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Novara Intrepid 29er Bike - 2013


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  • Reynolds 520 butted steel frame supplies a smooth, buttery ride quality and responsive handling
  • RockShox Recon Gold TK 29 suspension fork delivers 80mm of travel and saves weight with an aluminum steerer and upper tubes; preload adjustment and lockout tune the ride
  • SRAM X7 shifters and front derailleur and X9 rear derailleur quickly guide the chain, and your power, through the drivetrain
  • 2x10 drivetrain offers nearly identical gearing range as a 3x10 without the weight and supplies improvements in shifting performance and mechanical reliability
  • Shimano hydraulic disc brakes offer the all-weather, powerful benefits of hydraulic braking and use CenterLock 160mm rotors for enhanced performance and low profile
  • Double-walled Weinmann rims are decked out with the lightweight, 60 TPI WTB Nano Race aramid beaded tires for fast-rolling performance
  • WTB Pure V Race saddle features a leather cover for comfort and durability
  • Specs on our new Novara Intrepid 29er hardtail mountain bike are subject to change


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Best Use Mountain biking
Frame Reynolds 520 steel
Bike Suspension Front suspension
Fork RockShox Recon Gold TK 29, 80mm of travel with lockout
Crankset SRAM S1000 GXP, 38/24
Bottom Bracket SRAM GXP External Bearing
Shifters SRAM X7
Front Derailleur SRAM X7
Rear derailleur SRAM X9
Rear cogs SRAM PG-1030, 11-36, 10-speed
Number of gears 20
Brake Type Disc brake
Brakes Shimano BR-M505 hydraulic disc
Brake Levers Shimano BR-M445 disc
Rims Weinmann Taurus 2000
Front Hub Shimano M435 Disc, 32h
Rear hub Shimano M435 Disc, 32h
Wheel size 29 inches
Tires WTB Nano Race, 29 x 2.1
Handlebar shape Riser bar
Handlebar Novara alloy
Stem Novara alloy
Seat post Novara alloy
Saddle WTB Pure V Race
Pedals Sold separately
Headset FSA Orbit MX
Chain Wipperman 10S0
Weight 29 pounds
Bike Weight Weight provided is that of the as-sold median size (or the average of two median sizes).
Gender Unisex

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