Alpine 6 Factory

RRP from: £6,000.00

2020 Alpine 6 Factory
Shown in Norlando Grey

Overview  

The Challenge: How do we go about updating a bike in our range whose legion of fans don't want us to change anything?
The answer, as with everything we do, is with great care and a stack of test feedback.

The new Alpine 6 has been through one of the most intensive prototyping programs we've ever done – the result is spectacular.

With the introduction of the 230mm metric shock, we have revised the suspension layout to increase the rear travel. We've also tuned the frame to be more progressive to retain a bottomless feel and improve small bump smoothness, treading that fine line that keeps wallow at bay and gives the Alpine 6 all the control it needs.

The geometry has also been under the microscope and refined to match the new suspension performance, resulting in more agility, stability and confident speed.

When you come upon one of those unholy beasts of a trail, this is the bike to take it on at full-gas and tame it.

 

Alpine 6 – Duel

The facts

Why the Alpine 6?

  • Brand New monocoque 6061-T6 aluminium frame
  • Designed and built in Britain
  • 5 year frame warranty
  • Unique Single-pivot suspension for optimum performance, efficiency and reliability
  • New Radically revised, more progressive frame suspension layout with 230x65mm metric shock
  • New Reworked Alpine geometry for confidence, speed and stability
  • New 170mm Front/165mm rear travel​
  • New Frame Bottle Bosses
  • Boost 148 rear hub spacing
  • Available in 4 model specs: Pro, RS, Factory and XTR
  • Bike Builder: Component upgrades available and a choice of
  • 10 custom colour options.

Specs & Options  

Alpine 6 Factory

SIZES AND COLOURS

Sizes
Colour
Fizzy Orange

Select a frame size to choose colour

Decals

Frame and Fork

6061-T6 Monocoque UK Formed Custom Aluminium Tubing. Wheel Size: 27.5. Rear wheel travel: 165.

Swingarms
Bolt Type Allen Key Head (Boost 148mm Hub)
Rear Shocks
Fox Float X2 Factory 230x65
Headsets
Hope Black - 44mm for Tapered Steerer
Forks
Fox Factory 36 Float 170mm 27.5 (black)

Drivetrain

Shifters
Shimano XT 12spd
Cassettes
Shimano XT 10-51T
Chain Device
MRP 1x
Bottom Brackets
Hope 30mm Black
Chainsets
Hope Black 34t
Rear Mech
Shimano XT 12spd
Chains
Shimano XT 12spd

Wheel and Tyres

Wheelsets
Stans Flow Mk3 (Silver) + DT Swiss 350 27.5
Tyres
Maxxis Minion DHF 2.5 3c EXO TR / DHR II 2.4 EXO TR 27.5

Braking

Brakes
Shimano XT Trail 203/180

Finishing Kit

Seatposts
Fox Factory Transfer 150mm Drop
Seat Clamps
Hope Bolted Black
Stems
Hope M35 x 35mm Black
Saddles
SDG Radar Steel Rail Black/Black
Handlebars
Renthal Fat Bar 800mm M35
Grips
Strange 130 Single Lock-On Black

Accessories

2020 Alpine 6 Mk2 Geometry
ALPINE 6 GEOMETRY
Monocoque/6061-T6 Custom Butted Aluminium tubing
Frame Size S M L XL XXL
Seat Tube Length 15" 17" 18" 19" 20"
A. Head Angle 64° 64° 64° 64° 64°
B. Seat Angle (Actual) 72° 72° 72° 72° 72°
B. Seat Angle (Effective) 74° 74° 74° 74° 74°
C. Top Tube 582 601 619 641 658
D. Top Tube (effective) 605 625 645 665 685
E. BB Height (from ground) 337 337 337 337 337
BB height (from axles -17 -17 -17 -17 -17
F. Chainstay 441 441 441 441 441
G. Head Tube 100 120 120 125 130
H. Wheel base 1208 1231 1251 1272 1293
J. Reach 432 447 467 486 505
K. Stack 602 620 620 624 629
T. Rear Travel 165 165 165 165 165
Standover 700 724 752 775 790
Unless otherwise indicated all measurements are in mm. Frame angles are measured static, without rider sag. Bottom bracket height measured from ground with 708 mm Ø tyre.
technical Info
fork travel
OPTIMUM MAXIMUM MINIMUM
170 mm 170 mm 160 mm
Shock Length 230 x 65 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
Downhill
Freeride
Enduro
All Mountain
Trail
XC Racing
Bike Packing
Gravel
Bike Sizing Guidelines
S
5'0"  —  5'6"
M
5'5"  —  5'9"
L
5'8"  —  6'1"
XL
5'11"  —  6'3"
XXL
6'1"  —  6'7"

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 ...  

