On-One Codeine — First look

“The best mountain bike we’ve ever made,” the company claims

On-One has just released the details of its latest creation, the Codeine, a 29er trail bike that the company claims to be “The best mountain bike we’ve ever made.”

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The Codeine has 130mm of rear suspension travel and is built around 140mm travel suspension forks.

As is becoming the norm with some longer-travel 29ers such as the Niner WF0 9, the Codeine sacrifices front derailleur compatibility in order to achieve short chainstays and ample tire clearance. Chainstay length is a very respectable 440mm / 17.3in, while still leaving room for meaty 2.4in-wide tires.

The Codeine has a low bottom bracket, a climb-friendly 74-degree seat tube angle and a slack 67.5-degree head tube angle.

The frame is constructed from 7005-T6 aluminum tubing. On-One claims the weight for the frame with shock is sub-7lb.

The Codeine has a 67.5 degree head angle when paired with a 140mm travel RockShox Pike
The codeine has a 67.5 degree head angle when paired with a 140mm travel rockshox pike: the codeine has a 67.5 degree head angle when paired with a 140mm travel rockshox pike
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The Codeine will be available this May. It will be offered as a frame with Cane Creek DB Air shock for £799.99 / US$1,325 as well as a complete bike equipped with a SRAM X01 group, RockShox Pike fork and Reverb seatpost, and a Cane Creek DB Air shock for £2,499.99 / US$4,150.

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For more information visit http://www.on-one.co.uk.