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Saracen Ariel Elite

£2,999.99 RRP £1.666.66 Ex. £1,999.99
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Saracen Ariel Elite


The Ariel Elite is a no-nonsense bike, ready to rock the steepest, fastest trails. Up front sit’s a Rockshox Pike RC with 160mm travel which is perfectly balanced Fox Factory Float X air shock delivering 150mm rear travel. Good rubber comes as standard from WTB with their outstanding Dual DNA compound Vigilante and Riddler tyres that are TCS tubeless ready. A dedicated 1x11 drivetrain featuring the new Shimano SLX trail components matched with a Raceface AEffect direct mount chainset. Tubeless ready Kore Realm 2.4 rims and Raceface finishing kit round out this highly capable package.


Frame: Series 3 custom butted and hydroformed 6013 alloy front triangle / ZS44-ZS56 tapered headtube / Toray UD carbon swingarm / 30mm main pivot bearings / 30mm pull-link bearing / 15mm Norglide bearings / signature TRL suspension design / Chip-Slot 2 dropout system / 150mm travel
Rear Shock: Fox Float X Performance / EVOL / 3 position adjust
Fork: Rockshox Pike RC / 160mm travel / Solo Air / tapered alloy steerer / low speed compression / rebound adjust / 15x110 / Maxle Ultimate
Headset: FSA NO.57
Shifters: Shimano SLX M7000 Rapidfire Plus 1x11 speed
Rear Derailleur: Shimano Deore XT M8000 Shadow Plus
Front Derailleur: MRP 1x
Chainset: Raceface AEffect / direct mount / 34T narrow wide 170-175mm
Bottom Bracket: Raceface X-Type
Chain: KMC X11L
Cassette / Freewheel: Shimano M7000 11 speed cassette 11-42T
Rims: Kore Realm 2.4 32h / UST tubeless compatible
Hubs: Formula DC-711 Boost sealed bearing 32h front / Formula DCL-300 sealed bearing 32h rear / Shimano E-Thru AX56 axle
Spokes: Double-butted stainless steel
Tyres: WTB Vigilante TCS dual DNA light/fast 27.5 x 3.0" front / WTB Riddler TCS dual DNA light/fast 27.5 x 2.25" rear
Brakes: Shimano M615 180/180mm
Brake levers: Shimano M615
Handlebars: Raceface AEffect 35 / 760mm wide / 10mm rise / 5 degree up bend / 8 degree back bend
Grips / Tape: Saracen lock-on grip
Stem: Raceface AEffect 35 / 50mm / A-head / 6 degree rise / 35mm clamp
Saddle: Kore Durox SL
Seatpost: JD YSP12L dropper post / 120mm travel / internal cable routing / 30.9mm
Pedals: Alloy MTB




14.080 kg