Banshee Bikes has a long history in making bikes that are good for sending it and holding up to amazing amounts of abuse. The Rune adds a new element to that package as you can pedal the Rune all over and still charge the descents. With the Rune, Banshee has really entered the trail bike market with a beauty of a machine.
Jay from Banshee Bikes tells us all about the Rune and why you should take one for a spin. Video, pics and specs inside.The Rune from Banshee bikes is the bike for the riders that like to go up and over the mountain, not just down it. Do you like to go on multi-day adventures or do you like to suffer through a really tough up just to hit up an equally tough descent? Well maybe you should listen and see what Jay has to tell about the Rune.
Jay from Banshee Bikes tells us about the Rune:
Features: •Travel: 6" VF4P •Weight: 7.2lbs •Sizes: Small, Medium, Large, Extra Large •Colors: Team, Anodized Gold, Black, White •Shock: Fox DHX Air / Fox DHX 5.0 Coil •Headtube: 1.5" •135mm rear hub spacing •Chainguide Mounts: Yes, [ISCG 2005] •Tubeset: 7005 Al Banshee Custom Hydroformed Tubing
Frame Specs for build up:
Head Tube: 1.5" Seatpost Diameter: 30.9mm BB shell: 73mm - isis 118mm Chainline: 50-51mm Chainguide: ISCG 2005 Shock: 7.875" x 2.25" Shock Type: Air or Coil Suggested Sag: 15% - 20%