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Model Version:1
Production Start:2004
Production End:2006
Suspension/Pivot System:VPP - Virtual Pivot Point
Material:Aluminum - 6000 series
Rear Wheel Travel:215mm
Size Range:S,M,L,XL

Frame Specs

Compatible Forks:160mm to 200mm total travel - 203mm travel max
Headtube/Headset:1-1/8" Straight - External. S.H.I.S EC34/28.6 EC34/30
Seat Post:30.9mm - Minimum insertion 100mm
Front Derailleur:34.9mm-Top Pull/Top Swing-Shimano Saint model #M815 For Double CR - 34.9mm-Top Pull/Top Swing-Shimano Saint model#M805 For Triple CR
BB Shell Width:73mm - Threaded - ISO
Chainline Spec:55mm
Recommended Max Tire Size:2.7 - may vary by tire and rim model
Brakes:Disc Brake - ISO
Max Brake Rotor Size:203mm
Rear Hub:150mm x 12mm Through-Axle
Seatpost Clamp:34.9mm
Component Notes:Component Notes:For modern external bearing type BB/Cranks with some older generation VP-Free frames -
You will have to face the bb shell to use this setup, as there is a ridge of aluminum on the non-drive side of the shell that will interfere with the external cups.Not really a big deal to face them off if you have the correct tool (talk to your bike shop).Later models were made compatible with external bearing type BB.

Shock Specs

Rear Shock Eye-to-Eye:8.75"
Mounting Bushing Width Front:22mm
Mounting Bushing Width Rear:22mm
Mounting Bolt Diameter Front:8mm
Mounting Bolt Diameter Rear:8mm
Leverage Ratio:3.1 : 1
Rear Shock Setup:Because it is highly likely the original rear shocks on older models are repaired/replaced/upgraded throughout the lifetime of the frame, we offer some very basic tuning guidelines, and recommend using the original rear shock manufacturers manual for more detailed set-up for the specific rear shock you have. Contact the rear shock manufacturer for info if you do not have it.
The key component for set-up with any rear shock here is sag. Once you have that set-up correctly, the rest of the shock settings are fine tuning adjustments (Rebound and Compression damping, etc.) set to rider preference.Recommended sag is 18-22mm at the shock shaft - This equates to approximately 25-30% of the total rear wheel travel. Less sag = a firmer suspension feel.For Coil rear shocks here is a rough spring size to weight guideline for average coil shocks.
This can vary based on rear shock model and manufacturer.100-130lbs - 350#140-160lbs - 400#160-170lbs - 400#180-200lbs - 450#210-230lbs - 500#

Torque Specs

Lower Pivot BoltsLower Main Pivot Chainring Bolts (4)Loctite 242115 inch lbs-
Upper Link BoltsUpper Pivot Chainring Bolts (4)Loctite 242115 inch lbs-
Dropout/Derailleur HangerDropout Chainring Mounting Bolts/Nuts (2 bolts/2nuts)Loctite 242115 inch lbs-
Rear Hub Axle150 x 12mm AxleGrease120 inch lbs-
Frame to Shock 
Mounting BoltM8 x 50 socket head cap screw (1)Loctite 242190 inch lbs-

Replacement Parts

Bearings-Only Part Number:04-05039
Dropout/Derailleur Hanger:04-05054 (Axle Kit only)
QR Seatpost Collar:34-15543
Bearing Press and Removal Tool:10-05032
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