Meta AM 29 Origin Grey

Meta AM 29 Origin Grey

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New META AM 29: Much more than just a facelift!The switch to a 29-inch wheeled META from 2019 onwards has enabled a significant improvement in performance. For 2021, we're taking advantage of the experience and knowledge of our EWS riders and numerous tests, to make it even more effective against the clock!The kinematics have been redesigned to enable a bike that is both more dynamic and more comfortable during suspension travel. This results in less rider-leg fatigue and essentially the ability to ride the bike optimally towards the end of long race stages. Thanks to 170mm travel on the front and 160mm on the back, this META AM is an enduro platform designed above all, to go fast for extended periods of time. With faster-than-ever speed to deal with we decided to alter the geometry. Lengthened for stability, equipped with a 40mm stem, a short fork offset (42/44mm) and a slacker head angle. This means handling is not impeded and the bike feels like it has a good sense of direction. The seat angle is straightened and the offset is reduced for optimised uphill positioning regardless of whether in the saddle or on the pedals.The stiffness of the frame is always the subject of much attention. The use of double-row Enduro Bearings allows a more homogeneous deformation of the frame without the loss of stiffness via the bearings.Aesthetically, the frame has evolved in depth. It's very simple, everything is new! Notably, the sharper lines highlight improved performance.The new META AM 29 will therefore delight riders eager for performance and those who like to give it all regardless of the difficulty of the trail before them!About the META AM 29 ORIGINIn terms of components we focused on reliability and easy use. The new SHIMANO Deore 11-speed transmission with a big 11-51t block is as reliable as it is efficient. The MT501 brakes, also from SHIMANO, are fitted with 203mm discs so you can brake harder for longer. The famous manufacturer ROCKSHOX is in control of the suspension. On the front, a Yari RC fork, rigid and precise thanks to its 35mm uppers. On the back, a Deluxe Select shock that offers easy adjustment. With front and rear suspension like this, comfort and grip are guaranteed, both uphill and downhill. All the details have been considered with care.

Specifications

Frameset
  • Frame
    2021 META AM 29, 160 mm travel, 29'', Alloy 6066, triple butted tubes, T4, T6. Enduro bearings
  • Fork
    ROCKSHOX Yari RC, 170 mm travel, 29", Motion Control damper, Debonair, rebound, Boost (15 x 110 mm), 42 mm offset
  • Rear Shock
    ROCKSHOX Deluxe Select , 230 x 62,5 mm, rebound, 2 tokens
Drivetrain
  • Rear Derailleur
    SHIMANO Deore, 11s
  • Crank
    SHIMANO Deore, 170 mm crank arms, Boost, Chainring: SHIMANO Deore, 32t
  • Bottom Bracket
    SHIMANO MT500, Pressfit
Components
  • Brakes
    SHIMANO MT-501, 2 pistons, I-Spec II compatible
  • Rotors
    SHIMANO SM-RT66 203 mm, 6-bolt
  • Seatpost
    RIDE ALPHA, 34,9 mm, 400 mm on S/M, 450 mm on L/X
  • Saddle
    FABRIC Scoop Flat Sport, Steel rails
  • Handlebar
    RIDE ALPHA R27, 31,8 mm, 780 mm width, 27 mm rise, Alloy 6061
  • Stem
    RIDE ALPHA Freeride 40, 40 mm extension, 31,8 mm
  • Grips
    Yes
  • Headset
    ACROS ZS44/ZS56, Alloy cups, sealed bearings
Wheels
  • Wheels
    E13 LG1 DH Base, 29'', 32h, 30 mm inner width
  • Wheel Size
    29"
  • Hubs
    Rear: FORMULA DCL-348A - Front: FORMULA DC-711, Rear: 32h, sealed bearings - Front: 32h, sealed bearings
  • Tires
    Rear: MAXXIS Dissector - Front: MAXXIS Assegai, Rear: 29" x 2.4" WT, 3C, EXO+, Tubeless Ready - Front: 29" x 2.5" WT, 3C, EXO, Tubeless Ready
Weight
  • Weight
    Weight / 15,1 kg / 33.28 lb, Average weight for S size, without pedals. Weight may differ slightly due to manufacturing tolerances.
More Info
Mountain bike pricing and specifications are ever changing. This info was last updated August 16, 2021.
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