Sonder Carbon Transmitter Frame Only
The bike for the UKs big rideable mountains - a carbon 650b+ boost compatible hardtail trail frame. Buy the frame only - a blank canvas - and build your dream all mountain bike.
£679.00 Was: £799.00
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Pictures are for illustration and some components and finishing kit of this build may be different. Please refer to the detailed spec sheet before placing an order.
How To Order
All our bikes are built individually to order. If you want to change any part of the spec to suit your needs then get in touch.
Transmitter Carbon Frame
Please allow 15 working days for us to build, check, pack and despatch your Sonder.
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At A Glance
- Fast, agile trail centre and big mountain hardtail mountain bike frame
- Vertically compliant laterally stiff carbon frameset
- Dropper seat post compatible
- 650b+ boost compatible
The Transmitter Carbon is long, low, slack and fun.
Stability and control at high speed. Better stand over clearance. Climbs really well and makes the most of any traction.
The 65 degree slack head angle is designed around a 130mm fork and a 40mm stem. When combined with short seat stays and that flattened, longer top tube you get an agile and confidence inspiring ride whether riding steep mountain trails or shredding the local woodland singletrack.
Transmitter Carbon makes best use of available technologies. Boost 148/110 standards and bolt through hubs mean a stiffer and more responsive ride. 650b+ tyres on a tubeless compatible wheelset mean loads of grip and control, whether climbing or descending.
Transmitter Carbon frames are designed around 1x specific groupsets and feature internally routed cables, integrated headsets, stealth dropper routing and a single set of bottle bosses.
The Transmitters are bikes that respond to hard riding. But mostly, they are to be ridden and enjoyed. Easy to ride and maintain, fast and lots of fun.
Vertical compliance and lateral stiffness
A striking, flattened top tube gives vertical compliance and lateral stiffness, striking the perfect balance between agility and stability.
Transmitter Carbon is an evolution of our original alloy Transmitter. We’ve made a few tweaks here and there, and extended the reach to enhance stability at higher speeds.
Fully guided internal routing
Clean lines and tidy cables thanks to fully guided internal routing. Transmitter Carbon also incorporates a neat Reverb Stealth port for a dropper seat post.
Boost 148-specific design
Transmitter Carbon is designed around Boost 148 standards and 650b+ tyres, even the most sheepish rider will tackle those steep sections like a pro. Seatstay mounted disc brake for clean lines and damage protection.
Long wheel base, slack head tube, low belly, and room for plus size tyres.
Wide tyre clearance
Extra width between the chainstays lets you run 27.5+ tyres up to 2.8 inches.
Precision decals, a choice of raw carbon finish, and 2 painted colourways.
|Weight (kg): S: 1.18; M: 1.2; L: 1.23|
|Carbon trail frame compatible with integrated tapered headset for a clean, low front end|
|Optimised for 130 mm suspension forks|
|Fully guided internal routing|
|Painted or raw carbon finish|
|Boost 148 rear spacing for wheel strength and optimal chainline|
|Threaded 73 mm BSA BB shell for no-creak assembly|
|Chainstay mounted disc brake for clean lines and damage protection|
|Bottle cage mount|
|Reverb Stealth port|
|EN 14766 compliant|
|The Transmitter frame is suited to a low profile 2.8” tyre or aggressive 2.6” tyres, some larger 2.8”s may rub the chainstays in use|
It is important to get the right size bike, if the bike fits you well it will be faster, more comfortable and easier to handle. You can also take into consideration the standover height to ensure you pick a bike that will be a good fit. If you measure your inside leg and ensure there is a minimum of an inch from the toptube to your crotch this will give you enough seatpost adjustment to find your optimum saddle height.
Generally we recommend:
- Riders between 5ft 2in and 5ft 7in
- Riders between 5ft 6in and 5ft 10in
- Riders between 5ft 9in and 6ft 2in
|ST - Seat tube||395||445||495|
|TT - Top tube||593||622||636|
|HT - Head tube||110||120||120|
|HA - Head angle||65||65||65|
|SA - Seat angle||73||73||73|
|CS - Chainstay||425||425||425|
|BB - BB drop||42||42||42|
|FO - Fork offset||46/51||46/51||46/51|
|WB - Wheelbase||1139||1163||1183|
|SO - Stand over||740||765||795|
|RE - Reach||410||430||450|
|SK - Stack||599||608||608|
|Build||Frame and Fork|
|Frame||Sonder Transmitter Carbon|
|Headset not included with frame and fork|
|Frame||S: 1.18 kg; M: 1.2 kg; L: 1.23 kg|
Swapouts and Upgrades
You can interchange Love Mud components on this build at no additional cost. So if you want a different length of stem, a particular saddle or bar then let us know in the notes section in the checkout and we'll get in touch. We also hold big stocks of SRAM, Rockshox, WTB and regular build with Shimano, Hope, Cane Creek. We'll build your Sonder with any part that suits your needs. Give us a call, with the same experienced mechanic helping throughout your build you know who to call if there's anything you want to know.
- When will you get your bike?
- I’m between bike sizes - which size should I choose?
- Bike Frame and Build Weights
- How much does international shipping for Sonder Bikes and Love Mud Wheels cost?
- Cycle to Work Schemes
- What are builds and groupsets?
- Common Bike Upgrades: price list
- Which wheelset for which Sonder Bike?
- Try Before You Buy - Sonder Demo and Bike Hire
- Are Sonder available outside the UK?
Alpine Bond Warranty
We offer a 10 year guarantee on both our handmade titanium and Reynolds steel frames. Our hand welded 6061-T6 alloy triple butted frames and carbon frames come with a 5 year manufacturing defect warranty. All our bikes are built, checked and signed off by Cytech trained mechanics before being despatched to you in a custom-made bike box.