Sour Bikes are due to release their very first full suspension mountain bike, the latest prototype of which was shown at the 2022 Bespoked Handmade Bicycle Show at Lee Valley Velodrome, London. In line with their pudding-themed naming system, the 152mm linkage-driven single pivot is aptly named the Double Choc.
Last time we set eyes on it, the rear wheel travel was limited to 143mm , but the bike has evolved significantly since, now a more versatile rig able to accept a 55mm stroke shock for 152mm travel (as shown), or a 50mm shock for 134mm. The linkage can also be tweaked for mullet-compatibility and two different geometry settings. Designer, Christoph Süße, gave us an update. Sour Double Choc Enduro Bike
The Sour Double Choc will run a Boost thru-axle at the dropouts – we’re waiting to hear back on tire clearance Bike: Sour Double Choc
Intention: Trail or Enduro
Wheel Size: 29″, or Mixed (29″ Front, 27.5″ Rear)
Fork Travel: 160mm or 140mm
Rear Wheel Travel: 152mm or 134mm Frame Material: Steel Frame Sizes: S, M , L & XL Price: €2,000 for a frame w/o shock The new Sour Double Choc has multiple configurations of travel, geometry and wheel size. As mentioned, it can take two different shock stroke lengths to adjust rear wheel travel, but the rider can also choose between two different geometry settings by swapping out the short link that connects the swingarm to the rocker. This will give the bike slacker head and seat […]