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Juliana

Joplin 2.0 a, D-Kit 29 2018

$2,159.99
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Part endurance racer, part rowdy trail bike—the Joplin is ridiculously fun. The original model redefined what people thought a 29er could be. This latest version breaks the mold all over again.

Conventional wisdom always held that a big-wheel bike like this was good for one thing—covering lots of ground quickly. They’ve never had much use for conventional wisdom. Yes, the Joplin is a fine cross-country/endurance machine. With its light-yet-stiff carbon frame, efficient VPP® rear suspension, and 29-inch wheel option, this bike can be an absolute race weapon—but the Joplin is more than that.

The Joplin has always been, to reduce this thing to a single word, fun. As in the uncontrollable-giggling-spontaneous-high-fiving kind of fun. Juliana cranked the knob on that particular trait to 11 this year with a ground-up redesign that increases the bike’s composure on descents, adds a bit more small-bump suppleness to the mix and improves its handling in tight turns.

The new Joplin also gives you the option of running either 29er or 27.5+ wheels. If you’re looking for quick acceleration and a nimble feel, go 29er. If you’re wanting extra traction and a more forgiving ride over roots and babyhead rocks, go 27.5+. It’s your choice.

Is the Joplin a cross-country racer? Sure. A trail bike? Absolutely. Is it fun? Oh, hell yes.

Frame: Aluminum
Fork: RockShox Recon RL
Rear Shock: Fox Float Performance DPS
Rear Derailleur: SRAM NX
Front Derailleur: --
Shifters: SRAM NX
Crankset: Race Face Aeffect; 30t
Cassette: SRAM XG1150; 10-42t
Bottom Bracket: Included w/ crankset
Rims: WTB STi23 TCS
Front Hub: Novatec D711; 15x110mm
Rear Hub: Novatec D462; 12x148mm
Front Tire: Maxxis Minion DHF, 2.3", EXO, TR
Rear Tire: Maxxis Crossmark II, 2.25", EXO, TR
Brakeset: SRAM Level with Avid Centerline 180mm rotors front and rear
Handlebars: Race Face Ride, 35mm clamp diameter, 760mm width
Saddle: Juliana Segundo Saddle
Seatpost: Race Face Ride, 400mm
Battery: --
Motor: --
UI/Remote: --
Extras: --
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