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THE WAIT WAS WORTH IT
INTRODUCING THE COMPLETE RC295 BIKE.
Our new all-carbon RC295 represents three years of development and thirty years of carbon manufacturing heritage. It's suspension system is a refined version of our unique Pace Freefloater design first released in 2003, housed in a carbon fibre frame backed up by our experience of building thousands of carbon fibre suspension forks.
The RC295 geometry is highly evolved to compliment its 29" wheels with a low centre of gravity, roomy cockpit, steep seattube and slack headtube angle. Finish and attention to detail is typically Pace with raw carbon and easy-care deep gloss overcoat, carbon BB protector and a real world build kit designed for those who ride often and hard and appreciate tough and durable components.
Frameset £1899 | Rolling Chassis £2839 | Complete Bike £3999
0% Finance Available
THE WAIT IS OVER
ORDER YOUR RC295 NOW.
It’s coming up to a year since we revealed our new prototype Pace RC295 and since then we’ve been putting in the hard miles, sweating the details and buffing the design for production. And now we’re ready- tooled up and fired up with the first production frame out of the mould and ready for assembly with our latest cool 2020 build kits. Like our other framesets the RC295 will now be available as an Ultimate Rolling Chassis, Factory Ultimate complete bike build (as well as a Custom Build Option) and of course a Frame only option but within that frame kit we thought that a premium product like this should come fully loaded.
Pre-Order RC295 Frameset
Pre-order: Pay a deposit of £1000 with remaining balance (£899 + postage) due on day of dispatch. Delivery: Large - December. Medium & Extra Large delivery in January. If you would like to pay amount, please call 01751 477737 directly.
Rolling chassis available for £2939, complete bike for £3999 and custom builds available.
Price does not include shipping - £12 to UK address, other countries vary - please see checkout for prices. 0% finance & CycleScheme available - contact email@example.com for the finance form.
RC295 Ultimate GX Complete Bike
Ultimate complete bike includes: New RC295 carbon fibre frame, Rockshox Deluxe RT3 Debonair 135mm travel shock, Hope bolt type seatclamp (colour choice), DT Swiss Thru Axle, cable hose protector Sleeves beneath BB. Rockguardz under frame protection. Spare gear hanger kit.
- Fork: Latest Rockshox Pike Ultimate 150mm travel fork with Charger RC2 damper. 42mm offset, stealth bolt thru. Black.
- Dropper: Latest Rockshox Reverb Stealth 150mm drop. 1 x type.
- Headset: Hope - Integral - Black.
- Wheelset: Hope Fortus - 29" front and rear or 27.5" rear. Boosted, Pro 4 hub (colour choice), XD Driver. Rim width: 30.
- Tyres: Maxxis front and rear 29"x 2.4 DHR 2 EXO/TR
- Groupset: SRAM GX Eagle 1x12. DUB BB.
- Stem: Pace RC46 35mm clamp with 32mm reach. Black.
- Handlebar: Renthal Fatbar, alloy, 35mm, 800 wide with a 30mm rise. Black. Upgrade available below.
- Grips: Deathgrips. Black.
- Brakes: SRAM Guide RS.
- Rotors: 180 front and rear. Stainless steel.
- Comes with innertubes fitted plus a tubeless kit.
Pre-order: Pay a deposit of £2600 with remaining balance (£1399) due on day of dispatch.
Delivery: All sizes delivered in January.
Frameset for £1899, Rolling chassis available for £2939, Shimano complete bike for £4149 and custom builds available.
Price does not include shipping - £35 to UK address, other countries vary - please see checkout for prices. 0% finance & CycleScheme available - contact firstname.lastname@example.org for the finance form.
RC295 Ultimate Rolling Chassis
Ultimate rolling chassis includes: New RC295 carbon fibre frame, Rockshox Deluxe RT3 Debonair 135mm travel shock, Hope bolt type seatclamp (colour choice), DT Swiss Thru Axle, cable hose protector Sleeves beneath BB. Rockguardz under frame protection. Spare gear hanger kit.
- Latest Rockshox Pike Ultimate 150mm travel fork with Charger RC2 damper. 42mm offset, stealth bolt thru. Black.
- Hope Headset - Integral - Black
- Hope Fortus Wheelset - 29" front and rear or 27.5" rear. Boosted, Pro 4 hub (colour choice), Shimano or XD Driver. Rim width: 30 or 35mm.
