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Novara Matador 29er Bike - 2014

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  • Butted 6061 aluminum frame features an S-bend down tube and bent seat tube for enhanced handling and performance
  • SR Suntour XCR MLO 29 suspension fork offers 80mm of travel, preload adjustment and lockout; magnesium lowers, alloy steer tube and crown offer weight savings
  • 27-speed drivetrain makes for easy spinning on varying terrain; SRAM X5 shifters guide the X5 rear derailleur and Microshift front derailleur for snappy shifts
  • Tektro Gemini hydraulic disc brakes maintain consistent performance in all conditions
  • Weinmann rims use double-wall construction for strength and are decked out with WTB Nano Comp tires for excellent traction
  • Specs on the our Novara Matador 29er hardtail mountain bike are subject to change


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Best Use Mountain Biking
Frame 6061 aluminum
Bike Suspension Front Suspension
Fork SR Suntour XCR LO 29, 80mm of travel
Crankset SRAM S600 3.0, 42/32/22
Bottom Bracket Truvativ Power Spline
Shifters SRAM X5
Front Derailleur Microshift
Rear Derailleur SRAM X5
Rear Cogs SRAM PG-950 11-34, 9-speed
Number of Gears 27 gear(s)
Brake Type Disc Brake
Brakes Tektro Gemini Hydraulic disc
Brake Levers Tektro Gemini
Rims Weinmann Taurus 2000
Front Hub Joytec, 32h
Rear Hub Joytec, 32h
Wheel Size 29 inches
Tires WTB Nano, 29x2.1
Handlebar Shape Riser Bar
Handlebar Kalloy
Stem Kalloy
Seat Post Kalloy
Saddle WTB Pure V Sport
Pedals FPD Alloy platform
Headset FPD
Chain KMC Z99
Weight 29.3 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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