The Mettle is our much loved but often abused bike of choice that lives its life covered in mud and used for taking on all-day epics in the mountains, uplift days, or just thrashing around. A true workhorse designed to take it all and keep on coming back for more. It’s widely become the bike of choice for riders that want to spend more time riding, less time faffing and it’s just got even better.
Slacker Head Tube Angle | Steeper Seat Tube Angle | Longer Reach on all sizes.
‘What does this mean?’ We hear you screaming at your computer. We don’t believe in change for change’s sake, but if we can make a change for the better, we will. Here’s how it helps you…
As a combined package all three geometry changes mean that our sat downsizing (effective top tube length) remains almost identical to the previous generation Mettle, yet your mass is more central and balanced between the wheels. But the stood up, foot out, berm slapping sizing – the kind of riding you’d buy this bike for – is more confident and ready to get loose when you are, simple.
Two fresh licks of paint – Satin Rich Rust or Gloss Night-Time Navy.
- Headset Compatibility: ZS44 Upper, ZS56 Lower
- Seatpost: 30.9mm
- Seat Post Max. Insert Length: S: 235mm, M: 250mm, L: 285mm
- Seat Clamp: 34.9mm
- BB Shell: BSA 73mm Threaded
- Rear spacing: 148 x 12mm
- Shock length: 230mm
- Shock stroke: 60mm
- Shock hardware: 8 x 30mm front and rear
Full technical specifications and coil spring calculator here