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2012 Ellsworth Epiphany Bike

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Specifications

Model Year 2012
Riding Type Trail,Freeride
Sizes and Geometry

S, M, L View Geometry

Size S M L
Top Tube Length 22.3 23.5 24.5
Head Tube Angle 70 70 70
Head Tube Length 4 5 5
Seat Tube Angle 73.5 73.5 73.5
Seat Tube Length 15.5 17 19
Bottom Bracket Height 12.3 12.3 12.3
Chainstay Length 16.9 16.9 16.9
Wheelbase 42.5 43.5 44.5
Standover 27 27.1 27.1
Reach
Stack
Frame Material
Rear Travel
Rear Shock 12 Fox RP23 HLR 7.875x2.0 (Ep)
Fork 2012 TLS RLC 140 BK 15QR(Ep
Fork Travel
Head Tube Diameter
Headset Loaded Xlite
Handlebar Loaded Xlite CARBON
Stem Loaded Xlite
Grips Lizard Skins
Brakes XTR
Brake Levers
Shifters XTR 10spd
Front Derailleur XTR 10spd
Rear Derailleur XTR 10spd
ISCG Tabs
Chainguide
Cranks Shim XTR 175 w/o BB 10SPD Triple
Chainrings
Bottom Bracket SHIM XTR
Pedals
Chain Shimano XTR/DuraAce 10spd
Cassette Shimano XTR (11-36T) 10spd
Rims Ellsworth XC Wheels
Hubs Ellsworth XC Wheels
Spokes
Tires Kenda Nevegal
Saddle EHB WTB Silverado Ti Solid
Seatpost Thomson Elite
Seat Post Diameter
Seatpost Clamp
Rear Dropout / Hub Dimensions
Max. Tire Size
Bottle Cage Mounts
Colors
Warranty
Weight

N/A

Miscellaneous As one of the lightest 5.25" travel bikes in the world, the Epiphany offers a slightly more relaxed geometry than the 4" Truth, more travel and all without a significant weight penalty. The Epiphany was selected as Outside Magazine's Mountain Bike of the Year, and has also been called "The Holy Grail of Trail Bikes" by industry media.**Picture is of the frame and is just for illustration purposes only.  This item is a complete bike with componentry as listed below. Frame: Drawn Seamless Aerospace grade Aluminum Hand-crafted in the USA SST Tubing-Size specific tubesets Tube-to-tube Circumferential Welding (each tube welds completely to its connecting tube) ICT Technology Suspension (internationally patented, designed to be energy-efficient) Anti-Squat Tuning and optimization Assymetrical Hollowvoid chainstay reduces unsprung weight and increases stiffness and durability Precision multiaxis machined suspension points Sex Bolt assembly simplification design (12mm pins holding the main pivots which reduces the number of parts) Svelte precision Machined Rocker design and Whale Tail Seat Stay YokeComponents: 2011 Fox 32 Talas RLC, 140mm, 15QR 2011 Fox RP23 LLR w/ detuned propedal to work with the ICT suspension Easton Monkey Lite bar (31.8 x 685) Thomson X4 stem (0 degree, 100mm) FSA Orbit MX headset SRAM X9 Trigger Shifters Avid Elixir 5 hydraulic brakes with 160mm rotors (F: Post, R: IS) SRAM X9 derailleurs Truvativ Stylo Team crank, 175mm SRAM X9 chain for 9 speed SRAM X9 cassette (11-34T) Loaded Xlite seatpost 27.2 WTB Rocket V saddle, cromoly rails Kenda Nevegal tires, DTC, Kevlar, 26x2.1 Wheels: Ellsworth "XC" wheelset, handbuilt by master wheel builders Hubs use Japanese EZO sealed bearing and uses more and bigger ball bearings; three pawl design Patented Direct Pull Quadruple Taper Butted Spokes using a special lacing pattern to resist lateral flex Rims use Ellsworth's proprietary tapered wall rim extruded from xxx9 Aluminum and are wide for a wider tire contact patch (save weight by running a narrower tire, but still get the traction and control of a wider heavier tire) Weight: 1495 grams Geometry (in inches): S M L XL Head Angle 70 70 70 69 Seat Angle 73.5 73.5 73.5 73.5 Top Tube length 22.25 23.5 24.25 25.5 Stand Over 28.7 28.8 28.9 30.0
Price $6795.00
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Vital MTB Retail Partners:
Chain Reaction Bicycles Jenson U.S.A. Competitive Cyclist Backcountry

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