel C is a fun and versatile full suspension frameset made from OCLV Mountain Carbon. It's designed for a super fast and capable down-county build that flies down technical descents and speeds through climbs and flowy sections. It's the perfect foundation for a killer endurance race bike and is fully capable of pounding out mile after grueling mile. It's right for you if... You want to build up a quiver-killing bike that crushes all sorts of terrain. You know you want to start with a high-performance carbon frameset, and plan to spec it out as a trail-ripping, endurance-racing, short-travel machine. The tech you get A lightweight and trail-tough full OCLV Mountain Carbon frame with Mino Link adjustable geometry, a 115mm Fox Performance Float shock with 2-position DPS damper, TwistLoc remote suspension lockout, Knock Block headset, and Control Freak internal cable routing. Designed for a 120mm fork, but can handle up to 130mm of fork travel. The final word Top Fuel C is light, nimble, and capable. This OCLV Mountain Carbon frameset is ideal for building up the all-around-awesome short-travel endurance trail bike of your dreams. It'll even go toe-to-toe with full-blown XC race bikes, depending on how you spec it. Why you'll love it - The full carbon frame gives you a light, responsive ride - If you’re looking to build up a lightning-fast short-travel trail bike for endurance events, this is exactly where you should start - Mino Link lets you make small adjustments to your geometry quickly and easily, even mid-ride - You get a Straight Shot down tube for extra stiffness in the rough and Knock Block frame defense to protect against spinning bars and fork crowns
Top Fuel C is a carbon full suspension cross country frameset built for speed and efficiency on fast singletrack rides and XC courses. A lightweight OCLV Mountain Carbon main frame and stays, and 100mm of FOX Factory rear suspension make this carbon XC frameset worthy of racing at any level. It's right for you if... Speed on singletrack is what you're after. You know a high-quality carbon frame can make a major difference in race-day performance, so you're looking to build up an XC bike that climbs like a rocket, flies on flats, and is still comfortable when the trail turns rough. The tech you get A trail-tough OCLV Mountain Carbon frame with 100mm of travel, a FOX Factory shock with a remote lockout, and an included headset make for a solid start on the build that may just bring you to your next podium finish. The final word Light on climbs, efficient and comfortable on rough trails, and always fast. Top Fuel C frameset lives to tear through singletrack trails on your fastest XC rides ever. Why you'll love it 1 - You get a full carbon frame that's super light and super stiff for ultimate efficiency 2 - More than fast, it's also capable: build it up the right way and this race-ready frameset can double as your light trail bike on more rugged terrain 3 - Internal cable routing opens the door for upgrades like a dropper post
Living legend The bike that ruled the podium at the height of mountain bike racing is back to reclaim the top step. Refined and reinvigorated with new technology, Top Fuel is the fastest bike on the trail. The better-than-ever Top Fuel is the fast, versatile choice for the cross country racer, marathon rider, and the entire Trek Factory Racing World Cup team. Key features - RE:aktiv XC: the smartest, fastest, most efficient shock ever - Boost148/110: stronger wheels, more tire clearance, shorter stays - Mino Link adjustable geometry lets you fine-tune your ride - Exclusive suspension tech with ABP and Full Floater
Features - It gets you into the world of cross country riding and racing at a great price, and it's a mountain bike that can grow with you as your skills advance - The sleek internal cable routing gives you clean looks, protects your cables, and makes it easy to upgrade to a dropper post for even more capability - The frame is fully compatible with higher-end parts, like race wheels and a dropper post, if you ever find the need to upgrade - Mounts on the frame make it easy to add a rear rack if your XC bike doubles as your daily commuter
Full of fast, built to last. Caution: X-Caliber will get you hooked. It packs all of Trek’s XC race hardtail experience into a light, fast bike that pairs the right wheel size with each frame size. Nothing beats the efficiency, simplicity, and straight-up fun of an X-Cal hardtail in 29er or 27.5". Great for XC racing, or simply shredding singletrack. - All-new lightweight Alpha Gold Aluminum frame delivers a phenomenal ride quality - Shorter chainstays and Boost141 hub spacing for increased agility and clearance for wider tires - Updated geometry and E2 tapered head tube for more confident handling - Sleek internal routing protects cables and accommodates dropper post upgrades
Big Dummy is a long-tail cargo bike, which means that not only can you haul a serious amount of cargo, different accessories can be added to your Big Dummy frame and deck depending on what you want to carry. Being a dedicated single-piece frame, instead of an add-on to an existing bike, it’s stiffer and resistant to torsional flex, which provides a better ride and longer lasting frame than long-tail add-ons. Like all Surly's frames, it’s made of size specific, 4130 CroMoly steel – a tube set engineered for cargo that sports lots of little touches that you’ve come to love in a Surly, like clearance for big tires and the use of common component sizes. Figure on being able to carry about 200 pounds (90kg) of cargo. The load weight, and how it’s loaded, will affect the handling somewhat. Also, plan on using gears, especially as cargo weight increases. This may seem obvious, but as you get comfy with it, you will use your full range of gears as never before. The included Dummy Rail Collars provide a secondary retention system for the rack, as well as stiffen the rack system so you can safely carry a passenger.
