Airdrop Bikes

Bitmap Pro

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Availability of Bitmap

Check the table below to get the latest update on stock levels of the Bitmap frames. We work hard to keep everything in stock, but these frames are in high demand. If your preference is out of stock, you can preorder to reserve stock - contact us for more info.

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Last updated: 29/11/18

The Bitmap Pro is a fierce trail hardtail built around our Bitmap alloy frame with a Rockshox Pike fork, Guide 4-pot brakes and SRAM GX Eagle 1x12 groupset.

If you're buying a bike like the Bitmap then you know you're after something that's fast and a lot of fun to ride. The 6061 alloy frame is strong, stiff and direct, with low standover height, a slack head angle and aggressive geometry. There's no point messing around with the build kit; you need plush forks that can handle some abuse, strong wheels and brakes that work.

The Bitmap is built for a 1x drivetrain and we reckon GX Eagle 1x12 is the best bang-for-buck groupset out there. So it goes on the Bitmap Pro. Smooth, precise and consistent shifting, great reliability and a massive gear range. We spec a Descendant crankset which matches up with the Descendant 35x40mm stem and 800mm bar which is perfect for a hard-hitting bike like this. Stopping power is provided by Guide R 4-pot hydraulic discs on 180mm centreline rotors front and rear. There's a Reverb Stealth dropper (150mm or 170mm) which of course has the new 1x remote lever. 

Up front the Pro features a Rockshox Pike RC 140mm fork with the unmatched Charger damper. A good fork is essential on a hardtail and the Pike delivers buttery smooth travel under all conditions, whilst staying composed even through sustained hits. Hope Technology provide the wheel set - a Pro 4 hub and Enduro rim combo, with WTB high-grip tyres front and rear (we spec the Tough casing and High Grip compound). The finishing touches are our exclusive WTB Volt Race saddle in black and DMR Deathgrips in - of course - black.

Bitmap Pro Features


  • Strong & stiff Airdrop Bitmap frame with Boost rear axle and tonnes of mud clearance
  • 2018 Rockshox Pike RC 140mm Fork
  • SRAM GX Eagle 1x12 Drivetrain 
  • Hope Tech Pro 4 Enduro Wheelset
  • Rockshox Reverb Stealth Dropper with 1x Remote
  • SRAM Guide R Brakes
  • Truvativ Descendant Cranks
  • Truvativ Descendant 35 Bars & Stem
  • Bike weight 13.1kg


  • The Bitmap Pro uses build kit that we’ve tried & tested. We know everything works together and we know it’s a rad bike. But like all our bikes, it’s built to order, and we’re happy to make changes to the spec to suit your needs. If you want t change something, no problem. The best thing to do is contact us.

    Frame Airdrop Bitmap
    Fork 2018 Rockshox Pike RC Debonair 140
    Rear Shock n/a
    Headset Cane Creek 40 ZS44/56
    Headset Spacers Cane Creek Interlok Composite 5mm
    Rear Axle Airdrop Bolt-through Boost 148x12mm
    Seatpost Rockshox Reverb Stealth B1 with 1x Remote
    Seat Clamp Airdrop CNC Bolt-up
    Rear Derailleur SRAM GX Eagle 1x12
    Shifter SRAM GX Eagle 1x12
    Cassette SRAM GX Eagle XG-1275 10-50
    Chain SRAM GX Eagle
    Cranks Truvativ Descendant 6K DUB 170mm DM32
    Bottom Bracket
    SRAM DUB MTB73
    Brakes SRAM Guide R
    Rotors SRAM Centerline 180mm
    Wheels
    Hopetech Pro 4 Enduro
    Tubeless Setup
    WTB Rim Tape & Valves with Caffélatex Sealant
    Tyres WTB Vigilante / Trail Boss Tough High Grip
    Stem Truvativ Descendant 35 40mm Reach, 35mm Clamp
    Handlebars Truvativ Descendant 35 800mm Wide, 20mm Rise, 35mm Clamp
    Saddle Custom black WTB Volt Race
    Grips DMR Deathgrip
  • The Bitmap frame's geometry is designed around a 140mm travel single crown fork. We recommend using a 35-50mm stem. More in-depth information on geometry can be found on our Geometry Tech page.

