Sortie 2 29"

You’re looking for the perfect rig to go slay some singletrack and it looks like you just found it. The KnuckleBox equipped Sortie Two 29 is a ripping all-around 125mm full suspension XC/Trail machine built of weapons grade 6061-T6 aluminum alloy. The formed and butted tubing put strength where you need it most, and saves the weight where you don’t. The tapered head tube and 142×12 rear through axle add crucial stiffness to keep the bike tracking through every turn, and the FOX Float CTD suspension smooth’s out the rough edges. A shimano drivetrain with XT derailleur really spices things up and a Fox 32 Float CTD 29 Air fork gives you all you need to keep the ride smooth and flowy. Set everything in motion on 29” wheels, and it looks like you’ve got a winner.

Upgrades over Sortie One 29

  • Shimano XT rear derailleur
  • Shimano SLX shifters
  • Easton stem and seatpost


  • Hand built 125mm full suspension 6061-T6 weapons grade aluminum frame is lightweight and stiff
  • Tapered head tube, hydroformed and butted tubes, and under arch seat stay bridge optimize strength to weight
  • KnuckleBox Technology with FOX CTD rear shock delivers flawless suspension performance
  • Fox Float CTD 29" Air 130mm fork absorbs rough terrain with ease
  • Shimano XT/SLX 10-speed drivetrain delivers great function at a reasonable price
  • Single sided hardware offer easy maintenance access to main pivots

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Bike Specs

Sizes 15.5" Small  17" Medium  19" Large  21" XLarge 
Frame Sortie 29r Trail 125mm 6061-T6 Weapons Grade Aluminum w/ Taper Head Tube / Hydroformed Top Tube, Butted / Formed Down Tube / Seatstays, Under Arch Seatstay bridge, Knuckle Box Technology, 142x12mm E-Thru Axle Drop out
Fork Fox 32 Float CTD 29 Air, 130mm travel, open cartridge, with ext. rebound / lock out, butted Alloy Tapered 1.5 steerer, 32mm Easton aluminum stanchions, magnesium lowers, QR15mm Thru Axle
Rear Shock Fox Float CTD Boost Valve "LV" eyelet 7.875x2.00" Air w/ rebound adj, Climb, Trail, Descend lever
Cranks Shimano Deore M552, 42/32/24T
Bottom Bracket Shimano Outboard Bearing
F. Derailleur Shimano SLX M670 High Direct Mount 3x10
R. Derailleur Shimano XT M786 SGS Shawdow Plus, 10spd
Shifter Shimano SLX M670 10spd Rapidfire
Brake Levers Shimano Deore M505 radial w/ hinge clamp, reach adj.
Brakes Shimano M447 Hydraulic Disc, Rotors - 180mm Front/160mm Rear
Cassette Shimano HG81 SLX 10spd Cassette (11-36t)
Rims DB SL7 29" 32h, Doublewall
Tires Kenda Honey Badger 29x2.20
Pedals Shimano 520 Clipless
Handlebar DB Laser Bar, 720mm wide,15mm Rise, 31.8mm
Stem Easton EA50 31.8mm
Seatpost Easton EA50 Double bolt clamp 30.9mm
Seat DB Race M-series saddle
Headset FSA No57 Taper 1.5 / 1 1/8" Alloy cups, Sealed Cartridge
Colors Bright Green
Chain Shimana HG75 10spd
Hubset (F) 32h 15QR Alloy Sealed Bearing Disc w/ 15mm Thru Axle (R) 32h 142x12 sealed cartridge bearing, 12mm Thru Axle, Cassette w/ CNC Disc mount, w/ Shimano E-Thru QR Axle
Spokes Black 14g Stainless Steel
Grips DB4L 135mm Kraton
Extras Knuckle Box Shock Pump, Owner’s manual / Sortie owner's manual cover, Chainstay Protector, Clear Coat
Note Specifications Subject to Change


Size 15.5" Small 17" Medium 19" Large 21" XLarge
Seat Tube Length ** 15.5" 17.0" 19.0" 21.0"
Standover Height 29.0" 30.0" 31.0" 32.5"
Top Tube Length * 22.5" 23.5" 24.0" 25.0"
Stack 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
Reach 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
Head Tube Length 100.0mm 110.0mm 130.0mm 140.0mm
Head Angle 69.5° 69.5° 69.5° 69.5°
Seat Angle 73.0° 73.0° 73.0° 73.0°
Wheel Base 1107.0mm 1133.0mm 1149.0mm 1163.0mm
Chain Stay Length 455.0" 455.0" 455.0" 455.0"
Fork Offset 44.0mm 44.0mm 44.0mm 44.0mm
BB Height 330.0" 330.0" 330.0" 330.0"
BB Drop 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
Stem Length 60.0mm 75.0mm 90.0mm 100.0mm
Handlebar Width 670.0mm 670.0mm 670.0mm 670.0mm
Crank Length 170.0mm 175.0mm 175.0mm 175.0mm
Seat Post Length 300.0mm 300.0mm 300.0mm 300.0mm
* Measured Horizontally ** Measured from Center

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