Filter Core Ltd Edition

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The Filter was conceived as a rowdy trail bike. The new Core Ltd Edition delivers on that promise with the rowdiest build kit yet.

When we set out to design the Filter, the idea was for it to be a versatile platform; one that you could build in different ways. Every way we could think of was for it to be rowdy. Everyone at Airdrop put in a lot of time on Filters and James (bike designer) settled on a build that suits his favourite trails in Wharncliffe. And that's why we've put together this limited edition build - to take the Filter to the max. 

Instead of the Pike Ultimate, the core edition amps things up with a Lyrik Ultimate, adding strength, stiffness and an extra 10mm travel. That drops the head-angle out to 64.5°. Plus they're Boxxer red which is always good. We've matched that up with a Cane Creek DBcoil IL rear shock so you get all the plushness and plenty of tuneability without a weight penalty.

As ever we've specced Burgtec finishing kit (it is the best) but we've gone with James' preference for a higher front end with the RideHigh 38mm bar. Better on the steep stuff. And that these carries through to the brakes which are Code RSC. World Cup DH brakes on a trail bike? Why not. 

We've gone with the WTB Proterra Tough i30 wheelset and specced Michelin Wild Enduro tyres - Magi-X front and Gum-X rear. As always, they're set up tubeless. A suitably hardcore combo for what is undoubtedly a hardcore bike.

Key Features
Travel: 160mm front / 135mm rear
Wheel Size: 27.5" front & rear
Forks: Rockshox Lyrik Ultimate RC2 160mm
Shock: Cane Creek DBcoil IL 185x55mm
Drivetrain: SRAM GX Eagle 1x12
Brakes: SRAM Code RSC
Wheels: WTB Proterra i30 Tough
Cockpit: Burgtec Ridehigh
Weight: 14.5kg (large)
Build Kit
Frame Airdrop Filter 6061-T6 Alloy
Fork Rockshox Lyrik Ultimate RC2 160mm
Rear Shock Cane Creek DBcoil IL 185x55mm
Headset Cane Creek 40 ZS44/56
Spacers Cane Creek Interlok Composite 5mm
Rear Axle Airdrop CNC Axle Boost 12x148mm
Seatpost OneUp v2.1 Dropper 180mm
Seat Clamp Airdrop CNC Bolt
Rear Derailleur SRAM GX Eagle 1x12
Shifter SRAM GX Eagle 1x12
Cassette SRAM GX Eagle XG-1275 10-52
Chain SRAM GX Eagle
Chain Guide MRP 1x
Cranks SRAM GX Eagle DUB 7K 170mm DM32
B-Bracket SRAM DUB 73mm
Brakes SRAM Code RSC
Rotors SRAM Centerline 200mm front, 180mm rear
Wheels WTB Proterra Tough i30
Tubeless WTB TCS Rim Tape & Valves with Mucoff Sealant
Tyres Michelin Wild Enduro 27.5x2.4" Magi-X Front / Gum-X Rear
Stem Burgtec Mk3 Enduro 35mm Reach, 35mm Clamp
Handlebars Burgtec RideHigh 800mm Wide, 38mm Rise, 35mm Clamp
Saddle WTB Volt Race Custom
Grips Burgtec Bartender Pro Lock-on
Pedals: Available separately