Alpine 6 RS

From the 2017 Archive

You can find the current Alpine 6 RS here.

RRP from: GBP £4,400.00

2017 Alpine 6 RS Shown in Minion Yellow custom colour
2017 Alpine 6 RS Shown in Minion Yellow custom colour
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Overview  

Game Changer

The Alpine 6 replaces the much loved Alpine 160 in our range. This new frame is the Alpine 160 re-engineered and we’ve revamped every aspect of the bike's performance.

The Alpine 6 is designed around 170mm front/160mm rear travel. We’ve slackened the head angle half a degree to keep the same alpine handling feel we love, yet make the most of the fork’s extra 10mm.

The compact rear end we debuted on the Four model makes its way to the Alpine 6, shortening the chainstay significantly by 9mm. The repositioned pivot also means that the whole rear triangle is more compact and more active. With the shock now effectively lowered in the chassis, the ramp-up effect is improved, and feedback from test riders has been nothing but positive. With even less flex in the rear, it's more active over small bumps and inspires confidence over the really rough stuff.

Even with the shortening of the rear triangle, other small changes in the frame construction mean that we retain a long and stable wheelbase along with the long top-tube/short stem model we love.

With neat finishing touches like internal cable routing, every element of the frame’s construction has been analysed and optimised, to the point that, size for size, the Alpine 6 frame is significantly lighter than its predecessor. 

While we have done everything we can to keep the Alpine 6 the same as the Alpine 160, everything has changed – and we think you’re going to love it.

The facts

Why the Alpine 6 RS?

  • Handbuilt in Britain
  • 5 year frame warranty
  • Unique monocoque aluminium and tubing chassis
  • Single pivot suspension for the utmost performance, efficiency and reliability
  • 27.5" tubeless ready wheelset
  • 170mm Front/160mm rear travel
  • RockShox Lyrik 170 RCT3 Solo Air Boost Fork
  • RockShox Monarch Plus DB RC3 Rear Shock
  • Alpine-trail honed geometry
  • Increased length toptube and wheelbase coupled to a shorter stem for high-speed stability
  • KS Lev Integra 125mm drop with internal dropper routing
  • Choose from ten custom colours
  • Customise your Alpine 6 with our huge selection of optional upgrades

The Alpine 6 RS is specced with a high-end RockShox suspension package that few can rival. 1x11 speed SRAM drive train and an internally routed dropper post delivers a bike that means business. A Hope Tech/Renthal flavour to the finishing kit keeps the British vibe, and you can add to the package with the options on our bike builder platform.  

Specs & Options  

Alpine 6 RS

Alpine 6 RS £4,400.00
Total price: £4,400.00

Sizes and Colours

Sizes
  • XS
  • S
  • M
  • L
  • XL
Colour

Frame & Fork

6061-T6 Monocoque UK Formed Custom Aluminium Tubing. Wheel Size: 27.5 Rear wheel travel: 160

Fork
RockShox Lyrik 170 RCT3 Solo Air Boost

Fox 36 Factory Kashima 170mm Boost HSC/LSC

Rear Shock
RockShox Monarch Plus DB RC3 216x63

Fox Float X2 Factory with Open/Firm Lever 216x63

Headset
Cane Creek 49mm

Black Hope Headset

Orange Hope Headset

Rear Axle
SRAM Maxle Ultimate 174mm (Boost 148mm Hub)

Wheels & Tyres

Factory Wheelset - Black Hubs & Blue Rim Decals

Factory Wheelset - Black Hubs & Green Rim Decals

Factory Wheelset - Black Hubs & Grey Rim Decals

Factory Wheelset - Black Hubs & Orange Decals

Factory Wheelset - Black Hubs & Red Decals

Factory Wheelset - Black Hubs & Yellow Rim Decals

Factory Wheelset - Orange Hubs & Blue Decals

Factory Wheelset - Orange Hubs & Green Decals

Factory Wheelset - Orange Hubs & Grey Decals

Factory Wheelset - Orange Hubs & Orange Decals

Factory Wheelset - Orange Hubs & Red Decals

Factory Wheelset - Orange Hubs & Yellow Decals

Wheelset
Hope Pro 4 (Black) + Mavic EN627 27.5"
Tyres
Maxxis HR II 2.4 3c TR EXO / HR II 2.3 TR EXO

