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Evil Insurgent 27.5 XO1

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Evil the insurgent X01
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Evil The Insurgent 27.5 XO1.
Born out of the smoldering ashes of mountain biking’s past, the Insurgent carved out a reputation for cleaning technical sufferfest climbs and still leaving riders with the energy to get slideways on the way down.
We expected it to be successful. What we didn’t know was how this 27.5”er would quickly become the de-facto bike for a funfocused faction of riders still searching for that purely unnecessary slash in the trail of life.
Fancy a mixed wheel version? Check out the Insurgent MX
Why choose to buy an Evil from us? Official Uk Dealer


Evil Insurgent 168mm of rear travelFEATURE 01 
LONGER TRAVEL - 168mm of rear wheel travel paired with a 180mm (27.5) or 170mm (MX 29) fork for crushing trail, floating over rough stuff, and not being afraid to let go of the brakes when a rock garden rises out of the earth.  


Evil insurgent climb friendly geometryFEATURE 02 
CLIMB FRIENDLY GEOMETRY - Because climbing still matters to most riders, a steeper 78.2° seat tube angle makes for an upright position and longer reach. Designed for a 44mm offset fork with 180mm travel (27.5) and 44mm offset fork with 170mm travel (MX 29).  


Evil Insurgent Superboost + SpacingFEATURE 03 
SUPER BOOST SPACING - Why? Strong. Firm. Burly. Pick your poison. Super Boost is simply stiffer in all the right places with the added benefit of increased tire clearance. The Insurgent is designed to accommodate up to a 27.5” x 2.6” rear tire.  


Evil Insurgent is longer and slackerFEATURE 04 
LONGER SLACKER - Longer reach means a more centered and confident body position for when the going gets fast. Head tube angle of 64.7° X-LOW (27.5) and 63.5° X-LOW (MX 29).  


Evil Insurgent Short ChainstaysFEATURE 05 
WHEELIE SHORT CHAIN STAYS - Make bikes shred again. Short 430mm chain stays mean wheelies for days and manuals for months. Because when the front wheel is off the ground, the fun meter is red lining. Usually.  


Evil insurgent wider main pivotFEATURE 06 
INSURGENT BIKE FEATURE - WIDER MAIN PIVOT - Super Boost rear axle spacing allowed us to widen the main pivot hardware. The increased stiffness and strength means you can flex on your riding partners instead of your bike.  


Evil Insurgent Stealth rubber sound moundsFEATURE 07 
STAY QUIET - Sound Mounds are a key feature to our sound-canceling chainstay protector. Stop that cringe-inducing chain slap that makes other riders not call you back.  


Evil Insurgent direct injection chain guideFEATURE 08 
DIRECT INJECTION CHAIN GUIDE - A chain that stays in line stays on the ring. Evil’s integrated chain guide is indexed for 30/32/34/36 chain rings and features built-in silencing rubber to keep it quiet on trail. 


Evil Insurgent trunnion mounted rear shockFEATURE 09 
TRUNNION MOUNT SUSPENSION - Suspension is more than just a shock. The way the shock moves throughout the stroke is critical to the smoothness of the travel. With Evil’s trunnion mount, the rear shock is actuated via dual row angular contact bearings and the shock feels buttery smooth off the top. 


Check out Freeride Magazines Review for an in depth ride review.



Small, Medium, Large, X-Large

Insurgent 168mm of travel, UD Carbon, Full Internal Cable Routing, SB+ 157mm Rear Spacing, Integrated Chain Guide, Threaded BB SHOCK: RockShox Super Deluxe Coil Ultimate, Trunnion 205x65, ML 320, Lower Shock Hardware: 8mm x 20mm
Works Components 1° ZS44/ZS62 Integrated Angle Headset
Poly Spacers 5mm black
RockShox ZEB Ultimate 27.5, Charger 2.1 RC2, 180mm Travel, 44mm Offset
Evil Boomstick Carbon Bar, Backsweep: 8°, Upsweep: 5° Clamp:35mm, Rise: 35mm, Width: 810mm
Evil 12 Gauge, Clamp: 35mm, Length: 35mm

Evil Palmela Handerson Lock-On

FRONT: SRAM Center Line, 200mm - REAR: SRAM Center Line, 180mm
SRAM X01 Eagle, 12sp
SRAM X01 Eagle, 12sp
SRAM XG-1295-B1 Eagle, 10-52T, 10,12,14,16,18,21,24,28,32, 36,42,52
SRAM X01 Eagle w/Powerlock
SRAM X01 Eagle DUB, SUPERBOOST+, 170mm, Direct Mount 32t, 56.5mm Chainline, Lunar
FRONT: Industry Nine Enduro S Hydra Diameter: 27.5”, Internal Width: 30.5mm, Hub: 110x15mm -REAR: Industry Nine Enduro S Hydra Diameter: 27.5”, Internal Width: 30.5mm, Hub: 157x12mm
FRONT: Maxxis Minion DHF EXO TR, 27.5x2.5 TIRE - REAR: Maxxis Minion DHF EXO TR, 27.5x2.3
Stan’s No Tubes Tubeless Sealant
Bike Yoke Revive, 30.9, S:125mm, M: 160mm,L/XL: 185mm SADDLE: WTB Volt Medium (142mm) Width Chromoly Saddle

Upgrades available

Fox X2 - £260
Push 11.6 Coil - £1050

Demo Bikes

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Evil the insurgent grey
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