Alpine 160 Factory

From the 2016 Archive

You can find the current Alpine 160 Factory here.

RRP from: GBP £4,900.00

2016 Alpine 160 Factory Shown in optional Charcoal Grey colour
2016 Alpine 160 Factory Shown in optional Charcoal Grey colour
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Overview  

The Alpine 160. Scalpel precision. Chainsaw ability.

Handbuilt in Halifax and designed to be ridden in the world’s biggest mountains, the all-new Alpine 160 incorporates cutting-edge features and geometry with our reputation for no nonsense reliability.

When we put the Alpine 160 under the knife every aspect of the frame was considered, analysed, refined and updated. New features such as 27.5” wheels, internal dropper routing and increased frame length have been mated to our proven low-maintenance, high-performance single pivot suspension and our light but strong monocoque construction leaving you to focus on the trail ahead of you, not the bike beneath you.

The Alpine 160 will slice through the tightest trails and hack through the rockiest boulder fields and is plenty tough enough to take anything you can throw at it. To ensure it’s up to the challenge we’ve even had Alpine 160 prototypes raced successfully at World Cup level by the Orange Dirt World Team.

Downhill prowess doesn’t come at the expense of climbing ability though, an Alpine ready bike should be able to cope with any trail, up or down. With its extended wheelbase and superb traction from the positioning of the pivot point the Alpine 160 won’t lose grip, up or downhill.

The Alpine 160, a cut above the rest.

Longer geometry explained

Orange Bikes has long had a tradition of pioneering progressive geometry. We’re always looking at how to improve your ride, putting you in complete control of your bike. While others have been slowly making their bikes longer, lower and using more relaxed angles we’ve been doing it for years. Now we’re moving things on again.

The new Alpine 160 uses a longer front centre (the measurement between the bottom bracket and the front axle) than before to help make the bike more stable in the high-speed environment it’s designed for, yet, combined with a short 35mm stem the Alpine 160’s handling stays sharp and involving. This same longer wheelbase also gives greater stability on the climbs, and with 160mm of travel to play with traction is never a problem.

The facts

Why the Alpine 160 Factory

  • Frame Handbuilt in Britain
  • Five year frame warranty
  • Long toptube/short stem geometry
  • Hope Pro II Evo + Easton Arc 27 Wheelset
  • Suspension: 160mm front & rear
  • Internal dropper routing
  • Fox 36 Factory 160mm Kashima Fork
  • Fox Float X Factory Kashima Shock
  • Race Face SixC DM30 30T Crankset
  • MRP Chain Device
  • SRAM XO1 1x11 Speed Drivetrain
  • SRAM Guide RS Brakes 200mm/180mm Rotors
  • RockShox Reverb Stealth Seatpost
  • Hope Pro II Evo + Easton Arc 27 Tubeless Wheelset

The Factory spec is simply the best Alpine 160 we supply. Everything is top drawer from the SRAM 1x11 set-up through to the high-end Fox Factoy Kashima supension platform, with internally-routed Reverb dropper post as standard it's ready to hit the Alps. 

Specs & Options  

Alpine 160 Factory

Alpine 160 Factory £4,900.00
Total price: £4,900.00

Sizes and Colours

Sizes
  • S
  • M
  • L
  • XL
Colour
Decals
White Decals

Frame & Fork

6061-T6 Monocoque/Reynolds Custom Butted Aluminium Tube. Wheel Size: 27.5 Rear wheel travel: 160

Fork
Fox 36 Factory 160mm Kashima HSC/LSC 15mm QR
Rear Shock
Fox Float X EVOL Factory Kashima
Headset
Hope 4F 49mm Headtube Tapered Steerer Black

Hope 4F 49mm Headtube Tapered Steerer Orange

Hope 4F 49mm Headtube Tapered Steerer Orange

The Hope 4F headset uses an integral (or Zero Stack) top cup that fits within the height of the headtube, and an external bottom cup to facilitate the tapered steerer fork. The bearings are stainless steel; sealed, reliable and replaceable. The cups, taper ring and crown race (split for easy installation) are all machined in Barnoldswick to finish the best headset on the market. Fit and forget perfection. Dimensions: ZS49/28.6 EC49/40

Rear Axle
Maxle Axle QR 12mm, 142mm Hub Spacing

Wheels & Tyres

Hope Pro II Evo in orange + Easton Arc 27

Hope Pro II Evo in orange + Easton Arc 27

Hope Pro II EVO hubs are machined from a solid billet of 2014 T6 aluminium in Barnoldswick, England. The new design features a thicker axle configuration to increase stiffness and durability with any dropout system. Spinning on cartridge bearings and protected by a frictionless labyrinth seal, the hub is driven by a twenty-four tooth steel ratchet with four pawls engaging the system. Quality doesn't get much better, the Pro II EVO hub will last longer and roll further than any other. Now featuring the latest 40T freehub body.

The Easton ARC is a rim only option engineered to suit a variety of tyre volumes and riding styles. The ARC 27 has a 27mm internal width. Ready to attack any trail, this tubeless-ready design features a bead barb to lock tubeless tyres in place.

This wheelset will come set up tubeless.

