2018 BMC Sportelite SE THREE (Grey)

2018 BMC Sportelite SE THREE (Grey)
MSRP$749
WheelsAluminum 27.5″
FrameAluminum
SuspensionHardtail
Front Travel100mm
Gearing3 × 9
Drivetrain
Shimano Alivio

BMC’s 2018 Sportelite SE THREE (Grey) is a modest component level aluminum frame trail bike.

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Build
FrameAl-13 Butted, Hydroformed aluminum
ForkSR Suntour XCM, Preload Adj, Lockout (100mm)
StemBMC MSM 03
HandlebarBMC MRB 03, 700mm
SaddleVL-3381
SeatpostBMC MSP 03
Components
Front DerailleurShimano Acera
Rear DerailleurShimano Alivio
ShiftersShimano Alivio
CrankShimano FC-T3010, 44-32-22T
CassetteSunrace 11-34T
ChainShimano HG53
BrakesShimano BR-M396 (160/160mm)
Wheels
RimsAlloy XCD18
Front HubShimano HB-RM35
Rear HubShimano HB-RM35
TiresMaxxis Ardent Race 27,5x2,2
Gearing
3 × 9 — 27 speed
2018 BMC Sportelite SE THREE (Grey)
33 mph
Similar Bikes
26 mph

The 2018 Sportelite SE THREE (Grey) is easier to ride up hills than similar bikes.

Similar bikes won‘t keep up with the 2018 Sportelite SE THREE (Grey) while riding downhill or sprinting.

Geometry

Oh snap! This frame was drawn from the actual bike geometry measurements. Roll over the table below to highlight frame dimensions.

Size
Stack 580594604622632
Reach 385405425445465
Stack/Reach Ratio1.511.471.421.401.36
Top Tube Length 558586610635654
Seat Tube Length 380420460500540
Seat Tube Angle73.073.073.073.073.0
Head Tube Length 100110120140150
Head Tube Angle70.070.070.070.070.0
BB Drop 4242424242
BB Height 313313313313313
Front Center 622652675701720
Chainstay Length 435435435435435
Wheelbase 1,0531,0831,1071,1331,152
Rake 4242424242
Trail 8282828282
Standover Height 704744766779825
🐐 Measurements listed in millimeters and degrees
MSRP$749
WheelsAluminum 27.5″
FrameAluminum
SuspensionHardtail
Front Travel100mm
Gearing3 × 9
Drivetrain
Shimano Alivio
Gearing
3 × 9 — 27 speed
2018 BMC Sportelite SE THREE (Grey)
33 mph
Similar Bikes
26 mph

The 2018 Sportelite SE THREE (Grey) is easier to ride up hills than similar bikes.

Similar bikes won‘t keep up with the 2018 Sportelite SE THREE (Grey) while riding downhill or sprinting.

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