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The Big Fat Dummy is a long tail cargo bike that took a few too many doses of growth hormones. At first glance, you might say that Surly just put bigger tires on a Big Dummy. But if you said that, you'd actually be very wrong so just… don't. Think of Big Fat Dummy as more of a second or third cousin to Big Dummy rather than a brother. They share some of the same DNA and look sort of similar, but they're two very different bikes and really only interact when they both reach for the potato salad spoon at that family reunion that no one really wants to be at anyway. Now that that's out of the way, let's get down to the nitty gritty of what makes this hulking beast of a bike tick. Surly's goal with designing a cargo bike around fat tires was to create the most stable, stiff, and traction-laden ride possible while hauling a ton of stuff. Big Fat Dummy has a longer toptube and slacker headtube than its more svelt cousin giving it a nice, predictable, and stable ride. They also used thinner, lighter tubing to construct its cargo area so while it's an overall burlier bike, there's not much difference in weight. Big Fat Dummy accepts either 10mm or 12mm axles in the rear with a spacing of 190/197mm. That big ‘ol spacing equates to one thing: tire clearance for days. Big Fat Dummy maxes out at a massive 26 x 5.25" tire.* While that large of a tire provides the most traction and stability a bike can possibly offer, it's also a lot of rubber to push and might not be for everybody. Luckily, Big Fat Dummy is also a blast to ride with 3" tires too. It uses the same 100mm suspension-corrected fork as the Wednesday, meaning if you want to add a little squishy-squishy to your ride, you can throw a Bluto on and let ‘er rip. If you intend to carry a passenger on your Big Fat Dummy, Surly requires use of their Dummy Rail Collars. These provide a secondary retention system for the rack, as well as stiffen the rack system. In addition, a stoker handlebar set up, found on tandem bicycles, is recommended as well. Make sure to check with seat post manufacturer for stoker handlebar compatibility. All Big Fat Dummy framesets and bikes ship with a Dummy deck, rails, bags, and the aforementioned Dummy Rail Collars so you can immediately start hauling cargo — human or otherwise. Big Fat Dummy is ready and willing to carry all sorts of crap — literally. It's already in use on an organic farm in Ecuador so it's likely that it's hauled some form of manure by now. *Using a 26 x 5.25" tire will cause some drivetrain limitations. For all the nuts and bolts of compatibility read Surly's blog on the subject.
The ECR is Surly's answer to those times when you just need to escape to the woods for a while to get away from the humdrum of life. Those familiar with this steel mule know it’s designed around plus tires, previously of the 29” variety. A fully loaded 29+ bike is an excellent way to explore and get away for a while… if you’re of a certain stature that is. For smaller riders, it poses several challenges though. And no one wants new problems when they’re in the woods trying to escape old ones. To solve this, Surly redesigned the smaller sizes of the ECR to work with 27.5+ while the larger sizes are still equipped with 29+. All you medium specimens out there get your pick of the litter as they're offering that size in both options. Other updates to the ECR include and are limited to: Gnot-Boost rear spacing and a killer new beige paint job. It retains the abundant accessory mounts that we all know and love like Surly Trip Guide for brakes and derailleurs, fender, rack, and Bill/Ted eyelets, and a Rohloff torque arm slot. The 27.5+ sizes also feature two sets of Three-Pack bosses. You’ve got lots of options to bring all your “necessities” with you and still have room for excess baggage if you’ve got it.
The ECR is Surly's answer to those times when you just need to escape to the woods for a while to get away from the humdrum of life. Those familiar with this steel mule know it’s designed around plus tires, previously of the 29” variety. A fully loaded 29+ bike is an excellent way to explore and get away for a while… if you’re of a certain stature that is. For smaller riders, it poses several challenges though. And no one wants new problems when they’re in the woods trying to escape old ones. To solve this, Surly redesigned the smaller sizes of the ECR to work with 27.5+ while the larger sizes are still equipped with 29+. All you medium specimens out there get your pick of the litter as they're offering that size in both options. Other updates to the ECR include and are limited to: Gnot-Boost rear spacing and a killer new beige paint job. It retains the abundant accessory mounts that we all know and love like Surly Trip Guide for brakes and derailleurs, fender, rack, and Bill/Ted eyelets, and a Rohloff torque arm slot. The 29+ sizes have two water bottle mounts and one set of Three-Pack bosses. You’ve got lots of options to bring all your “necessities” with you and still have room for excess baggage if you’ve got it.
