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Release 1 (2016)

Release 1 (2016)

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Release 1 (2016)


The Release One is a mountain bike we've only been able to dream about, until now. Built around our new Level Link suspension system, every part of this bike works to improve your performance. The patent-pending short link four bar system isolates chain forces from trail inputs, resulting in our best-pedaling mountain bike ever. And with the rest of the bike designed to get the most out of the suspension, the Release One rides like it has much more travel than upon first look.
We used hydroformed aluminum for the frame: predictable, durable, and light. With a long top tube and short rear end, this bike's modern geometry allows it to be very stable at speed yet still stay balanced while dealing with technical sections. Long and low without being sluggish, it's a bike for all-day excursions and quick rides alike. A 150mm RockShox Yari fork, 2×10 SRAM drivetrain, 148mm thru-axle rear end, and SRAM DB1 hydraulic brakes round out the parts build.
The Release One: for riders that earn their turns and seek speed everywhere.

Assembly Video
Frame Release 27.5, 130mm, Level Link Suspension Platform. Hydroformed Tubing, ISCG-05, Boost 148x12mm Maxle Drop Out, Tapered Headtube
Rear Shock Rock Shox Monarch R DebonAir, 200x57
Fork Rock Shox Yari RC, 150mm, Rebound, Compression Damping, 35mm stanchion, Tapered Steerer, 15mm Thru Axle
Cranks SRAM GX1000, 36/22, Boost Compatible
Bottom Bracket SRAM GXP
Front Derailleur SRAM X7- Mid Direct Mount
Rear Derailleur SRAM GX Type2.1, 10 Speed
Shifter SRAM X5 10spd
Cogset SRAM PG1020 (11-36t)
Chain KMC X10
Front Hub 32h Sealed Alloy Disc w/15mm Thru Axle
Rear Hub 32h, 148x12, Sealed Cartridge Bearing, Cassette w/ CNC Disc mount
Spokes 14g Stainless Steel
Rims Diamondback Blanchard 28R, Tubeless Compatible
Tires Schwalbe Hans Dampf 27.5x2.35", Performance
Brakes SRAM DB1, w/ 180mm Front/ 180mm Rear G2 Rotors
Brake Levers SRAM DB1 Hydraulic Levers
Pedals DB Alloy w/ molded traction pins
Handlebar DB35, 780mm width, 15mm rise, 35mm bar bore
Grips DB4L "Lock on" 135mm Kraton
Stem DB35, 40mm length, 35mm barbore
Seat WTB Volt Comp
Seatpost DB Micro Adjust 31.6mm
Extras DB4L Shock Pump, Tubeless Valves, Tubeless Rim Tape, "Zip Tie" Mud Fender, Owner's Manual
Accessories Release 27.5, 130mm, Level Link Suspension Platform. Hydroformed Tubing, ISCG-05, Boost 148x12mm Maxle Drop Out, Tapered Headtube
Bike Size SM/15" / Rider Height: 5'4" - 5'7" MD/17" / Rider Height: 5'7" - 5'10" LG/19" / Rider Height: 5'10" - 6'2" XL/21" / Rider Height: 6'2"-6'6"
Seat Tube Length 394mm 432mm 483mm 533mm
Stand Over Height 739mm 740mm 743mm 749mm
Top Tube Length 585mm 610mm 635mm 660mm
Stack 584.43mm 593.56mm 602.7mm 611.83mm
Reach 406.32mm 428.53mm 450.74mm 473.34mm
Head Tube Length 100mm 110mm 120mm 130mm
Head Angle 66° 66° 66° 66°
Seat Angle 73° 73° 73° 73°
Wheel Base 1133.46mm 1159.73mm 1186.01mm 1212.68mm
Chain Stay Length 425mm 425mm 425mm 425mm
Fork Offset 44mm 44mm 44mm 44mm
BB Drop 14mm 14mm 14mm 14mm
Stem Length
Handlebar Width
Crank Length
Seat Post Length

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