MONDRAKER CHAMPIONS ALLOY FOR 2021 SUMMUM

The World Cup and World Championship winning downhill bike gets a new Stealth Alloy 29er platform: 3  models with updated geometry, refined suspension kinematics and new forks &  wheelsets for 2021.

Mondraker, the independent, specialist mountain bike brand from Spain, has launched its 2021 Summum with a new, World Cup racing-developed frameset shared across three superbly-specced models: Summum RR, Summum R and Summum.    The new design is a strong step forward from the previous World Cup-winning incarnation, and MS Mondraker’s pro riders have been an integral part of the testing, feedback and design process. With big wheels, new geometry and super responsive feel, they know it’s fast!    

New Stealth Alloy frame with updated Forward Geometry 

At the heart of the new Summum is the advanced frameset crafted from Mondraker’s Stealth Alloy. The strong, lightweight design brings to life the ‘real feel’ of high-grade alloy, creating a fast, active and natural riding experience on every section of the race track – technical, twisty or flat out airborne – for trusted feedback, maximum confidence and run-winning run times. The 2021 Summum is larger, longer, and its new twist on the legendary Mondraker Forward Geometry means a longer reach across all four sizes. Unmatched manufacturing craftsmanship brings the designs to an eye-catching reality with slimmer tube profiles (with a similar, elegant look to the Foxy and SuperFoxy enduro and super enduro bikes). Together they deliver better all-round riding balance and amazingly assured handling on race-pace descents. 

New wheel sizes for the fastest runs  

To get the best speeds on today’s demanding downhill runs, Mondraker have created different sizes of bikes and framesets for each Summum model. The Summum comes as a 27.5in or a 29in complete bike, the Summum R as a 29in bike, and the Summum RR also as a  29in bike. Plus, the Summum RR frameset-only is available in 27.5in, 29in. The top two models are specced with light, stiff, strong wheelsets from the MS Mondraker team partner e*thirteen, and the Summum features MDK-DP1 rims. All the new Summum models come with fast Michelin DH34 tires. 

Cutting-edge suspension refined and optimised  

Race-winning times demand suspension that will flatten out the big hits, so for the 2021 Summum, Mondraker has dialled in its winning Zero Suspension system, optimised to suit the new geometry and performance characteristics of the alloy material, enhanced with improved kinematics. All three models feature 200mm of rear wheel travel but with a more progressive leverage ratio, generating a greater rising rate action.    

Mondraker has also called in the very best component partners for the new Summum’s shocks and forks. At the front of the RR is the new Fox 40 29 FIT GRIP2 Factory fork with 203mm of Kashima-coated travel and a moto-inspired Grip damper; the R has Fox’s 40 29 FIT GRIP Performance unit; while on the Summum 29in and 27.5in models it’s the dependable RockShox Boxxer Select RC DebonAir with its 200mm of Charge RC-damped travel. At the rear, the Summum RR features the new Fox DHX2 Factory Shock; the R has the Fox DHX2 Performance Elite and the Summum is fitted with the Fox Van RC Performance.

Integral to the design and spec packages of the 2021 Summum models are the way they feel when being ridden hard. The MS Mondraker team – Laurie Greenland, Brook Macdonald, Eleonora Farina, Thibault Laly and Mike Jones – were involved in the testing and feedback process, working closely with Mondraker’s in-house R&D team and engineers. Prototypes were ridden by the pro’s on Europe’s toughest race tracks, as far back as August 2019, shortly after Laurie’s first World Cup victory at Val di Sole. Their feedback into the responsiveness of the alloy construction was crucial in pushing forward the design of the 2021 Summum range – and the frameset they love to race on is the same consumers can buy today. 

The NEW 2021 Summum is available to buy from regular Mondraker dealers starting from £3,799. 

To find out more about Mondraker visit ​www.mondraker.com​

Quick specs for complete bikes:  

Summum RR 29 SRP £6,699

Frameset: Summum Alloy Stealth Evo, Zero Suspension System, Forward Geometry  

Fork: Fox 40 29 Float FIT GRIP2 EVOL Factory Kashima  

Shock: Fox DHX2 Factory Kashima 225x70mm  

Wheelset: e*thirteen LG1+ SH, IW29 Hookless, 30mm, tubeless ready 

Drivetrain: Shimano Saint M825 Hollowtech II 

Crankset, Shimano CS-HG500-10, 11-25T, 10s Cassette  

Brakes: Shimano Saint M820  

(Summum RR is also available as frameset-only in 29, 27.5 and MX mullet options SRP £2,499)    

Summum R 29  SRP £4,999 

Frameset: Summum Alloy Stealth Evo, Zero Suspension System, Forward Geometry  

Fork: Fox 40 29 Float FIT GRIP EVOL Performance  

Shock: Fox DHX2 Performance Elite, 225 x 70mm  

Wheelset: e*thirteen LG1+SH, IW29 Hookless , 30mm, tubeless ready  

Drivetrain: Truvativ Descendant DH 

Crankset, SRAM PG 720 11-25T, 7s Cassette  

Brakes: SRAM Code R  

Summum 29 & 27.5 SRP £3,799  

Frameset: Summum Alloy Stealth Evo, Zero Suspension System, Forward Geometry  

Fork: RockShox Boxxer Select RC, DebonAir  

Shock: Fox Van RC Performance, 225x70mm  

Wheelset: MDK-DP1   

Drivetrain: Race Face Chester 

Crankset, SRAM PG-950, 11-26T, 9s Cassette  

Brakes: SRAM Code R   

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