When you are ready to move over to full-suspension bike or you are looking for a fast-rolling 29’er to flow over technical trail sections… look no further. The Stratos AL 5, based on the Design & Innovation Award-winning Stratos CF SBC, will be the perfect gateway bike into the world of dual-suspension mountain bikes.
This lightweight aluminium frame features BURST Pivot, our ground-breaking linkage driven single pivot suspension platform and a purposefully designed asymmetric frame. In short, this bike is designed to use its suspension to its full potential, cuts down on maintenance and puts out maximum power with every pedal stroke. To find out more about the Stratos platform, read this article: Ready set Strato AL5!
What makes the Statos AL 5 an excellent value for money bike is the combination of progressive frame technology and quality components. This dual-suspension mountain bike is equipped with a 120mm Rock Shox Judy Silver fork, X-FUSION 02 Pro shock and Surface Alloy Symmetrical 29" rims. However, if you wanted to upgrade in the future, the Stratos AL frames if happy to be customised.
Our favourite features
- Full-length dropper post compatible
- Adapted geometry caters for both weekend worriers and racers
- Features all our favorite features from top-end bikes
- Fits two water bottles in the main triangle
- Lifetime frame warranty*
- POP Geometry
The Stratos AL 5 is available in sizes Small to Extra-large and all sizes are able to fit two water bottles in the front triangle. A handy feature if you are considering longer marathon rides or races. The AL's geometry and suspension travel is slightly more ‘relaxed’ than that of the carbon version but this offers a more balanced ride to weekend warriors and racers alike.
So, if you are looking for your first full-suspension mountain bike, look no further. The Stratos AL 5 promises to the ultimate value for money mountain bike.
*Read more in our Warranty Document.