Privateer Launches Limited 141 Öhlins Edition

Apr 14, 2022
by PrivateerBikes  

Press Release: Privateer Bikes

With the (Northern Hemisphere) Summer riding season just around the corner, Privateer Bikes is launching a limited edition version of our versatile and award-winning 141 complete bike, available to ride this month. When our Colorado colleagues began scheming about a slightly burlier build for the do-anything 141 and after seeing some of our supported riders choose 'Swedish Gold' on their frame-up builds, we took note.

The result is a 141 complete with Öhlins suspension, race-ready HUNT EnduroWide wheels, and a sturdier rear tire (Schwalbe Hans Dampf SuperGravity) in a striking black and yellow colourway. With the ground-hugging sensitivity of the TTX22 coil shock on the rear, combined with the ultra adjustable RXF36 air fork up front, this build is ready to tackle any track, from the Colorado Rockies to the Tweed Valley.

The 141 will ease you to the top with its upright climbing position and supportive suspension design, whilst its progressive geometry will let you focus on the next chute, tight switchback, or tempting side hit on the way back down.


Öhlins is synonymous with high-end race products, so it's no surprise that in the few years they've been making MTB products, they’ve garnered such praise from racers and media alike.

Delivering World Cup Downhill performance in a package to suit any bike, their RXF36 M.2 air fork and TTX22M coil shock combo allows you to attack the toughest sections harder and faster than ever before.
Privateer 141 Öhlins LTD
Fork - Öhlins RXF 36. 150mm
Shock - Öhlins TTX22 Coil
Cockpit - Protaper
Brakes - Magura MT5 w/HC1 Lever
Drivetrain - Shimano 12sp SLX w/ XT Shifter
Dropper - OneUp 170mm
Wheels - Enduro Wide V2
Tyres - Schwable Magic Mary ST/Hans Dampf SG

Pre-order now for APRIL delivery
MSRP: £4,499 / $5,348

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Ultra adjustable RXF36 and burly EnduroWide V2 wheels
Buttery Smooth TTX22 Coil


For riders looking to get on a new bike this year, the 141 Öhlins LTD Edition is available in limited quantities for preorder today, and will ship in late April 2022 (yes, this year!).

MSRP: £4,499 / $5,348


Rider - Jill Thomas
Photo - Eric Arce - @pedalhomie
Location - Moab, Utah

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  • 58 0
 "Location - Sedona, Utah"

