One of the lightest pivotless suspension frames available on the market at just 4.5lbs, the Duke ST is designed for the discriminating cross-country rider, accommodating 29″and 27 plus In the rear. The Duke ST is equipped with a Fox RP23 compression shock, (other options available as well) complete with rebound and lockout settings, to fine-tune your ride; and in the front, the Duke offers an estimated 1.75 – 2.25″ of pivotless travel, just enough travel to take the edge off. Includes a Castallano Silk Ti Plate for 2.5″ to 3” of travel.
Handbuilt from the finest U.S. 3/2.5 Vr seamless radial aerospace titanium, specialty cold-worked and stress-relieved for increased stiffness and durability, the Duke ST features oversize, extra stout, tubing throughout, with s-bend seat and chainstays. A new custom downtube adds to the strength of the front end of the bike without adding any weight. The new 2020 Duke is the ultimate soft tail cross country machines.