Indiana-based bicycle company AeroCat has introduced its M450 carbon fibre cross country mountain bike.
The US$1,199 frame is made with monocoque 12K carbon fibre construction, natural carbon-weave and matte clear coat, standard mounts for disk or caliper brake options, and a replaceable alloy dropout hanger. Frame weight is approximately 1,450g/3.2lbs, and is available in 15-, 17-, 19-, and 21-inch sizes.
Complete bike options include a standard component package with Rockshox SID Race fork; Ritchey Pro cockpit with carbon seat post and SSM Hybrid saddle; full Shimano XT Groupset with hydraulic disk brakes; Shimano WH-M775 wheelset with Hutchinson Python tubeless light tyres. A complete bike configured with standard package weighs approximately 22lbs and retails for US$3,599.
For more information, visit www.aerocatbike.com.