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Enlightenment 29

Race/Cross-Country/Trail

100mm Front

Perhaps your path to enlightenment lies along a twisty singletrack at 180 beats per minute. If so, it's time to emancipate your mind and body from your daily languor. The Enlightenment 29 was designed for exactly that, with maximum power transfer and lightness to help you on your quest for speed.


The Enlightenment 29 foundation is an 1199g carbon fiber frame (size medium) that is sturdy enough for rugged trail conditions, yet light enough for race day. The just-right blend of World Cup style nimble handling and stability has cemented its legacy, and this is what gives you the confidence to hammer through sinuous trails with short sightlines.


Modern features include hassle-free, fully internal cable routing, tapered headtube, and BB92 pressfit bottom bracket shell. The Enlightenment 29 takes a high-direct mount front derailleur, a 31.6mm seatpost, and a 12x142mm thru-axle rear hub. Complete bikes are available with 1x and 2x build options. The frameset comes with a Cane Creek 1-1/8 - 1-1/2" semi-integrated headset and a Shimano 12x142mm rear thru-axle. It is recommended for use with a 100mm front suspension fork.


Seek and enjoy.

Handcrafted, Ellsworth Carbon Fiber, CNC Derailleur Hanger
Medium Large
1. Head Tube 108 128
2. Top Tube 594 618
3. Head Angle 71° 71°
4. Stack 631 650
5. Reach 401 419
6. Seat Angle 73.5° 73.5°
7. Seat Tube 465 515
8. Standover 819 849
9. Front Center 641 666
10. Chainstay 440 440
11. BB Height 307< 307
12. Wheelbase 1082 1106
13. Axle to Crown 503 503
14. Fork Rake 44 44
Shimano SLX 2x Shimano XT 2x Shimano 29 XT 1x Shimano XTR 2x Shimano XTR 1x SRAM X01 1x
Headset Cane Creek Tapered ZS44/56 Cane Creek Tapered ZS44/56 Cane Creek Tapered ZS44/56 Cane Creek Tapered ZS44/56 Cane Creek Tapered ZS44/56 Cane Creek Tapered ZS44/56
Fork Fox 32 Float 29" 100mm FIT4 Kashima 15QR x 100mm Fox 32 Float 29" 100mm FIT4 Kashima 15QR x 100mm Fox 32 Float 29" 100mm FIT4 Kashima 15QR x 100mm Fox 32 Float 29" 100mm FIT4 Kashima 15QR x 100mm Fox 32 Float 29" 100mm FIT4 Kashima 15QR x 100mm Fox 32 Float 29" 100mm FIT4 Kashima 15QR x 100mm
Shock N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Crankset Shimano SLX 22/36t Shimano XT M8000 26/36t Shimano XT M8000 32t Shimano XTR M9000 26/36t Shimano XTR M9000 32t Shimano XT M8000 32t
Bottom Bracket Shimano PF92 Shimano PF92 Shimano PF92 Shimano PF92 Shimano PF92 SRAM PF92
Brake Rotors F/R Shimano RT66 180/160mm Shimano RT86 Ice-Tech 180/160mm Shimano RT86 Ice-Tech 180/160mm Shimano RT86 Ice-Tech 180/160mm Shimano RT86 Ice-Tech 180/160mm Shimano RT86 Ice-Tech 180/160mm
Brakes Shimano SLX M675 Shimano XT M8000 Shimano XT M8000 Shimano XTR M9020 Trail Shimano XTR M9020 Trail Shimano XT M8000
Front Shifter Shimano SLX M670 Shimano XT M8000 N/A Shimano XTR M9000 N/A N/A
Rear Shifter Shimano SLX M670 Shimano XT M8000 Shimano XT M8000 Shimano XTR M9000 Shimano XTR M9000 SRAM X01 Black
Front Derailleur Shimano XT M8025 Direct Mount Shimano XT M8025 Direct Mount N/A Shimano XTR M9025 Direct Mount N/A N/A
Rear Derailleur Shimano SLX M675 GS Shadow Plus Shimano XT M8000 GS Shadow Plus Shimano XT M8000 GS Shadow Plus Shimano XTR M9000 GS Shadow Plus Shimano XTR M9000 GS Shadow Plus SRAM X01 Black
Chain Shimano HG74 10-speed Shimano XT HG-701 11-speed Shimano XT HG-701 11-speed Shimano XTR M9000 11-speed Shimano XTR M9000 11-speed SRAM PC-1170 11-speed
Cassette Shimano HG81 11/36 10-speed Shimano XT M8000 11/42t 11-speed Shimano XT M8000 11/42t 11-speed Shimano XTR M9000 11/40t 11-speed Shimano XTR M9000 11/40t 11-speed SRAM X01 XG-1195 10/42t 11-speed
Wheels Stans Arch EX 29 Stans Arch EX 29 Stans Arch EX 29 Stans Arch EX 29 Stans Arch EX 29 Stans Arch EX 29
Chainguide N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Stem Thomson X4 90mm x 10° x 31.8mm Thomson X4 90mm x 10° x 31.8mm Thomson X4 90mm x 10° x 31.8mm Thomson X4 90mm x 10° x 31.8mm Thomson X4 90mm x 10° x 31.8mm Thomson X4 90mm x 10° x 31.8mm
Handlebar Thomson Alloy 750mm x 12mm Rise Thomson Alloy 750mm x 12mm Rise Thomson Alloy 750mm x 12mm Rise Thomson Carbon 750mm x 12mm Rise Thomson Carbon 750mm x 12mm Rise Thomson Alloy 750mm x 12mm Rise
Grips Lizard Skins Charger Lizard Skins Charger Lock-on Lizard Skins Charger Lock-on Lizard Skins Charger Lock-on Lizard Skins Charger Lock-on Lizard Skins Charger Lock-on
Saddle WTB Rocket V WTB Rocket V WTB Rocket V WTB Silverado WTB Silverado WTB Rocket V
Seatpost Thomson Elite 31.6mm x 367mm Thomson Elite 31.6mm x 367mm Thomson Elite 31.6mm x 367mm Thomson Elite 31.6mm x 367mm Thomson Elite 31.6mm x 367mm Thomson Elite 31.6mm x 367mm
Tires Maxxis Ardent 29 x 2.25" EXO/TR Maxxis Ardent 29 x 2.25" EXO/TR Maxxis Ardent 29 x 2.25" EXO/TR Maxxis Ardent 29 x 2.25" EXO/TR Maxxis Ardent 29 x 2.25" EXO/TR Maxxis Ardent 29 x 2.25" EXO/TR