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Arktos 29 130F/120R

29 Inch Wheels // 130mm Front/120mm Rear // Complete Carbon Frame // Fox Factory Front and Rear

The perfect lightweight trail bike, the all-new short-travel Arktos 29 owns the new downcountry category. Equipped with 130mm front and 120mm rear travel, it’s capable of hitting jaw-dropping descents, while adding a little fun in the mix. Featuring dual-Fox Factory suspension, dual water-bottle mounts, super-low standover and modern geometry.

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With low standover heights, we now have three sizes catered to your individual riding style. Pick the shorter reach and smaller wheelbase model for more maneuverability and quicker handling, or pick a larger size for more stability and a roomier ride.

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Frameset Features

Exclusive Patented Sine Suspension System

The Arktos is a one-of-a-kind, do-it-all suspension bike designed to tackle any type of terrain. The heart of the Arktos is Alchemy’s patented dual-linkage platform called Sine Suspension. Sine provides next-level performance, and allows the bike to tear up climbs yet descend the roughest terrain with ease.

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Fully Triangulated Rear Swingarm

Modern trail bikes are now being ridden on World Cup DH-level terrain and the requirements for frame stiffness are increasing every year. Thankfully the Arktos is one of the most laterally stiff bikes ever produced. With a fully-triangulated rear swingarm, oversize suspension pivots and compact linkage, the Arktos by design is made to handle anything you can throw at it.

The Details

They say the devil is in the details, and there’s no doubt we focused on the minutiae with the new Arktos. The bike features internal cable routing, dual-water bottle mounts, direct-mount chain guide, low standover and modern geometry. Each Arktos frame is also convertible to any travel configuration and the two longer-travel models can either run full 29 or a mixed-wheel mullet set up..

What People Are Saying About Alchemy

"As of today, I'm officially a huge fan of Alchemy. The craftsmanship, quality, attention to detail, etc. of their custom bicycle frames seems to just be on another level." -Stephen
“I ordered a Arktos ST and I couldn’t be happier with it. The bike rides great. The fork and shock combination make the bike climb as well as any bike I’ve ridden. Fit and finish are as good as all the top high end brands I’ve looked at.” -Casey
"I have two Arktos’. Just took the new 29 on its maiden ride and I have to say I was more than surprised... it climbs like a goat and goes downhill like that same goat being chase by a lion. Mmmm...wow!" -Brian

Geometry

Arktos 29 130/120 Medium Large X-Large
A – Frame Stack 605 613.5 621.52
B – Frame Reach 471 493.5 519.33
C – Head Tube Angle 66 66 66
D – Seat tube angle 78 78 78
E – Effective Top Tube 600 625 652
F – Seattube length 410 445 490
G – Front to Center 768 794 823.75
H – Chain Stay Length 437 437 437
I – Wheelbase 1206 1232 1271.5
J – Stand over 718 738 748
K – Head Tube Length 100 110 120
L – Bottom Bracket Height 333 333 333
M – Bottom Bracket Drop 40 40 40
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Specs

Arktos 29 130/120 GX Eagle 12 Speed XT 12 Speed X01 Eagle 12 Speed
Price $5,499 $5,999 $6,399
Fork Fox 34 29 Factory Kashima 150mm Boost 15mm Grip 2 Fox 34 29 Factory Kashima 150mm Boost 15mm Grip 2 Fox 34 29 Factory Kashima 150mm Boost 15mm Grip 2
Shock Fox DPX2 Factory Kashima EVOL LV 3-Position Adjust 210X50 Fox DPX2 Factory Kashima EVOL LV 3-Position Adjust 210X50 Fox DPX2 Factory Kashima EVOL LV 3-Position Adjust 210X50
Handlebar Tag Metals T1 Aluminum 35mm Clamp 800mm Wide 20mm Rise Tag Metals T1 Carbon 35mm Clamp 800mm Wide 20mm Rise Tag Metals T1 Carbon 35mm Clamp 800mm Wide 20mm Rise
Stem Tag Metals T1 CNC Aluminum Stem 35mm Clamp 45mm Length Tag Metals T1 CNC Aluminum Stem 35mm Clamp 45mm Length Tag Metals T1 CNC Aluminum Stem 35mm Clamp 45mm Length
Seatpost Fox Factory 175mm Transfer w/ Lever Fox Factory 175mm Transfer w/ Lever Fox Factory 175mm Transfer w/ Lever
Grips DMR Deathgrip Thin DMR Deathgrip Thin DMR Deathgrip Thin
Headset Top Cane Creek 40-Series IS42 Short Cover – Top – Black Cane Creek 40-Series IS42 Short Cover – Top – Black Cane Creek 40-Series IS42 Short Cover – Top – Black
Headset Bottom Cane Creek 40-Series IS52 – Bottom – Black Cane Creek 40-Series IS52 – Bottom – Black Cane Creek 40-Series IS52 – Bottom – Black
Spacer Cane Creek 40-Series 5MM Spacer – Black Cane Creek 40-Series 5MM Spacer – Black Cane Creek 40-Series 5MM Spacer – Black
Saddle Selle Italia X-Base FeC Alloy Selle Italia X-Base FeC Alloy Selle Italia X-Base FeC Alloy
Shifters SRAM GX Eagle Shimano XT M8100 12 SPD SRAM X01 Eagle SL BLK
Rear Derailleur SRAM GX Eagle 12 SPD Shimano XT M8100 12 SPD SRAM X01 Eagle 12 SPD BLK
Cassette SRAM GX 1275 Eagle 10-52T Shimano XT M8100 12-Speed 10-51t SRAM XG 1275 EAGLE 10-52T
Cranks SRAM GX EAGLE SB+ DUB 170 BLK 32T Shimano XT M8130-1 170mm 32T SRAM X01 EAGLE SB+ DUB 170 BLK 32T
Bottom Bracket SRAM DUB Threaded Shimano XT Threaded SRAM DUB Threaded
Chain SRAM GX Eagle 12 SPD Shimano XT 12 Speed SRAM GX Eagle 12 Speed
Brakes SRAM G2 R Shimano XT M8120 Hydraulic 4 Pot SRAM G2 RSC
Rotors SRAM 180mm Rear, 200mm Front 6 bolt Rotors Shimano 180mm Rear, 203 Front 6 bolt Rotors SRAM 180mm Rear, 200mm Front 6 bolt Rotors
Front Wheel Industry Nine 29 Enduro S Hydra – 30.5 mm 6 bolt 15/110mm Industry Nine 29 Enduro S Hydra – 30.5 mm 6 bolt 15/110mm Industry Nine 29 Enduro S Hydra – 30.5 mm 6 bolt 15/110mm
Rear Wheel Industry Nine 29 Enduro S Hydra – 30.5 mm 6 bolt 12/157 mm SB+ TA XD Industry Nine 29 Enduro S Hydra – 30.5 mm 6 bolt 12/157 mm SB+ TA Microspline Industry Nine 29 Enduro S Hydra – 30.5 mm 6 bolt 12/157 mm SB+ TA XD
Tires Maxxis Minion DHF 29×2.3, Maxxis Minion DHR 29×2.3 Maxxis Minion DHF 29×2.3, Maxxis Minion DHR 29×2.3 Maxxis Minion DHF 29×2.3, Maxxis Minion DHR 29×2.3
 

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