2016-01-08

ANTelope

Our take on what makes a great 29-er: the ANTelope. Like its natural namesake, this is a very agile yet stable beastie. The ANTelope is intended for XC use. It sprints and climbs excellently, and invites its riders to push their boundaries on more technical trails. As a bonus the ANTelope is designed to take 650b+ wheels as well.


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SPECIFICATION

Frame: 11ANTS ANTELOPE – ASTM Grade 9 Ti3Al2.5V seamless tubing
Fork: DT SWISS OPM O.L 29" 120mm 15mm TA
Shifters: Rohloff
Gears: Rohloff
Crankset: Middleburn RS-8 X-Type
Drivesystem: Gates CTX Centre track (chain drive optional)
Brake front: Hope race EVO X2
Brake rear: Hope race EVO X2
Stem: Thomson X4
Handlebar: Thomson MTB Carbon
Saddle: Selle Italia Flite
Seatpost: Thomson Elite (dropper post optional)
Wheels: Rohloff – Hope Pro EVO4 – Ryde Trace Trail – Sapim Race
Tires:  Continental X-Kings Performance 29 x 2.4
Weight: 11.4kg
Sizing: S-M-L-XL
Price: €6399,-

 


FEATURES

  • 44mm headtube, length-wise optimized for clean Lefty fitting, no spacers needed
  • Split seat stay for belt fitting
  • 75mm wide bottom bracket shell to increase rigidity
  • Eccentric bottom-bracket with 4 press-fit bearings, the 11ANTS eccANTer QBS
  • Cable guides for dropper post fitted, Thomson Elite dropper post optional
  • Hand built wheels by one of Holland’s premier wheel builders: Wheeltec
  • Smart ovalisation of the seat- and down tube and over-sized chain stays to increase lateral rigidity
  • Possibility to run Rohloff without black box
  • Decals color options: yellow, fire ant orange, blue, grey
  • Custom sizing optional

GEOMETRY

Geometry_ANTelope

Specification Medium Large X-Large
A – Top Tube Horizontal (mm) 595 620 640
B – Top Tube Actual (mm) 575 595 611
C – Seat Tube Length (mm) 480 500 520
D – Wheelbase (cm) 1080 1110 1120
E – Bottom Bracket Drop (mm) 60 60 60
F – Fork Rake (mm) 45 45 45
G – Standover Height (mm) 790 820 825
H – Head Tube Angle (deg) 71° 71° 71.5°
I – Seat Tube Angle (deg) 73.5° 73° 72.5°
J – Chainstay Length (mm) 444 444 444

IN THE PRESS

  • The popular Dutch cycling magazine Fiets held a “tongue in cheek” competition among Dutch manufacturers to figure out which of their bikes is “most Dutch”. Of all bikes, the ANTelope got the highest average grade across 5 categories, except the one of being Dutch, which we assume is a good thing. Full story here
  • Bike and trekking runs a regular “readers’ rides” feature. They met with Leon, one of our first customers and spoke to him about his ANTelope. Full story here
  • The online bike magazine Velozine took one of our ANTelopes for a spin. This was a custom build running a Lefty. They came away rather impressed. Full story here

 

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