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Dean Ace 3.5 FS X-lite CTI (XT Kit)

Dean Ace 3.5 FS X-lite CTI (XT Kit)
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Features 3/2.5 aero space grade titanium (carbon fiber overwrap on x.lite verion) - ultra-lite suspension design delivers 3.50" travel - 4.8 lbs. Frame & Rear Shock - X.Lite version and 5.5 lbs Frame & Rear Shock standard version.

The Ace X-Lite is the lightest full suspension frame on the market at just 4.8 lbs. (size small including rear shock) - full bike, race ready at just - 22.50 lbs.
Proven modified "swing link" design delivers a full 3.00" of active travel.
"Linear Link" bottom bracket pivot design provides for a fully active suspension design with no chain pull or pedal kick back during braking - it's super smooth shifting and braking all the time.
Stratigic "Y" Link placement in conjunction with the FOX Float RP3 with Pro Pedal shock eliminates all pedal induced "bobbing" - giving you maximum power output with each pedal stroke.
Available with FOX Float RP23.
Each frame is hand built with custom gauge cold worked, stress relieved, seamless butted aerospace grade titanium matted with a thin wrap of carbon fiber composite.
Carbon fiber wrapped titanium tubing is placed strategically throughout the frame to eliminate unwanted lateral flex while still providing for a super smooth ride.
6/4 Titanium bolts throughout.
Cartridge bearings placed throughout provide for smooth suspension travel.
6061 - T6 aluminum rear section provides for maximum stiffness and precise traction control.
Precision CNC machined swing-arm pivots and oversized seat and chainstays eliminates unwanted frame flex.
CNC machined I.S. disc mounts come stock.
CNC machined 6061-T6 dropouts come stock with a replaceable hanger.
Finished with a super clean brushed finish.
Hand crafted to perfection right here at DEAN - Boulder Colorado

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Frame Dean Ace 3.5 FS X-Lite CTI
Rear Shock Fox RP23
Headset Chris King
Rims/Wheels DT Swiss X 1800
Tires Hutchinson UST
Crankset XT
Bottom Bracket XT
Chain XT
Front Derailleur XT
Rear Derailleur XT
Cassette Compatibility XT
Shifters XT Pods
Handlebars DEAN Titanium
Stem Thomson
Brake Levers Avid Juicy 7
Brakes Avid Juicy 7
Saddle Fizik
Seatpost DEAN Titanium

* Subject to change without notice.