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Northern Frameworks Custom Hardtail - Sea To Sky Fade - MD/LG 19"

Northern Frameworks Custom Hardtail - Sea To Sky Fade - MD/LG 19"
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Steel hardtail mountain bikes are a staple in the midwest. We at the shop all grew up on them and love the way they have evolved particularly in the last few years. We set out to build the perfect modern hardtail that won't feel antiquated in 5 years time. Here's what we came up with.

- A balanced geometry that doesn't slacken your headtube to the point of making your front wheel flop in the tight, windy singletrack, but it promises to gives you enough confidence when you're riding somewhere a bit rockier and steeper, say up in Duluth or Marquette.
- A sufficiently tight rear-center wheelbase to make the bike nimble but not comically "tukt." We do like a stable rear end for those longer days after all.
- A Steel frame that doesn't feel like a tank.
- Wireless shifting? yes please! Less cable stop interruptions on this beautiful fade done by our friend Oliver at Dark Matter Finishing.

Enough rambling. You should ride this bike, or at least see it in person.


Frame Custom Northern Frameworks - 19" M/L
Fork Fox Factory 34 - 120mm - Stepcast - 110mm axle
Headset White Industries ZS44/EC44 Black
Rims/Wheels Derby AM Carbon Rims 32h - 27.5"
Hubs White Industries CLD Boost hubs
Spokes Sapim Race
Tires Maxxis Rekon 27.5"+ x 2.8" TR, 3C, EXO, MAXXTERRA, SilkShield
Crankset White Industries M30 - 170mm
Bottom Bracket White Industries T47
Chain Sram XX1 Eagle Gold
Rear Derailleur XX1 AXS
Rear Cogs Sram XX1 Eagle Gold 10-50 12 speed
Shifters Sram XX1 Axs
Handlebars Salsa Rustler Carbon Riser
Tape/Grips ESI extra chunky
Stem Thomson X4
Brake Levers Shimano XT
Brakes Shimano XT M8000 2-piston
Saddle WTB Volt Pro
Seat Post Fox Transfer Factory Series 125mm travel w/Wolf Tooth ReMote
Accessories & Extras King Cage - Stainless steel bottle cage x 2

* Subject to change without notice.