XR SL 729

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The XR is our full-suspension, cross-country marathon bike. Exclusively proposed in carbon for its dynamic qualities, with 29-inch wheels for grip and comfort, equipped with the standard Boost for enhanced stiffness and precise handling in turns. With its 100 mm of clearance both front and rear and its state-of-the-art kinematics, this bike offers an outstanding compromise between pedaling ergonomics and sensitivity to shocks. Extremely easy to handle on slopes, this bike?s geometry has been laid out to save time during technically-challenging descents. Exceptional handling and comfort to blast through the kilometers and widen your lead over the competition.
With its brand new chassis, rolled out in 2017, this 729 version sets the latest standards in mountain biking: a Boost hub for greater stiffness, and a FOX Float Performance shock absorber for more efficient riding. Comfort has not been spared, as evidenced by incorporating a FOX 32 PERFORMANCE fork mount, locked from the handlebars. To navigate anywhere and everywhere, you can rely on the SRAM EAGLE 12-speed transmission and its 10-50 cassette.
Moreover, its MAVIC Crossmax Elite / UST Tubeless wheels with their fast-activated ITS4 over-clutch provide you with the light weight and responsiveness you?ll need to raise your performance. Ultra-lightweight, rigid and precise, the XR 729 is the ultimate piece of equipment for your cross-country outings.
HIGHLIGHTS
  • Trap Door technology: more accessible Di2 battery and lowered centre of gravity.
  • 29" wheels: for grip and comfort.
  • Standard Boost: stiffness and precision while cornering. 
  • Proposed as a single chainring version, it is compatible with a direct mount type front derailleur.
  • Possibility of mounting an internal routing dropper seat post.
  • Clearance: 100 mm Rear / 100 mm Front.
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Specs

FrameXR 29" FULL CARBON 100mm travel PRESSFIT, BOOST, METRIC, THRU AXLE
ForkFOX 32 STEP CAST PERFORMANCE 29" BOOST 100MM + 2 POSITION REMOTE
Shock AbsorberFOX FLOAT DPS PERFORMANCE ELITE 2 POSITION REMOTE 190X40
HeadsetFSA ORBIT 1.5Z SC NO.57SC
Bottom bracketSRAM DUB PRESSFIT 92
CranksetSRAM X1 CARBON EAGLE DUB DIRECT MOUNT 32T ALLOY170mm(S), 175mm (M,L,XL)
StemLAPIERRE 7050 ALLOY 3D FORGED 7° Ø: 31.8mm L: 60mm(S, M)/ 70mm (L, XL)
SeatpostLAPIERRE CARBON Ø: 31.6mm L: 400mm
HandlebarFSA SLK CARBON FLAT W: 740mm Ø: 31.8mm
Rear derailleurSRAM X01 EAGLE CARBON 12s
BrakesSRAM LEVEL TL - SRAM CENTERLINE 180mm/160mm 6 BOLT TYPE
ShiftersSRAM GX EAGLE 1x12
SaddleLAPIERRE by VELO
WheelMAVIC CROSSMAX ELITE UST 29'' 15x110/ 12x148
SprocketSRAM XG 1275 12s 10-50T
Tires2.25 MAXXIS ARDENT/ 2.20 IKON FOLDING SKINWALL 60TPI TLR
Weight11,4 kg
SizeS, M, L, XL

Geometry & size

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