Five Frame

From the 2019 Archive

You can find the current Five Frame here.

RRP from: GBP £1,900.00

2019 Five Frame Shown in Wasabi Green
2019 Five Frame Shown in Wasabi Green
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Overview  

The hardworking Five has been a stalwart of the Orange range for a long time. It’s tough, reliable and capable. The harder you push it the happier it seems to be. So we better make sure we don’t mess with it right?

It was last updated a year and a half ago, it was time to see what we could do for the new Five. We liked the way the Four rode, and how it’s suspension action had a really active feel to it, we set about seeing how we could bring this same element to the Five’s set-up. To add the new compact rear suspension layout to the Five would be ideal, but where would we fit the shock? In theory lower in the frame, in practice, not so easy. But if it was easy, it wouldn’t be worth doing, and the guys in the frame department came up with the goods. Like the solving of a complex engineering puzzle we worked out a way to lower the shock by adding a new pressing in the fabrication of the downtube, leading the way to the compact rear on the Five and improving the shock’s ramp-up at the same time.

That isn’t all, we’ve added extra strength-forming features to all the major frame assemblies, improving resistance to lateral flex and twisting forces. Boost sizing at the rear hub and an extra 6mm in the pivot spacing helps here too, enabling us to add more tyre clearance.

And if that’s not enough, the CNC department found weight savings in the billet machined parts to build up the lightest Five we’ve ever produced.

Geometry is optimised for a 150mm travel fork, while the rear sits at the 140mm trail bike sweet spot.

We love the ride of the new Five, it’s lively ‘pop’ has to be experienced, and when pushed hard the bike gives back to the rider. Grip, feel and a lively ride all there in abundance. 

The facts

Why the Five?

  • Frame designed and built in Britain
  • 5 year frame warranty
  • Single pivot suspension for the utmost performance, efficiency and reliability
  • 27.5 inch wheels
  • Geometry optimised for 150mm front/140mm rear travel
  • Boost 148 rear hub spacing
  • Aggressive trail geometry
  • Long top tube and wheelbase for high-speed stability
  • Internal dropper post routing
  • Choose from 10 custom colours
  • Fine tune your Five with custom upgrade options

 

Specs & Options  

Five Frame

Five Frame £1,900.00
Total price: £1,900.00

Sizes and Colours

Sizes
  • XS
  • S
  • M
  • L
  • XL

Frame & Fork

6061-T6 Monocoque UK Formed Custom Aluminium Tubing. Wheel Size: 27.5

Fork
Rear Shock
Fox Float DPS Performance 190x50

RockShox Monarch RT3 DB 190x51

RockShox Monarch RT3 DB 190x51

Featuring silky smooth travel in a new lightweight design, Monarch floats through bumps even better than before, turning rugged trails into tire-gripping velvet. The chassis is lean while maintaining the durability and adjustability needed to bite off huge chunks of burly trail action and epic cross country.

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Headset

Hope 49mm Black

Hope 49mm Orange

Hope 49mm Orange

Hope's tapered headset, designed to fit tapered forks, includes:

  • Replaceable stainless steel bearings which resist corrosion
  • Split crown race for easy installation and removal
  • Comes complete with Hope's Head Doctor top cap
  • Multiple seals to keep out the elements

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Rear Axle
Bolt Type Allen Key Head 12 x 174mm (Boost 148mm Hub)

Wheels & Tyres

Wheelset
Tyres

Drivetrain

Crankset
Chain Device

MRP 1x Top Guide

Rear Mech
Cassette
Shifters
Bottom Bracket
Chain

Braking

Brakes

Finishing Kit

Stem
Handlebar
Grips
Seatpost
Saddle
Seat Clamp
Strange QR

Hope Bolted Black

Hope Bolted Black

Dependable seat clamp from Hope, machined from billet 2014 T6 aluminium with a universal collar to allow easy interchange between bolt and quick release setup.