Drivetrain

Black Hope Cranks

Hope 30mm Black

Hope Cranks Black

Black Hope Cranks + Shimano XT

Shimano XT 11-46

Shimano XT Shadow + 11spd

Shimano XT

Hope 30mm Black

Hope Cranks Black

Factory Drivetrain

SRAM X0-1 Eagle 10-50 12spd

SRAM X0-1 Carbon Eagle 12spd

SRAM X0-1 Eagle 12spd

Truvativ Descendant Carbon Eagle 32t

SRAM XO-1 EAGLE 12spd

Orange Hope Cranks

Hope 30mm Orange

Hope Cranks Orange

Orange Hope Cranks + Shimano XT

Shimano XT 11-46

Shimano XT Shadow + 11spd

Shimano XT

Hope 30mm Orange

Hope Cranks Orange

Crankset
Truvativ Descendant Carbon 30t
Chain Device
Top Guide Chain Device

MRP 1x

MRP AMG

Rear Mech
SRAM X0-1 Carbon 11spd
Cassette
SRAM PG1150 10-42 11spd
Shifters
SRAM GX1 11spd
Bottom Bracket
SRAM GXP

Black Hope BB - For GXP

The machined aluminium cups with full stainless steel cartridge bearings. Custom, Swiss made bearings are double sealed, fully serviceable and removable. Using a non contact, free running labyrinth seal to protect the bearing externally, and the machined aluminium centre tube is sealed internally with o-rings this bottom bracket has a greater life span than stock units. Weighing in at 113g

 

Orange Hope BB - for GXP

The machined aluminium cups with full stainless steel cartridge bearings. Custom, Swiss made bearings are double sealed, fully serviceable and removable. Using a non contact, free running labyrinth seal to protect the bearing externally, and the machined aluminium centre tube is sealed internally with o-rings this bottom bracket has a greater life span than stock units. Weighing in at 113g

 
Chain
SRAM PCX1 11spd

Braking

Brakes
SRAM Guide R 200mm/180mm

Hope Tech 3 E4 203/183 Floating (Black)

Hope Tech 3 E4 203/183 Floating (Orange)

SRAM Ultimate 200mm/180mm

Finishing Kit

Burgtec RideWide Carbon 800mm Enduro Bar 20mm rise

Burgtec RideWide Carbon 800mm Enduro Bar 20mm rise

Burgtec RideWide Carbon 800mm Enduro Bar 20mm rise 35mm Bore

Burgtec Enduro MK2 Stem 35 x 35mm

Burgtec Enduro MK2 Stem 35 x 35mm

Burgtec Bar Tender Grips

Factory Finishing Kit 35mm Stem

Race Face SIXC 35 20mm Riser Carbon 800mm

SDG Strange Fly Mtn

Race Face Atlas M35 x 35mm Extension

Race Face Half Nelson

Ladies Saddle

Stem
Hope AM Stem M35 x 35mm Extension Black
Handlebar
Renthal Fatbar M35 20mm Rise 800mm
Grips
Renthal Ultra Tacky Lock On
Seatpost
KS Lev Integra 125mm drop

RockShox Reverb Stealth Connectamajig 125mm

RockShox Reverb Stealth Connectamajig 170mm

Rockshox Reverb Stealth Connectamajig 150mm

Saddle
SDG Strange Bel Air 2.0
Seat Clamp
Strange QR

Hope Bolted Black

Hope Bolted Orange

Hope QR Black

Hope QR Orange

Pedals

Burgtec Penthouse Flats MK4 Blk

Hope F20 Flat Pedal Black

Hope F20 Flat Pedal Orange

Mudguards

Performance Packs

Winter Pack - Blue Mudhugger Decal

Maxxis Shorty 2.3 3C TR Exo

The Maxxis shorty is a mid-spiked trail tyre for demanding conditions.

With these fitted front and rear they are just what you need to keep things rubber side down when the trails turn softand slippy.

Renthal Traction Ultra Tacky Lock-on Grips

The lastest lock on grips from Renthal sum it up in the name, Traction. The focus of these grips is security on the bars and your hands on the grips. With a finned design and ultra tacky compound they are just what you need when condition turn wet and muddy.

