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2017 Transition Smuggler Lime Green Gloss - Frame only

The Smuggler takes the 29er in a new direction with a short travel platform that isn't short on versatility. Last one, XL only, build options available

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Description

  • Brand : Transition
  • Season : 2017
  • Code : 01.17.10.300
  • Weight : 0KG
  • Aggressive geometry with a slack 67.5 head angle and roomy cockpit let you push the bike hard while the 29 wheels smooth out rough terrain. The short 436mm chainstay and 115mm of progressive suspension keep the bike agile, responsive and playful for maximum fun on whatever trail you choose.


    FEATURES

    • Progressive Geometry – Long, Low and Slack
    • Giddy Up Link Suspension, 115mm Rear and 130mm Front
    • Integrated Rubber Chainstay Protection
    • Collet Style Main Pivot Hardware
    • ISCG05 Chainguide Mounting, No Front Derailleur Support
    • Syntace X12 Rear 142mm Axle and Universal Transition Derailleur Hanger
    • Full Size Water Bottle Fits Inside Front Triangle
    • User Friendly 73mm Threaded Bottom Bracket
    • Internal Cable Routing, Including Stealth Seatpost
    • Lg Frame Weight: 2.95kg/6.5lb (With Shock)

     

    TRANSITION RIDE IMPRESSIONS

    It's no secret that 27.5 wheels get all the attention these days, but we haven't forgotten about the big wheel, and we love the way they ride when done correctly. We wanted the Smuggler to give the rider all the benefit of a 29 wheel without any of the negatives. That is a pretty lofty goal, but we think the Smuggler is our best 29er ever. The 29 wheel is awesome for traction, control and confidence, but too much travel or the wrong geo and the bike will feel sluggish on the trail. Many companies run steeper head angles or a shorter wheelbase to add agility, but these are a poor substitute for a proper head angle, weight balance and room to move around on the bike. Our shorter travel frame gives you a direct connection to the ground and super short 436mm chainstay length with stiff rear triangle will make you forget you are on “wagon wheels". Push the bike into rough, rooty and technical terrain and the big wheels do their work to keep you moving forward and smooth out the trail under you. This bike will
    go much further than the travel numbers would suggest.

    Why Choose Us

  • Just a few of the reasons to shop with us
  • Free Delivery

    Spend over £50 to get free delivery

    Free Click & Collect

    Buy online and collect from one of our stores.

    Two Free Bike Services

    All bikes come with 2 free services as standard.

    Free Fitting with this bike

    Purchase a bike & Get it fitted for free.

    Trade-in, Trade-up

    Only Available In-store.

    Free Delivery

    There is a free postage available on all orders over £50. We send all items first class with some high value items requiring a signature on delivery. 

    PLEASE NOTE: A working day is Monday - Friday and doesn't include bank holidays.

    Free Click & Collect

    We offer a free Click & Collect service.

    We've made it really easy for you to buy your favourite products from us. You can order your items online and collect them in-store, perfect if you're in work during the day without the means of accepting deliveries at your home or work addresses.

    Dealing with brands such as Yeti, Transition, Cotic & Saracen to mention a few we will have a bike that suits you. If you are looking for something a little bit more special why not drop us a line and we can build your dream bike.

    We have a dedicated shop next to our main shop just for cycle clothing with a large range of mens and womens clothing. With a fully functional workshop from fixing punctures, building custom wheel sets to servicing forks there is no job too small for our mechanics.

    Two Free Services

    All Bikes come with Two Free Services as standard. All bikes sold are supplied fully assembled and adjusted to the rider and also come with two free services. We recommend that you take these services at six weeks and six months but that will vary depending on use. Free services must be used within the first year of ownership and do not include any parts. Typical value of these services are £35 each.

    Free Customisation

    We want your new bike to be perfect for you and don't want you to compromise so we always offer free like for like custom adjustment and component swaps. So if the tyres are not right for where you are riding or the stem length needs adjusting or you simply want your favourite saddle fitted we will fit a similar value, stock product for free.

    Offer includes Saddles, grips, tyres and pedals. For anything else or upgrades, please ask. Give us a call or ask in store for more details.

    Trade Up & Trade in

    We pride ourselves on offering a range of quality lightweight Children's bikes for both on and off road. Typically our bikes get out grown long before they are worn out so we therefore offer a trade in, trade up scheme. Bring your child's bike back to us and we will give you a trade in value against the next size up. These bikes are then cleaned, serviced and resold.

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    Pre-Order

    With Pre-Order, you can purchase the latest items added to our store in advance of them arriving with us.

    You Pre-Order is prioritised (at no additional charge); meaning that, as soon as the product arrives with us, we can wrap it straight back up and get it sent out to you - it often never even hits the stock room shelves!

    Pre-Launch

    With Pre-Launch, the date when we expect to receive the product ourselves is still a little too hazy to be confident in accepting Pre-Orders.

    So, instead, you can submit your email address against the item you are interested in and we will email you as soon as stock arrives on the system.

    Estimated Delivery Dates

    Estimated Delivery Dates are given on Pre-Order and Pre-Launch products. They are for indication purposes only and can change at any time without notice.

    The dates we provide are based on indications given by our suppliers. Whenever we get updated information from our suppliers we will endeavour to update the Estimated Delivery Dates provided on product pages.

    The Current Estimated Delivery Dates for 2017 Transition Smuggler Lime Green Gloss - Frame only is

    Buyers Guide

    Sizing Information

    Transition Trail bike sizing

    Approx rider height range:

    5'2"-5'6" Small

    5'6"-5'10" Medium

    5'10"-6'2" Large

    6'2"-6'6" Extra Large

    Some sizing notes from Transition:

    The days of 120mm stems and 680mm handlebars with bar ends are nearly gone and we feel that an approach to sizing born in that era should go away as well. With progressive trail design and all of the recent changes in bike technology, selecting your frame size is not as cut and dry as it once was. With the huge variety of trail styles, riding styles and bike setup preferences, we would urge you to look beyond your height and inseam to find the right bike size. We want you to have as much fun as possible riding your bike. And in the end we want you to remember, there is no right or wrong size for you (within reason of course). 
     
    Take a look at the style of trails you will be riding, and how you would approach them... are they fast and open or tight and technical? Steep or mellow? Do you like to catch air or keep the wheels on the ground? Do you pick the gnarly straight line, or move your bike around on the trail? Did you grow up racing BMX bikes, start off with mountain biking, or get into it from road biking? Want your bike to feel super stable or super agile? All of these factors come into play, and each one is just as important as the others. For example, you can choose to ride a size Large frame and use a 35mm stem and achieve a nearly identical reach as a Medium size frame with a 60mm stem. Each setup can be as capable as the other, while offering a very different feeling ride. Even beyond stem length, depending on how you have answered those questions, you might want to go up or down in size to get the right fit and feel for you and your trails. 
     
    In order to reflect those choices, we have updated our sizing chart with a lot more overlap across the size range. We have tried to illustrate the bike sizes we felt would apply to each rider size; but be sure to look at the geometry and make sure the size you are choosing makes sense for your preferences. Everyone is different, plain and simple. The lines have become blurred and there is no strict rule of thumb anymore. When choosing your perfect size, ask yourself these questions, call or email us if you need a second opinion and most importantly... make sure you pick the setup that you feel will be the most fun! 

    Technical Information

    2017 Transition Smuggler Lime Green Gloss - Frame only
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