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ION-G13 techline

ION-G13 techline

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Trail Wheel size: 29"

Rear travel: 130mm

Weight: 3,38kg (size M, factory raw, without shox)

Warranty: 5 years

Techsheet ION-G13

Product description:

The ION-G13 shows that the GEOLUTION geometry works on trail bikes with 29-inch tires too. Whether you go for a multi-day alpine tour or only for a short, fast time at your local trail, the ION-G13 makes both up and down quicker. Steep climbing with “old school” geometry bikes tends to lift the front wheel, not so with the ION-G13. Due to the the seat tube angle and the central seating position your front wheel will stay on the ground and the climb will be clean and controlled.

On all the new G-models the four-bar system is now fully equipped with quadruple sealed, ball bearings. The dropouts and linkage rocker have been completely redesigned and optimized in terms of weight and stiffness. The new design swingarm is now stiffer and lighter and the suspension has an extremely fine, small bump response. For best effect, the GEOLUTION frame works best with the specially tuned Fox Float DPS damper and the Fox 34 fork. Alternatively a RockShox suspension Kit (Pike RCT3 and Monarch RT3) is available.

To make a long story short: It is simply a faster bike. The geometry of the bike provides a natural seating position that is better for the lower back muscles, long rides just won’t hurt any more. When the trail goes steeply downhill and obstacles block the way, with the ION-G13 you can stay relaxed, stay centred and simply pick a line for the next curve. In the same situation with other bikes you are already pushing backwards as far as possible in the fear that you might go over the handlebars.

The ION-G13 is available in 5 frame sizes (S, M, L, XL, XXL) and will even fit customers with more than 2 meters height (6’7”).

Data: Wheel Size: 29 "; Travel: 130 mm, Weight: 3380 g (size M, black anodized, without damper) designed for SRAM 1x11 or 1x12; compatible with Shimano front derailleur XT FD-M8020 / FD-M8025 (2x11 Model 2016) Direct Mount / Side-Swing / Front-Pull I-FDM8020D6.


Our baseline got an upgrade for 2017. From now on you get a complete state of the art RockShox suspension kit, which includes the new Reverb Stealth. The WTB KOM i29 rims are light and wide (30mm inner width), mounted to high quality Hope Pro 4 hubs. Crankset, bottom bracket and stem come from Hope as well. Renthal handlebar, SRAM GX 1x11 drivetrain and a SRAM Guide R brakes, Ergon saddle and grips to name only some of the parts. Tires and headset are made in Germany and produced by Continental and Reset Racing. This buildkit is nothing short of having a great bike. By the way the former baseline is called TECHLINE, now!


Fork: Rock Shox Pike RCT 3, SA 100x15mm, 140mm, black 29"

Shock: Rock Shox Monarch RT3 DB HVI 190x51mm

Headset: Reset Flatstack A4

Stem: Hope AM 35 mm

Bar: Renthal Fatbar 780x20mm, gold

Brakes f/r: Sram Guide R 200/ 180mm

Grips: Ergon GE1 slim

Hubs: Hope Pro 4 Evo

Rims: WTB KOM i29

Tires: Continental MountainKing 2 Protection 29x2,4"

Saddle: Ergon SME 3-S

Seatpost: RockShox Reverb Stealth 170 mm

Seatclamp: Hope QR

Crankset: Hope Crank 170 mm

Bottom bracket: Hope bottom bracket, BSA

Shifter: Sram GX

Derailleur: Sram GX

Cassette: Sram XG 1150

Chain: Sram PC X1

Each frame is delivered with an additional derailleur hanger.


The product photos show a QLFLINE specifications.

Also available with qlfline components

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  • Nicolai Tech_sheet 17 - ION-G13 2017
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    The choice of frame size depends on different factors. These are body height, inseam, riding style and personal preferences. The frame sizes S, M, L, XL are standartized. The table below is meant as an orientation for to choose the correct frame size.

    Size S 164­-172cm
    Size M 170-­180cm
    Size L 178­-190cm
    Size XL 188­-198cm

    Additionally we are offering tailormade frames to meet the individual demands of any customer. If you are interested in a tailormade frame please contact Jens.



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