    Airdrop Bitmap Geometry Chart
    Size Small Medium Large X-Large
    A Seat Tube 410 435 460 485
    B Effective Top Tube 585.1 606.4 626.4 646.4
    C Reach 420 440 460 480
    D Stack 616.4 616.5 620.9 625.5
    E Chainstay 420 420 420 420
    F Head Tube 110 115 120 125
    G Head Tube Angle 65° 65° 65° 65°
    H Seat Tube Angle 74° 74° 74° 74°
    I Bottom Bracket Drop -45 -45 -45 -45
    J Wheelbase 1150.4 1170.3 1192.4 1214.6
    K Fork Length 532 532 532 532
    L Fork Offset 46 46 46 46

    All measurements in mm. Based on a 140mm fork.

  • The Bitmap hardtail frame was designed in Sheffield and developed on trails throughout the UK. As with all our bikes, it's built to be simple but effective. It's also fully up to date, with a Boost 12x148mm rear axle (included), integrated 180mm brake mount, a threaded BB shell and stealth dropper compatibility. Plenty of clearance for 2.6" tyres.

    If you have any questions regarding compatibility, please contact us.

    Frame Airdrop Bitmap
    Material 6061 T-6 Alloy
    Travel n/a
    Wheel Size 27.5" (650b)
    Bottle Cage Mount Yes
    Front Mech Mount No
    Rear Shock Size n/a
    Rear Shock Mount n/a
    Bottom Bracket 73mm BSA30 threaded
    Chain Guide Mount ISCG05
    Headset Top 1 1/8" / 44mm inset (ZS44)
    Headset Bottom 1 1/2" / 56mm inset (ZS56)
    Seatpost Diameter 30.9mm
    Seat Clamp Diameter 35mm
    Rear Axle Boost 148 x 12mm Rockshox Maxle
    Rear Brake Mount Post
    Minimum Rotor Size 180mm
    Maximum Rotor Size 203mm
    Maximum Tyre Size 27.5" x 2.6"
    Cable Routing External with Stealth Dropper
  • People come in all shapes and sizes, and we all have different preferences. This sizing information is intended to be a guide, and for most people it will be sufficient to make the right choice. But if you would like to discuss sizing or if you have any questions, feel free to contact us.

    Airdrop Bitmap Frame Small Medium Large X-Large
    Rider Height (cm) 157 - 168cm 168 - 178cm 178 - 188cm 188 - 198cm
    Rider Height (in) 5'2" - 5'6" 5'6" - 5'10" 5'10" - 6'2" 6'2" - 6'6"

     

     

  • We often get asked these questions so we've put together some quick answers for you. More information is available on our Tech Pages, Shipping and Warranty Pages.

    How long does it take to build a bike?
    Normally around a week for a standard bike. If you have custom options it can take longer but we make this clear in your custom build quote. Things can be a little slower at busy times, but we keep you posted on progress.

    Can I make changes to the build kit?
    Yes. All our bikes are built to order so we’re happy to customise for you. The best thing to do is contact us and we’ll produce a custom build quote for you.

    Can I have a different length dropper post?
    We put a 150mm Stealth Reverb on as standard, but if you’d rather have a 125mm or a 170mm Reverb, no problem. Contact us after you’ve placed your order to discuss.

    How much does shipping cost?
    Shipping costs vary depending on what you order and where you live. Take a look at our Shipping Page for more information.

    The size & colour I want is out of stock. Can I preorder?
    If it's out of stock now, chances are it's due back in soon. If you'd like to reserve one your can place a preorder. Contact us.

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