Pre-order: Pay a deposit of £1839 with remaining balance (£1000) due on day of dispatch. Delivery: Large - December. Medium & Extra Large delivery in January.
Price does not include shipping - £35 to UK address, other countries vary - please see checkout for prices. 0% finance available. 0% finance & CycleScheme available - contact email@example.com for the finance form.
Frameset available for £1899 or complete bike for £3999 and custom builds available - please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for a quote.
WHAT THE CUSTOMERS SAY: MENNO BOON.
EXCEPT, IT DIDN'T.
To be fair, I wasn’t planning on buying a new frame. I was perfectly happy with my previous bike that, as the name implies, would be able to withstand a nucleair impact. Except, it didn’t. I was practicing for an Enduro in Belgium when I discovered a cracked seat tube. The bike wasn’t that old, so, off to my dealer to claim warranty. No problem, it was a warranty case and a new bike would be shipped to me as soon as possible.
Except, it didn’t.
The frame never arrived. I waited for about seven months. I bought a simple gravel bike to overcome this hiatus in MTB-ownership, and it was a lot of fun. Still is. I had a lot of contact with both dealer and manufacturer, but regardless of all the promising words and plausible explanations, still no frame. In the end, the dealer bought my frame (that I never even got to see) so I could move on.
In fact, I already had. Somewhere in the back of my mind, something told me this was the chance of converting to steel. I’d seen steel bikes around me from local frame builders and they let me ride theirs in my MTB-less months, so I’d already decided it had to happen. And a friend pointed me towards Pace. The 2019 RC529, in fact.
It had it all. Threaded BB. External cable routing except for the dropper post cable. ISCG-05 tabs. Nice big tire clearance. Lovely colour and choice of decals. But more important, reach for miles (I’m 1m92), a slacker head tube than my beer can frame, and a steeper seat tube angle as well.
I ordered it, the first Icelandic Blue XL frame to be shipped to Holland. Orange decals on it. Well, at least that was the plan. It came with grey decals but that was quickly sorted: Pace sent me the right ones straight away (thanks Sophie!). At least now I can say I even put on my own decals, in addition to transferring everything from my previous frame to this one.
This thing is great. The steel frame seems to filter out the vibrations you get with an aluminium hardtail, but I’m not sure if it hasn’t got something to do with the longer and slacker geometry, too. I don’t really care either, I’m smashing my PR’s both up and down and I can stay in the saddle longer. That’s all thanks to that long reach and steep seat tube angle. New bike syndrome has worn off, already, so it has to be the bike.
My main training grounds are flat. That’s what you get in the middle of Holland, but I manage to get out to Belgium and Germany to do some proper trail riding too. No enduro’s yet, this year, but I’m sure my Pace will get its fair share of those in the near future.
In the mean time, I’ll sit on this Pace and love it.
DAWNRAID - BLENCATHRA, LAKE DISTRICT
Danny and Kate O'Callaghan make the most of the Easter Bank Holiday and hit the trails before any of you lot have had time to hit snooze on your alarm.
PACE OWNERS WEEKEND
That’s right, 20th and 21st July 2019 based in North Yorkshire.
This is for all die-hard Pace fans who own a Pace bike. This could be owning any model from an original Pace RC100, downhill, trials or any other retro model right through to the latest generation 529 or 627 (and sorry this event does not include those who used to own a Pace bike or fork! )
This is your chance to come and meet the original and current designer and owner of Pace Cycles – Adrian Carter, ride bikes and maybe have a few beers with him and like minded people…what is there not to love?!
Saturday 20th July: Meet at Sutton Bank Bikes for a brew before heading out on Adrian’s favourite trails taking in some of the finest views of North Yorkshire on fast, flowing singletrack with some more challenging bits thrown in for good measure (optional). All level of riders welcome.
Saturday evening meet up in Pickering at The No4 Bar for beers and a talk from Adrian then maybe hit the local Indian restaurant!
Sunday 21st July: Meet at Dalby Bike Barn (Thornton-Le-Dale) for a nice hangover ride up into Dalby Forest so Adrian can show you the trails he has been riding since way before Pace even started. We expect to be finished by 3ish on Sunday to give you plenty of time to head back.
Our new bikes will be there for you to try if you like but also our retro bikes from 30 years ago for you to reminisce over.
There is no charge for this event. If you are interested please book your spot by emailing email@example.com or visiting the Eventbright page website by clicking here to see event times and further information.