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Transition Bottlerocket Frame

Average User Rating: (Spectacular)
Vital MTB Retail Partners:
Chain Reaction Bicycles Jenson U.S.A. Competitive Cyclist Backcountry

Compare to other Frames

“One of the best all around bikes made.”

The Good: Simplicity, flexibility, strength, support, looks.

The Bad: Can be a bit heavy depending on build. Not sure the BR is any less expensive than some competitors offerings in this segment.

Overall Review: Transition changed the game when they released the Bottlerocket. I credit them for the slopestyle revolution and the sudden switch to shorter travel bikes from big hit bikes that took place a few years ago. While the Bottle is no longer the lightest or best in the this segment, it's still one of the best bikes ever made in this class. I was able to put a Hammerschmidt, Marz 55, drop post, and some lighter components on this for what amounted to a very versatile bike.

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

Specifications

Riding Type Freeride, Dirt Jump / Urban
Sizes and Geometry

S, M, L View Geometry

Size S M L
Top Tube Length 22 23 24
Head Tube Angle 67 67 67
Head Tube Length 4.725 4.725 4.725
Seat Tube Angle 73° 73° 73°
Seat Tube Length
Bottom Bracket Height 13.8 13.8 13.8
Chainstay Length 16.8 16.8 16.8
Wheelbase 43.3 44.3 45.3
Standover
Reach 15.5 16.1 17.1
Stack 22.91 22.91 22.91
Frame Material 6061 Heat Treated Aluminum
Rear Travel 140mm (5.5")
Rear Shock 2011 Fox Racing Shox Van RC
Head Tube Diameter 1.5"
Bottom Bracket 73mm shell x 51mm chainline
Rear Dropout / Hub Dimensions 135mm x 10mm
Front Derailleur Size 34.9mm Clamp, Top-pull, (Top Swing Shimano or Low Mount SRAM)
Seat Post Diameter 30.0mm Seatpost/34.9mm Clamp
Max Tire Size
ISCG Tabs ISCG OLD
Bottle Cage Mounts
Colors FRAME: Red, Raw, Lemon Lime/COMPLETE BIKE: Red, Black
Warranty 2 year defect warranty, lifetime crash replacement.
Weight

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Miscellaneous
Price $1339.00
More Info Transition website
Vital MTB Retail Partners:
Chain Reaction Bicycles Jenson U.S.A. Competitive Cyclist Backcountry