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Ellsworth Glimpse

Vital MTB Retail Partners:
Chain Reaction Bicycles Jenson U.S.A. Competitive Cyclist Backcountry

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    Vital MTB Retail Partners:
    Chain Reaction Bicycles Jenson U.S.A. Competitive Cyclist Backcountry

    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