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Sonder Transmitter Carbon It's like a scalpel, it slices singletrack, smooth, direct, precise, responsive and rewarding

Carbon hardtail mountain bike. Perfect trail partner, rewarding good line choices, T700 carbon gives Transmitter pinpoint accurate steering and response. It isn't evolution its revolution. It's like a scalpel, it slices singletrack, smooth, direct, precise, responsive and rewarding.

"Blisteringly fast, sweetly detailed, radically dialled and still a total bargain" bikeradar.com

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Sonder Transmitter Carbon SX Eagle Recon

All mountain carbon hardtail for trail centres and mountains with SRAM SX Eagle 1 x 12 groupset, Rockshox Recon fork, and Love Mud Rumpus 650b+ boost wheels.

£1349.99 Was: £1499.00
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Sonder Transmitter Carbon NX Eagle Revelation

All mountain carbon hardtail for trail centres and mountains with SRAM NX Eagle 1 x 12 groupset, Rockshox Revelation fork, and Love Mud Rumpus 650b+ boost wheels.

£1599.98 Was: £1799.00
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Sonder Transmitter Carbon GX Eagle Revelation

Fast, furious, fun, and forgiving carbon hardtail trail bike with SRAMs new GX Eagle drivetrain and RockShox Revelation forks, built for for trail centres and big mountains.

£1999.99 Was: £2149.00
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Sonder Transmitter Carbon GX Eagle Helm

Fast, furious, fun, and forgiving carbon hardtail trail bike with SRAMs new GX Eagle drivetrain and Cane Creek Helm Air fork, built for for trail centres and big mountains.

£2299.00 Was: £2449.00
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Sonder Transmitter Carbon 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.

£699.99

Sonder Transmitter Carbon Frame and Helm Fork

The bike for the UKs big rideable mountains - a carbon 650b+ boost compatible hardtail trail frame with Cane Creek Helm Air fork; build your dream all mountain bike.

£1649.00

Carbon is light, strong and responsive. Its stiffness means more power from pedal strokes and sharper handling. Long low and slack geometry, plus, carbon hardtail. Built for the latest 1x gearing. Ovalised top tube for vertical compliance and lateral stiffness. Internal cable routing for clean lines. Tight chainstays. 650b+ boost standards.

The Transmitter Carbon is long, low, slack and fun. A plus sized carbon hardtail.

We’ve taken what we’ve learned from the original Transmitter and dialled in the geometry, we’ve extended the reach and the long and low wheelbase gives stability and control at high speed.

We’ve shortened the seat tube length to allow longer drop seat posts and give better stand over clearance, the 73-degree seat tube angle and the plus size tyre specific design means it also climbs really well and makes the most of any traction.

The same slack (65-degree) head angle is designed around a 130mm fork and a 35mm 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.

“Blisteringly fast, sweetly detailed, radically dialed … a proper aggro attack bike that loves to shove its big front tyre into trouble and then bosses it out big style” - Guy Kesteven, Bike Radar

We’ve stuck with a standard threaded BB because we think it works better for where we ride, year round.

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 just fit in with hard riding. But mostly, they are to be ridden and enjoyed. Easy to ride and maintain, fast and lots of fun.

Sonder Transmitter Carbon - Need to know

Extended reach

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 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.

Precision engineering

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.

Obsessive detailing

Precision decals, a choice of raw carbon finish, and 2 painted colourways.

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Frame spec

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
Dropper seat post 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

Sizing

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:

Small
Riders between 5ft 2in and 5ft 7in
Medium
Riders between 5ft 6in and 5ft 10in
Large
Riders between 5ft 9in and 6ft 2in
Size Small Medium Large
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

Custom Options

We minimise the chopping and changing that makes so many other bikes a smorgasbord of bike parts. We spec Transmitter with pure SX, NX or GX Eagle ... 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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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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Outdoors Magic Review Transmitter Carbon

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IMB Test the Transmitter Carbon

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Singletrack: Sonder Transmitter Carbon

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Full Singletrack Review of the Sonder Transmitter Carbon GX Eagle Revelation

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Sonder Transmitter Carbon Review

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