ORANGE 324 FACTORY 27.5 2017
With a long line of World cup winning heritage behind it, the 324 is a downhill weapon of choice.
Using their experience with the 22X/32X series of downhill bikes, the 324 is the refined result of prototype feedback they’ve received from the team and plenty of the frame’s features redesigned. Most notably taking the chassis to the 27.5 inch wheel size.
They’ve retained the through-the-downtube shock mount. This is a feature gives them the scope to place the single-pivot exactly where it needs to be in relation to the drive-train to achieve the kind of small bump performance and plush feel that most people would expect from much more complicated linkage and multi-pivot designs. In addition it means the frame’s 'shock curve' is a smooth ramp. This feature allows for easy shock set-up, something that should be simple but is often hampered by variable paths. With the 324 the suspension tuning is done with the suspension unit, keeping this simple is perfect for privateers who may not have a race support truck with a full-time shock technician for every track.
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