Optic C7.1

$7500 CAD

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Overview

The Optic Carbon 7 is a fast-pedaling 650b trail bike that rides with just the right mix of cross country efficiency and all mountain playfulness. Progressive trail geometry has been carefully tuned across each frame size to give every rider the same optimal fit and ride quality, while A.R.T. suspension delivers both efficient climbing and lively, capable descending. Ride your trails, your way - and ways you never thought possible - faster, with more control, complete confidence and that feeling of becoming at one with the bike. Ride the Optic and see the trail differently.

To some, it’s about carving endless ribbons of buff, flowy singletrack. To others, it’s the challenge of punchy trails, technical climbs and off-camber roots. Yes, yes and yes.

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Specifications

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Frameset

Frame

Optic Trail frame 120mm travel 

Fork

Fox 34 Float Factory 650B Boost 110x15mm 130mm travel 

Rear Shock

Fox Float Factory DPS SV w/EVOL 3 position adjust w/Kashima 

Components

Seat Post

Rockshox Reverb stealth 31.6 mm 

Seat Post Clamp

Norco Design 

Shifter Casing

N/A 

Saddle

SDG Circuit Mtn with chromoly rails 

Headset

Cane Creek 40 Series 

Headset Spacer

N/A 

Top Cap

N/A 

Stem

Race Face Turbine 35 60mm length 

Handlebar

Race Face NEXT carbon 760mm width 

Grips

SDG ODI USA lock on grips 

Front Brake

Sram Guide Ult hydrauilic disc w/180mm rotor 

Chain Tensioner

N/A 

Rear Brake

Sram Guide Ult. hydrauilic disc w/160mm rotor 

Brake Levers

Sram Guide Ultimate 

Brake Cable Casing

N/A 

Brake Rotors

N/A 

Wheels

Front Hub

DT Swiss XCM 1200 15x100mm 

Front Hub Skewer

N/A 

Rear Hub

DT Swiss XMC 1200 148x12mm 

Rear Hub Skewer

N/A 

Spokes/Nipples

DT wheelset 

Rims

DT XMC 1200 Carbon 650B wheelset 

Tires

Schwalbe Nobby Nic 650Bx2.25 / Racing Ralph 650Bx2.25 EVO liteskin 

Tubes

N/A 

Drivetrain

Shifter Front

N/A 

Shifter Rear

Sram X1 11sp 

Front Derailleur

N/A 

Rear Derailleur

Sram XX1 

Cassette

Sram XG 1175 11sp 10-42T 

Crankset

Race Face Next SL carbon 32T 

Bottom Bracket

Race Face Pressfit BB92 

Pedals

N/A 

Chain

Sram CN PC X1 11sp 

Specifications subject to change without notice.
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Geometry

Geometry Diagram
 
 
XS S M L XL
 
 
XS S M L XL
 
Front Travel (mm)
130 130 130 130 130
 
Rear Travel (mm)
120 120 120 120 120
ST
Seat tube length (centre to top)
380 410 445 485 530
HA
Head tube angle
68 68 68 68 68
ESA
Effective seat tube angle
75.9 75.5 75 74.5 74.1
ASA
Actual seat tube angle
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
TTH
Theoretical (horz) top tube length
532 562 592 622 652
HT
Head tube length
99 109 119 129 139
FL
Fork length (axle to crown)
518 518 518 518 518
BBR
Bottom bracket rise/drop
-18 -18 -18 -18 -18
BBH
Bottom bracket height
334 334 334 334 334
WB
Wheelbase
1080 1111 1142 1174 1205
RC
Rear Centre (chainstay length)
420 425 430 435 440
FC
Front Centre
660 687 713 739 765
 
Reach
388 410 433 455 478
 
Stack
575 584 593 602 612
SOH
Stand over height
750 750 750 760 780
 
Crank Length
170 170 175 175 175
 
Bar Width
760 760 760 760 760
 
Stem Length
60 60 60 60 60

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