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  • Sturdy aluminum frame offers up a comfortable geometry for confident, upright riding; frame and fork feature disc brake tabs for an easy upgrade down the road
  • Suntour XCM V3 suspension fork supplies 100mm of travel to smooth out rough trails, paths and potholes
  • SRAM derailleurs offer smooth, reliable shifts, which are guided by the easy-to-use SRAM trigger shifters
  • Linear-pull brakes provide sure stopping power
  • Along with the frame and fork disc brake tabs, the hubs are disc-ready for a powerful, economical upgrade
  • Kenda combo tires handle transitions from trails to gravel roads with smooth-rolling performance and long wear
  • Comes equipped with platform pedals—no special shoes required
  • Specs on the Novara Portal mountain bike are subject to change


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Best Use Mountain Biking
Frame 6061 aluminum
Bike Suspension Front Suspension
Fork Suntour XCM V3, 100mm travel
Crankset SR Suntour 42/32/22
Bottom Bracket Chin Huar cartridge
Shifters SRAM Trigger X3/X4
Front Derailleur SRAM 3.0
Rear Derailleur SRAM X3
Rear Cogs SRAM PG-820 11-32, 8-speed
Number of Gears 24
Brake Type Rim Brake
Brakes Lee Chi linear-pull
Brake Levers Lee Chi
Rims Weinmann ZAC 19
Front Hub Aluminum disc, 36h
Rear Hub Aluminum disc, 36h
Wheel Size 26 inches
Tires Kenda K920 combo, 26x1.95
Handlebar Shape Riser Bar
Handlebar Novara aluminum riser
Stem Novara aluminum threadless
Seat Post Novara aluminum microadjustable
Saddle WTB Comfort V Sport
Pedals FDP resin platform
Headset FPD integrated threadless
Chain KMC HG40
Weight 31.2 pounds
Bike Weight Bike weight is based on median size, as sold, or the average of two median sizes.
Gender Unisex