Orange Alpine Evo LE Mountain Bike 2022 - Green

Orange Alpine Evo LE Mountain Bike 2022 - Green 5054977117631 - Start Fitness
Orange Alpine Evo LE Mountain Bike 2022 - Green 5054977117631 - Start Fitness
Orange Alpine Evo LE Mountain Bike 2022 - Green 5054977117631 - Start Fitness
Orange Alpine Evo LE Mountain Bike 2022 - Green 5054977117631 - Start Fitness
Orange Alpine Evo LE Mountain Bike 2022 - Green 5054977117631 - Start Fitness

Orange Alpine Evo LE Mountain Bike 2022 - Green

£5,900.00
Frame Size: M
M
L
  • UK Delivery: 7-10 working days*

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  • DESCRIPTION

    THE ALPINE THAT CAN DO IT ALL
    The Alpine Evo is hard to classify, it isn’t an out and out Enduro bike, it’s more versatile than that, but given a chance it will dominate any trail bike in challenging and aggressive terrain. This new addition to the range is an 'Alpine' model in every sense of the word, but we have updated the geometry to perform in more varied situations and focused on the bike’s ride quality rather than the suspension's travel numbers.

    The 160mm front and 155mm of rear suspension strikes a balance between too much and too little. Structural and layout changes to the frame allow this model to have the most progressive suspension of any Alpine model to date, making the bike more playful and agile while providing more support through the entire range of travel.

    The signature Orange Evo geometry with its longer swingarm, steeper seat tube angle and roomier front centre all lead to a longer wheel base and stability at speed. The Alpine Evo has an eagerness to jump and pop but doesn’t shy away from steep technically terrain.

    Construction
    With over two decades of fabricating and refining our own custom formed aluminium monocoque frames under our belts, Orange has developed the ideal balance of pedalling efficiency and shock performance whilst maintaining the compliance to ensure optimal grip whilst cornering. This new design has allowed us to achieve these traits by using thinner, lighter cross sectioned tubes all manufactured in house. The swingarm now better resists twisting under pedal loads whilst maintaining the lateral flex that gives grip when the bike is leant over.

    FEA (finite element analysis) has been used extensively throughout this frame's development. Significant structural design features in the swingarm meant we needed to be sure of the chassis’ integral strength. The new design form has allowed us to fine-tune the lateral and longitudinal stiffness beyond the levels that we have achieved before.

    The result of lowering the non-drive-side chainstay, with better integration of the bearing housings, along with revised tube thicknesses, has resulted in a 20% increase in longitudinal stiffness and a 15% increase in overall strength compared tor previous construction methods. This improved stiffness ratio aids pedal efficiency through a reduction in twisting and enhances shock performance, all without increasing weight.

    The frame’s asymmetric bearing housing means we can use a neutral pivot location with less drivetrain/suspension interaction, allowing the bike to pedal smoothly through the choppiest of terrain.

    Summary
    For all its ‘Alpine’ capability, this Evo model never feels like you are over-biked, It’s ready for anything whether that’s a quick local spin or a tough week in the Alps. The combination of great geometry with refined kinematics and structural design enhancements means you’ll keep going back for more time and time again.

    Why the Apline Evo?

    F: 160MM | R: 155MM | W: 27.5

    • Brand New for 2022 Monocoque 6061-T6 aluminium frame
    • Designed and built in Britain
    • 5 year frame warranty with Limited Lifetime Crash Replacement
    • Low position assymetric pivot – neutral suspension feel
    • Assymetric off-set pivot for chainring clearance
    • New Aggressive Evo geometry optimised for 160mm front/155mm rear travel
    • New Progressive suspension kinematics.
    • Geometry for reduced offset fork
    • New Improved dropout with UDH gear hanger
    • Boost 148 rear hub spacing
    • New Top tube accessory mounts
    • Bottle cage mounts
    • Internal cable/hose routing

    Features:

