Felt reveals a new set of 29er hardtails for 2011. The 2011 Felt Nine Elite has Monocoque carbon fiber frame with Shimano SLX components. It features blue powder-coated spokes.
The Felt Nine Trail complete has a frame which weighs 4.1lbs and gets a similar make with the Nine LTD carbon hardtail. It has a longer travel fork than its race siblings. It has Tektro disc brakes and Shimano Acera/Alivio components. The Nine Trail retails at $599.
The 2011 Nine LTD has a UHC Nano carbon fiber frame which weighs 2.4lbs. Don’t be deceived by its feather-light weight because this frame is engineered to provide excellent performance. The Nine LTD frame retails at $2299.