Knolly Warden

Knolly Warden

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 Solid bike.
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Knolly Warden (MSRP $6841) — When we set out to jump into the big(ger) wheels game, we had only one prerequisite... "It has to ride like a Knolly." Seems easy, right? Not exactly. Geometry and rider position are always very important, which becomes magnified as the wheel size grows. You will never ride 'on top' of a Knolly, but rather 'in it', ready to rock. Standover clearance has always been a proud feature of all our designs, and bigger wheels shall not stand in the way of this standard. Front end stack height can be a concern when running bigger wheels, since when the wheel gets taller, the fork gets taller, and so on... and so on. Knolly's Chief designer, Noel Buckley, remedied this concern by utitlizing a short(but stout) tapered headtube, which allows for a 'zero-stack' headset to keep things low up front. This means that the rider's 'attack position' remains virtually identical to a 26" wheel set-up, so everything feels familiar and provokes an aggressive riding style.

Specifications Compare to other All Mountain/Enduro/XC

Release Date 2014
Price $6,841
Travel 150
Rear Shock Cane Creek DBair CS
Fork Rock Shox PIKE RCT3 160mm
Headset Cane Creek "40" series - ZS44 upper / ZS56 lower
Cassette SRAM X01 11 speed
Crankarms Race Face NEXT SL w/ 30t ring
Rear Derailleur SRAM X01, 11 speed
Chain SRAM X01
Shifter Pods SRAM X01, 11 speed
Handlebar Race Face NEXT '35' - 760mm
Stem Race Face Atlas '35' - 65mm
Grips Lizard Skins Knolly Charger
Brakes Shimano XT - 180/180 rotor
Hubs Stan's 3.30HD
Rim Stan's Flow EX
Tires Maxxis Minion 27.5x2.3 DHF / DHR II
Seat Chromag Lynx DT
Seatpost KS LEV Integra

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