2011 Felt Mountain Bikes; Specs & Photos
So far this week, we’ve given you the details on the Felt F, AR, Z and ZW road bikes; today we’ll be taking on their full MTB line. Â The Edict LTD, shown above, is their no-holds-barredÂ 100mm travelÂ full suspension bike. Using the same manufacturing technology as the carbon road bikes keeps the weight down and stiffness up and it comes fully outfitted with SRAM XX components, including the Rock Shox SID XX World Cup, and Mavic Crossmax SLR wheels. Check out the price tag and rest of the 2011 Felt mountain bikes after the jump and remember to check back tomorrow for the last of our series; Felt’s cyclocross, track and time trial/triathlon bikes.
$8,999… Â is all you’ll need to have this race ready rig in your stable.
If you don’t have that $9,000 laying around, the Edict Pro offers a more cost-effective alternative to the LTD at $5,499 and is the only other complete Edict option, with full Shimano XT, with SLX brakes and a Fox F32 fork. The Edict will also be availableÂ as a frame kit for $2,999 .
The $5,999 Virtue Team tops off Felt’s 120/130mm full-suspension trail bikes, featuring a full carbon frame, SRAM X0 10 speed components, a Rockshox SID RLT and Mavic Crossmax ST wheels.
The Virtue Elite offers the same carbon frame as the Team, with a SRAM 10 speed X7/X9 mix of components, Rockshox Recon Gold fork and MAvic 317 rims, for only $3,499.
The Virtue Expert shares the same exact parts package as the Elite, but with an aluminum/carbon frame, to bring the price down to $2,799.
The Virtue Sport offers a budget entry into full-suspension, with a full aluminum frame and a mix of Shimano 9 speed components and M445 hydraulic disc brakes, at only $1,999.
The Nine Team again borrows Felt’s road carbon technology to offer a race-ready 29er, complete with SRAM X0, a Rockshox Reba RLT and Mavic Crossmax wheels for $5,499.
The Nine Elite (which was my favorite bike, aesthetically, when I visited them. Â It was mostly the color-coordinated spokes…) offers the same frame as the Team, with SRAM X7/X9, a Reba RL and WTB rims, for a major price drop to $2,999.
The Nine Race moves into an aluminum frame, with Shimano SLX/XT 10 speed components, a Rockshox Reba RL and WTB rims, which brings the price in at $1,999.
The Nine Sport enters the “budget” arena, with Shimano 9 speed components and a Rockshox Dart 3, all for $899.
The Nine Trail is the bike everyone has been buzzing about. With an SR Suntour fork, Tektro mechanical disc brakes and Shimano 8 speed components, Felt is able to offer one of the industry’s first $599 29ers.
The Q720, Q620 andÂ Q520 are Felt’s 26″ mountain bike offerings. The 720 and 620 both have Shimano 9 speed components, Rockshox forks andÂ hydraulicÂ disc brakes and will run $999 and $699. The 520 has Shimano 8 speed components, an SR Suntour fork and mechanic disc brakes, all for $499.