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Surly Karate Monkey

Surly Karate Monkey
  • Color: Organic Eggplant
$1,849.99
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Details

The Karate Monkey features updated, progressive trail geometry, our custom trumpet tubeset, and Surly's Gnot-Boost rear dropout system. Available in a variety of colors, with multiple drivetrain and wheel size configurations.

- 100% Surly 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

Geometry Chart:
SizeX-SmallSmallMediumLargeX-Large
Reach (mm) 361 387 412 434 457
Stack (mm) 607 607 608 617 627
Head Tube Angle 67.5° 67.5° 67.5° 67.5° 67.5°
Head Tube Length (mm) 100 100 100 110 120
Seat Tube Length (mm) 330 368 419 470 521
BB Drop (mm) 44 44 44 44 44
Wheelbase (mm) 1071 1096 1121 1147 1172
Chainstay Length (mm) 423 423 423 423 423
Top Tube Length, Actual (mm) 549.7 560.4 575 597.5 624.5
Top Tube Length, Effective (mm) 565 590 615 640 665
Seat Tube Angle 71.5° 71.5° 71.5° 71.5° 71.5°
Standover Height (mm) 757 775 797 826 855
Stem Length (mm) 60 70 70 70 80
Stem Angle
Handlebar Width (mm) 750 750 800 800 800
Crank Length (mm) 170 170 175 175 175
Fork Length (mm) 521 521 521 521 521
Fork Rake (mm) 51 51 51 51 51

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.

WARNING: Handling this product can expose you to chemicals, including lead, known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. Wash hands after handling. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

Specs

Frame 100% Surly Chromoly Steel, Natch tubing, double-butted main triangle, trumpet flared tubes, TIG welded, E.D. coated
Fork 4130 Chromoly, Natch tubing, double-butted tapered fork blades, TIG welded, ED coated
Rims WTB ST i35 TCS 2.0
Hubs Front: Novatec 15x110, 32h, 6-bolt
Rear: Novatec 12x148, 32h, 6-bolt
Tires Surly Dirt Wizard 27.5 x 2.8", 60tpi, Tubeless Ready
Bottom Bracket Shimano
Crankset Shimano Deore M-6100, 30t
Shifters Shimano Deore XT, 12-spd
Rear Derailleur Shimano Deore XT M-8100
Cassette/Freewheel OE 12-spd, 11-51t
Chain KMC X12 Anti-Rust
Brakes Tektro Gemini HD-M520
Rotors Front: 180mm
Rear: 160mm
Brake Levers Tektro
Handlebars Salsa Rustler
Tape/Grips Velo Black
Stem ProMax 31.8
Headset Cane Creek
Seatpost TranzX YSP15, 30.9
Saddle WTB Volt
Pedals Sold Separately

* Subject to change without notice.

Part Numbers

Option UPC MPN Store SKU
Organic Eggplant / X-Small 708752388765 BK3501
Organic Eggplant / Small 708752388901 BK3502 KAR23520331M
Organic Eggplant / Medium 708752389045 BK3503 KAR23598446D
Organic Eggplant / Large 708752389182 BK3504 KAR23107103G
Organic Eggplant / X-Large 708752389328 BK3505

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