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Karate Monkey


Surly Karate Monkey

A 27.5+ freight train set for world domination

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Karate Monkey


Surly Karate Monkey

A 27.5+ freight train set for world domination

The Karate Monkey is back, and at first glance, you wouldn't even recognize it..

Formerly known as a two-niner single-speed, the 2017 model offers the option for 27.5 x 3.0 wheels and tires, allowing you to conquer even more than ever before.

In a world populated with high-tech super bikes, sometimes it feels good to get back to your roots. Simplicity, toughness, and ease of ownership are all hallmarks of this very capable $1,399 build. Get on one, and remember why you ride bikes - for fun

Karate Monkey Demo bikes are available NOW! Call 303-278-6545 to book your demo.

 

Stock Bike Specs and Features: ( subject to change)

Frameset

Frame - Horizontal slotted with derailleur hanger, Surly “Gnot Boost” 142 or 148mm hub spacing compatibility

Fork - 483mm axle-to-crown x 47mm offset, 110mm hub spacing, tapered and butted straight blade, 4130 CroMoly. 51mm I.S. disc mount

Seatpost Clamp - Surly stainless, 33.1mm

Drivetrain

Crankset - SRAM NX 30t

Bottom Bracket -SRAM Powerspline

Rear derailleur - SRAM Nx

Cassette - Sunrace 11/42

Chain - KMC X11-1

Components

Headset - Cane Creek

Brakes - SRAM Level

Shifters - SRAM Nx

Stem - H.L. 4-bolt, 31.8mm

Handlebar - Answer Pro Taper 720mm

Saddle - WTB Volt Sport 135mm

Seatpost - H.L. 30.9mm

Wheels

Front  - Salsa 110mm, 15mm thru-axle, 32h hub, laced to Alex MD40 rim

Rear - Salsa 148mm, 12mm thru-axle, 32h hub, laced to Alex MD40 rim

Tires - Surly Dirt Wizard 27 x 3, 60 tpi front and rear.


 

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Surly Karate Monkey +


Surly Karate Monkey +

Hardtail/130mm Front Travel  | Dropper |  1x11  |  27.5" x 3.0"

Demo sizes available in:    MD  |  LG  

Surly Karate Monkey +


Surly Karate Monkey +

Hardtail/130mm Front Travel  | Dropper |  1x11  |  27.5" x 3.0"

Demo sizes available in:    MD  |  LG  

Overview

  • Front-Suspension on a steel hardtail  frame.
  • Rockshox Yari  fork with 130mm of travel, and  compression lock.
  • 27.5" x 3.0" Dirt Wizard tires.
  • Salsa hubs laced to 40mm internal width rims.
  • SRAM NX1 Drivetrain with 30t ring and 11-42t  Cassette.
  • Rockshox Reverb 125mm dropper seatpost.
  • Answer 800mm  alloy handlebar.
  • Complete bikes start at $2399 MSRP as shown. *
  • DEMO Bikes available - built as shown here.

What to Expect

  • Indestructible steel frame and solid build kit. 
  • Simple design, and user-friendly features.
  • Forgiving ride and tons of traction.
  • Versatile platform - from trail riding to loaded touring.
  • Confidence inspiring ride qualities.
  • Sizes XS - XL to fit most riders.
  • The most Bang-for-your-buck.

The Rockshox Yari suspension fork is a perfect match for the KM+. Buttery smooth travel, on a stout and robust chassis, with a simple user interface.


 Detail Images Below - Please click through and read the captions for full specs and descriptions on this SRAM NX/Rockshox equipped Demo model**



 Approximate Sizing  - (not endorsed by Surly)      

 X-Small  4'11" -  5' 4"   150-160cm  |      Small 5'4"- 5'8"    163-174cm     |     Medium  5'8"- 5'11"   174 -180cm  |      Large  5'11"- 6'3"   180 -190cm |    XL  6'2" - 6'6"  183-198cm  

Learn about Our DEMO program                 |               RENT this bike for 24 hours


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Other Build kit options for the Karate Monkey:

Frameset  -  $599  |  SingleSpeed 29'r - $1199  | Geared Rigid  -  $1399 

Color options: "rhymes with" Orange (Geared 27.5+ - shown)   |  Hi-Viz Black (frameset only)  |  Stand-Back Purple (SS 29'r or Frameset)


Ready to ride a Karate Monkey?

Give us a call at 303-278-6545 and talk with one of our experts. We'll work with your schedule and get you all set up!

Learn about our Demo Program     |    Learn about 24-hour rentals


* Price for highlighted bike build includes the original Surly rigid fork.

** Our Demo bikes typically represent the bikes that we would personally recommend to our customers. They offer the best ratio of price-to-performance, great components, user-freindliness, and overall value. 


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