Interactions with Transition bikes on 99 Spokes over the last 30 days

Adjusted for traffic volume by country

  1. United States
  2. Canada
  3. New Zealand
  4. Bulgaria
  5. Australia
  6. Mexico
  7. United Kingdom
  8. Singapore
  9. Japan
  10. France
Transition price point breakdown
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Transition bikes by category
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Transition eBikes
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Transition model ranges
Trail
Spur

Current Models

12

price

$4,999—$8,499

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Scout

Current Models

5

price

$4,099—$6,299

Browse Scout bikes »
Smuggler

Current Models

5

price

$3,999—$8,499

Browse Smuggler bikes »
Enduro
Spire

Current Models

12

price

$3,799—$6,999

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Patrol

Current Models

10

price

$4,199—$8,499

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Repeater

Current Models

8

price

$7,799—$11,999

Browse Repeater bikes »
Sentinel

Current Models

7

price

$4,099—$7,999

Browse Sentinel bikes »
Relay

Current Models

6

price

$6,799—$12,499

Browse Relay bikes »
TransAM

Current Models

2

price

$2,599

Browse TransAM bikes »
Downhill
TR11

Current Models

2

price

$5,299

Browse TR11 bikes »
Dirt Jump
PBJ

Current Models

2

price

$1,999

Browse PBJ bikes »
Youth
Ripcord

Current Models

2

price

$1,099—$1,899

Browse Ripcord bikes »
Recent reviews
99 Spokes
Transition Relay PNW Review: A DH Bike with a Motor!

Mar 2024

Welcome to our fifth and final review from our lightweight E-MTB Head to Head test! Today we're looking at the Transition Relay ...

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99 Spokes
Transition Relay Carbon PNW X0 AXS

Mar 2024

The Transition Relay PNW edition, dubbed an "E-Downhill Bike" in our test, excels in aggressive riding but demands effort to reach its peak performance, boasting a battery-optional design for versatile use.

Highs
  • Extremely composed on steep, fast, and technical descents

  • Designed to be ridden without the battery installed

Lows
  • Soaks smaller trail features, numbing less extreme terrain

  • Battery must be removed to charge

  • Heavy

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BIKEPACKING.com
2024 Transition TransAM Review: Shiny Things

Jan 2024 · Logan Watts

Find our in-depth 2024 Transition TransAM review after trail riding and bikepacking with it around Pisgah National Forest for several months

Highs
  • Interesting geometry that’s impressively versatile

  • Surprisingly good at pedaling active trails and climbing technical singletrack

  • Well-positioned BB drop allows you to churn over roots and rocks

  • Available as relatively inexpensive frame-only option

  • Nice colors and straight-tube aesthetic

Lows
  • Slipping seat post

  • Heavy build kit with an expensive price tag

  • No mounts under downtube or rack mounts

  • Harsher than some other steel hardtails in the category

  • Not as confident a descender as similar bikes, partially due to the fork

  • Slow climber

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MTB Mag
Transition Smuggler: oltre i numeri

Dec 2023 · di Marco Toniolo

Ecco il tanto atteso test della Transition Smuggler, una trail bike con 130mm di escursione al posteriore, 140mm all’anteriore, ruote da 29 pollici, telaio completamente in carbonio e una geometria molto moderna. Il modello in prova è il GX, dal costo di 5.999€ (1000€ in meno del prezzo del vecchio listino) e garanzia a vita. Geometrie Transition Smuggler . Le geometrie Speed Balanced Geometry sono aggressive, come da tradizione Transition, con lunghezza del carro specifica per ogni taglia. Quella in prova è una L, io sono alto 179cm e ho una distanza sella-movimento centrale di 74cm. Lo dico da anni

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MBR
Transition’s new Smuggler will steal your heart, but the Santa Cruz 5010 is better value - MBR

Dec 2023 · Jamie Darlow

Transition has a new version of the Smuggler out, a bike that really should have been called the Spur LT. Or perhaps the Spur Lunch Ride. Transition reckons it’s made a bike to sit neatly underneath the hard charging Sentinel enduro bike in its range, but really it’s much closer in ride feel and pace to the brilliant Spur, the best down-country mountain bike to date. Transition Smuggler need to know 130mm trail bike, with an option to boost it to 140 via a shock spacer 140mm fork, 29er wheels and carbon and alloy frame options Internal routing, headtube cable entry, chainstay protector, proportional chainstays New aggressive geometry, and increased progression through the shock Alloy build is £4,499 with SRAM NX, up to £8,999 for XO SRAM AXS Perhaps it’s not such a stretch from the Smuggler’s roots then, a bike that really launched the downcountry revolution for us. When I first tried it back in 2014 it was a game changer for me, with short 115mm suspension AND slack geometry, a combination that had never been tried before. “I love that bike Muldoon,” I remember telling bike test taoiseach Muldoon. It was a glimpse into the future, before the Smuggler quietly dropped out of the range. The world wasn’t ready. Later the wonderful Transition Spur appeared and repeated the experiment, only better. Transition kept the travel short (120mm travel but we measured it at 116mm, just like the old Smuggler), the geometry relaxed even further, and we saw a lightweight chassis and flex stay suspension that wouldn’t have felt out of place on an XC race bike.  The latest version of the Smuggler is like a beefed up Spur then, it gets 130mm travel and a bigger 140mm fork with 34mm stanchions so it can handle the descents with more aplomb. But the frame looks remarkably similar. You can also step up the travel on the Smuggler to 140mm and further differentiate it. There’s a 5mm reducer built into the Fox Float X shock to adjust the stroke length, keep the eye-to-eye length the same and thus keep the bike’s geometry unchanged. Smuggler frame and suspension The SRAM GX AXS-equipped bike I tested uses a carbon fibre frame, but there are alloy options that add around 1,500g to the weight and lop plenty off the price. The Smuggler still uses the same four-bar GiddyUp suspension design it always has, and there’s still a Horst-link pivot on the chainstay meaning it hasn’t nabbed the flex stay design from the Spur.  I’m actually quite surprised about that, given how well the Spur’s suspension worked, and how reliable flexstay suspension as a whole now is. Just look at Merida’s One-Sixty enduro bike if you want proof of that. There’s internal cable routing, which slides in right at the front on the head tube, and it snakes its way through the bike via tube-in-tube routing. Unfortunately it doesn’t work very well, at least on my demo bike, which produced a deafening rattle. I …Continue reading »

Highs
  • • The Smuggler climbs brilliantly, it’s lightweight and taut on the descents and bags of fun.

  • • Easy to manual, wheelie and ride full stop.

Lows
  • • There’s no internal frame storage or geometry adjustments to be had.

  • • The internal cable routing is noisy.

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Pinkbike
Review: 2023 Transition Smuggler - The Little Ripper

Nov 2023 · Dario DiGiulio

The new Smuggler hits the sweet spot when it comes to travel, geometry, and capability.

Highs
  • Lively, energetic, and composed ride quality

  • Comfortable to ride, easy to get up to speed on

  • Impressively capable in serious terrain for such a sporty feeling bike

Lows
  • Premature bearing wear, dirt can get in around bottom bracket area

  • Suspension may be too active on climbs for some

  • Not the best value compared to equivalent bikes

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Which Transition bikes are most popular?

The most popular Transition model families are the Spur, Sentinel, and Patrol.

Q: Does Transition make eBikes?

Yes, Transition manufactures both conventional bikes and e-bikes.