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Monday, July 22, 2013
From flowing trails to technical descents, the Rumor is engineered using ground breaking technology to give the best-fitting, most-capable full-suspension 29er ladies mountain bike.
RUMOR KEY FEATURES - WHY IT'S GREAT
ALL-NEW WOMEN'S M5 ALLOY FRAME
WHAT: All-new design and women's M5 alloy frame featuring Women's XC Trail 29er geometry/tube sets, 110mm travel, tapered head tube, ultra-low standover height, and full water bottle clearance on all sizes.
WHY: To provide the most capable, best fitting full-suspension 29er womens trail bike.
HOW: Designing the bike from the ground up with a two-piece top tube and shock carriage enables us to create in-line suspension and reach our lofty 29er design targets in terms of standover, kinematics, and bottle clearance.
WOMEN'S SUSPENSION TUNE
WHAT: Bike and suspension designed together from the ground up, featuring our custom-tuned spring rates for women.
WHY: Delivers a more capable and confidence inspiring bike by keeping the ride quality smooth and tuning spring curves so women can utilise all of their suspension travel.
HOW: By designing the bike and suspension in tandem, we can achieve completely balanced performance that's appropriate to the bike and rider. Extensive field testing and research on women's centre of gravity and weight distribution helps us determine the optimal spring rates for female riders.
WHAT: Women's Body Geometry Jett Gel saddle, Women's Enduro grips and size-specific components.
WHY: To ensure that female riders get the best fit at every contact point.
HOW: We take a systems approach to design by spec'ing each bike individually based on frame size and geometry. Everything from small diameter grips to size-specific crank lengths is optimised for females.
AUTOSAG SUSPENSION TUNING
WHAT: Revolutionary SBC technology, manufactured by FOX, automatically sets the proper sag and air pressure in the shock.
WHY: Quick and simple adjustment that guarantees the perfect setting for optimal suspension performance.
HOW: In the saddle, the rider pushes a specially designed transfer port on the shock to release air pressure until a set level, based on the rider's weight. This equalises the positive and negative chambers and achieves perfect sag.