BikeRadar review the Vitus Escarpe 1

Monday, May 14th, 2012 8:33pm
Category: MTB

Designed, created and delivered exclusively by Chain Reaction Cycles, we're extremely proud of the 2012 Vitus range that we've developed over the last year.

We're really happy with the review, which praises the level of components, ride quality and value for money on offer. Here are some of the highlights of the review:

"The steering is slack enough not to shrink your nuts as soon as things get steep or the fork starts getting a real workout, but not so laidback that it flops and flounders on steep climbs or feels like you’re chasing a wheelbarrow around on flat singletrack.

Through-axles at either end underline the calmly obedient character with useful accuracy. There's enough meat in the wheels and tyres to keep speed and survival expectations high on technical rocky trails. The bar fits between trees and it's far enough away to let you breathe on longer climbs.

Direct sell from Chain Reaction Cycles does mean you're getting a lot for your loot, for example, a 15mm-axled tapered-top Revelation fork up front rather than the more common Sektor. Most hardtails would be proud to have SRAM X9 shift kit wound up with a SRAM double and stopped with Avid Elixir brakes at this price too."

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