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Novara Ponderosa 29er Bike - 2012

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Updated to bring the awesome, the Novara Ponderosa® 29er hardtail mountain bike features a remote lockout on the 80mm fork for easy adjustment on the fly.

  • Butted 6061 aluminum frame features an S-bend down tube and bent seat tube for enhanced handling and performance
  • Set to soak up rough terrain, the 80mm SR Suntour XCR fork features an alloy steerer, magnesium lowers, preload adjustment and remote, bar-top lockout
  • Sturdy Shimano Deore/SLX 27-speed drivetrain ensures reliable performance for tackling varying terrain
  • Shimano Deore mechanical disc brakes use CenterLock design for enhanced performance and low profile
  • Flashy double-walled Weinmann rims are decked out with the lightweight, 60TPI WTB Nano Race tires for fast-rolling performance
  • WTB Pure V Race saddle features a leather cover for comfort and durability
  • Specs on the Novara Ponderosa 29er hardtail mountain bike are subject to change

After its initial break-in period you might notice your bicycle performing less responsively than the day you brought it home. Not to worry, this is typical of all new bicycles and simply reflects that cables have stretched or their housings have seated themselves into final position. To keep running at peak performance, all REI bicycles come with a FREE warranty tune-up, which should be accomplished between the first 100-200 miles of riding or after the first two months if you're accumulating miles less quickly. Contact your nearest REI bike shop for details and an appointment for this important service.


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Novara Ponderosa 29er Bike - 2012 Specs
Best use
Mountain biking
Mountain bike
6061 aluminum
Front suspension
SR Suntour XCR RL 29, with lockout, 80mm of travel
Shimano FC-M521, 44/32/22
Shimano Deore
Shimano Deore
Shimano SLX
Shimano HG50 11-34, 9-speed
Disc brake
Shimano BR-M495 Disc
Shimano Deore
Weinmann Taurus 2000
Shimano M435 Disc, 32h
Shimano M435 Disc, 32h
29 inches
WTB Nano, 29x2.1
Riser bar
WTB Pure V Race
FPD Alloy platform
30.1 pounds
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Novara Ponderosa 29er Bike - 2012

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