Ragley has introduced three full-suspension models to next year's line with the introduction of the Ragley Ten Four, bigger wheeled brother Big Ten Four and the G-6.
All three bikes use a dual link suspension design with floating custom tuned shock. All the bikes will feature tapered head tubes, ISCG 05 mounts and Maxle rear ends.
The Ten Four is a 100mm rear travel 140mm front travel bike. Ragleys take on a full-suspension trail bike. The 7046 series aluminium frame is designed around a 67-degree head angle with typically Ragley long top tube to allow for running short 50-60mm stems for better handling.
The Big Ten Four is a 29-inch wheeled version of the standard Ten Four. The geometry and suspension kinematic have been adjusted to suit 29-inch wheels. The Big Ten Four offers 29-inch wheels to those riders that like to have fun whilst riding and aren’t necessarily looking for a XC race bike. Like the standard Ten Four the Big ten Four will have a maxle rear end and bolt through fork, hinting at the riotous capabilities of the bike.
The G-6 is the bigger brother of the Ten Four. Designed as a heavy hitting All Mountain bike the G-6 has 130mm rear travel and 160mm on the front. Using the same dual link suspension system as the other bikes in the range, but with a slightly less progressive curve, the G-6 is the perfect bike for big back country rides.
Final samples of the new bikes are undergoing rigorous testing both in the UK and abroad at present and Hotlines expects the first stock to arrive early in the New Year. Pricing on the bikes is yet to be confirmed.