New MTB Model Hudski Bikes Launches with 3 bikes, all Based mostly on a Single Body
We often see one or two new mountain bike manufacturers launching now and again. Hudski Bikes out of Northern California is the newest, and they’re doing issues a bit in another way.
Will Hudson and Brian Syzkowny developed the Hudski model, from a “shared love for bikes and pushed by the great thing about easy design,” says Hudski. Syzkowny labored at Specialised, and the 2 of them designed the brand new body, fork and handlebars to be sturdy and make upkeep so simple as potential.
Proper now, Hudski has one bike accessible referred to as the Doggler. The Doggler is a inflexible bike, constructed on the precept of simplicity, however with a wholesome dose of magnificence blended in.
“The Hudski Doggler is designed to maximise the flexibility and stoke of a inflexible bike. It’s higher than your hybrid, it’s higher than your gravel bike, and it’s higher than your 90’s mountain bike.”
Hudski has three construct ranges for the Doggler: Metropolis, Gravel, and Mountain, proving that there’s extra than simply suspension that separates a motorcycle made for commuting and the paths.
The Doggler body is aluminum and it’s paired with a carbon fork, each of which have loads of tire clearance. The body can match a 29×2.25″ or a 27.5×2.6″. The Metropolis and Gravel builds include 700c wheels, and the Mountain construct comes with 27.5″ wheels.
All the fashions additionally embody a dropper submit. There are just a few attention-grabbing notes on the Doggler that ought to excite some individuals. Initially, the rear axles are nonetheless spaced for 142x12mm and it features a threaded 73mm backside bracket.
The complete carbon fork makes use of a 44mm offset with a 100x15mm axle, and it may well additionally accomodate a 100x12mm axle.
The Doggler geometry is made to be progressive and is “loosely based mostly on trendy path bikes with cues from XC and Gravel body design.”
The Metropolis construct could have a PNW dropper submit, a Shimano SLX 1×12 groupset, Hudski Longhorn 27 sweep bars and Maxxis Grifter 29×2.0″ tires. They approximate the load at 24.2lbs.
The Gravel construct additionally will get the PNW submit and a Shimano SLX drivetrain, with Hudski Longhorn 16 bars and 700x50c Maxxis Ramblers mounted on 25mm inside width rims. Hudski has the approximate weight at 24.2lbs once more.
The Mountain construct will get the PNW submit, Shimano SLX equipment, Longhorn 16 bars, however add wider 30mm rims and Maxxis Rekon Exo 27.5×2.6″ tires. The Mountain construct additionally has a 10-51t cassette and 180mm brake rotors entrance and rear. The burden jumps a bit bit to 24.9lbs.
Geometry on the Mountain construct with 27.5″ wheels is about with a 437mm attain in a measurement M, a 69.2° HTA, an 1,118mm wheelbase, 450mm chainstays, and a 73.2° seat tube angle.
The bikes can be found for pre-order at present and framesets shall be accessible in March 2021. Framesets embody a fork, Chris King headset and backside bracket, a Hudski high cap, and a Salsa seat submit collar. All builds are priced at $2,000. Take a look at the Hudski website for more information.