Surly's Ice Cream Truck turns up the volume on fat. With unmatched traction and float courtesy of super wide tires (up to 4.8-inches wide!), and the flickable geometry of your favorite trail bike, this fatty feels frisky, limber, and ready for action. The symmetrically spaced 190mm rear end uses Surly's Modular Dropout system for an array of rear axles choices. 197mm thru-axle? 190mm geared? Singlespeed? All equally plausible possibilities with the Ice Cream Truck. A 44mm headtube provides fork options, and the frameset ships with a suspension-corrected, 150mm fork with a 15mm thru-axle. Surly's proprietary 4130 chromoly steel and corrosion-fighting ED coating add a hefty dose of tough to this bike. Now, where do you want to ride your Ice Cream Truck?
Ice Cream Truck is the bike we reach for when we don’t really know what the trail has in store. From log and root-covered ribbons of twisty singletrack to miles of powdery snow or sandy beaches, Ice Cream Truck can handle it all. Hell, you could probably even hop over a grizzly if the situation arises. Probably. While we could certainly throw out terms like "confidence-inspiring" and "traction-laden" to describe Ice Cream Truck, those phrases are mostly garbage, so we’re not going to do that. We’re not here to inspire you, and we didn’t laden it with anything. What we did do was design a monolith of a trail bike that doesn’t care what’s in front of it. - Long toptube, short seatstays, and a 68-degree headtube angle makes it tight and maneuverable on fast, technical terrain - Modern trail bike standards like stealth dropper post routing, 44mm headtube, and thru-axles - Clearance for a full 26 x 5 tire on 100mm rims
From rocky and rutted out sand traps, log- and root-covered ribbons of twisty singletrack, and miles of powdery snow, the Ice Cream Truck can handle it all. It's been redesigned for 2019 with frame tweaks that push the ICT more toward a full-on trail bike: shorter chainstays and a longer front-center make it more agile on fast, technical terrain. Highlights include stealth dropper post routing, a threaded bottom bracket shell, and Surly's versatile Universal rear dropout which allows the use of 197 x 12mm thru-axles or 190 x 10mm QR. Whether you dig the all-purpose nature of the rigid setup or want to add a suspension fork for rowdier outings, this monster truck's ready to jam.
The Ice Cream Truck goes where most other bikes can’t. Snow, rocks, mud, sand — you name it, and chances are, someone has ridden it on an Ice Cream Truck. Don’t let that terrain-crawling ability fool you into thinking the Ice Cream Truck is slow and sluggish, though. A long top tube (best paired with a short stem) and short stays make it trail-approved and ready to rip. And with 4.8” tires on 100mm rims, “trail” is relative. Show a snowman who’s boss, ride through a sand castle — all while riding the perfect get-away vehicle. Or you can stick to riding terrain that won’t ruin a child’s day. It all starts with Surly's proprietary ED-coated 4130 CroMoly steel. ED coating provides a solid foundation for paint externally while adding a layer of corrosion protection internally. The Ice Cream Truck’s frame is symmetrically-spaced at 190mm and features Surly's MDS dropout system, so you have the option of running a 197mm thru-axle, 190mm geared or a single speed rear end. Each frameset comes with all three MDS chips so you can choose your own adventure. A 132mm wide PressFit 41 bottom bracket allowed Surly to play with the stays a bit more and move them a little further out, creating a much stiffer rear end. If you feel like swapping out the included suspension-corrected, straight blade fork, you’ll have plenty of options thanks to the Ice Cream Truck’s 44mm headtube. In a world full of uncertainties, there’s one thing you can count on: Ice Cream Truck will really take you places. At least when it comes to riding a bike — it can’t do much to help you fix the rest of your life.
Years ago the Karate Monkey helped start the 29” wheel movement and, as time’s gone by, many companies – Surly included – have experimented with even more wheel sizes. With so many different types and sizes of tires now on the market, riders have begun to understand the effect that tire width has on overall wheel diameter, and with ample tire clearance, you can see the benefits of multiple wheel sizes all on one bike. 27+ tires have the same rolling diameter as a 29” wheel, yet you get all the traction and flotation benefits of extra-wide knobbies. And that’s just the tires. The Karate Monkey frame has recently gotten a make over that includes the addition of features like internal dropper post routing, a new tubeset that uses the same trumpet tubes found on our Instigator 2.0, and a slight tweak in geometry that is more progressive and trail-oriented. The Karate Monkey uses a horizontal dropout with a derailleur hanger that features Gnot-Boost spacing, which gives the rider the ability to run any kind of mountain bike hub they choose. 10 x 135mm QR, 12 x 142, or 12 x 148 Boost will all work in the Karate Monkey frame. The frame uses a 44mm headtube for broad fork compatibility and is ED coated for an added layer of internal protection. If, at any point, you decide you want to throw on some skinny meats, standard 29” wheels and tires can be swapped in with no issue. If you want to round-house kick some trail right in the face, the Karate Monkey is your sled.