For 2021, Orange Bikes is offering their Crush hardtail in an MX, mixed wheel size edition. The Crush MX is made to offer extra traction and roll-over from the larger 29" wheel up front and then quick acceleration and handling from the smaller 27.5" wheel in the back.
The 140mm Crush MX is available currently in one "Pro" level build. The 6061 custom butted aluminum frame sports a 64.5° head tube angle, a reduced offset fork, 75.5° seat tube, 430mm chainstays and a reach of 480mm for a size large.
Crush MX Details
• Wheel size: 27.5" / 29" MX
• Aluminum frame
• Travel: 140mm fork
• 64.5° head angle
• 430mm chainstays
• Sizes: S-XL
• Price: £2300
The dropper cable is internal while everything else is on the outside.
The Crush MX is initially only available with a Pro build spec but there will be a lower R spec build following at a later date. The bike will sell for £2300 with a well-rounded package.
The aluminum frame is coupled with a Shimano SLX 12-speed drivetrain, RaceFace cranks, and a SDG 150mm dropper post. Suspension duties are handled by a 140mm Fox 34 Performance fork. The cockpit features a Burgtec bar and stem and Strange Grappler grips with a WTB saddle. WTB rims and Maxxis tires round out the package.
A tapered head tube, CNC dropper cable guides, and tire clearance for up to 2.6" tires along with a new seat stay bridge complete the fame details.
A Burgtec bar and stem handle the controls.
The Crush MX is available to pre-order now.