Privateer 161 Frameset and Rockshox Lyrik Ultimate RC2 Bundle
29" | 161mm | 6066-T6
Like its namesake, the Privateer 161 is aimed at privateer racers and hard chargers in search of a sturdy, no-compromise Enduro machine. Designed to endure fast and rough descents the 161 boasts aggressive, race-ready geometry combined with rider focused features, ideal to thrash all season long.
Frames will be supplied with Rockshox Lyrik Ultimate RC2 in 170mm or 180mm travel and Rockshox's SuperDeluxe Ultimate designed for the latest hard-hitting enduro and trail bikes, featuring the ride tuning abilities of an air spring with both compression and rebound adjustment.
Seat clamp, axle and sealed cartridge bearing headset included
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- P2 / 180mm -
- P3 / 170mm -
- P3 / 180mm -
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Developed with Top 20 EWS riders and the Enduro World Series in mind - The 161 features progressive geometry to descend as fast as possible, whilst reducing fatigue with a low effort climbing position. By reducing upper body stress on steep transitions, readiness and speed will increase during the timed stages.
Whilst working closely with racers to ensure it's everything they need to race at the highest level, they provided us with incredibly useful feedback; ranging from geometry to small (but important) details such as cable routing to clear race plates.
|Wheel size||(P2-4) 29”|
|Max Tyre size||29”x2.6|
|Headset Upper Cup||ZS44|
|Headset Lower Cup||ZS56|
|Suspension fork travel||170/180mm|
|Fork Offset||(P2-P4) 42/44mm|
|Rear Shock Size||205x65. M/L Tune|
|Upper shock mount||Trunnion|
|Lower shock mount||8x30mm|
|Bearings||4x6900-2RS, 4x6800-2RS & 5x6002-2RS|
|Max Post Insertion||P2 - 250mm
P3 - 280mm
P4 - 300mm
|Bottom Bracket||73mm Threaded|
|Max chainring size||Boost/3mm offset 34 tooth|
|Chainline||52mm. Minimum 168mm Q-Factor|
|Rear rotor mount||Direct 180mm Post Mount|
|Rear Spacing||Boost 148mm|
|Axle Size||178mm x M12*P1.5. Thread length 12.5mm|
|Approx Frame Weight||P2 - 3.7kg/8.15lbs* (Without shock, axle, etc.)|
|Torque Specs||Upper Shock mount - 10 Nm
Lower Shock Mount - 8 Nm
Upper Main Pivot - 12 Nm
Lower Main Pivot - 12 Nm
Seatstay/Rocker Pivot - 10 Nm
Dropout Pivot - 10 Nm
Taking the overall win in both the men’s and women’s EWS means you can be assured the Lyrik RC2 is built to handle the toughest conditions and hold onto every critical line. SKF seals and Maxima Plush damping fluids work together to “reduce friction, silence noise and provide unmatched fork performance sun up to sun down”.
Marketing claims aside, the Lyrik RC2 has taken multiple Best in Category wins, 5 out of 5 reviews & Editor’s choice awards.
|Fork Offset||42mm (29")|
|Maximum Rotor Size||220mm|
|Upper Tube Type||35mm tapered wall aluminum|
|Max Tyre Width||81mm (3.18")|
|Minimum Rotor Size||180mm|
|Damper Type||Charger 2.1 RC2|
|Volume Reducer||Up to 4 Tokens|
Comes as standard with Rockshox's SuperDeluxe Ultimate Air designed for the latest hard-hitting enduro and trail bikes, featuring the ride tuning abilities of an air spring with both compression and rebound adjustment allowing riders to easily dial in a podium-worthy ride.
- New Maxima Plush damping fluid reduces friction and silences damper noise
- Highly tunable DebonAir™ spring offers a coil-like consistent feel throughout the travel
- Separate and independent open and threshold pistons tuned exactly for your ride
- Low Speed Compression adjustment allowing fine tuning of compression needs from the base tune
EDITOR'S CHOICE 2019
RIDE TEST REVIEW
"We had heard rumours that the big wheel, big travel, progressive prototype was being shown off around Eurobike, but when we stumbled upon it we could see just how far the geometry envelope had been pushed."