Olympia 2017 F1 29" MTB

Olympia

$2,999.00 USD 

  • Olympia 2017 F1 29" MTB
  • Olympia 2017 F1 29" MTB
  • Olympia 2017 F1 29" MTB
  • Olympia 2017 F1 29" MTB

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2017 OLYMPIA F1 29" [Boost 148] MTB*

* Note: We can only ship Olympia bicycles within Canada

Pricing:

Frame + headset = $2,999 USD incl. delivery across Canada
Complete builds starting at $3,525 USD plus shipping across Canada

We have 8 complete build specs, 5 fork options, and 4 wheelset options!
That is a total of 200 build combinations for you MTB die-hards.
Please inquire for complete build pricing.

From Bikerumor.com (Aug. 8, 2016):

"The new bike will take over the top XC hardtail designation from Olympia’s current carbon Iron, which we saw being raced back at the XCO Worlds a few weeks ago. The new F1 shares some visual similarity with the outgoing frame, but takes a more advanced approach to pretty much every element of its design.

The most striking is probably the revised front-end shape with a small window just behind the headtube and a kinked toptube (Olympia likens it to the O in their logo). The small hole is oddly enough said to actually increase front end stiffness quite a bit. By creating a bridge from one side of the frame to the other, the entire area is reinforced laterally. Like we just saw on the recently introduced Level B+ from Kross, the updated bent toptube shape lets Olympia have more room to add material at the front of the frame while keeping standover and frame stack in control. Olympia says that this revised shape helped them achieve both better damping of impacts from the fork and improved steering precision combined with wider handlebars.

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The F1 Race also updates tubing shapes throughout with more boxy top and down tubes, while the new seatstays now go through 4 different shape transitions, from triangles to trapezoids and back, to better balance drivetrain stiffness and comfort at the saddle.

The new F1 Race is claimed to weigh 1050g for a small, bringing it closer inline with other race hardtails, but still not amongst the lightest. Olympia trimmed weight off of the previous Iron where they felt they could match stiffness with improved tube shapes and a mix of M40J, T800 & T100  carbon. But ultimately getting super light was not their main concern.

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The bike uses a tapered headtube, PressFit 92 bottom bracket, and fully internal cable routing. With the new frame also comes Boost 148 spacing out back, which Olympia matches with a RS1 fork on the top end complete bike. The F1 uses a 27.2mm seatpost with a good bit of post exposed to allow for more comfort to the rider. While the frame doesn’t have a front derailleur mount, the seattube is round just below the bottle bosses so that a top-mount derailleur can be mounted with the included Sideswing routing port.

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Olympia shortened the chainstays on the new bike, down 5mm to 435mm, but otherwise were said to keep the rest of frame geometry the same, including reach and angles. Overall wheelbase numbers to seem to change a bit though, presumably through the spec of longer travel XC forks.

The new bike will be offered in eight complete options from an entry SRAM NX1 build, up to the top-level XX1 setup. In the midst of the 1x 11 & 12 speed drivetrains, there are a few Shimano doubles as well with their Sideswing front derailleurs. The F1 will looks like it may only be available in this color scheme of black, white & red, and will come in a 4 size range when it comes to market in October 2016."

Complete build packages available with the following groupsets:

  • SRAM XX1 EAGLE
  • SRAM X01 EAGLE
  • SHIMANO XT
  • SRAM NX1

Olympia F1 SRAM XX1 Eagle factory build spec example:

FRAME F1 29" Carbon Monocoque M40J / T1000 / T800 with Stability Control
FORK OPT. Racetrim Rigid TAP 110m 15mm
FORK OPT. Rock Shox Sid RL 29" 110mm TAP 15mm
FORK OPT. Fox Float 32 29" Performance SC 110mm TAP 15mm
FORK RS1 Rock Shox RS1 29" 110mm TAP 15mm
GROUP SET Sram XX1E 12V
CRANK SET Sram XX1E DM B148
BOTTOM BRACKET Sram
R. DER. Sram XX1E 12V
SHIFTERS Sram XX1E Grip Shift 12V
BRAKES Shimano XTR BR M9000
DISC Shimano RT86S
CASSETTE Sram XG 1299 10/50
CHAIN Sram PCXX1E
SEATPOST Ritchey WCS BLACK 27,2
SADDLE Sella Italia SLR MG
STEM Ritchey WCS C-220 73D BB Black
HANDLEBAR Ritchey Comp 2X 9D 710mm BB Black
WHEELS / TIRES OPT. Ztr Crest + Miche 966 Hubs F.15mm R:12mm / Vittoria Barzo TNT 2.25
WHEELS / TIRES OPT. Mavic Crossmax Elite F:15mm R:12mm / Vittoria Barzo TNT 2.25
WHEELS / TIRES RS1 Ztr Crest+Miche 966 F:15m R:12mm / Vittoria Barzo TNT 2.25

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