Build 2 features the highly sought-after Ohlins suspension set-up.
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Probably the most popular request in all our sales to date is from customers who want to run Ohlins suspension. So we’re offering the AM.170.2 with a choice of Ohlins TTX22.M2 Coil or Air and Ohlins RXF38 with either 170mm or 180mm up front. Watching riders struggle with equipment failures at Dyfi Bike Park, at the races or out in the back-country constantly remind us that rugged and reliable components are key so every part on this bike has been chosen with that in mind. This build won’t let you down!
Our mullet build AM.170 is designed to excel on steep terrain and is super-nimble, super-fun going downhill … and pedals back up almost as well as our AM.150! … You can boost jumps, really push it hard in the park but when you’re up for an adventure the new geometry and the DW6 platform work together to make those big mountain style missions altogether more rewarding.
That’s a pretty big set of claims but they’re supported by a combination of factors. With the mullet set -up we’ve been able to move to a straight through seat-tube so you can keep the seat low for the descent but still get maximum pop for the climbs. As in the rest of our range, the seat tube angle varies with size to make sure you’re in a great position on the bike. The DW6 suspension platform offers suppleness at the top of the stroke for outstanding small bump sensitivity, good support in the mid-stroke for optimal ride height and the progressive nature of the kinematic accommodates even the biggest of hits. Our carbon tubing is custom built for us to achieve the perfect balance of stiffness and compliance so whether you’re climbing or descending this bike achieves great traction and a totally mind-blowing feeling of connection with the trail.
The AM.170.2 comes with a burly 12 speed Sram GX drivetrain and we chose the GX Eagle crankset, the best aluminium model we’ve seen. In common with our AM.150 An Eagle shifter and rear mech use some of SRAM's best technologies for a super smooth shifting operation.
Hayes Dominion brakes, Stans EX3 wheels and Continental Kryptotal all mirror the build 1 product because we won’t send you out to ride on anything less!
Build 2 features a super-popular Ohlins set-up. At the rear, there’s a choice of Ohlins TTX22.M2 Coil or Air,custom-tuned for our DW6 platform and 170mm of travelwhile up front you’ll find Ohlins RXF38 with either 170mm or 180mm.Many of our customers swear by this brand for helping to smooth out and track the trail even more closely
The GX Eagle 12 speed is the samegroupsetthat we use on our AM.150. It gives smooth, accurate shifting and is great for really big days in the hills; This well priced set-up has got your back - the 52t cog is great for slowly winching you those up long climbs.
From their first test laps with Hayes Dominion A4 our race-team were blown away, so that’s the brakes that you’ll find on our entire AM.170 range. The award-winning Dominion4s offer power, sensitivity, and reliability so that you can brake late and brake hard! Confidence-inspiring performance for every ride.
We love Stan’s wheels and Conti tyres so that’show we spec our production bikes. For Builds 1 and 2 that means Stans Flow EX3 teamed with Continental Kryptotal Enduro 2.4, 29 on the front and 27.5 on the back. For builds 2 and 3 we’ve spec’ed the super durable SramGX Eagle -“ the best Aluminium drivetrainSram make”
Across our Enduro range we offer a choice of standard builds with the option of coil or air shock. Our builds can focus either on well-priced components chosen for rugged reliability or “the best that you can get” so there’s something for everyone! But there’s no pressure to settle for our favourites, use our standard builds as a springboard for your own line-by-line specification.
Because we’re small and flexible we’re able to supply anything from frame plus shock to a complete bike and you’ll find our component prices very competitive, get in touch with our team to spec your very own dream build.
Ohlins TTX22.M2 Coil 205x65
Ohlins RXF38 170mm
Fox Transfer Performance 31.6
SRAM BB DUB ENGLISH 73MM
SRAM CHAIN PC GX EAGLE 12 SPEED
SRAM CRANK GX EAGLE BOOST 148 DUB 12S 170 W DIRECT MOUNT 32TX-SYNC 2 CHAINRING
SRAM SHIFTER GX EAGLE TRIGGER 12 SPEED REAR
SRAM CASSETTE GX EAGLE XG-1275 10-50 12 SPEED
MRP AMG Alloy Iscg 05
SRAM REAR DERAILLEUR GX EAGLE 12 SPEED BLACK
FSA Gradient stem - 35mm reach - 35mm clamp
FSA Gradient Bar - 25mm rise - 35mm clamp
ODI Elite Flow
Hayes Dominion A4
Stans Flow EX3 29 15 X 110 Front, EX3 27.5 12 X 148 Rear Xd
Continental Kryptotal Enduro 2.4
We believe that our fit calculator will guide you to your perfect Atherton bike. If you want more information, a full geometry chart can be found in our Tech Sheets. The geometry shown below is based on a 170mm front fork.
AM Build 1 features the very best components on the market.
Every part in build 3 is chosen for its rugged reliability
Mick Kirkman, MBR