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Bianchi Methanol 29 SL Frame - £1160.00

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This World Cup race-ready XC podium dominator is ready to be the foundation for your champion 29er bike build. Constructed from some of the best carbon and greatest technologies on the market, it's ready to launch your riding to new heights.

Top Features:

  • Frame: Methanol CV 29" HM Monocoque Carbon Fibre with Countervail, carbon dropouts;Seatpost Diameter: 27.2mm
  • Recommended Max Fork Travel: 100mm
  • Bottom Bracket Type: Pressfit BB92 (41x92mm)
  • Headset Dimension: Tapered Integrated 1 1/8" - 1.5"
  • Disc Brake Standard: Post Mount for 160mm rotor
  • Front Derailleur Type: High direct mount, bottom pull or Side Swing
  • Rear Hub Compatibility: 12x148mm BOOST Shimano thru axle
  • Recommended Tyre Size: Compatible with 29x2.0" tyres
  • Internal Cable Routing: Yes

Product Data

  • Model Year: 2017
  • Steerer: Tapered
  • Bottle Cage Mounts: Double
  • Wheel Size: 29" (622)
  • MTB: Yes

Description

Featuring a High Modulus Monocoque Carbon Fibre construction and is paired with an advanced and fast cross country geometry, this bike provides lightning fast acceleration, responsive handling and all day riding comfort. With triple wall carbon tubing, Boost rear wheel spacing and asymmetrical, shock absorbing rear stays at its core, this frame is ready for any challenge, competition or race, anywhere on the globe.

Technologies: 

Asymmetrical Rear Stays: Optimised rear stays design obtains a very compact and reactive rear triangle without sacrificing any chainline clearance. It fits different chainring combinations and it is optimised to improve power transmission on the drive side. This design also offers increased power reactivity and pedalling performance on all terrains.

ERC - Embedded Reinforcement Construction: Reinforcement carbon ribs are embedded into the main tubes' profiles. The increased torsional stiffness of the head tube, at the Bottom Bracket area and around the crank-frame interface increases structural strength and significantly reduces flex.

Ti-NET - Titanium Net Technology:

TWT - Triple Wall Tube: TWT construction allows Bianchi to lay-up the composite material plies to form 3 thin walls which are then moulded together to form a bond-less monocoque laminate tube. This construction increases strength and stiffness, makes the frame lighter and improves the reactivity, handling and ride control.

SAS - Shock Absorbing Stays: Special designed rear stays with “S” shape is laminated with carbon and glass fibres. This offers enhanced shock absorption of the vertical strikes on the rear dropouts without weakening the lateral and torsional stiffness of the frame. Also, it increases power transmission and reduces vibrations.

Built, Tuned and Tested

Rest assured that each bike is fully built, tested and tuned by Wiggle's team of qualified bike mechanics to ensure your bike arrives in perfect condition. Find out which size fits you by clicking the size chart tab.

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