Bloodhound Trail

MSRP: $2,599 Complete
$1,249 Frame Only

Point, shoot, rail, and rip with the responsiveness of a carbon hardtail and the capabilities of trail-munching 4 1/2” tread. A dialed carbon frame, a dependable drivetrain, and those big tires mean the Bloodhound delivers whether on hard pack, mud, sand, singletrack, or no track at all. Get out and go for it.

  • Lightweight carbon fiber frame with dialed geometry
  • Rockshox Bluto suspension fork (100mm)
  • Internal cable routing for a clean look
  • Stealth dropper compatible
  • SRAM GX 1x11 drivetrain
  • SRAM Level brakes 180mm front / 160mm rear
  • Surly OBD tubeless-compatible rims

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  • Bike Size
  • Suggested Rider Height
    • Small
    • 5'4"–5'8"
    • 163–173cm
    • Medium
    • 5'8"–6'0"
    • 173–183cm
    • Large
    • 6'0"–6'3"
    • 183–191cm


2017 Bloodhound Trail
Size Small Medium Large
Top Tube (Effective) 22.8" 580mm 23.8" 605mm 24.6" 625mm
Seat Tube Length 16.0" 406mm 18.0" 457mm 19.9" 505mm
Head Tube Length 3.9" 100mm 4.3" 110mm 5.1" 130mm
Seat Tube Angle 73.5° 73° 73°
Head Tube Angle 68.5° 68.5° 68.5°
BB Drop 2.4" 60mm 2.4" 60mm 2.4" 60mm
Chainstay Length 17.5" 445mm 17.5" 445mm 17.5" 445mm
Fork Length 19.0" 483mm 19.0" 483mm 19.0" 483mm
Fork Offset 1.8" 45mm 1.8" 45mm 1.8" 45mm
Wheel Base 43.4" 1103mm 44.2" 1123mm 45.1" 1145mm
Stack 23.1" 586mm 23.4" 595mm 24.2" 614mm
Reach 16.0" 406mm 16.7" 423mm 17.2" 437mm
Stand Over 27.3" 694mm 29.0" 735mm 30.6" 777mm

Measurements listed are based on:

  • A rigid fork length which is equivalent to a 100mm RockShox Bluto suspension fork @ 25% sag
  • A 26 x 4.0” tire measuring 742mm in diameter
  • Standover is measured vertically from the top of the toptube, directly above BB center
Build Spec
Frame Heller Bloodhound Trail Carbon fatbike frame
Color Matte Red
Fork Rock Shox Bluto 100mm travel
Rear Shock N/A
Front Derailleur N/A
Rear Derailleur SRAM GX, 11-speed, long cage
Cassette Sunrace 11-42t 11-speed
Chain SRAM 1110
Crankset Samox 1x11 Fat
Headset FSA No.42 ACB sealed cartridge bearing, integrated
Stem Kalloy Black
Handlebar Kalloy Black, 31.8 clamp 740mm width 5mm rise 9° sweep
Grips Velo lock-on
Shifters SRAM NX 11-speed
Front Brake SRAM Level
Rear Brake SRAM Level
Brake Levers SRAM Level
Rotors 6-bolt 180mm front and rear
Seatpost TranzX dropper
Saddle WTB Volt Sport
Front Hub Formula 15 x 150mm thru-axle, sealed cartridge bearing, 6-bolt disc, black
Rear Hub Formula 12 x 197mm thru-axle, sealed cartridge bearing, 6-bolt disc, black
Spokes 14 gauge black stainless with brass nipples
Rims Surly OBD
Tires Kenda Juggernaut, 26 x 4.5", 30 tpi wire bead
Weight 33 lb 7 oz, size medium
Component Sizing Small Medium Large
Stem Length 60mm 70mm 80mm
Crank Arm Length 170mm 170mm 175mm
Handlebar Width 740mm 740mm 740mm
Seatpost Offset 25mm 25mm 25mm
Frame Spec
Frame 2016 Bloodhound Carbon
Fork 511mm axle-to-crown x 51mm offset rigid fat bike fork
Fork Travel 100mm suspension fork
Wheel Size 26" fat bike
Tire Clearance Designed for 26 x 4.5" tires on 80mm rim
Headset Upper 1-1/8 integrated - FSA No.42 ACB
Headset Lower 1-1/2 integrated - FSA No.42 ACB
Rear Shock Size N/A
Rear Shock Mount Size N/A
Seatpost 31.6mm
Seat Collar 35.0mm
Bottle Mounts 2 per frame
Crankset Outer: 44t, middle (1x): 36t, inner: 24t
Bottom Bracket 120mm threaded - for 190/197mm rear hub spacing optimized chainline
Front Derailleur High direct mount for 190/197mm rear hub spacing, top-pull only
Derailleur Hanger Replaceable, FS2900
Rear Brake 74mm post mount, 160mm max rotor size
Rear Spacing 12 x 197mm thru-axle
Rear Thru-Axle Ø12 x 230L, TP=1.5 TL=17
Cable Routing Full length housing, internally routed through the frame
Frame Weight 3.04 lb, size small with rear thru-axle

Can I run 5” tires on this bike?

The frame won’t quite fit 5” tires, but here are some wider tires that will fit the Bloodhound frame:

26 x 3.8–4.25” on a 100mm rim or 26 x 4.3-4.5” on a 80mm rim

27.5 x 3.0–3.25” (27.5 plus) or 29 x 2.3–3.0” (includes 29 plus)

Can I run 27.5 plus rims and tires on this frame?

Yes, up to 27.5 x 3.25” tires can be fitted. Using rim/tires smaller than this diameter will change the bottom bracket height and might affect pedal clearance.

Can I use a suspension fork on this frame?

Yes, this frame was designed and tested for use with a suspension fork with an axle-to-crown length up to 511mm (typically 100mm of travel). Check the fork manufacturer’s specifications to ensure the model and travel combination you intend to use is equal to or less than this length. Using a longer length fork could result in frame failure and will void the frame warranty. Forks with a 45mm offset are acceptable (increases mechanical trail by 6mm) but 51mm offset are strongly recommended.

I crashed and dented (or cracked) my frame. Is it safe to ride?

Stop riding your frame immediately and take it to the nearest Heller Bikes dealer for inspection. Any dent or crack in the frame tube suggests a structural weakening of the frame and should be considered a safety risk.

What is the warranty for this bike?

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