2021 Orbea


A 29″ carbon frame full suspension enduro bike with high-end components.
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SuspensionFull, 160 / 170mm
ForkFox Performance Float 38
ShockFox Float DPX2 Performance
Wheels29″ Aluminum
Drivetrain1 × 12
GroupsetRED, GX Eagle
BrakesHydraulic Disc
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2022 Enduro Shootout: Orbea Rallon

Nov 2022

This Orbea Rallon review dives deep into this bike’s performance since the 2022 overhaul. Read our review of this incredible bike!

  • Fast as F

  • Likes to get loose

  • Looks exotic

  • On board storage and tools

  • Prefers a coil

  • Can beat you up

  • Low BB

  • Stiff off the top suspension

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Orbea Rallon M-Team first ride review - MBR

Apr 2022 · Alan Muldoon

rbea The new Orbea Rallon will be ripping it up on the EWS circuit this year piloted by Martin Maes. We swung a leg over it to see how it stacks up against the best enduro bikes on sale now. Need to know Updated Rallon platform has moved with the times. Longer, lower and slacker. Geometry designed around a 170mm fork. Rear suspension delivers 160mm, where the progression rate has been increased to work with coil shock and larger volume air shocks like the Fox Float X2 Internal downtube storage has been added Three 29er options and one Mullet, but with MyO personalization it’s easy to customise your build Now available in four frame sizes Evolution of the Orbea Rallon It’s October 2013, and I’m wandering around Finale Ligure, Italy, in a daze. I can’t for the life of me remember why I was there. All I recall is Steve Jones from Dirt magazine asking me if I was attending the Orbea launch. I replied no, as MBR hadn’t been invited. I promptly became his plus one and the party got underway. The reason for the end of season festivities? Everyone was gathered to celebrate the launch of the new Rallon R4, a 160mm travel enduro bike with a revised suspension layout and 27.5in wheels. Well, it was almost 10 years ago. Well, it was almost 10 years ago Two things really struck me about that bike. The first was how good the low BB height felt as it increased stability and confidence. The second was how effective the suspension was – the combination of the custom tuned Bos Kirk shock, concentric rear axle pivot and longer shock link giving the bike unparalleled tracking and control. I left Finale impressed that the more traditional XC brand for the Basque country had produced such a formidable enduro race bike. Fast forward to 2017 and Orbea launched the next round of revisions, updates that include the switch to 29in wheels, a side-arm frame design, similar to, but not a copy of a Specialized, and a much shorter rocker link to actuate the shock. The low and lower BB heights remained, but the suspension feel had changed a lot on the Rallon R5, the bike less planted and plush, with a greater emphasis on pedalling performance. Obviously I wasn’t the only one that noticed the difference as Orbea then followed that up in 2019 with the Rally On linkage that boosted travel on the rear by 10mm to 160mm, and increased the progression rate from 8% to 20%. Frame and geometry So what’s new about the 2022 Rallon R6? The biggest differences are the updates that Orbea has made to the sizing and geometry. As such the BB height is a hair lower still, the reach numbers have grown on all four frame sizes and the seat tube heights have shrunk. In fact, Orbea has added 30mm to the reach on the size L, which brings it pretty much inline with the XL …Continue reading »

  • Updated sizing and geometry is on the money. Low BB height feels amazing on steeper, rowdy trails. The bike feels light and agile, with good compliance in the frame.

  • Needs a Double Down casing rear tyre. One and done OC multi-tool is all but useless. LockR downtube storage is tight on space.

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Orbea Introduces the New Rallon

Sep 2021 · Beta

Super. Enduro.

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License to rip? The new 2022 Orbea Rallon in review

Sep 2021 · Peter Walker

We had the chance to test the new 2022 Orbea Rallon M-LTD and find out what the latest rig of the spanish bike (gun?) smiths is capable off.

  • Plush and active suspension with the coil shock

  • Clever frame details

  • Customisable look

  • Additional shock yoke for a mullet setup (included as standard)

  • Bike requires an experienced and active rider

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First Look: 2022 Orbea Rallon - Now With In-Frame Storage

Sep 2021 · Mike Kazimer

The Rallon underwent the longer and slacker treatment, and also received a secret snack compartment.

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2020 Orbea Rallon M10 Reviewed

May 2020

Testing in the Time of COVID, Dave finds alternate uses for Orbea's 160mm Rallon, before finally getting it back on the dirt...

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Orbea's Rallon Just Might be the Only Mountain Bike You'll Ever Need.

Aug 2019

The M-Team will blast a rocky descent and happily climb up and do it again.

  • Great Build

  • Solid Pedaling Platform

  • Sluggish dropper post

  • Odd sizing

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Orbea Rallon M10 MYO review

Jul 2019 · Seb Stott

Efficient, responsive and lively, but you may want to size up for maximum steep-terrain stability

  • Naturally rapid on the climbs and lively enough to double as a trail bike

  • Customisable and top-end spec makes it comparatively good value

  • Supple suspension maintains speed and inspires confidence

  • Slightly short (for an XL), so it’s less planted at speed and less surefooted on steep descents than some rivals

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Orbea Monocoque Race Carbon. Advanced Dynamics 160mm suspension technology. 29" wheels.Concentric Boost 12x148 rear axle. Pure Enduro geometry. Internal cable routing. ISCG05

ColorsBlack (Matte) / Black-Purple (Gloss); Green (Matte) /Orange (Gloss); Grey Blue - Bright Red (Gloss)


Fox 38 Float Performance 170 Grip 3-Position QR15x110


Spring TypeAir


Fox DPX2 Performance 3-Position Evol custom tune 230x60mm



Acros Alloy 1-1/8 - 1-1/2" Integrated


Race Face Aeffect R 35mm interface


Race Face Aeffect 35 20mm Rise 780mm


Fizik Taiga S-alloy rail


OC2 Dropper 31.6mm


Rear Derailleur

SRAM X01 Eagle Red


SRAM Descendant CNC Eagle Dub Boost 32t


SRAM GX Eagle Lunar


SRAM XG-1275 Eagle 10-50t 12-Speed


SRAM GX Eagle 12-Speed


Shimano XT M8120 Hydraulic Disc

TypeHydraulic Disc


DT Swiss E-1900 Spline 30c TLR 15/110mm CL


Maxxis Minion DHR II 2.40" FB 60 TPI Dual Exo TR

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