Crush S

From the 2016 Archive

You can find the current Crush S here.

RRP from: GBP £1,400.00

2016 Crush S Toby Pantling Crush S - Peaslake | Photo: Roo Fowler
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Overview  

Up, down or even sideways the Crush will smash it all

The steadfast Orange Crush gets a major update for 2016. We've taken the frame we love and pushed the features forward to up the fun factor without upsetting the function.

Most obviously, the rear triangle now features a bolt-through axle, adding even more stability to what was already a rigid design. A confident handling 66° headangle along with the Crush's new longer toptube design that adds an extra few millimetres means, size for size, a 50mm stem puts the rider right where they need to be (with tuning to taste as required, of course) for direct input and weight distribution. While shorter chainstays make climbing a tad sweeter, tyre clearance has been increased so that a chunky 2.4 tyre fits nicely. 

While those are the headline new features, deeper into the detail we added some really nice touches too. The seat clamp slot has been moved so that it faces away from the direct path of wheel spray. The headtube is a more compact 44mm version, and cable routing is kept neat and tidy with minimised cable bosses tucked sweetly under the toptube. While at first glance this is still the Crush we know and love, so many small features have been carefully considered, we might have called it Crush MkII.

But some things don't change and that's the Crush's indefatigable attitude. Built tough to be ridden hard, the Crush will hold it's own just about anywhere, but really excels on the rough stuff. With geometry to suit a 140mm travel fork, this hardtail gives no quarter to seemingly tougher full-suspension bikes, in the right hands the Crush will slay everything that lies before it. 

The facts

Why the Crush S?

  • Designed in Britain
  • Five year frame warranty
  • Custom butted 6061-T6 aluminium
  • 27.5" wheels
  • Internal dropper routing & Seatpost options available
  • ISCG 05 tabs with MRP 1X Guide
  • Generous mud clearance
  • RockShox Revelation RL 140mm
  • Shimano SLX 1X10 drivetrain
  • Race Face Ride Single 30T Narrow Wide Crankset
  • Shimano brakes
  • Tough Kore Components cockpit set-up

With a 140mm RockShox Revelation, single ring chainset and Shimano drivetrain the Crush S is built for those who truly appreciate what a long travel hardtail can do.

Specs & Options  

Crush S

Crush S £1,400.00
Total price: £1,400.00

Sizes and Colours

Sizes
  • S
  • M
  • L
  • XL
Colour
Orange Soda

Decals

Frame & Fork

6061-T6 Custom Butted OS Aluminium Tube. Wheel Size: 27.5

Fork
RockShox Revelation RL 140mm
Rear Shock
N/A
Headset
Token 44mm Tapered
Rear Axle
QR bolt through 12mm, 142mm hub spacing

Wheels & Tyres

Wheelset
Formula + Alex MD23
Tyres
Maxxis High Roller II / Ardent

Drivetrain

Crankset
Race Face Ride Single 30T Narrow Wide
Chain Device
MRP 1X Guide
Rear Mech
Shimano SLX Shadow +
Cassette
Shimano HG50 10spd 11-36T
Shifters
Shimano Deore
Bottom Bracket
Race Face External BB
Chain

Braking

Brakes
Shimano M615 Deore 180mm/160mm

Finishing Kit

Stem
Kore Cubix 50mm
Handlebar
Kore Durox 760mm
Grips
2016 Strange Lock-On
Seatpost
Kore XCD 350mm

KS Lev Integra 125mm drop

LEV INTEGRA's internally routed cable.

125mm drop

Smooth operation with no indexing so infinate positiions possible.

RockShox Reverb Stealth Connectamajig

Featuring identical functionality as traditional Reverb, the significant difference of Reverb Stealth is the hydraulic hose exits the bottom of the post, routing internally through the frame, creating a non-moving, clean hose-routing solution.

Bolt type seat clamp replaces QR seat clamp with this option.

Connectamajig allows for QR removal of the seatube from the hose without the need to bleeding.

Saddle
SDG Falcon Orange Edition
Seat Clamp
Strange QR
Pedals
Kore Rivera Thermo
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
crush geometry 2016
Crush Geometry
6061-T6 Custom Butted OS Aluminium Tube
Frame Size S M L XL
Frame Size 15" 17" 19" 21"
A. Head Angle 66° 66° 66° 66°
B. Seat Angle 73° 73° 73° 73°
C. Top Tube 604 613 623 638
D. Effective TT 600 620 640 660
E. BB Height (axle diff) -48 -48 -48 -48
E. BB Height (from ground) 310 310 310 310
F. Chainstay 430 430 430 430
G. Head Tube 100 110 120 130
H. Wheelbase 1153 1174 1196 1217
J. Reach 418 436 453 470
K. Stack 612 621 630 639
Standover 652 675 705 740
Stem Length 50 50 50 50
Unless otherwise indicated all measurements are in mm. Frame angles are measured static, without rider sag. Bottom bracket height from ground is with 705 mm Ø tyre.
technical Info
fork travel
OPTIMUM MAXIMUM MINIMUM
140 mm 150 mm 140 mm
  Single crown   Triple Clamp
Rear Hub 142 Bolt-through
Seatpost Ø 30.9 mm
Front Derailleur E-Type
BB Shell 73mm ISCG 05
Tapered Headset Upper: ZS44/28.6
Lower: EC44/40
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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