Mudhugger FR Blue Decals

Front Race Mudhugger as used by World Cup and Enduro World Series riders, gives you better forward vision at high speeds in wet and muddy conditions.

The perfect winter accessory to keep the UK trail mud out of your eye's when you are having fun over the wetter months.

Winter Pack - Green Mudhugger Decal

Maxxis Shorty 2.3 3C TR Exo

The Maxxis shorty is a mid-spiked trail tyre for demanding conditions.

With these fitted front and rear they are just what you need to keep things rubber side down when the trails turn softand slippy.

Renthal Traction Ultra Tacky Lock-on Grips

The lastest lock on grips from Renthal sum it up in the name, Traction. The focus of these grips is security on the bars and your hands on the grips. With a finned design and ultra tacky compound they are just what you need when condition turn wet and muddy.

Mudhugger FR Green Decal

Front Race Mudhugger as used by World Cup and Enduro World Series riders, gives you better forward vision at high speeds in wet and muddy conditions.

The perfect winter accessory to keep the UK trail mud out of your eye's when you are having fun over the wetter months.

Winter Pack - Grey Mudhugger Decal

Maxxis Shorty 2.3 3C TR Exo

The Maxxis shorty is a mid-spiked trail tyre for demanding conditions.

With these fitted front and rear they are just what you need to keep things rubber side down when the trails turn softand slippy.

Renthal Traction Ultra Tacky Lock-on Grips

The lastest lock on grips from Renthal sum it up in the name, Traction. The focus of these grips is security on the bars and your hands on the grips. With a finned design and ultra tacky compound they are just what you need when condition turn wet and muddy.

Mudhugger FR Grey Decal

Front Race Mudhugger as used by World Cup and Enduro World Series riders, gives you better forward vision at high speeds in wet and muddy conditions.

The perfect winter accessory to keep the UK trail mud out of your eye's when you are having fun over the wetter months.

Winter Pack - Orange Mudhugger Decal

Maxxis Shorty 2.3 3C TR Exo

The Maxxis shorty is a mid-spiked trail tyre for demanding conditions.

With these fitted front and rear they are just what you need to keep things rubber side down when the trails turn softand slippy.

Renthal Traction Ultra Tacky Lock-on Grips

The lastest lock on grips from Renthal sum it up in the name, Traction. The focus of these grips is security on the bars and your hands on the grips. With a finned design and ultra tacky compound they are just what you need when condition turn wet and muddy.

Mudhugger FR Orange Decal

Front Race Mudhugger as used by World Cup and Enduro World Series riders, gives you better forward vision at high speeds in wet and muddy conditions.

The perfect winter accessory to keep the UK trail mud out of your eye's when you are having fun over the wetter months.

Winter Pack - Red Mudhugger Decal

Maxxis Shorty 2.3 3C TR Exo

The Maxxis shorty is a mid-spiked trail tyre for demanding conditions.

With these fitted front and rear they are just what you need to keep things rubber side down when the trails turn softand slippy.

Renthal Traction Ultra Tacky Lock-on Grips

The lastest lock on grips from Renthal sum it up in the name, Traction. The focus of these grips is security on the bars and your hands on the grips. With a finned design and ultra tacky compound they are just what you need when condition turn wet and muddy.

Mudhugger FR Red Decal

Front Race Mudhugger as used by World Cup and Enduro World Series riders, gives you better forward vision at high speeds in wet and muddy conditions.

The perfect winter accessory to keep the UK trail mud out of your eye's when you are having fun over the wetter months.

Winter Pack - Yellow Mudhugger Decal

Maxxis Shorty 2.3 3C TR Exo

The Maxxis shorty is a mid-spiked trail tyre for demanding conditions.

With these fitted front and rear they are just what you need to keep things rubber side down when the trails turn softand slippy.

Renthal Traction Ultra Tacky Lock-on Grips

The lastest lock on grips from Renthal sum it up in the name, Traction. The focus of these grips is security on the bars and your hands on the grips. With a finned design and ultra tacky compound they are just what you need when condition turn wet and muddy.

