Orange Switch 6 Pro Mountain Bike 2022 - Deep Bronze
The Switch 6 is our first mixed wheel size bike, 29er wheel upfront with 160mm of travel and 27.5 wheel out back with 145mm.
This model comes with all the frame updates that we’ve integrated into the latest line-up; Metric shock, 76° seat angle, 64° head angle, with a generous 485mm reach on a size large and a reduced offset fork, this bike is clearly set-up with the agressive rider in mind.
Aimed at racers and fast trail riders this genre of bike has become the hottest ticket around, whether you call them a 'Mullet' or 'MX', the mixed size wheelset makes a massive amount of sense, but only if you apply the right geometry.
The Switch 6 has it's geometry tuned to put all the key frame elements in the right place, therefore the ride by design is what you would expect from an Orange.
WHY THE SWITCH 6?
F: 160MM | R: 145MM | W: 29/27.5
- Lightweight Frame Handbuilt in Britain
- Monocoque 6061-T6 aluminium frame
- 5 year frame warranty with Limited Lifetime Crash Replacement
- New 29 front/27.5 rear mixed size wheelset
- Orange race tuned geometry
- New Reduced offset fork
- Streamlined cable routing
- Steep 76° seat angle
- New Frame bottle bosses
- Ultimate “Do it all” bike
- 6061-T6 Monocoque UK Formed Custom Aluminium Frame
- Fox Performance 38 Float 160mm 29
- Fox Float X Performance
- Shimano SLX 12spd
- SRAM Guide RE
- SDG Tellis 150mm
|Frame||6061-T6 Monocoque UK Formed Custom Aluminium Tubing. Wheel Size: MX - 29/27.5. Rear wheel travel: 145.|
|Fork||Fox Performance 38 Float 160mm 29|
|Rear Shock||Fox Float X Performance 210x55|
|Shifters||Shimano SLX 12spd|
|Derailleur (Rear)||Shimano SLX 12spd|
|Brakes||SRAM Guide RE|
|Crankset||E13 Helix 32t 170mm|
|Cassette||Shimano SLX 10-51T 12spd|
|Hub Front||Strange Pro|
|Hub Rear||Strange Pro|
|Rims||WTB ST Light i30|
|Tyres||Maxxis Minion DHR II 2.4 EXO 29|
|Handlebar||Burgtec RideWide Enduro 800mm|
|Stem||Burgtec Enduro Black 42.5mm|
|Headset||Cane Creek 49mm for Tapered Steerer|
|Saddle||WTB Volt SL|
|Seatpost||SDG Tellis 150mm|
|Pedal||Pedals not included with this bike but can be purchase separately here|
|Wheel Size||29 / 27.5 inch|
|Number of Gears||12|
Ready to rideEvery 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 7-10 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 homeOnce 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 DeliveryAny 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 ServiceAfter 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 ServicingBicycles 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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