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    The almost out :(

    The Vexx is so close to being out. I do have all the specs and a nice image though.

    Quote Originally Posted by Sette USA
    Torment your adversaries with the Sette Vexx Complete Bike.

    The Vexx DH bike is based upon classic DH geometry that will give it the versatility to perform in a variety of terrain. Although most of us fantasize about having a mountain with lift access in our backyard and wide open trails, the reality is most of us are shuttling our local single track or hitting our favorite session area where tighter turns and occasionally slower speeds are a part of the deal. The Vexx 6061 aluminum 8.5" travel frame is incredibly well thought out and keeps this reality in mind. The top tube is of monocoque construction to achieve focused, precise steering, all while maintaining plenty of clearance for maneuvering around on the frame. The Vexx also features CNC machined struts and linkage for superior tracking through the toughest terrain.

    It's important to get the angles right, and the Vexx nails it with a 66 degree 1.5" machined head tube. You may need to re-visualize what lines are possible with the Vexx, yet the steering will never feel sluggish. You'll be in control of what lines to take, not the bike. Front to back, every detail is attended to: The bottom bracket gives you the wide stance of an 83mm shell and integrated ISCG (old) tabs for superior chain guide performance. Not only are all of the pivot bearings sealed but they are oversized at 10mm instead of the usual industry standard of 8mm. The rear triangle incorporates a 12 x 150mm bolt on thru-axle (supplied) that virtually eliminates flex in the frame. This decreases the amount of dish necessary for the rear wheel, making it stronger and more reliable. Sette has also provided a CNC machined replaceable rear derailleur hanger to take the substantial abuse of a DH rig. Suspension is controlled by the RockShox Vivid 4.1, a masterful shock that includes adjustments for both ending and beginning stroke rebound. The preload on the spring is also adjustable. All of the cable and hydraulic brake guides are logically well placed.

    The parts spec on this bike is pretty choice. Sette wanted to make sure that every component inspired confidence and trust and came from manufacturers whose reputations were top notch. Up front is the RockShox Boxxer Race that incorporates the new Mission Control DH damper that features dual Flow Adjust compression and rebound as well as a new Maxle Lite DH. A SRAM X9/X7 drivetrain speeds things up and Avid Code 5s will slow you down when things get too exciting. The Gravity MegaExo DH cranks and bottom bracket are ready to handle the abuse of repeated sprints and pedal digs of crowded rock gardens. The cranks even come already equipped with an E13 bash guard. And what better company to start your wheel build with than Mavic? The Mavic EX729 Rims are mated to a Formula DHL-150 rear hub and Sette's own 20mm thru-axle front hub with sealed cartridge bearings. The Vexx is ready for most anything you throw at it and will help you push the boundaries of whatever gravity allows.

    Command the perfect line with the Sette Vexx DH frame

    Frame Aluminum 6061
    Size(s) Small (23.03"/58.5cm), Medium (24.21"/61.5cm)
    Fork Rock Shox Boxxer Race
    Rear Shock Rock Shox Vivid 4.1 (Steel Spring 350lbs for small frame/400 lbs for medium frame)
    Shifters SRAM X7, 9-Speed Trigger
    Front Derailleur N/A
    Rear Derailleur SRAM X9 Short Cage
    Shifter Cable/Housing Alligator PTFE 5mm Black Housing
    Brake Levers Avid Code 5
    Front Brake Avid 203mm Rotor
    Rear Brake Avid 203mm Rotor
    Hoses Avid Hydraulic Hose
    Crankset Gravity MegaExo DH, Quad Integrated, AL7075 3mm 36T, 170mm, two tone black
    Bottom Bracket Gravity MegaExo DH, BB-7550 (83mm ) included
    Cassette SRAM PG 970DH MTB 11-26T 9-Speed
    Chain SRAM PC-971
    Headset FSA Orbitz 1.5" Internal
    Handlebar Gravity DH OS AL2014 Butted Aluminum, 31.8, 40mm Rise, Black Anodized, Laser Logo
    Grips/Tape Sette S-Type Locking Grips, Black
    Stem Gravity Direct Connect, Black, AL6061 Forged CNC, 45-50mm Extension Adjustable, Laser Logo
    Saddle Sette Strike DH Saddle - Black
    Seatpost Kalloy SP - 601, 31.6mm Shot-Peened Black
    Rims Mavic EX729 32H Black, Schrader Valve
    Front Hub Sette 20mm Thru Axle, 6-bolt Disc Brake, 32H black, heavy-duty cartridge sealed bearings
    Rear Hub Formula DHL-150 9-Speed Disc, Alloy Black, 12mm Axle by 150mm, 32H
    Spokes 14G straight, black stainless spokes and black Brass nipples
    Pedals Wellgo B103 Platform Pedaless
    Front Tire Kenda Nevegal 26" x 2.5, Black, 60TPI, Steel Bead 2 Ply
    Rear Tire Kenda Nevegal 26" x 2.5, Black, 60TPI, Steel Bead 2 Ply
    Color(s) Flat Black
    Warranty 5 Years
    Weight 43.5lbs/19.73kg (w/Pedals, Small Size Avg.)

    The Vexx is not for sale yet I was told it would be very soon, yesterday was in fact the earliest they would be on sale. The price is estimated to be about $2600.00.
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    Damn, that is a serious bike. It looks like a mini 125cc dirt bike

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    4 Days later, its finally out.
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