Sonder Frontier Quick, lightweight 29er modern mountain bike, a genuine multi-activity hardtail. Fast and fun without any fuss
Quick, lightweight 29er modern mountain bike, a genuine multi-activity hardtail. Fast and fun without any fuss. Set it up for XC race speed and a trail centre slayer or set it up for all-day comfort loaded with bags and ride rugged country, bothy trips to Cape Wrath and beyond
Sonder Frontier SX Eagle Rigid Rumpus
Quick, lightweight 650b+ modern mountain bike with SRAM SX 1 x 12 groupset, Rigid fork and Love Mud Rumpus wheelset.
Sonder Frontier SX Eagle Rigid Hobo
Quick, lightweight modern mountain bike with SRAM SX Eagle 1 x 12 groupset, Rigid fork and Hobo 29er wheelset
Sonder Frontier SX Eagle Recon Hobo
Quick, lightweight modern mountain bike with SRAM SX Eagle 1 x 12 groupset, Recon fork and Hobo 29er wheelset
Sonder Frontier SX Eagle Recon Rumpus
Quick, lightweight 650b+ modern mountain bike with SRAM SX 1 x 12 groupset, Recon fork and Love Mud Rumpus wheelset.
Sonder Frontier Frame And Fork
Alloy frame and fork to build up your own 29er or 650b+ bikepacking dream machine
Hardtail 29er trail centre mountain bike come bikepacker compatible with 650b+. Its beauty is in its simplicity, but don’t confuse simple with basic. Cleans lines, internal routing make Frontier an exceptional bike.
Frontier is our alloy 29er hardtail - ride it hard around the trail centre, load it up and sneak off for a midweek bikepacking trip through mid-Wales, pocket your passport and continue much further afield.
The geometry is relaxed for long day comfort but its no slouch. The 6061 aluminium frame provides a durable, low maintenance and stiff chassis giving a responsive kick as you demand power when the slope steepens or enjoy feedback and precision through the corners.
Frontier can be tailored to ride how you want it to ride. If fully rigid is not for you the geometry and head angle allows capacity to take a 100 mm fork. So you can have it set up for XC race speed or all-day comfort and put in the miles. Big tyre clearance gives you the choice of 27.5+ or 29in wheelsets. QR Boost 141 mm rear spacing provide the benefit of stronger, stiffer and more efficient wheels.
Optimised for 1x drivetrains, Frontier is available in NX1 builds with rigid or suspension forks.
Frontier excels both loaded and unloaded, absorbing every surface you ride - you decide how you want to pack for your adventure. With full rack mounts at the back and multiple boss mounts on the fork Frontier is an adaptable offroad explorer. Responsive when loaded up in the modern lightweight bikepacking style of travel, it is more than happy for a set of panniers to be thrown over it.
Wherever you are in the world - squeezing in an after work loop or halfway through an adventure of a lifetime; Frontier eats up long-distance trails with style and comfort with the shameless enthusiasm of a trail centre hardtail.
Internal cable routing
Clean lines and tidy cables thanks to internal routing. Frontier also incorporates routing for a dropper seat post.
Wide tyre clearance
Extra width between the chainstays gives you the choice of running 27.5+ tyres up to 3 inches or 29 inch tyres up to 2.4 inches.
Boost axle width
The Frontier frame is designed around QR Boost 141 mm rear spacing providing the benefit of stronger, stiffer and more efficient wheels. Seatstay mounted disc brake for clean lines and damage protection.
Responsive when loaded - Frontier is more than happy to shoulder a pannier.
|Frame Weight (kg): S: 1.7; M: 1.8; L: 1.86; XL: 2.0|
|Rigid Fork Weight - uncut (kg): 1.0|
|6061 Aluminium frame|
|Optimised for rigid or 100 mm suspension forks|
|Internal cable routing|
|QR Boost 141 rear spacing for wheel strength and optimal chainline|
|Fork built around QR Boost 110 mm spacing|
|Threaded 73 mm BSA BB shell for no-creak assembly|
|Chainstay mounted disc brake for clean lines and damage protection|
|Adventure cage compatible downtube mount|
|Full rack mounts and multiple boss mounts on rigid fork|
|Clearance for 3 inch 650b+ or 2.5 inch 29er tyres|
|Reverb Stealth port|
|EN 14766 compliant|
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. Generally we recommend:
- Riders between 5ft 2in and 5ft 7in Medium
- Riders between 5ft 6in and 5ft 10in Large
- Riders between 5ft 9in and 6ft 2in X-Large
- Riders 6ft 2 and over
|ST - Seat tube||380||430||480||520|
|TT - Top tube||566||602||622||647|
|HT - Head tube||110||130||130||150|
|HA - Head angle||68||68||68||68|
|SA - Seat angle||73||73||73||73|
|CS - Chainstay||435||435||435||435|
|BB - BB drop||50||50||50||50|
|FO - Fork offset||51||51||51||51|
|WB - Wheelbase||1089||1127||1147||1174.5|
|SO - Stand over|
|RE - Reach||390||420||440||460|
|SK - Stack|
We spec Frontier with pure NX1 and take pride in offering SRAM just as they designed and tested their componentry to work.
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.
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- Cycle to Work Schemes
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.
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