Four Factory

RRP from: GBP £5,600.00

2018 Four Factory Shown in Charcoal Grey

Overview  

With the Four we have gone all out to build the lightest, toughest short-travel trail bike we could conceive.

With shorter travel we get less frame stress, so we lightened the gauge of the 6061 aluminium frame material. Extra machine processes shaved weight from all the CNCed parts while maintaining their crucial strength. A new split-rear compact swingarm gives us a shorter chain stay and by tucking in a 44x184mm shock we moved the single-pivot point rearwards to make the suspension more active everywhere. 

Sitting below the bigger hitting trail burners of the Five and Alpine 6, but vastly more capable that the XC lightweights. The Four is Orange to the core: simple, reliable and built to perform at the highest level, out and back. 

It climbs like a Welsh mountain goat and descends like a demon leaving smiles as big as we’ve had on any Orange bike.
Boxes ticked, the Four was born.

The facts

Why the Four Factory?

  • Frame Handbuilt in Britain
  • Short travel, fast and agile 27.5 trail bike with progressive geometry
  • Longer toptube and wheelbase for high-speed stability
  • Compact swingarm with 12x148mm Boost rear hub spacing for precise handling
  • Tuned pivot position for optimal suspension performance with 184x44mm rear shock
  • Suspension travel: 130mm front & 120mm rear
  • 5 year frame warranty
  • Fox Factory 34 130mm 27.5 Fork
  • Fox Float DPS Factory 184 x 44mm Rear Shock
  • Fox Factory Transfer 150mm Dropper Seat-Post
  • SRAM Eagle 12spd Drivetrain

Specs & Options  

Four Factory

Four Factory £5,600.00
Total price: £5,600.00

Sizes and Colours

Sizes
  • S
  • M
  • L
  • XL
Colour
Decals

Frame & Fork

6061-T6 Monocoque UK Formed Custom Aluminium Tubing. Wheel Size: 27.5 Rear wheel travel: 120

Fork
Fox Factory 34 130mm 27.5 (black)
Rear Shock
Fox Float DPS Factory 184x44
Headset
Hope H/Set Black - 49mm for Tapered Steerer

Orange Hope Headset

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

Wheels & Tyres

Race Face Arc 27 27.5 (Blue) + Hope Pro 4 (Black)

Race Face Arc 27 27.5 (Blue) + Hope Pro 4 (Orange)

Race Face Arc 27 27.5 (Green) + Hope Pro 4 (Black)

Race Face Arc 27 27.5 (Green) + Hope Pro 4 (Orange)

Race Face Arc 27 27.5 (Grey) + Hope Pro 4 (Orange)

Race Face Arc 27 27.5 (Orange) + Hope Pro 4 (Black)

Race Face Arc 27 27.5 (Orange) + Hope Pro 4 (Orange)

Race Face Arc 27 27.5 (Yellow) + Hope Pro 4 (Black)

Race Face Arc 27 27.5 (Yellow) + Hope Pro 4 (Orange)

Race Face Arc 31 Carbon Rims

Stiffer, stronger, and ready to party, ARC 31 Carbon Rims take notes from our Next R carbon wheelset; built to handle the most challenging days on the trail. With one of the lightest enduro rims on the market, you can tackle the climbs with speed while you hit the descents with confidence. The ARC 31 have been redesigned to take full advantage of the benefits carbon fibre has to offer. Featuring a generous 31mm internal width for modern tyre widths with lower pressures, with incredible stiffness all wrapped up in a mere 445g (27.5"). These rims bring you a world class wheelset ready for action.