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Hope Bolted Orange

Hope Bolted Orange

Dependable seat clamp from Hope, machined from billet 2014 T6 aluminium with a universal collar to allow easy interchange between bolt and quick release setup.

Pictured in black but available here in orange.

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Hope QR Black

Hope QR Black

Dependable Quick Release seat clamp from Hope, machined from billet 2014 T6 aluminium. The QR lever pivots on a brass seat to ensure the durability of the item.

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Hope QR Orange

Hope QR Orange

Dependable Quick Release seat clamp from Hope, machined from billet 2014 T6 aluminium. The QR lever pivots on a brass seat to ensure the durability of the item.

Pictured in black but available here in orange.

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Pedals
Mudguards

Performance Packs

Accessories

Full Suspension Derailleur Hanger

Orange RideGuard Fender Black and Orange

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

Proven protection from front wheel spray and dirt, the Orange Bikes Rideguard is quick and easy to fit, durable, and protects your suspension fork seals. The Orange Bikes Rideguard fits  26”, 27.5”, 29”, Plus Size and Fat Bike wheel sizes.

  • Easy to install, includes 4 zip ties plus fitting instructions.
  • Includes the RideGuard SagSetter to help set your suspension correctly.
  • Fits the major suspension fork manufacturers, including Fox and Rockshox.
  • Maximum protection from tyre spray and flying debris.
  • Designed and made in Bristol, UK.

Orange RideGuard Fender Blue and Yellow

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

Proven protection from front wheel spray and dirt, the Orange Bikes Rideguard is quick and easy to fit, durable, and protects your suspension fork seals. The Orange Bikes Rideguard fits  26”, 27.5”, 29”, Plus Size and Fat Bike wheel sizes.

  • Easy to install, includes 4 zip ties plus fitting instructions.
  • Includes the RideGuard SagSetter to help set your suspension correctly.
  • Fits the major suspension fork manufacturers, including Fox and Rockshox.
  • Maximum protection from tyre spray and flying debris.
  • Designed and made in Bristol, UK.

Orange RideGuard Fender Grey with Blue and Orange

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

Proven protection from front wheel spray and dirt, the Orange Bikes Rideguard is quick and easy to fit, durable, and protects your suspension fork seals. The Orange Bikes Rideguard fits  26”, 27.5”, 29”, Plus Size and Fat Bike wheel sizes.

  • Easy to install, includes 4 zip ties plus fitting instructions.
  • Includes the RideGuard SagSetter to help set your suspension correctly.
  • Fits the major suspension fork manufacturers, including Fox and Rockshox.
  • Maximum protection from tyre spray and flying debris.
  • Designed and made in Bristol, UK.

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
2017-18 Five geometry
FIVE 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 66º 66º 66º 66º 66º
B. Seat Angle Actual 72º 72º 72º 72º 72º
B. Seat Angle Effective 74º 74º 74º 74º 74º
C. Top Tube 551 568 587 608 627
D. Top Tube (effective) 575 595 615 635 655
E. BB Height (from ground) 333 333 333 333 333
BB height (from axles -20 -20 -20 -20 -20
F. Chainstay 426 426 426 426 426
G. Head Tube 100 110 110 130 140
H. Wheel base 1134 1156 1176 1199 1220
T. Rear Travel 140 140 140 140 140
J. Reach 404 422 442 457 474
K. Stack 599 608 608 626 635
Standover 691 715 720 740 790
Unless otherwise indicated all measurements are in mm. Frame angles are measured static, without rider sag. Bottom bracket height from ground is with 706 mm Ø tyre.
technical Info
fork travel
OPTIMUM MAXIMUM MINIMUM
150 mm 150 mm 140 mm
Shock Length 190 mm
Rear Hub 148 mm x 12mm
Rear Axle 148 mm x 12mm
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 0 out of 5 stars
Yes Freeride 1 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 3.0 out of 5 stars
Yes Touring 1.0 out of 5 stars
Yes XC Racing 0 out of 5 stars
Bike Sizing Guidelines
XS
5'0"  —  5'5"
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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