BLACKBIRD JUNIOR

BLACKBIRD JUNIOR

Description

When riding in the mountains it is especially important to have equipment that is suitable for your height, weight and body proportions. Learning to ride on a bike that is too big is not effective and doesn’t allow the youngs to fully enjoy their ride. What’s more, riding a bike which is not fitted well to the rider’s height can be dangerous as it is difficult to have a full control of the bike. The Junior series is built to suit the size of the younger riders who aspire to ride their bikes in the mountains.
Blackbird Jr is a bike built on 26” wheels designed for a wide range of gravity riding and dedicated for the young bikers measuring between 140cm and 160cm. The frame structure is based on the solutions taken from the Blackbird frame ensuring high stiffness and effectiveness of the 130mm travel suspension. The short front triangle, low bottom bracket and 710mm wide handlebar ensure a good riding position for the young bikers. The drivetrain with a wide range 11-40T cassette allows both, effective downhilling and comfortable uphilling.

Blackbirds - general info
A bicycle is a simple piece of equipment with huge potential and that’s why, while creating the Blackbird, we focused on simplicity and functionality. Without a doubt Enduro is a form of sport which demands maximum versatility from a bike – difficult and long uphilling, downhilling in the most difficult conditions, jumps and drops are the standard challenges that the equipment must face.
Based on our own and our riders’ experience we placed a stiff single-pivot construction at the bike’s heart. This simple solution makes it possible to create a modern bike that fulfills the demands of even the most demanding riders. The advanced swingarm cage, consisting of 12 welded elements and tubes, is very stiff and the carefully designed pivot position allows high pedalling efficiency (with the antisquad parameter at about 100% pedal-bob effect is eliminated). The swingarm is connected to the front triangle with a super stiff 17mm axle, mounted on 3 Max type bearings packed with waterproof Mobil grease. The design of the shock mount yoke means a full length seat tube can be used, enabling plenty of room for the new long travel dropper posts.

Specification

Frame: Sea Lemon, alu 6061, travel 130mm
Frame size: Unisize
Wheel size: 26”
Fork: RST Aerial TnL-R 27.5”, travel 130mm, axle 9mm, 1-1/8”
Shock: Rock Shox Monarch R, 165/38mm
Shock hardware: 22.2x8mm
Headset: Dartmoor Blink
Derailleur: SRAM X5 1x9
Shifter: SRAM SL-500, 9–speed
Brakes: SRAM Level, rotors 180mm
Crankset: Dartmoor Tribe forged 24mm, 165mm
Chainring: direct mount 28T
Cassette: Sunrace CSM980, 11–40T
Chain: SRAM PC-951
Pedals: Dartmoor Stream OEM
Rims: Dartmoor Raider 26”, 32H, F/V
Front hub: w/sealed bearings, 9mm QR, 32H
Rear hub: Dartmoor Reel 142x12mm, 32H
Tires: Maxxis Minion DHF 26x2.35”
Handlebar: Dartmoor Tornado 710mm, Ø31.8mm
Stem: Dartmoor Fury v.3, 45mm, Ø31.8mm
Grips: Dartmoor Maze
Saddle: Dartmoor Trail Racing
Seat post: alu 6061, 30.9x300mm
Weight: 14.6kg (with pedals)

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