Photo c. Wilde Bikes Back in April of this year, I wrote a news story introducing the new Wilde Cycles Rambler SL. It was a story that got quite a bit of attention. Within that story, I mentioned that the Rambler would soon be coming with a cool, segmented steel fork – the non “SL” version Photo c. Wilde Bikes It’s here, and the fork is pretty sick in all its segmented, steel glory. Plus Wilde is offering this new Rambler frameset built up complete with a 1x SRAM Apex group, with a set of solid DT Swiss G 1800 Wheels for only $2300.
This is their most affordable complete bike offering yet. The Wilde Rambler is a fully modern adaptation of the genre that can run disc brakes, thru-axles, and generous-sized tires. It sports all of the mounting points you’d expect, with a geometry that Wilde says is “nimble and comfortable for long days in the saddle”. This new Rambler, like all of Wilde’s bikes, uses a taller stack height, following their philosophy that “comfortable is faster”. This is a production bike, meaning that is able to be offered at a more affordable price point. It is manufactured in Taiwan’s hugely popular Maxway factory. The new steel fork carries a slightly longer axle-to-crown measurement than Wilde’s Wayfinder carbon fork giving the bike a bit higher trail number and slightly elevated bottom bracket. This will be welcomed by those that choose to take the Rambler on more challenging off-road terrain […]