Wheelset
Hope Pro II Evo Black + Easton Arc 27
Tyres
Maxxis Minion DHF 3C Exo TR/High Roller II Exo TR

Drivetrain

Crankset
Race Face SixC Direct Mount 30t
Chain Device
MRP 1X Guide
Rear Mech
SRAM X01 Carbon 11spd
Cassette
SRAM XG-1195 11spd
Shifters
SRAM GX1 11spd
Bottom Bracket
Race Face External BB
Chain

Braking

Brakes
SRAM Guide RS 200mm/180mm

Hope Tech 3 E4 203/183 Floating Black

Hope's Tech 3 lever matched with the E4 caliper offers an excellent brake, perfect for the all mountain enduro rider. Comes with black standard hoses.

Hope Tech 3 E4 203/183 Floating Orange

Hope Tech 3 E4 203/183 Floating Orange

Hope's Tech 3 lever matched with the E4 caliper offers an excellent brake, perfect for the all mountain enduro rider. Comes with black standard hoses.

Finishing Kit

Women's Saddle - Orange SDG Allure

Orange and SDG co-branded custom women's specific saddle.

Stem
Race Face Atlas M35
Handlebar
Race Face SixC Riser 35 Bar Bore 800mm
Grips
2016 Strange Lock-On
Seatpost
RockShox Reverb Stealth Connectamajig
Saddle
SDG Bel-Air 2.0 Strange Edition
Seat Clamp
Hope Bolted Black

Hope Bolted Orange

Hope Bolted Orange

The Hope seat clamp is machined from billet aluminium to match the rest of your Hope components.

Hope QR Black

The Hope seat clamp is machined from billet aluminium to match the rest of your Hope components.

Hope QR Orange

Hope QR Orange

The Hope seat clamp is machined from billet aluminium to match the rest of your Hope components.

Pedals

Hope F20 Flat Pedal Black

Hope F20 Flat Pedal Black

Featuring a concave platform machined from 2014 T6 Aluminium alloy for strength and laced with 20 pins to keep your foot exactly where you want it, even in the rough stuff.

Hope F20 Flat Pedal Orange

Hope F20 Flat Pedal Orange

Featuring a concave platform machined from 2014 T6 Aluminium alloy for strength and laced with 20 pins to keep your foot exactly where you want it, even in the rough stuff.

Mudguards

Performance Packs

Accessories

Derailleur Hanger

Derailleur Hanger

An additional deraileur hanger to fit this model. It's always useful to have a spare with you.

Front Fender - Grey

Keep the mud out of your eyes and your bike looking sharp with this Orange Bikes Fender.

Fitted using the supplied Cable Ties

Front Fender - Orange

Keep the mud out of your eyes and your bike looking sharp with this Orange Bikes Fender.

Fitted using the supplied Cable Ties

Front Fender - White

Keep the mud out of your eyes and your bike looking sharp with this Orange Bikes Fender.

Fitted using the supplied Cable Ties

Orange Shock Pump

Orange Shock Pump

Suitable for all forks and shocks specified on orange bikes models.

Featuring:

  • 20 bar / 300 PSI gauge
  • Compact size with removable gauge and foldable hose
  • Suitable for right- and left handers by turnable gauge
  • Micro adjust air bleeder
  • Ruggedized rubber protected gauge housing
Alpine 160 Geometry 2015
ALPINE 160 GEOMETRY
Monocoque/6061-T6 Reynolds Custom Butted Aluminium tubing
Frame Size S M L XL
Seat Tube Length 16" 17" 18" 20"
A. Head Angle 65° 65° 65° 65°
B. Seat Angle (Actual) 72.5° 72.5° 72.5° 72.5°
B. Seat Angle (Effective) 74° 74° 74° 74°
C. Top Tube 580 592 610 628
D. Top Tube (effective) 600 620 640 660
E. BB Height (from ground) 348 348 348 348
BB height (from axles -7 -7 -7 -7
F. Chainstay 439 439 439 439
G. Head Tube 120 120 125 130
H. Wheel base 1194 1212 1236 1257
J. Reach 426 446 465 483
K. Stack 606 606 611 616
T. Rear Travel 160 160 160 160
Standover 762 767 807 850
Unless otherwise indicated all measurements are in mm. Frame angles are measured static, without rider sag. Bottom bracket height measured from ground with 715 mm Ø tyre.
technical Info
fork travel
OPTIMUM MAXIMUM MINIMUM
160 mm 160 mm 140 mm
  Single crown   Triple Clamp
Shock Length 215 mm
Rear Hub 142 mm x 12mm
Seatpost Ø 30.9 mm
Seatclamp Ø 34.9 mm
Front Derailleur N/A
BB Shell 73 mm ISCG (old)
Tapered Headset Upper: ZS49/28.6
Lower: EC49/40
Ride Guide
Yes Downhill 4.0 out of 5 stars
Yes Freeride 4.0 out of 5 stars
Yes Enduro 5.0 out of 5 stars
Yes All-Mountain 4.0 out of 5 stars
Yes XC Trail 4.0 out of 5 stars
Yes Adventure 4.0 out of 5 stars
Yes Touring 4.0 out of 5 stars
Yes XC Racing 4.0 out of 5 stars
Bike Sizing Guidelines
S
5'4"  —  5'7"
M
5'6"  —  5'10"
L
5'9"  —  6'1"
XL
6'0"  —  6'5"

Please note: This is for guidance only. You may be taller or shorter, it doesn't mean our bikes will not fit you. The best way to determine the correct bike size for you is to try one. We've added some more explanation on sizing theory here: What size frame do I need?

Prices and Specifications are liable to change without notice.

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