2010 Interbike: 2011 Knolly Chilcotin and Endorphin SL

For 2011 Knolly has created 2 new bikes; the Chilcotin and Endorphin SL. The Chilcotin was designed to be an all around bike for aggressive riding and the Endorphin SL for those that like to ride singletrack and race a bit on the side. Check inside for full details on these 2 new bikes.

2011 Knolly Chilcotin

Descriptor: ALL MOUNTAIN

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Named for BC’s remote back country wilderness area. Versatile in design with two head angle / BB height options: set it up as a climbing friendly rig or low and slack for aggressive trail riding. A 1.5” head tube allows any fork / headset combo you want. Additional features include cable routing for dropper seat posts and ISCG tabs for chain guides.

Specs:

  • Sizes: XS, S, M, L, XL
  • Head Tube: 1.5”
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  • Head Angle Settings:  Two positions: neutral and 1.0 degree slacker
  • ISCG05 Tabs: Integrated into bottom bracket shell
  • Linkage: Patented and proprietary Four by 4 Linkage Lightweight
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  • Tire Clearance: 26 x 2.7”
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  • Front Travel: 150-160mm (6 – 6.3”)
  • Rear Travel: 150mm (6”)
  • Derailleur Hanger: Replaceable CNC’d 9mm (3/8”) thick
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  • Rear Spacing: 135mm

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Geometry:

  • Metric (mm) XS S M L XL
  • Chain Stay Length 428
  • Fork Length (headset included) 555
  • Head Tube Length 106 118 125
  • Stand Over Height 719 729 742 763 785
  • Seat Tube Length 369 388 432 483 515
  • Effective Top Tube Length 559 574 597 620 633
  • Wheel Base Length 1103 1118 1143 1166 1179
  • Bottom Bracket Height 350 / 341
  • Seat Tube Angle 69
  • Effective Seat Tube Angle 73
  • Head Tube Angle (2 positions) 67.0/ 66.0
  • Standard (in) XS S M L XL
  • Chain Stay Length 16.85
  • Fork Length (headset included) 21.85
  • Head Tube Length 4.2 4.7 4.9
  • Stand Over Height 28.3 28.7 29.2 30.0 30.9
  • Seat Tube Length 14.5 15.3 17.0 19.0 20.3
  • Effective Top Tube Length 22.0 22.6 23.5 24.4 24.9
  • Wheel Base Length 43.4 44.0 45.0 45.9 46.4
  • Bottom Bracket Height 13.8 / 13.4
  • Seat Tube Angle 69
  • Effective Seat Tube Angle 73
  • Head Tube Angle 66.75 / 66.0


Endorphin SL:

Descriptor: TRAIL

Their patented Four by 4 Linkage has been tweaked to provide a pedaling capable bike while still maintaining the plushness and technical riding ability. Progressive geometry is designed for height adjustable seat posts, a comfortable and efficient pedaling position and the ability to mount forks in the 120 – 140mm travel range with the ability to carry a water bottle in a reasonable location. The Endorphin SL is lightweight with the frame and shock coming in at a claimed 6.5lbs and complete builds going down to 23lbs.

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Specs:

  • Sizes: XS, S, M, L, XL
  • Head Tube: 44mm Zero Stack (1.125” and 1.5” Taper fork steerer compatible)
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  • Linkage: Patented and proprietary Four by 4 Linkage Lightweight
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  • Tire Clearance: 26 x 2.5”
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  • Front Travel: 120 – 140mm (4.7 – 5.5”)
  • Rear Travel: 125mm (5”)
  • Derailleur Hanger: Replaceable CNC’d 9mm (3/8”) thick
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  • Rear Spacing: 135

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Geometry:

  • Metric (mm) XS S M L XL
  • Chain Stay Length 424mm
  • Fork Length (headset included) 513mm
  • Head Tube Length 106 118 125
  • Stand Over Height 695 704 725 758 780
  • Seat Tube Length 369 388 432 483 515
  • Effective Top Tube Length 560 574 597 620 635
  • Wheel Base Length 1080 1094 1118 1141 1157
  • Bottom Bracket Height 335mm
  • Seat Tube Angle 69
  • Effective Seat Tube Angle 73.5
  • Head Tube Angle 68.5
  • Standard (in) XS S M L XL
  • Chain Stay Length 16.7
  • Fork Length (headset included) 20.2
  • Head Tube Length 4.2 4.6 4.9
  • Stand Over Height 27.4 27.7 28.5 29.8 30.7
  • Seat Tube Length 14.5 15.3 17.0 19.0 20.3
  • Effective Top Tube Length 22.0 22.6 23.5 24.4 25.0
  • Wheel Base Length 42.5 43.1 44.0 44.9 45.6
  • Bottom Bracket Height 13.2
  • Seat Tube Angle 69
  • Effective Seat Tube Angle 73.5
  • Head Tube Angle 68.5

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