2018 Radon Swoop 170 8.0

2018 Radon Swoop 170 8.0
Goatstimate$3,550
WheelsAluminum 27.5″
FrameAluminum
SuspensionFull
Front Travel170mm
Rear Travel170mm
Gearing1 × 11
Drivetrain
Shimano XT

Radon’s 2018 Swoop 170 8.0 is an upper mid-range component level aluminum frame freeride bike.

Build
FrameAluminum
ForkRockShox Lyrik RCT3, 110x15mm Boost axle
Rear ShockRockShox Monarch Plus RC3, DebonAir, 216mm x 63mm
Bottom BracketRace Face, BSA 73
HeadsetFSA, ZS44/ZS56
StemRace Face Turbine Basic R, 35mm clamp, 50mm length
HandlebarRace Face Atlas, 35mm clamp, 800mm width, 35mm rise
SaddleSDG Fly Mtn 2, CrMo rails
SeatpostJD Vario dropper, 120mm travel (16"), 150mm travel (18", 20", 22")
Pedals
GripsSDG Slater
Components
Front Derailleur
Rear DerailleurShimano XT RD-M8000-GS, 11-speed
ShiftersShimano SLX SL-M7000-I, 11-speed, I-Spec
CrankRace Face Aeffect SL, 170mm length
CassetteShimano SLX CS-M7000, 11-speed, 11-46 tooth
ChainShimano CN-HG701
Chain Guidee*thirteen TRS+
BrakesMagura MT5, Magura Storm 6-bolt rotors, 203mm front, 180mm rear
Brake LeversMagura MT5
Wheels
Rimse*thirteen TRS
Spokese*thirteen TRS
Front Hube*thirteen TRS, 110x15mm Boost front, 148x12mm Boost rear
Rear Hube*thirteen TRS, 110x15mm Boost front, 148x12mm Boost rear
TiresFront: Schwalbe Magic Mary, Addix-Soft, TLE, Kevlar, 27.5" x 2.35"Rear: Schwalbe Hans Dampf, Addix-Speedgrip, TLE, Kevlar, 27.5" x 2.35"
Gearing
1 × 11 — 11 speed
2018 Radon Swoop 170 8.0
24 mph
Similar Bikes
26 mph

The 2018 Swoop 170 8.0 is easier to ride up hills than similar bikes.

The 2018 Swoop 170 8.0 won‘t keep up with similar bikes 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 603603612621
Reach 443460473487
Stack/Reach Ratio1.361.311.291.28
Top Tube Length 580597614631
Seat Tube Length 430450470490
Seat Tube Angle76.076.076.076.0
Head Tube Length 110110120130
Head Tube Angle65.865.865.865.8
BB Drop 14141414
BB Height 341341341341
Front Center 758775793811
Chainstay Length 429429429429
Wheelbase 1,1871,2041,2221,240
Rake 46464747
Standover Height 717732750769
🐐 Measurements listed in millimeters and degrees
Goatstimate$3,550
WheelsAluminum 27.5″
FrameAluminum
SuspensionFull
Front Travel170mm
Rear Travel170mm
Gearing1 × 11
Drivetrain
Shimano XT
Gearing
1 × 11 — 11 speed
2018 Radon Swoop 170 8.0
24 mph
Similar Bikes
26 mph

The 2018 Swoop 170 8.0 is easier to ride up hills than similar bikes.

The 2018 Swoop 170 8.0 won‘t keep up with similar bikes while riding downhill or sprinting.

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