Transition Bikes Bank Hardtail
Transition Bikes offers the Bank Hardtail for 4X and dual slalom racing although, it can handle dirtjumps and pump tracks. Lightweight and with newly modified top and down tubes, the Transition Bank has an integrated gusset to make the front end lighter and stiffer. There’s a tapered headtbe with 1 1/8″ Cane Creek integrated top and 1.5 bottom. The rear end features Transition Bikes’ Concentric Rear Axle Positioning or C.R.A.P. This allows the Bank to run a singlespeed or geared setup with a 135mmx10mm rear dropout.
The Bank frame is heat treated 6061 aluminum and comes in sizes S, M and L. It has a 31.7mm seatpost and 34.9mm seat clamp. For the bottom bracket, the Bank has Euro 73mm shell x 51mm chainline. It also has a ISCG05 chainguide.
The full weight of a complete bike is around 23lbs-31lbs, depending on what fork or build you’ll have. The frame itself weighs only 4.5lbs. There are 3 colors to choose from, namely racing stripe red, blue and white. Transition Bikes gives a 1 year warranty in the case of defects and a lifetime crash replacement on parts.