Our big mountain 160 mm travel chassis gets an overhaul. With 'best-in-class' plaudits from all directions for the last version of the Alpine 160, we had to be sure not to take anything away from that magic formula. After a long development period and lots of careful design tweaks, the feedback from our test riders says we've got it right.
The redesigned frame set sheds two thirds of a pound (or 0.3 of a kilo if you're that way inclined). The pivot point has been tweaked to make the rear suspension more active with newer platform shocks, plus we've added touches like the 142 x 12 rear axle drop-outs, and we've brought back the shock-slider for the geometry adjustment boffins. All in all it adds up to the best handling, best climbing Alpine 160 to date.
As far as that old wheel size debate goes, when it come to tight, steep, gnarly and rough; 26 inch wheels with a burly tyre have never let us down, and that's not about to happen. While it's fashionable to assert all the pros and cons of various wheel sizes, sometimes you just need to get on and ride, and that's exactly what this bike is about, no-nonsense ride-ability in the most challenging of situations. Whatever the size of your round things.
Still no slouch on the climbs. Still the bike that will find traction where others fail and spin you to the top of technical climbs with ease. In the most literal sense of the term, the Alpine 160 is a mountain bike, built for anything.
This bike is pretty much the Five AM replacement. Designed to be a proper all-round mountain bike for proper mountains. With a double crankset and bashring, it keeps your options open, taking on the all the ups and downs from trail centres to unknown back-country adventures.
All Terrain Cycles are now offering a Home Delivery service.
Our Cytech qualified mechanics will first make sure that your bike is fully checked and ready to ride.
Then we will deliver it completely assembled direct to your home or place of work where we will set up your bike for your personal needs and answer any questions you may have. All for just £50.00.
Our delivery map indicates a general area, however, if you do not see your location on the map please call us on 01274 588488 to discuss a special delivery.
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|Tubeset||6061-T6 Monocoque/Reynolds Custom Butted Aluminium Tube|
|Rear Shock||Fox Evolution Series CTD|
|Swing Arm||Maxle 142mm|
|Forks||Fox Float 34 26 160 CTD Evolution 15QR T/S|
|F Mech||Shimano SLX|
|R Mech||Shimano SLX Shadow + 10spd|
|Shifters||Shimano SLX R Fire +|
|Chainset||Race Face Respond Double + Bash 22/32|
|Cassette||Shimano HG62-10 11-36T|
|Brakes||Shimano Deore 180/180|
|Wheelset||Formula 15mm/142 x 12mm + Mavic EN321 26|
|Tyres||Maxxis Minion F/ High Roller R 26 x 2.35|
|Headset||Cane Creek 40.ZS49/10.EC49 Tapered Steerer|
|Stem||Race Face Chester|
|S Post||Race Face Ride|
|Saddle||SDG Falcon Orange Special Edition|
|H Bars||Race Face Chester 740|
|B Bracket||Race Face X Type|