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Ellsworth Glimpse

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Vital MTB Retail Partners:
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Specifications

Model Year
Riding Type Trail
Sizes and Geometry

Size
Top Tube Length
Head Tube Angle
Head Tube Length
Seat Tube Angle
Seat Tube Length
Bottom Bracket Height
Chainstay Length
Wheelbase
Standover
Reach
Stack
Frame Material
Rear Travel
Rear Shock
Fork
Fork Travel
Head Tube Diameter
Headset
Handlebar
Stem
Grips
Brakes
Brake Levers
Shifters
Front Derailleur
Rear Derailleur
ISCG Tabs
Chainguide
Cranks
Chainrings
Bottom Bracket
Pedals
Chain
Cassette
Rims
Hubs
Spokes
Tires
Saddle
Seatpost
Seat Post Diameter
Seatpost Clamp
Rear Dropout / Hub Dimensions
Max. Tire Size
Bottle Cage Mounts
Colors
Warranty
Weight

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Miscellaneous A little less elusive then an Epiphany, the Glimpse is all packaged up, to be the most affordable, high performance, out of the box, Instant Center Tracking suspension trail bike you can own. If you thought you couldn't afford the legendary and state of the art suspension experience of an Ellsworth ICT bike, think again. Ellsworth took time to qualify this project, using an international blend of efficient sourcing to put a package together that brings the performance and feel of an Ellsworth in a package that is affordable to everyone. With US certified drawn seamless Aluminum, Swaged, Shaped and Tapered tube set, and rockers Machined in Ellsworth's high tech machine in Oregon, Customized US made Fox Suspension components, Easton's top of the line Carbon Cockpit, and a PURE Shimano MTB component group, grounded on Ellsworth's outstanding All Mountain Wheels, with 15mm Quick Release on the front. Topped off with a Genuine Leather Saddle-- The efficiency of the Glimpse is more than how well it pedals. Tony Ellsworth carefully captured the performance of the state of the art builds, and put it efficiently in a box anyone can open and ride. Catch a Glimpse.Frame: US-certified seamless aluminum Swaged, Shaped, and Tapered (SST) tube set Machined rockers done in Ellsworth's high-tech factory in Oregon, USA 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 Precision multiaxis machined suspension points Sex Bolt assembly simplification design (12mm pins holding the main pivots which reduces the number of parts)Components: FOX Float R 140 Fork (15QR) and Float R Rear Shock Shimano SLX component group Kenda Nevegal Tires (26x2.1, wire bead) Easton EA70 Stem (S: 90mm, M: 100mm, L: 110mm; 0 degree rise) and EC90 Seatpost Easton Monkeylight Low Rise Handlebars (27 wide, low 5 degree  rise) 180 Front and 160 Rear Rotors 175mm crankarms 11-34T cassette Ellsworth Embossed Saddle Cane Creek C2 HeadsetWheels: Ellsworth All Mountain 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: 1695 gramsGeometry (in inches): S M L Head Angle 70 70 70 Seat Angle 73.5 73.5 73.5 Top Tube length 22.25 23.5 24.25 Stand Over 28.7 28.8 28.9
Price $3299.00
Vital MTB Retail Partners:
Chain Reaction Bicycles Jenson U.S.A. Competitive Cyclist Backcountry