We're really excited to announce the release of the brand new Skye Team 24” street bike, as ridden by street riding legend Danny MacAskill in his incredible Imaginate and Epecuén videos. With a classy new shot blast blue finish, revised geometry (as requested by Danny himself), improved tubing and an updated spec, Danny's signature bike is now better than ever!Named in honour of the small Scottish island where Danny grew up, the Skye has been developed to meet the specific and evolving demands of a new generation of progressive street and trials riders. The geometry of the frame and fork has been refined by continual testing and feedback from Danny and the knowledge and experience gained from producing the world’s leading street bikes. We have updated the Skye frame geo, giving it shorter chainstays and overall wheelbase, resulting in a livelier and more responsive ride and making it much quicker on the back wheel; perfect for the advanced tricks and creative lines that today's street riders are pulling!The intimidating and dangerous nature of the lines that Danny rides on a daily basis means that it is vital to have 100% confidence in the bike. The Skye frame and fork, therefore, feature bolt through axles (now hard anodised) to ensure that everything stays in place no matter what you throw at it. Coupled with a one-piece bottom bracket and chainstay yoke and unique seatstay yoke, these features help maximise stiffness and offer sharper reactions and improved feel when riding at the limit.New butted tubing and a lighter yoke design help to keep the overall weight of the bike down while at the same time maximising the frame durablilty. The frame features a reinforced IS disc mount for use with a rear disc brake only. Exclusive-design seat and chainstay tubing improves both crank and heel clearance while the simplified dropouts and neat CNC gear hanger maintain the clean and stylish look of the frame. The front end has been toughened up with a 1.5" tapered headtube, complemented by 1.5", 7075 aluminium, tapered steerer forks.The complete bike has an updated spec that features many of the components used by Danny himself on his own personal bike. These include custom bolt through Hope hubs, a Hope stem, Atomlab rims, Danny's signature Continental 24" street tyres and the brand new Inspired Team seat (with an extra-tough Kevlar cover, custom Pivotal bolt cover and stylish Inspired label sticthed into the shoulder seam). Each component has been carefully chosen to provide the high strength and durability that the frame and fork demand without resulting in an excessively high weight. Every aspect of the bike has been analysed to ensure that it performs at the highest level possible and every detail has been considered; even the wheels are individually laced and 100% hand built in the UK by specialists who have the necessary experience to create wheels which can handle just about any level of riding.Available in Shot Blast Blue only.
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