Mudhugger FR Yellow Decal

Front Race Mudhugger as used by World Cup and Enduro World Series riders, gives you better forward vision at high speeds in wet and muddy conditions.

The perfect winter accessory to keep the UK trail mud out of your eye's when you are having fun over the wetter months.

Accessories

Deluxe Multi-Use Correx Plastic Bike Box

Deluxe Multi-Use Correx Plastic Bike Box

Select to have your bike send out from Orange in a deluxe, extra strong Correx plastic bike box, rather than our standard cardboard box.

These correx boxes are as used by our demo fleet which travel up and down the country with the couriers multiple times a week and hundreds of times a year. 

This is the ideal packaging for any forgien bike trip when you need a strong, weatherproof container to keep your pride and joy safe in transit when flying.

Can be flat packed for easy storage against a garage wall.

Assembled Box Dimensions:

159cm x 29cm x 88cm

 

Full Suspension Derailleur Hanger

Fender - Front - Grey

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

Fitted using the supplied Cable Ties

Fender - Front - Orange

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

Fitted using the supplied Cable Ties

Fender - Front - White

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

Fitted using the supplied Cable Ties

Mudhugger FR Blue Decals

Front Race Mudhugger as used by World Cup and Enduro World Series riders, gives you better forward vision at high speeds in wet and muddy conditions.

The perfect winter accessory to keep the UK trail mud out of your eye's when you are having fun over the wetter months.

Mudhugger FR Green Decal

Front Race Mudhugger as used by World Cup and Enduro World Series riders, gives you better forward vision at high speeds in wet and muddy conditions.

The perfect winter accessory to keep the UK trail mud out of your eye's when you are having fun over the wetter months.

Mudhugger FR Grey Decal

Front Race Mudhugger as used by World Cup and Enduro World Series riders, gives you better forward vision at high speeds in wet and muddy conditions.

The perfect winter accessory to keep the UK trail mud out of your eye's when you are having fun over the wetter months.

Mudhugger FR Orange Decal

Front Race Mudhugger as used by World Cup and Enduro World Series riders, gives you better forward vision at high speeds in wet and muddy conditions.

The perfect winter accessory to keep the UK trail mud out of your eye's when you are having fun over the wetter months.

Mudhugger FR Red Decal

Front Race Mudhugger as used by World Cup and Enduro World Series riders, gives you better forward vision at high speeds in wet and muddy conditions.

The perfect winter accessory to keep the UK trail mud out of your eye's when you are having fun over the wetter months.

Mudhugger FR Yellow Decal

Front Race Mudhugger as used by World Cup and Enduro World Series riders, gives you better forward vision at high speeds in wet and muddy conditions.

The perfect winter accessory to keep the UK trail mud out of your eye's when you are having fun over the wetter months.

Orange Shock Pump - Black

Orange Shock Pump - Black

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
2017-18 Alpine 6 Geometry
ALPINE 6 GEOMETRY
Monocoque/6061-T6 Custom Butted Aluminium tubing
Frame Size XS S M L XL
Seat Tube Length 15" 16" 17" 18" 20"
A. Head Angle 64.5° 64.5° 64.5° 64.5° 64.5°
B. Seat Angle (Actual) 72° 72° 72° 72° 72°
B. Seat Angle (Effective) 74° 74° 74° 74° 74°
C. Top Tube 555 575 594 614 634
D. Top Tube (effective) 580 600 620 640 660
E. BB Height (from ground) 342 342 342 342 342
BB height (from axles -12 -12 -12 -12 -12
F. Chainstay 430 430 430 430 430
G. Head Tube 100 120 120 125 130
H. Wheel base 1168 1190 1210 1231 1253
J. Reach 409 423 443 461 478
K. Stack 600 618 618 622 631
T. Rear Travel 160 160 160 160 160
Standover 713 730 745 758 792
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
170 mm 170 mm 160 mm
Shock Length 215 x 63 mm
Rear Hub 148 x 12 mm
Rear Axle Maxle 142 x 12mm (Length 174mm)
Seatpost Ø 30.9 mm
Seatclamp Ø 34.9 mm
Front Derailleur N/A
BB Shell 73 mm ISCG05
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
XS
5'0"  —  5'6"
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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