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Transition Bank Frame (discontinued)

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favorite bike i have owned

The Good:

light, stiff, great geo and changeable dropouts

The Bad:

pretty long chainstays, bad rotor clearance on the caliber when installing the wheel but can easily be fixed with one washer.

Overall Review:

Awesome frame, i bought one of these after i retired my TOP and i love it soo much more. It was noticeably stiffer than my steel TOP. The first time i rode it made me feel like a better rider and who doesn't want to better them self's with riding! The geo is so good for fast, flowey trails. This Frame is super light, it weighs 24 pounds even with a super burly wheelset. Im sure you could easily drop 2-3 pounds with a lighter build than mine. another super cool thing with V5 and newer is that it has changeable drop outs from 12x142 thru axle (what it comes with) and 10x135 horizontal and 10x135 vertical. Note if you plan on running it SS without a chain tensioner you need to buy the 10x135 horizontal and Transition sells each side individually on there website.


Product Transition Bank Frame
Riding Type Dirt Jump / Slopestyle
Rider Unisex
Sizes and Geometry
S, M, L View Geometry
Size S M L
Top Tube Length 22 23 24
Head Tube Angle 68.75° 68.75° 68.75°
Head Tube Length 3.94 3.94 3.94
Seat Tube Angle 72° 72° 72°
Seat Tube Length 13.25 13.25 13.25
Bottom Bracket Height 12.6 12.6 12.6
Chainstay Length 16 16 16
Wheelbase 40.7 41.7 42.7
Standover 25.8 25.8 25.8
Reach 14.93 15.93 16.93
Stack 21.77 21.77 21.77
Wheel Size 26"
Frame Material Aluminum
Frame Material Details 6061 Heat Treated Aluminum
Rear Travel Hardtail
Rear Shock N/A
Head Tube Diameter Tapered 1.5" / 1-1/8" (1.5" lower cup 49.6mm ID / 1-1/8" Cane Creek drop-in integrated top)
Bottom Bracket 73mm shell x 51mm chainline
Rear Dropout / Hub Dimensions 135mm x 10mm
Front Derailleur Size
Seatpost Diameter 31.6mm seatpost / 34.9mm clamp
Max Tire Size 26" x 2.5"
Bottle Cage Mounts
Colors Black, Yellow, Transparent Red
Warranty 2 year defect warranty, lifetime crash replacement
Weight N/A
Price $589
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