Karate Monkey is a highly versatile trail bike that plays the part of 29er and 27.5+ equally well.
Karate Monkey delivers a resilient, lively ride on all sorts of gnarly terrain. Its frame is a highly-versatile canvas for whatever dirty masterpiece your brain cooks up. According to our computing machine (Thor) it can be set up in approximately 487 different configurations.
Originally designed as a 29er (and the frame that helped spark the 29" wheel movement), the latest Karate Monkey is designed to perform just as admirably as a 27.5+ rig as well. This allows you to pick your poison — provided your poison is having a really great time while permanently donning a huge grin, of course.
- Modern trail standards: dropper post compatibility, 44mm headtube, Gnot-Boost rear spacing, thru-axles, suspension corrected fork
- Compatibility with most mountain bike standards makes it the perfect parts bin bike (no rim brakes allowed though)
- Clearance for 29" x 2.5" or 27.5" x 3" tires
|Head Tube Angle||69||69||69||69||69|
|Seat Tube Length (mm)||330||368||419||470||521|
|BB Drop (mm)||55||55||55||55||55|
|Chainstay Length (mm)||423||423||423||423||423|
|Top Tube Length, Actual (mm)||549.7||560.4||575||597.5||624.5|
|Top Tube Length, Effective (mm)||560||585||610||635||660|
|Seat Tube Angle||73||73||73||73||73|
|Standover Height (mm)||743||759||783||812||827|
|Fork Length (mm)||483||483||483||483||483|
|Fork Rake (mm)||47||47||47||47||47|
|Frame||4130 Chromoly, Natch tubing, double-butted main triangle, trumpet flared tubes, TIG welded, ED coated|
|Fork||4130 Chromoly, Natch tubing, double-butted tapered fork blades, TIG welded, ED coated|
* Subject to change without notice.