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Surly Karate Monkey Medium Frame - Peach Salmon Sundae

Item #FMT11608
Fit Range: 5'6" - 5'10"
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Precision & Fun in a Steel Hardtail

Why We Love It
The Karate Monkey is a lively trail bike that grows with you. It sports a steel frame and slack geometry for purist pedalers and hardtail enthusiasts who want capable, smooth handling. Great handling makes this bike playful and poppy while tearing down trails. The hardtail efficiency is a sublime motivator for long days of pedaling./n
Originally designed as a 29er (and the frame that helped spark the 29” wheel movement), the latest Karate Monkey is designed to perform just as admirably as a 27.5+ rig as well. This allows you to pick your poison — provided your poison is having a really great time while permanently donning a shit-eating grin, of course.
About This Item
  • Modern trail standards: dropper post compatibility, 44mm headtube, Gnot-Boost rear spacing, thru-axles, suspension corrected fork
  • Compatibility with most mountain bike standards makes it the perfect parts bin bike (no rim brakes allowed though)
  • Clearance for 29” x 2.5” or 27.5” x 3” tires
  • 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
  • Stock Headset Upper (S.H.I.S): ZS44/28.6
  • Stock Headset Lower (S.H.I.S): EC44/30
  • Bottom Bracket: 73mm threaded (1.37" x 24TPI)
  • Max Chainring (CL): 1x (Mtn): 28T, 2x (Mtn): 24/34T, 1x (Boost): 32T, 2x (Boost): 24/36T
  • Front Derailleur (Clamp): High direct mount top-pull (Ø34.9mm), 26mm offset adapter (not included) for 142 or 135mm rear hub spacing, 29mm offset adapter (not included) for 148mm rear hub spacing
Master Mechanic’s Notes
  • Showroom model: Frame may have blemishes or marks from display, otherwise new.
  • Blemishes appear on rear rack mounts, seatstay bridge, headtube edges, and disc brake mount.
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Brand Surly
Model Karate Monkey
Size Medium
Frame Material Steel / Steel
Steerer Tube 1-1/8 in
Rear Shock Travel N/A
Brake Type Disc Brakes - Hydraulic
Bottom Bracket Not Included, English
Wheel Size 29"/27.5"
Seatpost Diameter 30.9mm
Seatpost Clamp Yes
Rear Axle Spacing 12x142mm
Weight 6 lbs 4 oz
Drivetrain Compatibility Mechanical/Electronic
Rear Shock Travel N/A
Brakes Disc Brakes - Hydraulic
Shifters Mechanical/Electronic
Seatpost 30.9mm
Rear Axle Spacing 12x142mm
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