2018 Vitus Sommet VR

2018 Vitus Sommet VR
  • £1,900 MSRP
  • Full suspension
  • 170mm front, 160mm rear travel
  • Aluminum frame
  • RockShox Yari
    fork
  • 27.5″ Aluminum wheels
  • 1 × 11 drivetrain
  • Shimano SLX
    groupset
  • Dropper post

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

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Build
Frame6061-T6 Alloy, 160mm Suspension travel, 6061-T6 Alloy, BOOST
ForkRockShox Yari RC Solo Air, 110mm boost spacing
Rear ShockRockShox Super Deluxe R
Bottom BracketShimano, BB52 Hollowtech II (BSA), 73mm
HeadsetFSA, 1 1/8
StemNukeproof Neutron, 31.8mm, 35mm 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 X11-1, 11 speed
Chain GuideMRP
BrakesShimano SLX, 203mm
Brake LeversShimano SLX
Wheels
RimsRACEFACE, AR30, 27.5
SpokesDouble butted
Front HubNovatec, 15x110mm, 32h, 6 bolt
Rear HubNovatec, 12x148mm, 32h, 6 bolt
TiresMaxxis High roller II 2.4 3C/EXO/TR (FR) Minion DHR 2.3 3C/TR/DD (RR), Maxx Terra compound
Gearing
1 × 11 — 11 speed
2018 Vitus Sommet VR
24 mph
Similar Bikes
26 mph

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

The 2018 Sommet 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 592601611611
Reach 435453470495
Stack/Reach Ratio1.361.331.301.23
Top Tube Length 595616637662
Seat Tube Length 382433483523
Seat Tube Angle75.075.075.075.0
Head Tube Length 110120130130
Head Tube Angle65.065.065.065.0
BB Drop 10101010
BB Height 345345345345
Front Center 748770791816
Chainstay Length 435435435435
Wheelbase 1,1831,2051,2261,251
Rake 42424242
🐐 Measurements listed in millimeters and degrees
  • £1,900 MSRP
  • Full suspension
  • 170mm front, 160mm rear travel
  • Aluminum frame
  • RockShox Yari
    fork
  • 27.5″ Aluminum wheels
  • 1 × 11 drivetrain
  • Shimano SLX
    groupset
  • Dropper post
Gearing
1 × 11 — 11 speed
2018 Vitus Sommet VR
24 mph
Similar Bikes
26 mph

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

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

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