What Mountain Bike | Alpine 160 | November 2016

Lesser bikes can wash out easily, but the Alpine holds its line admirably.

What Mountain Bike

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Singletrack | Alpine 6 | July 2016

In the right hands, this’ll be a monster.

Singletrack

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PinkBike | Alpine 6 | July 2016

Fast, balanced and above all else, stable on or over whatever I pointed it at, it felt like a steam roller.

PinkBike

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Enduro MTB | Alpine 6 | July 2016

We loved the crisp new look of the 2017 line-up and feel Orange are now making bigger advancements in 2017 than ever before

Enduro MTB

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Dirt | Alpine 6 | July 2016

One of our all-time favourite bikes just got better.

Dirt Magazine

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Find a Demo bike...  

We think the best way to find out what an Orange Bike really has to offer is to ride one. So don't just take our word for it, get out there and give one a go.

Infinity Cycles

Durham, United Kingdom

Alpine 6 RS (2019 Model)

  • Size: L
  • Sterling Silver Sterling Silver

Call: 0191 3784209

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Grips Rayleigh

Rayleigh, United Kingdom

Alpine 6 Pro (2019 Model)

  • Size: L
  • Cyan Blue Cyan Blue

Call: 01268 776661

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Rockin Bikes

Tavistock, United Kingdom

Alpine 6 Pro (2019 Model)

  • Size: L
  • Jet Black Jet Black

Call: 01822 258022

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Pedal a Bike Away

Forest Of Dean, United Kingdom

Alpine 6 RS (2019 Model)

  • Size: L
  • Norlando Grey Norlando Grey

Call: 01594 860065

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All Terrain Cycles

Wetherby, United Kingdom

Alpine 6 RS (2019 Model)

  • Size: L
  • Wasabi Green Wasabi Green

Call: 01937 950950

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Cycle Highlands

Ballater, United Kingdom

Alpine 6 Factory (2019 Model)

  • Size: L
  • Cyan Blue Cyan Blue

Call: 01339755864

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Bike Active

Stanstead Abbotts, Herts, United Kingdom

Alpine 6 Factory (2019 Model)

  • Size: M
  • Sterling Silver Sterling Silver

Call: 01920 872222

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Winstanleys Bikes

Wigan, United Kingdom

Alpine 6 RS (2019 Model)

  • Size: M
  • Cyan Blue Cyan Blue

Call: 01942 707646

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Bike Scene

Guisborough, United Kingdom

Alpine 6 RS (2019 Model)

  • Size: L
  • Norlando Grey Norlando Grey

Call: 01287 610735

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Rutland Water Cycling

Whitwell, United Kingdom

Alpine 6 RS (2019 Model)

  • Size: L
  • Norlando Grey Norlando Grey

Call: 01780 460705

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Sunset Cycles

Cardiff, United Kingdom

Alpine 6 RS (2019 Model)

  • Size: L
  • Fizzy Orange Fizzy Orange

Call: 02920 371321

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In Velo Veritas

Neustadt, Germany

Alpine 6 Pro (2019 Model)

  • Size: L
  • Norlando Grey Norlando Grey

Call: 06321- 5771846

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Start Fitness

Newcastle, United Kingdom

Alpine 6 RS (2019 Model)

  • Size: L
  • Sterling Silver Sterling Silver

Alpine 6 RS (2019 Model)

  • Size: M
  • Wasabi Green Wasabi Green

Call: 0191 2614191

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AW Cycles

Reading, United Kingdom

Alpine 6 Pro (2019 Model)

  • Size: L
  • Cyan Blue Cyan Blue

Call: 0118 946 3050

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Afan Valley Bike Shed

Afan Valley, United Kingdom

Alpine 6 Pro (2019 Model)

  • Size: L
  • Sterling Silver Sterling Silver

Call: 01639 851406

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Dalby Forest Cycle Hub

Dalby Forest, United Kingdom

Alpine 6 RS (2019 Model)

  • Size: L
  • Sterling Silver Sterling Silver

Call: 01751 460585

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Priory Cycleworks

Bridlington, United Kingdom

Alpine 6 Factory (2019 Model)

  • Size: L
  • Wasabi Green Wasabi Green

Call: 01262 228067

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Pearce Cycles

Ludlow, United Kingdom

Alpine 6 Pro (2019 Model)

  • Size: M
  • Sterling Silver Sterling Silver

Call: 01584 879288

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Bike Tart Ltd

Canterbury, United Kingdom

Alpine 6 Pro (2019 Model)

  • Size: L
  • Cyan Blue Cyan Blue

Call: 01227 832582

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Off Beat Bikes

Fort William, United Kingdom

Alpine 6 Pro (2019 Model)

  • Size: XL
  • Tropical Blue Tropical Blue

Call: 01397 704008

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