Meet the 2020 Vendetta X2 29 specific - Everything you'd expect from our most successful frame but with an updated 29er specific geometry for 2020, which means some small tweaks to the BB drop and wheelbase and an extra bottle cage mount, plus the option of sliding dropouts.
Why no changes? - Because the previous X2 frames geometry is close to hardtail perfection (and much copied by our rivals).
The Vendetta 2020 X2 uses the same Ti-3Al-2.5V aircraft grade Titanium tubing and is fabricated by the same welders that make all our Vendettas, we just simplified the frame and removed some of the expensive CNC details.
Headtube The CNC tapered Ti head tube is one of the biggest costs on our frames, so by using a straight 44 head tube we have removed a huge manufacturing expense. The 44 head tube means you can still use tapered forks with an external cup lower headset.
Small details The Vendetta X2 29 Specific uses tab brake mounts instead of post mounts and the dropouts are rounded Breezer style with a replaceable rear hanger with the X2 29er we are also offering sliding dropouts as an extra option.
Routing The Vendetta X2 has external cable routing rather than internal routing, although we still have stealth routing on the seat tube for a dropper post.
ISCG-K Don't worry it's not yet another industry standard. It's just that when we decided to add the ISCG05 mount to the X2 we needed more space for clearance of 2.8 and 29" tyres so we had to slightly rotate the position of our ISCG05 to allow for positioning against the widened chainstay plate this means it may not be compatible with all chain devices especially when running 50T rear cog drives.
Finish We're offering the X2 in one finish, raw. Our most popular finish is a cleaned raw titanium with exposed welds for that au-naturale look.
Wheel sizing The Vendetta X2 29 specific is designed for 29" wheels, of course you can fit 27.5 or 27.5 plus tyres, but if you are looking for this then you would be better suited with out other Vendetta X2 model.
Frame does not come with rear axle.
*Order now for Shipping 30-45 days from order, approximate shipping only, shipping may vary.
The Vendetta is a low-slung missile, giving you loads of body clearance so you can throw the bike around when the trail gets rowdy. For 2019 we have 4 sizes available: small, medium, large and extra-large. To help you choose the correct size, we have made this chart.
Using REACH to help you get the right size?
We suggest the "Reach" measurement as a great starting point for choosing the right size Vendetta frame. The reach measurement tells you how the bike will feel when you are in an riding position standing on the pedals. Reach is the standard that the mountain bike industry uses so you can use it to compare other bikes.
Need more help sizing the right frame for you?
Send us an email and we can give you more advice on the right size for you.