Fresh Product: Transition 27.5″ TransAM, Bandit & Covert

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TransAM 27.5

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The new TransAM 27.5 brings the steel hardtail into a new era.: Longer, lower and a whole degree slacker @ 67.5 than the previous 26 version. The TransAM 27.5 is the ultimate “go anywhere” hardtail.

All the features of a custom frame at a more attainable price. Built around 140mm travel tapered forks, featuring internal rust proof coating and singlespeed drop outs ( available separately), in a size range from S up to XL.

The TransAM 27.5 will be offered with 3 different build options to meet anyones price point.

Finished off with retro graphics and period correct colours to pay homage to the original TransAM muscle car.

Bandit 27.5

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Catering to the rider looking for a true all purpose trail bike, the new Bandit 27.5 has been lengthened by 20mm ( compared to the previous 26 model) to keep in line with current rider preferences for a long front centre and short stem. Seat tube lengths have also been shortened compared to the previous models. The 68 degree head angle and 430mm chainstays keep the bike angled and balanced.

A shimano E-Thru 12mm x 142mm QR axel is standard equipment and internal dropper post cable routing has been added. 140mm of rear wheel travel is controlled by a Fox CTD Adjust Kashima rear shock ( upgradable to the Float X on order) with 140mm or 150mm travel forks available to dial in your perfect ride. The bike will be available with 4 different build options including the Sram XO1 setup, with sizing from S up to XL.

Covert 27.5

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The new Covert 27.5 features a slacker 66 degree head angle with the same short 430mm chainstays as the 26 version.

The updated geo is low, slack and stable but still playful and fun to ride. The seat tube lengths have been shortened by 25mm of each size to give more clearance for long travel dropper posts and give riders more opportunity to “size up” without having seat tube length issues. A new XL size has also been added. The Covert 27.5 has a race tuned Fox Float X rear shock for 160mm of rear wheel travel and is available with Fox or RockShox 160mm fork options. A shimano E-Thru 12mm x 142mm QR axel is now standard and internal dropper post cable routing has been added.

The Covert 27.5 will be available in 4 different build options including Sram XO1

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Transition have released 3 fresh bikes for the 2014 season, all in 27.5". Check out www.transitionbikes.com for more details.