2020 Bikes

Here is the full list with individual specs of each bike I'm using through 2020.

Orange Alpine 6

The new Alpine 6 has been through one of the most intensive prototyping programs Orange have ever done – the result is spectacular.

Frame: Alpine 6, Fizzy Orange, Large
Fork: Cane Creek Helm 170mm
Shock: Cane Creek DB Air 165mm
Wheelset: DT Swiss EX1501 27.5
Drivetrain: Hope crankset, Sram X0 Eagle 12 speed, Uberbike Flat Out pedals.
Cockpit: Renthal Alloy 170mm bar, Hope 35mm Stem, Uberbike Lock on grips.
Braking: Shimano Saint 203/180mm with Uberbike race matrix pads.
Dropper: Bike Yoke Revive 180mm
Tyres: Schwalbe Magic Mary addix soft/ Hans Dampf addix soft

Orange Switch 6

The Switch 6 is Orange's first mixed wheel size bike, 29er wheel upfront with 160mm of travel and 27.5 wheel out back with 145mm.

Frame: Switch 6, Cyan Blue, Large
Fork: DT Swiss F535 160mm
Shock: Cane Creek DB Air 145mm
Wheelset: DT Swiss EX1501 29/27.5
Drivetrain: Dram descendant crankset, Sram X0 Eagle 12 speed with Uberbike jockey wheels, Uberbike Flat Out pedals.
Cockpit: Renthal Alloy 165mm bar, Hope 35mm Stem, Uberbike Lock on grips.
Braking: Shimano Saint 203/180mm with Uberbike race matrix pads.
Dropper: Bike Yoke Revive 180mm
Tyres: Schwalbe Magic Mary addix soft/ Hans Dampf addix soft

Orange 327 Freeride/DH

Designed around 27.5 inch wheels the 327’s geometry blends high speed agility with a confident locked-in ride that encourages harder riding. 

Frame: 327, Fizzy orange, Large
Fork: RockShox Boxxer World Cup 203mm
Shock: RockShox Vivid Air R2C
Wheelset: DT Swiss FR1950 27.5
Drivetrain: Sram XO 7 speed, Uberbike Flat Out pedals.
Cockpit: Renthal Alloy 175mm bar, Uberbike Lock on grips.
Braking: Shimano Saint 203/203mm with Uberbike race matrix pads.
Tyres: Schwalbe Magic Mary addix soft/ Hans Dampf addix soft

Orange 329 DH Race spec

The 329 takes the know-how from our World Cup honed 327 chassis to build a 29er downhill bike set on podiums and personal bests.

Frame: 329, Norlando Grey, XL
Fork: RockShox Boxxer Select 29
Shock: RockShox Super Deluxe Ultimate Coil
Wheelset: Stans Flow Mk3. Hope Pro4 DH
Drivetrain: Sram GX1 7 Speed. Uberbike Flat Out pedals.
Cockpit: Renthal Alloy 175mm bar, Uberbike Lock on grips.
Braking: SRAM Guide RE 200/200 with Uberbike race matrix pads.
Tyres: Schwalbe Magic Mary addix soft/ Magic Mary addix soft

Orange Crush

The Crush’s unshakeable attitude is as strong as ever. Built tough to be ridden hard, where it really excels, on the rough stuff.

Frame: Crush, Fizzy orange, Medium
Fork: Cane Creek Helm 140mm
Wheelset: Stans Flow Mk3/ Hope DH with prototype drive system.
Drivetrain: Sram X01 7 speed. Uberbike Flat Out pedals.
Cockpit: Renthal Alloy 150mm bar, Uberbike Lock on grips.
Braking: Shimano 4pot Deore with Uberbike race matrix pads.
Tyres: Schwalbe Hans Dampf/ Rock Razor

Orange RX9

The Cross bike used to compete in anything from Downhill races through to long distance road rides.

Frame: RX9, Fizzy orange, Large
Fork: RX9 Full Carbon Flat Mount Disc
Wheelset: Hope 20Five
Drivetrain: Sram Rival 1X10
Braking: Hope RX4 on Sram Rival bars
Tyres: Schwalbe G-One bite TLE

Orange R9

Designed to be the pinnacle in endurance tarmac performance the R9 unidirectional Carbon fibre frame features a stiff front end lay-up to ensure sure-footed handling at speed, coupled with compliant rear stays to give all-day comfort for long assaults in the mountains.

Frame: R9, Raw matt carbon, XL
Fork: RX9 Full Carbon Flat Mount Disc
Wheelset: Mavic Yksion Pro Tubeless
Drivetrain: Shimano Di2 with Quarq power meter.
Braking: Shimano Ultegra disc
Tyres: Schwalbe Pro One tubeless

Frame: R9, Raw matt carbon, XL
Fork: RX9 Full Carbon Flat Mount Disc
Wheelset: Mavic Yksion Pro Tubeless
Drivetrain: Shimano Di2 with Quarq power meter.
Braking: Shimano Ultegra disc
Tyres: Schwalbe Pro One tubeless

Frame: R9, Raw matt carbon, XL
Fork: RX9 Full Carbon Flat Mount Disc
Wheelset: Mavic Yksion Pro Tubeless
Drivetrain: Shimano Di2 with Quarq power meter.
Braking: Shimano Ultegra disc
Tyres: Schwalbe Pro One tubeless