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BIG CHIEF Chromoly V1

BIG CHIEF Chromoly V1

The Big Chief is the new head of the 29er tribe in the RSD line. We took the proven design of the previous generation – progressive geometry, short chainstays, custom-blended 4130 steel frame, and sliding dropouts – and gave it a slight facelift, with high-quality finish and paint to match.

This plus-sized trickster still converts easily back to its 29er form, but it rolls proudly on stout 50mm Mulfüt rims and 3” Maxxis tires, with a reliable mix of great parts from SRAM, Easton and RaceFace.

Big Chief 29+ is for your modern “ride of passage” – its 120mm Boost fork and compliant steel frame will let you roll briskly and smoothly over your native trails.

  • Build kit
  • Specs & Geometry
  • Frame: 29+ DB Cr-Mo 4130 Heat Treated
  • Fork: Manitou Magnum Comp 110 Boost with 120mm Travel
  • Headset: Cane Creek ZS-44
  • Handle Bar: Easton EA70 720mm
  • Stem: Easton EA70 70mm
  • Grips: Race Face Strafe Black
  • Front Wheel: Sun Ringle Mulefüt 29x50mm Front 15x110mm Boost
  • Rear Wheel: Sun Ringle Mulefüt 29x50mm Rear 12x142mm
  • Crank: Race Face 175mm CINCH DM
  • Chain Ring: Race Face 30T NW Ring
  • BB: Race Face 73mm BSA
  • Chain: KMC X10L-CP
  • Cassette: SRAM PG-1020 11/36T 10spd
  • Rear Shifter: SRAM X9 10spd Black
  • Rear Derailleur: SRAM X9 10spd Black
  • Brakes: Avid Guide R
  • Rotors: Avid 180mm CenterLine
  • Saddle: WTB Volt Comp
  • Seat Post: Easton EA70
  • Rear Axle: SRAM Rear Maxle Lite 12x142mm
  • Tires: Maxxis Chronicle 29 x 3in 60Tpi

Frame Weight (M): 5 Lbs 10 oz

Sizes: Sm, Med, Lrg & Xlrg

Finish: Red or Copper

Complete: $2199.00 CAD / $1999.00 USD
Frame Only: $799.00 CAD / $599.00 USD

Included with the Frame Only option:

  • Cane Creek ZS-44 Headset for tapered steer tube
  • Rear 12x142mm Sliding Drop-out Inserts
  • SRAM Rear Maxle Lite 12x142mm
  • Seat post clamp

All prices listed are Minimum Suggested Retail

Frame Specs

  • Frame: 29+ DB Cr-Mo 4130 Heat Treated
  • Head Tube: 44mm
  • Fork Length: 540mm (120mm)
  • Bottom Bracket: 73mm BSA
  • Drop-Out: Sliding Inserts for 12mm Maxle and IS Disc Mount
  • Rear Spacing: 142mm
  • Seat Post Clamp: 31.6mm
  • Seat Post: 27.2mm
  • Max Tire Size: 3in
  • Max Fork Length: 550mm Axle to Crown (140mm Travel)
  • Torques Specs for 4 Drop-Out Bolts: 70N/mm

Geometry — Metric
Geometry — Imperial