Banshee 2013 Rune

Banshee 2013 Rune

1 Review for 2013 Rune

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 This bike does everything very well. I like that the geo is adjustable and if I want to I can convert to 650b with some upgrades. I've played with the bike geo settings via rear drop out flip chips and appreciate the flexibility to change my mind with a ten minute process if I want. It pedals up steep techy climbs very well without being the lightest out there. It helps to have a travel adjust fork. I've never been one to watch weight too closely and when you get to where you're going i.e. The top of a descent, it really does ride like a DH bike. It doesn't hold me back. I'd say it wouldn't be the right bike for rolling terrain but it's exceptional for enduro style riding. Go for the DBair option at $2200 for a frame it's below average for comparable designs. No regrets and plan on keeping it for a long time.
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Banshee 2013 Rune (MSRP $0) — For the Rune, I wanted the stiffness of a freeride bike but without the weight, as well as the pedaling efficiency of an XC bike. By carefully designing the frame both in terms of structural integrity and rigidity, and carefully planning the axle path, anti-squat and leverage ratio, I have created the bike that I had in my mind. If I had only one bike, it would be a Rune. I am happy riding this bike for 40 mile all day epics, as well as shredding down DH courses boosting jumps and railing berms.

Specifications Compare to other All Mountain/Enduro/XC

Release Date 2013
Travel 6''
Rear Shock Cane Creek DBair
Fork X-Fusion Vengeance HLR Air
Cassette SRAM PG-1070 10spd 11-36
Crankarms Race Face Atlas
Chainguide MRP G3
Bottom Bracket Race Face
Rear Derailleur SRAM X9 medium cage
Chain SRAM 10spd
Shifter Pods SRAM X0 10spd
Handlebar Chromag
Stem Chromag Ranger
Grips Chromag
Brakes Avid X0 Trail
Hubs Stan's 3.1 DH
Rim Stan's Flow EX 650B
Tires Maxxis Ardent
Seat Chromag Moon
Seatpost RockShox Reverb


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