Saracen Traverse Elite (2019)


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With 29" wheels, 100mm travel at the back and 120mm at the front, the Saracen Traverse is a seriously fast trail weapon. The Series 3 custom butted alloy front triangle give the bike a solid platform, and it has been matched to a Toray UD carbon swingarm at the back. That swingarm also uses 'Flex Stay' technology, which reduces weight by eliminating a rotational pivot and securing hardware. You'll also notice that we have opted for a 142mm rear hub, offset to a boost chainline which means we've been able to conceal the rear caliper inside the stays, keeping the bike nice and narrow at the back and offering plenty of heel clearance.

2019 Clearance. Supplied boxed & unbuilt.


Frame Series 3 custom butted and hydroformed 6013 alloy front triangle / Mitsubishi UD carbon flex swingarm / ZS44-ZS56 tapered headtube / 30mm main pivot bearings / UD carbon linkage / signature TRL suspension design / internal cable routing / 12 x 148mm Boost dropout system / 100mm travel

Rear Shock Fox Float DPS Performance / EVOL / 3 position adjust

Fork Fox 34 Float Performance / 120mm travel / GRIP 3-pos damper / 3 position adjust / tapered steerer / 15QRx110 Boost

Headset Prestine PT-1860D-616

Shifters Shimano SLX M7000 Rapidfire Plus 1x11 speed

Rear Derailleur Shimano Deore XT M8000 Shadow Plus

Front Derailleur N/A

Chainset Shimano SLX M7000 30T / Boost / 170-175mm

Bottom Bracket Shimano BB-MT800B

Chain KMC X11L

Cassette / Freewheel Shimano M7000 11 speed cassette 11-42T

Rims WTB STP i25 TCS 29

Hubs Formula DC-711 Boost sealed bearing 32h front / Formula DCL-348S sealed bearing 32h rear 142mm / Saracen Taper-Lock axle

Spokes Double-butted stainless steel

Tyres Maxxis Forekaster EXO/TR 29 x 2.35&qout; front / Maxxis Ikon EXO/TR 29 x 2.35&qout; rear

Brakes Shimano M500 180/160mm

Brake levers Shimano M500

Handlebars Saracen OS 6061 DB alloy riser bar / 760mm wide / 25mm rise / 5 degree up bend / 9 degree back bend

Grips / Tape Saracen lock-on grip

Stem Saracen 6061 3D-forged alloy / 50mm / A-head / 7 degree rise / 31.8mm clamp

Saddle Kore Connex

Seatpost JD YSP12L dropper post / 125mm travel / internal cable routing / 30.9mm (100mm on S size)

Pedals Alloy MTB

Weight 13.74

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