The Insurgent LS is a rolling battering ram, pushing more travel than any current Evil model with a 168mm rear travel and 180mm up front. No matter how battered the bike park becomes, the Insurgent serves up rippin’ laps and dusty grins.
Looking for a full 29er? Try the Wreckoning
Why The Insurgent?
The Insurgent LS is the most shape-shifty Evil to date, and no matter the configuration, it’s built for the long send. Sure, you can comfortably pedal it uphill, but gravity is the bullseye that this machine nails every time. With all the best bits of our Wreckoning platform, and a little something extra, the Insurgent will mop up your mistakes and crack open possibilities.
Even our best bikes can be improved and better shred-prepped. We’ve found a few dark elements to crank up the Insurgent’s DH appetite. Alongside the fresh paint job, we’ve added SRAM’s Universal Derailleur Hanger that’s easily found at your local bike shop. If the tiny backwoods bike shop has any modern hanger in stock, it’ll be this one.
Riding is always better than wrenching, and our engineers aim to reduce your garage time. We’ve heard the battle cries over trunnion shock spacers and responded by capturing them in the linkage, so you no longer have to fiddle and fumble when installing shocks.
To top off this bike park battering ram, Evil will offer free annual bearing replacements on all our bikes, from 2022 forward. Original owners can register their bikes on the Evil website and order a set of replacement bearings once per season. See our warranty site for more details to keep those pivots silky smooth.
In addition to our longest travel and slackest head tube, the Insurgent LS’ 27.5” rear tire provides more tread-to-butt clearance for a lower gravity-stance than any of our other bikes. In addition to shaving grams, the smaller rear wheel gives the bike a touch more agility than our Wreckoning bruiser. Both builds eat trail all day, whether in the park or on rough race tracks, but the Insurgent leans a tad harder toward a daylong park party.
As with all of our models, the Insurgent LS uses Super Boost rear axle spacing and a wide main pivot to render that rear end stiff and flickable. When it’s time to hold a line or land an “uh-oh” these stiff triangles have your back.
The remaining details include all the dark matter that lives in each of our creations: full internal cable routing, an integrated chain guide, and rubber sound-cancelling chain stay protectors.
UDH COMPATIBLE - Slap it sideways against a stump? All Lightly Salted models feature UDH hangers, easily replaced at your local shop.
INTEGRATED TRUNNION SPACERS - Trunnion shock spacers are captured in the DELTA links so you can spend less time faffing while installing a shock and more time ripping trails.
MISTAKE EATERS - 180mm (27.5”) fork and 168mm rear travel with a 205x65 shock for the long send. The Insurgent’s got your back when you botch the line or landing.
WHEELIE SHORT CHAINSTAYS - Make Bikes Shred Again. Short 430mm chain stays mean wheelies for days and manuals for months.
PEDAL FORWARD GEOMETRY - Our sacred geo combines pedal prowess with corner slaying traction. Pedal friendly 77° seat tube angle paired with a 26mm bottom bracket drop.
SUPER BOOST SPACING - Stiffer in all of the right places with 157mm axle spacing and a wider main pivot making up the unified one-piece rear triangle.
ADJUSTABLE GEOMETRY - WILL CHANGE - Flip yo' Chips! Choose LOW mode for everyday trail-slaying geometry, or flip to XLOW mode for a gravity-fed, park eating ride.
INTEGRATED SAG METER - Dial in sag on your shred happy sled with this quick meter that hits right at the 30% mark.
CALM AND COLLECTED - A rubber sound canceling chainstay protector and an integrated chain guide keep the drivetrain silent and deadly.
INTEGRATED CABLE ROUTING - Ditch those archaic zip ties. Fully guided internal routing for clean looks, easy installation, and worry-free maintenance.
Want to try before you buy? Check out our current range of Demo Bikes
Available Sizes: Small, Medium, Large, X-Large
Frame: Insurgent 168mm of travel, UD Carbon, Full Internal Cable Routing, SB+ 157mm Rear Spacing Integrated Chain Guide, Threaded BB, UDH Compatible
Shock: Rockshox Super Deluxe Coil Ultimate, Trunnion 205x65, ML 320
Headset:Works Components 1 Degree Angleset
Headset Spacers:Poly Spacers 5mm black
Fork: Rockshox ZEB Ultimate, Charger 2.1 RC2, 29 180mm Travel, 44mm Offset
Handlebar: Evil Boomstick Carbon, Backsweep: 8°, Upsweep: 5° Clamp: 35mm, Rise: 35mm, Width: 810mm
Stem: Evil 12 Gauge, Clamp: 35mm, Length: 35mm
Grips: Palmela Handerson lock-on
Brake - Front:SRAM Code RSC Brake - Rear:SRAM Code RSC
Rotor - Front:SRAM HS2, 200mm - Rear:SRAM HS2, 180mm
Brake Adapter:SRAM Post Mount 20mm
Shifter:SRAM AXS Controller
Rear Derailleur:SRAM X01 Eagle AXS, 12spd
Cassette:SRAM X01 XG-1295 Eagle, 10-52T, 10,12,14,16,18,21,24,28,32,36,42,52
Chain:SRAM X01 Eagle w/Powerlock
Crankset:SRAM X01 Eagle DUB, SUPERBOOST+, 170mm Direct Mount 32t, 56.5mm Chainline, Lunar
Bottom Bracket:SRAM DUB 73mm BSA
Wheelset - Front:Industry Nine Enduro S Hydra 27.5 Internal Width: 30.5mm, Hub: 110x15mm
Wheelset - Rear:Industry Nine Enduro S Hydra 27.5 Internal Width: 30.5mm, Hub: 157x12mm
Tyre - Front:Maxxis Minion DHF EXO TR, 27.5x2.5 Rear:Maxxis Minion DHF EXO TR, 27.5x2.3
Tubes:Stan's No Tubes Tubeless Sealant
Seatpost:Bike Yoke Revive, S:125mm, M: 160mm, L:185mm XL: 213mm
Saddle:WTB Volt Pro
Note:Specifications are subject to change without notice