Ariel Elite
£3,699.99

Equally at home on steeper, faster more technical trails as it is railing berms at your favourite trail centre

The Ariel Elite is a no-nonsense bike, ready to rock the steepest, fastest trails. Up front sit’s a Rockshox Pike RC with 160mm travel which is perfectly balanced with the Fox Factory Float X air shock delivering 150mm rear travel. Good rubber comes as standard from WTB with their outstanding Dual DNA compound Vigilante and Riddler tyres that are TCS tubeless ready. A dedicated 1x11 drivetrain featuring the new Shimano SLX trail components matched with a Raceface AEffect direct mount chainset. Tubeless ready Kore Realm 2.4 rims and Raceface finishing kit round out this highly capable package.

Sizes

We always recommend you visit us to try the bike for size but here is a rough guide.

FRAME SIZES

Small

Medium

Large

5'2" to 5'8"

5'7" to 6'

6' to 6'2"+

FRAME

Series 3 custom butted and hydroformed 6013 alloy front triangle / ZS44-ZS56 tapered headtube / Toray UD carbon swingarm / 30mm main pivot bearings / 30mm pull-link bearing / 15mm Norglide bearings / signature TRL suspension design / Chip-Slot 2 dropout system / 150mm travel

FORK

Rockshox Pike RC / 160mm travel / Solo Air / tapered alloy steerer / low speed compression / rebound adjust / 15x110 / Maxle Ultimate

REAR SHOCK

Fox Float X Performance / EVOL / 3 position adjust

HEADSET

FSA NO.57

SHIFTERS

Shimano SLX M7000 Rapidfire Plus 1x11 speed

REAR DERAILLEUR

Shimano Deore XT M8000 Shadow Plus

FRONT DERAILLEUR

MRP 1x

CHAINSET

Raceface AEffect / direct mount / 34T narrow wide 170-175mm

BOTTOM BRACKET

Raceface X-Type

CHAIN

KMC X11L

CASSETTE

Shimano M7000 11 speed cassette 11-42T

RIMS

Kore Realm 2.4 32h / UST tubeless compatible

HUBS

Formula DC-711 Boost sealed bearing 32h front / Formula DCL-300 sealed bearing 32h rear / Shimano E-Thru AX56 axle

SPOKES

Double-butted stainless steel

TYRES

WTB Vigilante TCS dual DNA light/fast 27.5 x 3.0" front / WTB Riddler TCS dual DNA light/fast 27.5 x 2.25" rear

BRAKES

Shimano M615 180/180mm

LEVERS

Shimano M615

HANDLEBARS

Raceface AEffect 35 / 760mm wide / 10mm rise / 5 degree up bend / 8 degree back bend

GRIPS

Saracen lock-on grip

STEM

Raceface AEffect 35 / 50mm / A-head / 6 degree rise / 35mm clamp

SADDLE

Kore Durox SL

SEATPOST

JD YSP12L dropper post / 120mm travel / internal cable routing / 30.9mm

PEDALS

Alloy MTB