Vitus Bikes Sentier VRS Hardtail Mountain Bike 2016Winner of MBR’s “Hardtail of the Year 2014 and 2015” the Vitus Sentier returns for 2016 with an all new frame. From backwoods singletrack to trail centre assaults, the Sentier range of aggressive trail hardtails have been designed with fast paced, action packed epics in mind! Our new super-light triple-butted 6061-T6 aluminium frame has been combined with a high performance components package to ensure the Sentier delivers on all fronts! The Sentier VRS features a performance components package comprising of Manitou Minute Comp forks; Shimano SLX/Deore groupset with WTB/Novatec wheelset and Vitus finishing kit to complete the package. The Sentier VRS is ready to wage war on trail centre assaults!Super-Light Mechanical Formed Triple-Butted 6061-T6 Aluminium Frame Our super-light 6061-T6 aluminium frame has been triple-butted to reduce weight and tune the tubeset for improved handling and all round performance; for 2016 we have increased standover clearance and have also improved lateral stiffness by adding a 142mm x 12mm through axle configuration. We have also made these frames Reverb Stealth compatible. Our aggressive trail geometry has been designed around 27 5” (650b) wheels and a 140mm travel fork; a short headtube and low bottom bracket keep the centre of gravity low to provide improved handling whilst the larger wheel size will roll over roots and rocks with ease Features:Frameset: Frame: Mechanical Formed Triple-Butted 6061-T6 Aluminium Forks: Manitou Minute Comp, 140mm Travel, ISO Air spring, Ø32mm 7050 Butted Aluminium stanchions, Compression to Lockout and Rebound damping, TPC Technology ABS+ Trail Tuned, Tapered aluminium steerer, 15mm QR Through Axle Groupset: Chainset: Shimano Deore FC-M615, 175mm, 38tx24t Bottom Bracket: Shimano Shifters: Shimano SLX SL-M670 Rapid Fire Plus, 10-Speed Front Derailleur: Shimano Deore FD-M618, 34 9mm Band Rear Derailleur: Shimano SLX RD-M675 Shadow Plus Cassette: Shimano CS-HG50, 11t-36t, 10-Speed Chain: KMC X10, 10-Speed Wheelset: Rims: WTB STP i19 TCS (tubeless ready), 27 5” Front Hub: Novatec D811 - 6 Bolt, 100mm x 15mm Rear Hub: Novatec D882 - 6 Bolt, 142mm x 12mm Spokes: Stainless Double Butted Tyres: Front - WTB Vigilante Comp, High Grip Compound, 27 5” x 2.3” Rear – WTB Trail Boss Comp, Wire Bead 27 5” x 2.25” Components: Front Brake: Shimano Deore BR-M615 Hydraulic Disc, 180mm Rotor Rear Brake: Shimano Deore BR-M615 Hydraulic Disc, 160mm Rotor Handlebars: Vitus Riser Bar, 6061 Double Butted Alloy, 15mm Rise, 740mm Wide Headset: FSA Orbit 1.5B Zero Stack (NO 57B) 1.1/8” - 1.5” Stem: Vitus, 3D Forged 6061-T6 Aluminium, +/- 3 Degree Rise, 50mm Extension Saddle: Vitus Seatpost: Vitus Alloy, 6061-T6, 15mm Offset, 31 6mm x 400mm Seatclamp: Vitus QR Weight: 12.58kg/27 73lbs (size M) Buy Vitus Bikes from Chain Reaction Cycles, the World's Largest Online Bike Store.