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All-new Airdrop Filter is a 135mm travel 27.5″ jib-ready mountain bike

All-new Airdrop Filter is a 135mm travel 27.5″ jib-ready mountain bike

It’s a while since we saw anything new new from Airdrop, a Yorkshire-based mountain bike manufacturer responsible for the Edit, a 155mm travel 27.5″ bike…

Monday, Mar 14

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It’s a while since we saw anything new new from Airdrop, a Yorkshire-based mountain bike manufacturer responsible for the Edit, a 155mm travel 27.5″ bike now in its 4th generation. The brand are still alive and kicking, however, proving they are more than just a one-trick pony with the release of the all-new Airdrop Filter, a 135mm travel trail bike “built like an all-mountain bike but sharper, more responsive and more direct”. Airdrop Filter

Like its longer-travel sibling, the new AirDrop Filter runs a 27.5″ wheelset. It also gets a 6061 alloy tubeset and the same Horst-Link suspension platform proven on the Edit . The 135mm rear end is paired with a 150mm travel fork, sat at a head angle of 65°. The brand describe it as a bike aimed at riders who view the trail differently, seeking out doubles, high lines and inside lines on corners… Those who ant a bike that gives back, pumps harder, boosts higher and changes direction quickly. With that in mind, you’ll not be too surprised to learn the Airdrop boasts a short rear-end with 430mm chainstays and a bottom bracket drop of 22mm. Equally, the reach is by no means excessive, spanning a 425mm to 500mm range from S-XL. Seat tube lengths are short (400mm to 480mm) allowing for the fitment of longer travel dropper seat posts. This also makes choosing the right size easier for riders, as most folk need only concern themselves with the reach figure without worrying too much […]

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