|New META TR 29: The best of both worlds!
Whilst collecting a number of awards in the press ('Best Trail Bike under $3,000' from Pinkbike and 'Trail Bike of the Year' from MBUK), the META TR 29 is now taking things a step further.
How do you make a high-performance-uphill bike whilst keeping the COMMENCAL DNA when it's time to go down the hill?
This is the challenge that we set our engineers. And the results are amazing!
Thanks to 29-inch wheels, kinematics that make the bike even more dynamic and a straighter seat tube angle with reduced offset, the META TR 29 is formidable through any pedalling sections.
As soon as you get to the top and you've hurried to take that inevitable selfie, you'll be ready to take on the most daunting trails.
The 140mm rear travel and 150mm or 160mm fork up front will give you that extra confidence which will make all the difference when things get tough.
In September 2020, Pinkbike journalist Mike Kazimer described the META TR 29 as, ''One of the most fun bikes that I've ridden this year".
The stiffness of the frame is always the subject of much attention.
The use of double-row Enduro Bearings allows a more homogeneous deformation of the frame without the loss of stiffness via the bearings.
Aesthetically, the frame has evolved in depth. It's very simple, everything is new!
Notably, the sharper lines highlight improved performance.
Equipped with super tyres and brakes, the new META TR 29 is certainly not just a more comfortable XC bike but rather clearly, a 'mini-enduro' which pushes the standards of agility and dynamism even further.
About the META TR 29 ESSENTIAL
No compromises have been made with this 'Heritage Green' META TR 29 ESSENTIAL.
The FOX 36 Performance Grip fork is ultra-efficient. Plus, the FOX Float DPS LV shock puts emphasis on liveliness and performance. The 12-speed transmission and brakes are provided by SHIMANO with the SLX model which is known for its reliability, power and low maintenance qualities. In the spirit of reliability, the DT SWISS M502 rims are also an ideal match here.
All these components make this META TR 29 a formidable trail, all-mountain and enduro weapon.
FRAME2021 Meta TR 29, 140 mm travel
29'', Alloy 6066, triple butted tubes, T4, T6. Enduro bearings
SHOCKFOX Float DPS Performance
210 x 55 mm, rebound, 3 position adjustment
FORKFOX 36 Performance, 150 mm travel
29", Fit Grip damper, 3 positions, rebound, Boost (15 x 110 mm), 44 mm offset
HEADSETACROS ZS44 / ZS56
Alloy cups, sealed bearings
STEMRIDE ALPHA Freeride 50
50 mm extension, 31,8 mm
BARRIDE ALPHA R27
31,8 mm, 780 mm width, 27 mm rise, Alloy 7050
BRAKESSHIMANO SLX, 2 pistons, I-Spec EV compatible
Rotor: SHIMANO RT-MT800 203 mm, Centerlock
REAR MECHSHIMANO SLX
BOTTOM BRACKETSHIMANO BB71-41A
CRANKSETSHIMANO SLX, 170 mm crank arms, Boost
Chainring: SHIMANO SLX, 32t, Dynamic Chain Engagement + Technology
RIMSDT SWISS M502
29'', 32h, 30 mm inner width
HUBSRear: FORMULA MSC-148A - Front: FORMULA CL-811
Rear: 32h, sealed bearings - Front: 32h, sealed bearings
SPOKES / NIPPLESDT SWISS Competition
J-Bend, 2.0 / 1.8 / 2.0 mm, double butted, stainless, with Nylok, black
TYRESRear: MAXXIS Dissector - Front: MAXXIS Dissector
Rear: 29 x 2.4 WT, EXO, Tubeless Ready - Front: 29 x 2.4 WT, EXO, Tubeless Ready
34,9 mm, travel: 125 mm on S, 150 mm on M, 170 mm on L, 190 mm on XL, SouthPaw alloy remote
Narrow shape, Cr-Mo rails
WEIGHT15 kg / 33.06 lb
Average weight for S size, without pedals. Weight may differ slightly due to manufacturing tolerances.
ACCESSORIESDown tube protector, chainstay protector, seatstay protector
BICYCLE TYPETrail 29"
FRAME WEIGHT3,7 kg / 8.15 lb
REAR TRAVEL140 mm
SHOCK LENGTH / STROKE210 x 55 mm
PIGGY BACK SHOCK COMPATIBLEYes
SHOCK BUSHINGS20 x 10 mm
RECOMMENDED / MAX. FORK HEIGHT551 mm / 571 mm
HEADSET TYPEZS44 / ZS56
MAXIMUM TYRE DIMENSION (ETRTO)65 mm
DISC BRAKE STANDARDPOSTMOUNT 200 mm
REAR ROTOR MAX. SIZE220 mm
SEATPOST / SEAT CLAMP DIAMETER34,9 mm / 38,5 mm
BOTTOM BRACKET TYPEBB92
FRONT DERAILLEUR TYPENo
REAR HUB COMPATIBILITY12 x 148 mm