Incorrect, that's clearly Moab, Colorado.
  • 13 0
 Come on, that is clearly Trinidad Florida.
  • 16 0
 @NoahColorado Nah, it's actually Boulder, New Mexico Wink
  • 16 0
 Sedona, Utah is one of my favorite places to ride. Right up there with __________.
  • 15 0
 Bellingham, Oregon
  • 19 0
 Bentonville, Minnesota. It's the mtb capital of the world
  • 9 0
 Downieville, Nebraska
  • 3 0
 @danielfloyd Can't beat the trails in Boulder, New Mexico Wink
  • 8 1
 Boston, Texas
  • 4 0
 I am really hoping to make it to Whistler, Mexico to ride one of these years!
  • 1 0
 Pylypets, Russia
  • 19 16
 It's HILARIOUS how butt hurt Americans are when someone misspells something in English or lack knowledge of American geography or history. Meanwhile most Americans cant even place Vietnam or any other country you invaded on a world map.
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flag JakeEPooh (Apr 14, 2022 at 14:25) (Below Threshold)
 @cykelmastaren: Is there any chance you aren't under 25 years old or are even adult euros that ignorant? I think it's HILARIOUS how euros get so butt hurt when reality momentarily forces them to engage with the fact that their entire political and economic system is underwritten by us Americans. Without us fat, ignorant, stupid, arrogant, yanks covering all your rubber checks, your entire continent would be Uzbekistan or however it's spelled. You're welcome, BTW. ;-)
  • 2 0
 @cykelmastaren: get the pho outta heat with the mess.
  • 1 0
 dadas, peepee
  • 2 0
 @cykelmastaren: I biked across Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, and Laos. It was amazing. It was super affordable and so gorgeous. The street food was delicious. I thought people wouldn't be nice to Americans, but I was wrong. People there were awesome. Now I know exactly where those countries are on the map.
  • 2 0
 Whistler, Australia
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 @JakeEPooh: Oh no we are so grateful and we praise your big leader Mr Biden every day. Thank you also to your ancestors for traveling the mighty sea to settle on these shores and to build this little colony of yours called Europe, without you we wouldn't exist. God Bless america
  • 3 0
 @JakeEPooh: Wait for it.....there it is...American exceptionalism ladies and gentlemen
  • 1 2
 @bombdabass: *bows and graciously accepts the thunderous applause. Hehehe
  • 1 0
 @cykelmastaren: It's hilarious how many come to complain about Americans.
  • 1 0
 @jrez70: hehe, wonder why that isWink
  • 16 2
 Pretty epic build for the price - cool to see hunt's being used as a stock wheelset
  • 18 0
 I think Hunt and Privateer are the same company.
  • 6 0
 @thenotoriousmic: They are. Hunt owns Privateer.
  • 4 0
 @thenotoriousmic: right on! I have nothing but good things to say about their wheels. bombproof
  • 2 0
 To complete the aesthetic, throw some new Continentals on this bad boy.
  • 7 0
 Nice bike with a very sensible build (kudos for SLX drivetrain with XT shifter instead of XT derailleur and SLX shifter, or holy forbid SX/NX)!
  • 4 0
 Yea, all "Limited" bikes seem to have Ohlins this year. Canyon and Commencal recently and Specialized earlier this week with the Enduro.
  • 2 0
 They can actually supply stock
  • 1 6
flag ehvahn (Apr 14, 2022 at 11:44) (Below Threshold)
 @chrismac70: Yeah cause their stuff is built by SR suntour.
  • 5 0
 @ehvahn: xfusion
  • 1 0
 YT as well
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 @kanasasa: Pulled a damper a couple years ago and said SR Suntour right on the side, as did the warranty we put back in it. Has something changed? I've inquired to Ohlins a number of times weather or not their forks are still unsafe, under-performing garbage and they've not replied so I've just assumed the answer is yes.
  • 3 0
 @ehvahn: internals are ohlins, lowers and uppers are xfusion
  • 1 0
 So true, the only company able to fulfill (small) orders of (small) bike companies atm

- Prime
- Orange
- Raaw
- YT
- Privateer
- etc
  • 2 0
 What you had was a used Suntour fork with an Ohlins sticker on it lmao @ehvahn:
  • 7 2
 Are we seeing more bikes come with Ohlins due to supply chain issues?
  • 6 2
 I was coming here to joke "is it even a special edition bike if it doesn't have Ohlins?"

My gut tells me that supply chain issues are why we keep seeing them pop up on special builds
  • 1 0
 For sure. I have a 141 GX/RS/Fox build on order since December and it's supposed to ship in May, while these Ohlins completes are in stock right now. Those special editions must be an availability thing.
  • 5 0
 That’s some pretty nice bike porn right there
  • 1 0
 i find it confusing and interesting that OHlins produces in Taiwan.
Do they produce all their rally, and other suspensions over there? I believe this might be a 3rd party handling all operations while Ohlins remains to be just a fasade. Or a logo basically.
  • 3 0
 All the links have an HTML encoded space at the beginning (%20) and are therefore... broken
  • 1 0
 This falls squarely under the “I wouldn’t buy those item but happy to have them on a build” category.

Price is right, so why not??
  • 3 0
 Get mooned
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  • 2 0
 What a beauty
  • 2 1
 So this is an advert?
  • 1 1
 Advertorial. Yes
  • 1 0
 Nice lookin' bike
  • 2 4
 that's a perfect bike. shimano drive train, excellent geo, excellent suspension. Price could be 1000 less around $4k.
  • 1 2
 Sedona scenic that's about it.
  • 2 0
 Have you ever ridden in Sedona?
  • 3 0
 you cant compare the Segway tour you did to an actual ride...
  • 2 5
 Enjoy your 1600 dollar SR suntour fork

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