Fade SLX Ltd Edition

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Our first ever Fade full build featuring Shimano Drivetrain & Brake, with Hope wheels & Burgtec finishing kit.

We say that the Fade is a dirt jump frame in it's rawest, purest form. It's not an extra-small version of something else. It's not a bike that's designed to be versatile. It's a legitimate dirt jump & pump track platform, pure and simple. In addition to the Fade Luxe and Works bikes, we like to mix things up with our limited edition series and this is the latest model.

Let's start with the obvious: the Marzocchi Bomber DJ. These forks are as rare as unicorn poo right now but we've got 5 sets just for this build. The wheelset is the Hope Fortus 30W SS built around Pro 4 hubs. The cranks are Shimano SLX M7100 running a 30t single chainring (30/13 ratio) using a black Gusset Slink 1/2 link chain. We've paired the cranks up with a Shimano SLX M7100 brake and rotor.

Finishing kit is courtesy of Burgtec. Up front there's a Mk3 Enduro 35mm stem and Josh Bryceland signature 'RideHigh' 38mm bars. That's matched to a Burgtec Boost DJ saddle out back.

All in all it's a high quality, fast build. Total weight is just 10.7kg (23lb). As usual with our limited edition series, only a small number will be built.

 

Features:
Travel: 100mm front
Wheel Size: 26" front & rear
Forks: Marzocchi Bomber DJ
Drivetrain: Shimano SLX Singlespeed
Brake: Shimano SLX M7100
Wheels: Hope Fortus 30 SS 26"
Cockpit & Saddle: Burgtec
Weight: 10.7kg
Geometry
Airdrop Fade Geometry Chart
One Size
A Reach 430
B Seat Tube 330
C Head Tube 120
D Stack 560
E Wheelbase 1067.8
F Head Angle 69°
G Seat Angle 71°
H Chainstay 385
I Bottom Bracket Drop -25
J Fork Length 480
K Fork Offset 40
Build Kit
Frame Airdrop Fade 6061-T6 Alloy
Fork Marzocchi Bomber DJ 100mm
Rear Shock n/a
Headset Cane Creek 40 ZS44/56
Spacers Cane Creek Interlok Composite 5mm
Rear Axle n/a
Seatpost Gusset Pivotal 30.9mm
Seat Clamp Airdrop CNC Bolt
Rear Derailleur n/a
Shifter n/a
Cassette Gusset 13-tooth Singlespeed Cog
Chain Gusset Slink 1/2 Link Black
Chain Guide n/a
Cranks Shimano SLX M7100 170mm
B-Bracket Shimano MT800
Brakes Shimano SLX M7100 (rear only)
Rotors Shimano SLX 160mm (rear only)
Wheels Hope Pro 4 Fortus 30W 26" Singlespeed
Tubeless 26" inner tubes
Tyres Halo H-Block 26" Tanwall
Stem Burgtec Mk3 Enduro 35mm Reach, 35mm Clamp
Handlebars Burgtec Ridehigh 800mm Wide, 38mm Rise, 35mm Clamp
Saddle Burgtec Boost
Grips Gusset Sleeper Flanged
Pedals: Available separately
Sizing

The Fade frame is available in one size only. It's designed as a compact dirt jump & pump-track bike but reach is a little bit longer than most, so it's perfect if you're a mountain biker accustomed to modern, long enduro bikes.

Shipping & Taxes

It takes a few days for us to prepare your order before shipping. At busy times there can be a build queue of a few days which may affect lead times. Preorders can take up to 30 days to ship.

Shipping a DJ bike to a UK address costs £20 and to an EU address £40. More info

All prices on the website include UK sales tax of 20%. If you are in the EU, select your shipping destination at the checkout stage and the website will automatically remove the UK sales tax before you are asked to pay.

Orders shipped to the EU may also incur local sales taxes (typically 15-25%) and import duties (14%). More info

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