2020 Transition Smuggler Carbon Frameset

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The Smuggler Carbon is ready for you to throw whatever level of build you desire. From mega gucci carbon builds to your regular workhorse builds with tried and true alloy bits. The ultra-lightweight frameset is completely carbon including the entire rear end and the rocker arm. We spared no expense to make this frameset a true masterpiece. Threaded BB, external rear brake cable routing for easy maintenance and setup, full water bottle storage inside the main triangle, boost rear end and rubber molded frame protection are just a few of the key highlights of this versatile frameset. So go wild and turn the Smuggler into a lightweight trail missile or a hard-charging monster truck machine, the Smuggler can go any direction you want.

Available Colours: Black Powder, Outlaw Orange
Rear Shock: Fox DPS Performance Elite

Speed Balanced Geometry

SBG ensures the bike maintains low speed agility, front wheel traction, and proper rider weight balance while actually increasing confidence in steep terrain and at high speeds. With SBG, a slacker head tube angle is combined with a all new reduced offset fork standard, preventing the front wheel from being too far in front of the rider. This improves front to rear weight distribution on the bike, which is often out of balance on long and slack bikes. One of SBG's greatest benefits is that it creates a confident steering feel that adapts to wheel speed. More stability when going fast, more agility on technical slow speed maneuvering as well as improved traction, control and confidence for any skill level of rider.

Smuggler Geometry

Reach 425mm 450mm 475mm 500mm
Stack 615mm 615mm 624mm 633mm
Effective TT Length 571mm 596mm 625mm 653mm
Seat Tube Length 400mm 410mm 450mm 495mm
Effective ST Angle 77° 76.3° 75.8° 75.3°
Head Tube Length 100mm 100mm 110mm 120mm
Head Tube Angle 66° 66° 66° 66°
Chainstay Length 430mm 430mm 430mm 430mm
Wheelbase 1159mm 1184mm 1213mm 1242mm
Bottom Bracket Drop 35mm 35mm 35mm 35mm
Estimated BB Height 340mm 340mm 340mm 340mm
Stand Over Height 688mm 695mm 705mm 720mm
Fork Offset 43mm 43mm 43mm 43mm
Ineffective Toptube* 1.442pc 1.523pc 1.604pc 1.685pc
Downtube Angle 60° 60° 60° 60°
Stance** 680mm 680mm 680mm 680mm
Rocker Eye To Eye 160mm 160mm 160mm 160mm

*Measured in parsecs
**Size 9 foot (measured in flip-flops)

GiddyUp 2.0HH Suspension

Take our successful GiddyUp suspension system, add one part increased pedaling efficiency, two parts wider sag range, and three parts increased small bump sensitivity, and you get GiddyUp 2.0HH. Incredible pedaling performance balanced with a superb neutral, comfortable and fun feel that we're known for.

We specifically tuned the suspension with a moderate amount of chain growth which is highest at the sag point and decreasing deeper into the travel. Because of this finely tuned wheel path, there is a notable increase in traction when climbing, without the rider noticing the chain growth fighting the suspension movement.

GiddyUp 2.0HH is extremely easy to setup and it provides excellent support throughout the entire stroke of the shock so you can use all your travel without worrying about bottom out. Designed to be active while climbing, rear shock climbing platforms are not necessary. The suspension remains free to smooth out the trail, improve traction and control without sacrificing efficiency. With GiddyUp 2.0HH you can focus on the trail, no remotes, levers or knobs. Just grab your bike and GiddyUp.

Frame Features
Fork Axle To Crown 551mm
Fork Offset 42mm (Rockshox) / 44mm (Fox)
Rear Shock Size 210mm x 50mm
Rear Shock Hardware 30mm x 8mm Top / 25mm x 8mm Bottom
Headset 44mm Zero Stack (Top) / 56mm Zero Stack (Bottom)
Bottom Bracket 73mm BSA Threaded
Rear Brake 180mm Post Mount
Rear Axle Syntace X12 148
Front Derailleur No Support
Seatpost Diameter 31.6mm
Max Seatpost Insertion Alloy Small 150mm, Medium 160mm, Large 200mm, XL 245mm
Max Seatpost Insertion Carbon Small 165mm, Medium 175mm, Large 215mm, XL 245mm
Seat Clamp Size Alloy 34.9mm/Carbon 37mm
Maximum Chainring 34T
Maximum Tire 29 x 2.4
Sag Setup 16-17mm (32-35%)
Frame Weight Carbon 6.61 lbs - 3.0 kg
Warranty 3 Year We Got Your Back Warranty