FEATURES

  • UD Carbon fibre construction.
  • 31mm Internal width tubeless ready rim.
  • 4.5mm Offset - Improves spoke tension balance and wheel stiffness.
  • Vinyl Matte / Gloss decals with colour decal options.
Wheelset
Race Face Arc 27 27.5 (Grey) + Hope Pro 4 (Black)
Tyres
Maxxis High Roller II 2.4 3c Exo TR / 2.3 Exo TR 2

Drivetrain

Crankset
SRAM X01 Carbon Eagle 32t
Chain Device
Not Included

MRP 1x

Rear Mech
SRAM X01 Eagle 12spd
Cassette
SRAM CS XG 1295 10 - 50t Eagle 12spd
Shifters
SRAM XO1 Eagle 12spd
Bottom Bracket
SRAM GXP TEAM

Hope 24mm for GXP Black

Hope 24mm for GXP Orange

Chain
SRAM XO1 Eagle Silver

Braking

Brakes
Hope Tech 3 E4 Black 203/180

Orange Hope Brakes

Shimano Saint 203/180

Finishing Kit

Burgtec Bar and Stem 35mm

Burgtec RideWide 800mm Carbon M35

Burgtec Mk2 Enduro Stem Black 35mm

Burgtec Bar and Stem 50mm

Burgtec RideWide 800mm Carbon M35

Burgtec Mk2 Enduro Black 50mm

Stem
Race Face Turbine R 50mm x M35
Handlebar
Race Face Next R Carbon 800mm Stealth
Grips
Strange 130 Single Lock-On Black

Strange 130 Single Lock-On Orange

Seatpost
Fox Factory Transfer 150mm Drop
Saddle
SDG Fly MTN Cromo Rail Black/Grey
Seat Clamp
Hope QR Black

Hope Bolted Black

Hope Bolted Orange

Hope QR Orange

Pedals

Burgtec Penthouse Mk4 Black

HOPE F20 Orange

Hope F20 Black

Mudguards

Performance Packs

Accessories

Full Suspension Derailleur Hanger

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

Orange RideGuard Fender Black and Orange

Orange RideGuard Fender Blue and Yellow

Orange RideGuard Fender Grey with Blue and Orange

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 Four geometry
FOUR GEOMETRY
Monocoque/6061-T6 Reynolds Custom Butted Aluminium tubing
Frame Size XS S M L XL
Seat Tube Length 15″ 15″ 17″ 18″ 20″
A. Head Angle 67° 67° 67° 67° 67°
B. Seat Angle Actual 72º 72º 72º 72º 72º
B. Seat Angle Effective 74º 74º 74º 74º 74º
C. Top Tube 543 572 579 598 618
D. Top Tube (effective) 570 590 610 630 650
E. BB Height (from ground) 330 330 330 330 330
BB height (from axles -25 -25 -25 -25 -25
F. Chainstay 424 424 424 424 424
G. Head Tube 100 100 110 110 130
H. Wheel base 1112 1132 1153 1173 1196
T. Rear Travel 120 120 120 120 120
J. Reach 388 421 438 458 473
K. Stack 588 588 598 598 616
Standover 690 690 730 744 783
Unless otherwise indicated all measurements are in mm. Frame angles are measured static, without rider sag. Bottom bracket height from ground is with 710 mm Ø tyre.
technical Info
fork travel
OPTIMUM MAXIMUM MINIMUM
130 mm 130 mm 110 mm
  Single crown   Triple Clamp
Shock Length 184 mm x 44 mm
Rear Hub 148 mm x 12mm (Boost)
Seatpost Ø 30.9 mm
Seatclamp Ø 34.9 mm
Front Derailleur none
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 0 out of 5 stars
Yes Enduro 3.0 out of 5 stars
Yes All-Mountain 3.0 out of 5 stars
Yes Trail 5.0 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"  —  5'6"
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?

What they say ...  

BikeRadar | Four Factory | March 2017

Simple on paper, superb on the trail

BikeRadar

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MBR | Four RS | March 2017

The new Orange Four is light, fast and a bundle of fun

MBR Magazine

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Wideopen | Four RS | October 2016

The Four is about fun on the trail, a bit of effort on your part and plenty of confidence from modern geometry.

Wideopen Magazine

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Enduro MTB | Four RS | November 2016

For trail riding this bike takes some beating!

Enduro MTB

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What Mountain Bike | Four | November 2016

The Four has a fantastic mid-stroke that holds you right in the sweet spot.

What Mountain Bike

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  • Size: M
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Call: 01920 872222

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