The reviews on this bike don't lie - tremendous performance from a truly lightweight 26" bike WITH a custom wheelset weighing just under 1300 grams. The same wheelset as our $2000+ hardtails, this bike will elevate performance to the next level.
Professional results require professional equipment. Our Timber 26 Special Spring build comes out of the box under 22.8 pounds with best in category components including a fresh new geometry approach, 1290 gram Stans Podium racing wheels, an extended range 11-42 cassette and our Trailcraft 152mm cranks with our own 30 tooth narrow-wide chainring. Our end goal is to build the lightest production 26" bike with best in category frame, wheels, and component spec at the best possible price.
The Timber 26 is built for the natural progression and next level of riding coming off your Pineridge 24", or any 24" size mountain bike. We developed the Timber 26" mountain bike to be the perfect transition from the 24" wheel size to the 26" wheel size without having to settle for an XS size 27.5" bike--or a 26+ pound bike weight! Most 27.5" bikes are just too big, long, and heavy for high-performance riding coming off of a 24" wheel bike. 27.5" wheel height/weight increases, longer wheelbase, taller center of gravity and several other factors negate the skills your kids developed on their 24" bike. Our Timber 26 is the ideal next size up from 24" and will continue to take their riding and bike handling skills to the next level. All at about 22 pounds.
Our Timber 26 gets the Trailcraft Cycles "New School Geometry Treatment" which includes a super short yet stable 419mm chainstay out back and slightly taller front end for better control instead of a slammed super short front end now trendy on our bikes. The slightly taller front end allows for more stability and control up front for fast single track riding and a super responsive rear end tracks so well allowing for quick line changes, manuals, and wheelies over trail chunder. The result is a super lightweight, fun to ride bike that will take your young riding partner to the next level in their early riding career.
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The 2018 Timber 26 has it all - a high performance "new school" 24-inch frame geometry, super lightweight components, and 5 cool color options to choose from. Life is too short to settle on one color when options present themselves now! We invite you to custom build your kids dream 26" bike!