    • Monocoque 6061-T6 aluminium frame
    • RockShox Lyrik Ultimate 160mm
    • RockShox Super Deluxe Ultimate
    • Shimano XT 12spd
    • Shimano XT Trail 203/180mm
    SPECIFICATION

    Product Code B22ALPEVOLE-M
    Brand Orange
    Gender Unisex
    Model Year 2022
    Frame Monocoque 6061-T6 aluminium frame
    Fork RockShox Lyrik Ultimate 160mm
    Rear Shock RockShox Super Deluxe Ultimate 230x65
    Shifters Shimano XT 12spd
    Derailleur (Rear) Shimano XT 12spd
    Brakes Shimano XT Trail 203/180
    Crankset Hope Black 32t
    Cassette Shimano XT 10-51T 12spd
    Chain KMC 12spd
    Hub Front Hope Pro 4 (Black) 27.5
    Hub Rear Hope Pro 4 (Black) 27.5
    Rims E13 TRS 30mm (Grey)
    Handlebar Renthal FatBar M35 800mm
    Stem Hope M35 x 35mm Black
    Headset Cane Creek 49mm for Tapered Steerer
    Saddle SDG Strange Bel Air III
    Seatpost SDG Tellis 150mm
    Pedal Pedals not included with this bike but can be purchase separately here
    Wheel Size 27.5 inch
    Number of Gears 12
    DELIVERY

    Ready to ride

    Every bike from Start Fitness is fully checked & assembled before despatch and will arrive, almost, ready to ride. Each bike is assembled by one of our CyTech accredited mechanics and then packed into one of our custom boxes.
    This process has a lead time of 7 working days. Unfortunately during peak times this may be slightly delayed. We will however, aim to despatch your bike as quickly as possible. Minimal assembly, with basic tools, is required before you can ride. Assembly tools are not usually included. Please note: Some bikes are not supplied with pedals. Manufacturers don’t know if you want flat or clipless pedals - rather than send the bike with the wrong type, they leave the choice for you to make.

    Making sure you are home

    Once fully checked and boxed, we will contact you to book a delivery date. Our bikes are despatched on a next working day service (excludes weekends & bank holidays) for UK mainland orders, or a two day service to Northern Ireland and outlying Scottish areas. European bike deliveries usually take approximately one week.  

    Taking Delivery

    Any mechanical or cosmetic issues need to be reported to us within one week of the delivery date. If you do not plan on using the bike straight away, we advise that you remove it from the box and check it over ASAP as we cannot be responsible for any reported issues (other than standard warranty issues) later than one week from the date that the bicycle was delivered.  

    First Service

    After a few weeks of riding (we recommend around 6-8 weeks, regardless of how much the bike has been used), a new bike will need a service to make final adjustments and to re-check all nuts and bolts. This is necessary as the bike goes through a ‘bedding in’ phase, after which, final adjustment may be necessary. We recommend that this is carried out by a CyTech qualified mechanic.

    It is important to have these checks carried out to prevent any avoidable problems which may not be covered by warranty and to ensure the smooth running of your bicycle. If you’re local to us, we’re able to offer this first service free of charge* at our Newcastle store (NE1 6JE). You’ll just need to call our workshop on 0191 917 3825 to book your service in, and don’t forget to bring your proof of purchase when you drop the bike off with us.

    If you’ve had the bike delivered, it will be your responsibility to ensure a first service is carried out at a trusted bike shop local to you, preferably by a Cytech certified mechanic. Start Fitness are unfortunately not able to cover any costs associated with this service if carried out by another store.

    *Please note that this complimentary check-over does not include any labour to replace worn parts or to fit new accessories. All bikes should be delivered to us in a clean and serviceable condition, or a £15 cleaning charge will be payable.  

    Bike Servicing

    Bicycles need to be serviced regularly, as a guideline we would advise on at least one full service per year and/or a standard service twice a year. If the bike is used regularly in adverse conditions, more regular servicing may be required.
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