2012 Orbea Mountain Bike Sneak Peek – Carbon Rallon, New Alma Hardware

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We’re at Orbea’s home office in Mallabia, Spain, and managed to spot a few changes and new goodies hiding in plain sight. Above is (suspected to be) the front triangle for a new carbon fiber version of the 150mm travel Rallon all-mountain bike.

Also spotted were some welcome changes to the cable guides on the Alma 29er hardtail. There’s more to come soon. Make the jump for your immediate fix…

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For the Alma, which we should have a review on here soon, the cable guide hardware gets some updates that make it a bit smoother:

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New seat binder, too.

Comments

MTB-Magazin.de - 08/03/11 - 12:57pm

Looks ‘smooth’, will these be the 2012 bikes?

orbeafan - 09/07/11 - 6:18am

The above carbon frame is the new Occam frame which should come out later this year, not the carbon Rallon.

nmdoc - 09/14/11 - 2:39am

I thought so too, according to the high single pivot configuration. Have the Occam Carbon, quite interested how the new one will look like (and drive like :). Any details yet?

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