We spend extra time and care building, testing and re-boxing your bike before it leaves. This takes approximately 5 business days beyond the ship date shown on this page. This extra step and time allows us to ensure that when your bike arrives to you it will be very easy to assemble for most anyone. Most bikes do not include pedals, so make sure to choose some for your new bike so we can ship them in the same box and you can get our riding quicker!The Karate Monkey features updated, progressive trail geometry, a new tubeset and Surly's Gnot-Boost rear dropout system. Available in a variety of colors, with multiple drivetrains and wheel size configurations.
100% Surly 4130 chromoly steel frame and fork; double-butted main triangle and 44mm headtube
The tubeset uses the same trumpet tubes found on Instigator 2.0 frame
Adjustable rear dropouts with 145mm Gnot-Boost spacing. Works with 142, 148 12mm thru, as well as 135mm w/ 10/12 washer
Internal dropper seatpost routing with 30.9mm seat tube ID
Clearance for 29 x 2.55 or 27.5 x 3 tires
WARNING: Cycling can be dangerous. Bicycles and bicycle products should be assembled and serviced by a professional mechanic. Never modify your bicycle or accessories. Read and follow all product instructions and warnings including information on the manufacturer’s website. Inspect your bicycle before every use. Always wear a helmet.
Front Axle Type
15mm Thru x 110mm
12mm Thru x 142mm, 12mm Thru x 148mm, QR x 135mm
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