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Why hardtail? Why anything else?

With the Zircon platform we have honed and refined the simple promise of the hardtail mountain bike creating a lightweight and versatile trail tamer as at home on the flowing singletrack descents of your local trail centre as it is on the starting line of a marathon event or club XC race.

Top talking point is the Zircon’s 20-speed transmission – a departure from the 27-speed gearing that is the norm among its peers but a feature we believe offers a considerably better rider experience, with lighter weight thanks to a two-ring chainset, a gear ratio designed specifically for the unique demands of off-road riding and easier shifting in adverse conditions.

Of course the transmission is only part of the story – at the heart of the Zircon is a lightweight, stiff and responsive triple-butted 7.46 aluminium frame using custom-drawn aerospace tubing and featuring trail-friendly geometry for confident handling in technical terrain, while suspension duties are taken care of by a 120mm Rockshox Recon R fork.

Add in Avid Elixir 3 disc brakes, Truvativ Stylo finishing kit and WTB tyres for a ready-to-ride package that hardtail connoisseurs will love and suspension addicts may well be pleasantly surprised by.

Zircon. The hardtail, evolved.


FrameTriple Butted 7.46 Aluminium
ForksRockShox Recon R
ChainsetTruvativ S1400 GXP 2.2
Bottom Bracket
ShiftersSRAM X.7
Front Derailleur
Rear Derailleur
CassetteSRAM PG1050 11-32t
ChainSRAM PC1031
Front Hub
Rear Hub
TyresWTB Prowler MX 2.1
Front BrakeAvid Elixir 3
Rear BrakeAvid Elixir 3
HandlebarsTruvativ STYLO Race
StemTruvativ STYLO Race
HeadsetSealed Cartridge Bearings
SaddleWTB Rocket V
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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