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Radon Slide AL & Skeen AL are impressively reasonably priced Path Bikes


In the present day, Radon is introducing the Slide Path AL and Skeen Path AL, extra reasonably priced aluminum variations of their 140mm and 120mm carbon full suspension mountain bikes. With body and element costs hovering throughout the trade, it’s form of refreshing (and unbelievable) that Radon are in a position to promote these full bikes beginning at 2,199 €. For instance, that cash will fetch you the Radon Slide Path AL with a RockShox Pike Choose Fork, Tremendous Deluxe Choose+ Shock, a 12 Pace Shimano Deore/SLX drivetrain and Radon’s personal dropper put up. It’s laborious to argue with, actually.

Let’s take a better have a look at the German model’s newest aluminum choices.

Radon Skeen Path AL

2023 radon skeen trail al 8

The Radon Skeen Path AL 8.0 will retail at 2,699 € and is accessible in Darkish petrol and Deep Black

Each the Radon Skeen Path AL and Slide Path AL run the identical four-bar linkage shared by their carbon counterparts, every respectively delivering 120mm and 140mm of rear wheel journey. Each roll on a 29″ wheelset, and once more, share the geometry of the carbon bikes from which they’re descended. 

radon skeen trail al 8 manual action shot

For the Skeen Path AL, meaning a 67° head tube angle in its slackest place, a 76.4° efficient seat tube angle, a 474mm attain for the 20″ body, and a chainstay size of 435mm. That rear-center is constant throughout the 4 body sizes, and the underside bracket drop is -32mm within the lowest place.

Body Measurement 16″ 18″ 20″ 22″
Seat Tube Size [mm]  392 425 455 490
Efficient Prime Tube [mm] 567 588.6 611.5 633.5
Efficient Seat Tube Angle 76.4
Head Tube Angle 67
Chainstay Size [mm] 435
Head Tube Size [mm] 100 110 120 135
Wheelbase [mm] 1172.5 1194.17 1217.81 1240.76
Entrance Heart Size [mm] 738.7 760.3 783.95 806.89
Backside Bracket Drop [mm] -32
Standover Top [mm] 717 744 759 788
Attain  [mm] 437 454 474 490
Stack  [mm] 605 614 623 636
Wheel radius [mm] 373
Rear Wheel journey [mm] 121

Radon Slide Path AL

2023 RADON SLIDE TRAIL AL 8

The Slide Path AL is Radon’s burlier path bike with 140mm of rear wheel journey. It slots into the line-up between the 120mm Skeen AL and the 170mm Swoop AL enduro bike. It shares the exact same geometry as its carbon counterpart; that’s a 65.6°, a 75.5° seat tube angle and a BB drop of 25mm in its lowest slackest place. Attain is available in at 428mm, 445mm, 464mm and 481mm for the 16″, 18″ 20″ and 22″ body sizes, respectively.

2023 radon slide trail al 8 jumping shot

Body Measurement 16″ 18″ 20″ 22″
Seat Tube Size [mm]  392 425 455 490
Efficient Prime Tube [mm] 571 592 615 637
Efficient Seat Tube Angle 75.5° or 76.5°
Head Tube Angle 65.6° or 66.6°
Chainstay Size [mm] 435
Head Tube Size [mm] 100 110 120 135
Wheelbase [mm] 1180 1202 1226 1248
Entrance Heart Size [mm] 746.4 768 791.6 814.6
Backside Bracket Drop [mm]  -25 (-11)
Standover Top [mm] 728.2 755 770 798.6
Attain  [mm] 428 445 464 481
Stack  [mm] 605 614 623 636
Wheel radius [mm] 373
Rear Wheel journey [mm] 140

And, like that carbon bike, the Slide Path AL additionally will get adjustable geometry by advantage of a flip-chip on the rocker-seat keep interface. Switching from the low to the excessive place diminished BB drop to 11mm, concomitantly bringing the pinnacle angle in to 66.6° and the seat angle in to 76.5°. That larger place could also be most popular for undulating trails which are suffering from technical sections of climbing, as it’ll supply improved floor clearance.

Radon Path AL Fashions’ Components & Pricing

2023 radon skeen trail al 7

The Radon Skeen Path AL 7.0 retails at 2,199 € and is accessible in Metallic Silver or Black

2023 radon slide trail al 7

The Radon Slide Path AL 7.0 retails at 2,199 € and is accessible in Swoop Gray or Darkish Silver

Each the Radon Slide AL and the Radon Skeen AL full suspension mountain bikes can be found in two construct choices; AL 7.0 and AL 8.0, retailing at 2,199 € and a pair of,699 €, respectively. Spotlight elements of the AL 7.0 construct embrace a RockShox Pike Choose Fork, Tremendous Deluxe Choose+ Shock, a 12 Pace Shimano Deore/SLX drivetrain, Radon’s personal dropper put up, an SDG Bel Air V3 saddle and Schwalbe Nobby Nic tires.

2023 radon skeen trail al 8

The Radon Skeen Path AL 8.0 retails at 2,699 € and is accessible in Darkish Petrol and Deep Black colours

radon slide trail al 8

The Radon Slide Path AL 8.0 retails at 2,699 € and is accessible in Cool Gray solely

The AL 8.0 fashions are upgraded with a Rockshox Pike Final fork and a 12 Pace SRAM NX/GX drivetrain. The Skeen Path AL 8.0 will get Maxxis Forekaster tires whereas the Slide Path AL 8.0 advantages from a Schwalbe Magic Mary/Large Betty combo with the Addix Tender compound.

Radon-Bikes.com

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