Torrent 1 HT

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Designed with long, low and slack geometry, 35mm rims, and 2.8” plus tires, the Torrent HT+ has a quick but stable manner that will have you whooping with joy on flowing singletrack, dominating rocks and roots on technical downhills, and tackling steep, loose climbs with ease. Novice and experienced riders alike will benefit from the increased traction and control of the Torrent HT+.

Modern mountain bike trails take us all over the mountain – our bikes and bodies are ready. Up or down, mountain biking means doing it all.


Gravity Tune
Gravity Tune

Traditional frame designs disregard rear-center lengths when changing size, leading to sub-optimal riding positions for some riders. Gravity Tune fixes the f... [read more]ront-centre/rear-centre ratio across all frame sizes, effectively optimizing geometry and rider weight distribution for every bike in the line.

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  • Frameset


    Torrent X6 Alloy DB 650B Plus Frame 


    DVO Diamond 27.5 Boost 140mm 

  • Wheels

    Front Hub

    Novatec 110mm x 15mm 

    Front Hub Skewer

    DVO Bolt TA 

    Rear Hub

    Novatec D162SB 148mm x 12mm  

    Rear Hub Skewer

    142mm x 12mm TA 


    Stainless Steel 14g - Black 


    Spank Oozy Trail 395+ 27.5" 

    Front Tire

    Maxxis Minion DHF 27.5" x 2.8" EXO/TR 

    Rear Tire

    Maxxis Minion DHR 27.5" x 2.8" EXO/TR 

  • Drivetrain

    Shifter Rear

    SRAM NX 11spd  

    Rear Derailleur

    SRAM GX 11spd  


    SRAM XG 1150 10/42 


    Race Face Aeffect SL 30T 

    Bottom Bracket

    Race Face External 


    VP Nylon Flat Pedal 


    SRAM PC-1110 11spd 

  • Components

    Seat Post

    TranzX YSP-07L 150mm Stealth Dropper Post 31.6 

    Seat Post Clamp

    Norco Alloy Nutted Clamp 


    Norco XC Saddle  


    Angular Sealed Cartridge Bearings - Tapered 

    Headset Spacer

    2x10mm - Black 


    Norco 6061 Alloy 45mm/35mm 


    Norco 6061 DB Alloy 800mm 


    Ergon GA30 Lock On Grip 

    Front Brake

    SRAM Level T 180mm 

    Rear Brake

    SRAM Level T 160mm 

    Brake Levers

    SRAM Level TL 

Specifications subject to change without notice.
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Geometry Diagram
Wheel Size Compatibility650B650B650B650B
Front Travel (mm)140mm140mm140mm140mm
Rear Travel (mm)----
STSeat Tube Length:405435470510
HAHead Tube Angle:66.566.566.566.5
ESASeat Tube Angle (effective):72.972.572.171.7
TTHHorizontal Top Tube:585615645675
HTHead Tube Length:90100110120
FLFork length (axle to crown)551551551551
BBRBottom Bracket Rise/Drop:-35-35-35-35
BBHBottom Bracket Height:326326326326
WBWheel Base:1121115011781207
RCRear Centre:420423425428
FCFront Centre703729756782
SOHStand Over768758777795
Crank Length170175175175
Stem Length50505050

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