2018 Vitus Escarpe VR

2018 Vitus Escarpe VR
  • £1,850 MSRP
  • Full suspension
  • 140mm front, 140mm rear travel
  • Aluminum frame
  • RockShox Revelation
    fork
  • 27.5″ Aluminum wheels
  • 1 × 11 drivetrain
  • Shimano SLX
    groupset
  • Dropper post

Vitus’s 2018 Escarpe VR is a mid-range component level aluminum frame trail bike.

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Build
Frame6061-T6 Alloy, 140mm Suspension travel, 6061-T6 Alloy, BOOST
ForkRockShox Revelation RC
Rear ShockRockShox Deluxe RT
Bottom BracketShimano, BB52 Hollowtech II (BSA), 73mm
HeadsetFSA, 1 1/8
StemNukeproof Neutron, 31.8mm, 45mm length
HandlebarNukeproof Horizon alloy, 25mm rise, S/M-780mm, L/XL-800mm
SaddleNukeproof Neutron
SeatpostBrand-X Ascend Stealth Dropper, 31.6mm, S-120mm travel, M/L/XL-150mm travel
Pedals
Components
Front Derailleur
Rear DerailleurShimano SLX, 11 speed gs cage
ShiftersShimano SLX, 1x11
CrankShimano SLX, 170mm, 32t
CassetteShimano SLX, 11 speed 11-46t
ChainKMC X11EL, 11 speed
Chain Guide
BrakesShimano MT500, 180mm
Brake LeversShimano MT500
Wheels
RimsRACEFACE, RIM AR, 27.5
SpokesDouble butted
Front HubNovatec, 15x110mm, 32h, 6 bolt
Rear HubNovatec, 12x148mm, 32h, 6 bolt
TiresMaxxis Minion DHF 2.3 3C/EXO/TR (FR) MINION SS 2.3 TR/DD (RR), Maxx Terra compound
Gearing
1 × 11 — 11 speed
2018 Vitus Escarpe VR
24 mph
Similar Bikes
26 mph

The 2018 Escarpe VR is easier to ride up hills than similar bikes.

The 2018 Escarpe VR 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 589598608608
Reach 435453470495
Stack/Reach Ratio1.351.321.291.23
Top Tube Length 600620640665
Seat Tube Length 382433483523
Seat Tube Angle74.574.574.574.5
Head Tube Length 110120130130
Head Tube Angle66.066.066.066.0
BB Drop 20202020
BB Height 335335335335
Front Center 732753775800
Chainstay Length 435435435435
Wheelbase 1,1661,1881,2091,234
Rake 42424242
🐐 Measurements listed in millimeters and degrees
  • £1,850 MSRP
  • Full suspension
  • 140mm front, 140mm rear travel
  • Aluminum frame
  • RockShox Revelation
    fork
  • 27.5″ Aluminum wheels
  • 1 × 11 drivetrain
  • Shimano SLX
    groupset
  • Dropper post
Gearing
1 × 11 — 11 speed
2018 Vitus Escarpe VR
24 mph
Similar Bikes
26 mph

The 2018 Escarpe VR is easier to ride up hills than similar bikes.

The 2018 Escarpe VR won‘t keep up with similar bikes while riding downhill or sprinting.

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