Nordest’s reasonably priced metal monster-gravel Kutxo will get an upgraded Ti 29er sibling on this new titanium journey bike. Mixing the perfect of gravel, bikepacking, and drop bar mountain bikes – the Nordest Kutxo Ti can be your lifelong backcountry journey accomplice…
Nordest Kutxo Ti limitless journey bike
Simply over a month in the past, Nordest debuted a brand new bikepacking cross between adventure-ready gravel and fashionable mountain bikes – the reasonably priced 4130 metal Kutxo. Now constructed from double-butted 3-2.5 titanium tubing, the Kutxo Ti shares all the identical options in a lighter, extra comfortable experience that also manages to be fairly reasonably priced for a ti body.
Once more, Nordest describes the Kutxo Ti as a monster gravel bike, as a consequence of its massive 29×2.4″ tire clearance and mountain bike-inspired experience. It’s a motorbike that can be as a lot at house carving singletrack as it can on a multi-day bikepacking journey.
Adapting fashionable path bike geometry for the ahead hand place on drop bars, the Kutxo Ti will get barely shorter than MTB body attain, shorter wheelbase, and a barely steeper 68° head angle… however all fairly progressive for a gravel bike. And with a gusseted headtube it’s nonetheless a suspension-corrected experience (inflexible 483mm axle-crown is designed, 120mm suspension forks at sag with 51mm fork offset) that may swap in a 100-120mm fork if inflexible carbon isn’t your cup of tea.
The Kutxo Ti is constructed to final at a claimed 1840g for the body (850g lower than the 4130 model).
The titanium body itself is constructed with the perfect of recent business requirements so you’ll be able to construct it up with most fashionable parts – 73mm threaded BSA backside bracket, 31,6mm seatpost with inner dropper routing, straight 44mm headtube for straight or tapered steerer forks, 12x148mm Enhance thru-axle, flat mount disc brake. Plus, it will get 3-pack something cage mounts on prime & backside of the downtube, a seattube cage mount, toptube bag direct mount, full exterior cable routing guides, rear rack mounts, and entrance & rear full-coverage fender mounts.
Nordest Kutxo Ti – Pricing, choices & availability
The Nordest Kutxo Ti is available in three inventory sizes (M, M/L & L) with easy, low-key bead-blasted graphics for everlasting beauty. Customized geometry can also be doable for an additional 300€.
The brand new titanium journey bike is obtainable as a body just for 1700€ (a 100€ financial savings for a restricted time) or a body equipment for 2100€ together with a Kutxo inflexible carbon journey fork & Chris King Inset headset, together with free EU supply.
Ti frames are made to order, so supply time is roughly 16 weeks from order. However the 600€ metal frames received’t present up till April, and when you order now you may have a ti body as early as January 2023.