Five mk11 Pro

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RRP from: £3,400.00

2017 Five mk11 Pro Shown in Cyan Blue custom colour
2017 Five mk11 Pro Shown in Cyan Blue custom colour
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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 Pro?

  • Frame Handbuilt in Britain
  • Five year frame warranty
  • Aggressive trail geometry
  • Longer toptube and wheelbase for high-speed stability
  • Internal Dropper Routing
  • Suspension: 150mm front & 140mm rear
  • Fox 34 Performance 150mm Fork
  • Fox Float DPS Performance EVOL Shock
  • Shimano 11spd XT/SLX Drivetrain
  • Shimano Deore Brakes 
  • Race Face Aeffect DM30 30T Crankset
  • Formula + Kore Realm 2.7 Tubeless 27.5 Wheelset
  • Race Face M35 Cockpit components

The optimum blend of price, specification and performance make the Pro the perfect choice for the trail-hardened rider

Specs & Options  

Five mk11 Pro

SIZES AND COLOURS

Sizes
Colour
Jet Black

Select a frame size to choose colour

Decals
Orange Frame Decals

Frame and Fork

6061-T6 Monocoque UK Formed Custom Aluminium Tubing. Wheel Size: 27.5. Rear wheel travel: 140.

Swingarms
12mm QR Axle 174mm (Boost 148mm Hub)
Rear Shocks
Fox Float DPS EVol Performance 190x51
Headsets
Cane Creek 49mm
Forks
Fox 34 Performance 150mm Boost

Drivetrain

Shifters
Shimano SLX 11spd
Cassettes
Shimano SLX 11spd 11-42
Chain Device
Top Guide Chain Device
Bottom Brackets
Race Face
Chainsets
Race Face Aeffect Single DM 30t
Rear Mech
Shimano XT Shadow + 11spd
Chains
SRAM PC1110 11spd

Wheel and Tyres

Wheelsets
Formula + Kore Realm 2.7 27.5"
Tyres
Maxxis High Roller II Exo TR 2.3

Braking

Brakes
Shimano M615 180mm/160mm

Finishing Kit

Seatposts
KS Cruxi Integra 100mm drop
Seat Clamps
Strange QR
Stems
Race Face Ride M35 50mm
Saddles
SDG Strange Bel Air 2.0
Handlebars
Race Face Chester Riser 780mm M35
Grips
Strange Lock-On
Pedals

Accessories

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?

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What they say ...  

MBUK | Five S | November 2016

While the classic layout looks the same, Orange have evolved every dynamic detail to put this classic, intuitively interactive, addictively visceral trail machine right back at the top of the pile in terms of tough, practical value and pure enjoyment.

MBUK Magazine

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MBUK | Five Pro | September 2016

I’ll be riding it as much as possible into the ensuing weather with as much excitement as the first time I rode it.

MBUK Magazine

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PinkBike | Five | July 2016

it's refreshing to see a brand like Orange, who, for all intents and purposes, have been doing their own thing without deviation and doing it well for longer than most.

PinkBike

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Enduro MTB | Five | July 2016

We knew the Five was a nimble bike anyway, but it now seems more stable with its longer wheelbase

Enduro MTB

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Singletrack | Five | July 2016

The new Five felt buttery smooth and very confidence inspiring.

Singletrack

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Dirt | Five | July 2016

The silent ride on Five is impressive but overall it’s the fun, precise ride of the Orange Five that sparkles.

Dirt

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Prices and Specifications are liable to change without notice.

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