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If your biking kit consists of bib shorts, energy gels and a heart monitor rather than baggies and kneepads then the Optimumplatform of bikes is aimed squarely at you and your racing rivals.

A high-performance carbon-framed MTB featuring 20-speed transmission, 100mm front travel and a selection of lightweight but durable parts, the Optimum 1 is designed primarily for competitive cross-country riding, training and racing.

Although its natural habitat lies between the starting line and the winner’s podium, don’t let its racing pedigree fool you into thinking it’s a one-trick pony. The Optimum is also a steed happy to accompany you on all-day epics in the hills and Sunday spins with your clubmates.

Its lightweight and responsive custom-moulded high-modulus carbon fibre frame provides the perfect blend of comfort and stiffness – ideal for long days and the saddle and for challenging technical courses, but ready to leap into action when you put the power down.

Featuring ‘classic’ XC racer geometry and a 100mm Rockshox Reba SL fork, the Optimum 1 also comes complete with top-drawer kit including Avid Elixir 5 brakes, 20-speed Truvativ/SRAM X7 transmission, Truvativ Stylo cockpit and seatpost, Laser Disc XC wheelset and WTB Wolverine tyres.

Race day or all-day – make the Optimum choice.


FrameHM Carbon
ForksRockShox Reba SL 100mm
ChainsetTruvativ GXP 2.2
Bottom Bracket
ShiftersSRAM X.7
Front DerailleurSRAM X.7
Rear DerailleurSRAM X.7
CassetteSRAM PG1050
ChainSRAM PC1031
Front Hub
Rear Hub
TyresWTB Wolverine Race
Front BrakeAvid Elixir 5
Rear BrakeAvid Elixir 5
HandlebarsTruvativ STYLO
StemTruvativ STYLO Team
HeadsetSealed Cartridge Bearings
SaddleWTB Silverado Comp
SeatpostTruvativ STYLO


Size (inch) 16″ 18″ 20″
Rec. Rider Height (ins)
Rec. Rider Height (cm)
Rec. Inside Leg (ins)
Rec. Inside Leg (cm)
Seat Tube Length
Top Tube Length
Effective Top Tube 560mm (22in) 572mm (22.5in) 600mm (23.6in)
Chainstay Length 425mm 425mm 425mm
Head tube Length 110mm 125mm 145mm
Head Tube Angle 70° 70° 70°
Seat Tube Angle 72.5° 72.5° 72.5°
Bottom Bracket Drop
Seat Post Diameter
Bottom Bracket
Front Mech
Rear Axle
Frame Material
Fork Material

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