Calibre Bossnut Gets the Longer, Slacker and 12-Speed Treatment.

Arguably the best value full suspension bike out there, the Calibre Bossnut, has been updated with new specs and geometry.

Longer reach and slacker head angles, combined with 12-speed groupset combine to keep the Calibre Bossnut as one of the best value, best riding bikes on the market. Shorter riders will also be pleased to see the addition of a size Small to the fleet too.

Using the lessons learned from the launch of the Sentry, the newly developed Calibre Bossnut has an entirely new tubeset, tweaked geometry and a full overhaul with the components.

If we take a closer look at the Medium Bossnut, we can see that reach has been extended from 429mm to 442mm, moving it from the shorter end of the spectrum and will no doubt provide some extra room and confidence when things start getting hectic.

The seat tube has also been clipped by 15mm, keeping that saddle out of the way and allowing a longer dropper extension. 445mm becomes 430mm on the Medium.

Head angle drops 0.8 of a degree from 66.8 to 66, while the seat tube angle steepens by a full degree to 74.5 from 73.5.

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For components, the Shimano Deore 2 x 10-speed groupset has been dropped in favour of SRAM’s entry-level 1 x 12-speed SX group with Level T stoppers.

The fork jumps from a Rockshox Sektor to a Recon, still with 130mm travel with the rear damping being handled by a custom tuned Monarch R, again with 130mm travel.

Wheels are Formula hubs laced to WTB i29 TCS rims that sport WTB Vigilante High Grip 2.3″ out front and a Trail Boss 2.25″ out back.

Finishing kit is Calibre’s own with some FSA hardware.

And the price? With a Go Outdoors Discount Card, you’re looking at a mere £1,100 for the new Calibre Bossnut.

Full details on the updated Calibre Bossnut can be found on their website here.

Keep an eye out for a full review on the Calibre Bossnut in the coming months.


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