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Welcome to the world of no-fuss-sus!
The Barghest is our 27.5 plus full-suspension trail tamer that’s itchin’ to shred right outta the box. The get-down-to-business, long and slack full carbon frame with a 140mm fork and a 130mm rear shock leave little doubt about Barghest’s intentions. If the search for trail defines you, Barghest is your perfect match.
Built on dialed frames worthy of your own upgrades, Heller bikes are spec’d to deliver great off-road rides—from day one to years to come.
- Full carbon construction
- 140mm travel fork travel with 130mm rear shock
- No-fuss-sus is simple, trail-proven suspension linkage
- Long and slack geometry
- 27.5 plus wheel and tire size for insane traction
- Internal cable routing for a clean look
- internally routed dropper post
- 148 x 12mm boost spacing
- Tubeless-ready rims and tires
- 1x11 drivetrain
- Frame kit includes rear shock
Heller bikes are available through and assembled by local bike shops everywhere.
Grab a Heller and get to it...
Less yappin’, more braapin’!
- Bike Size
- Suggested Rider Height
|Top Tube (Effective)||22.1" 562.1mm||23.1" 587.6mm||24.3" 616.4mm||25.0" 635.6mm||26.5" 672.6mm|
|Seat Tube Length||14.0" 355mm||15.0" 380mm||16.9" 430.0mm||19.0" 483mm||21.0" 533mm|
|Head Tube Length||3.7" 95mm||3.7" 95mm||4.1" 105mm||4.5" 115mm||4.7" 120mm|
|Seat Tube Angle||73.9°||73.9°||73.9°||73.9°||73.9°|
|Head Tube Angle||68.5°||68.5°||68.5°||68.5°||68.5°|
|BB Drop||0.85" 21.65mm||0.85" 21.65mm||0.85" 21.65mm||0.85" 21.65mm||0.85" 21.65mm|
|Chainstay Length||17.4" 443mm||17.4" 443mm||17.4" 443mm||17.4" 443mm||17.4" 443mm|
|Fork Length||21.7" 551mm||21.7" 551mm||21.7" 551mm||21.7" 551mm||21.7" 551mm|
|Fork Offset||2.0" 51mm||2.0" 51mm||2.0" 51mm||2.0" 51mm||2.0" 51mm|
|Wheel Base||43.9" 1114.6mm||44.9" 1140.1mm||46.1" 1169.9mm||46.9" 1190.1mm||48.3" 1227.6mm|
|Stack||23.8" 604.8mm||23.8" 604.8mm||24.2" 614.2mm||24.5" 623.5mm||24.7" 628.1mm|
|Reach||15.3" 387.5mm||16.3" 413.0mm||17.3" 439.1mm||17.9" 455.6mm||19.3" 491.3mm|
|Stand Over||24.1" 611.6mm||25.0" 635.9mm||27.0" 685.3mm||28.9" 735.3mm||30.6" 776.7mm|
Measurements listed are based on:
- An unsprung bike (no sag)
- A 27.5 x 2.8” tire measuring 725mm in diameter
- Standover measured vertically 50mm forward from BB center
|Frame||Heller Barghest full carbon 130mm travel full suspension|
|Fork||Manitou Machete comp 140mm|
|Rear shock||Manitou McLeod King Can (also included with frame only)|
|Rear Derailluer||SRAM NX 11-speed|
|Cassette||Sunrace 11-42 11-speed|
|Crankset||SRAM NX -30t 1x11|
|Front Brake||Tektro M285|
|Rear Brake||Tektro M285|
|Brake Levers||Tektro M285|
|Rotors||180mm front/ 160mm rear|
|saddle||WTB Volt Sport|
|Rims||Sun Ringlé Duroc 40|
|Sun Ringle' Duroc 40||Maxxis Rekon+ 27.5 x 2.8" tubless ready|
|Maxxis Rekon+ 27.5 x 2.8 Tubless Ready||32.05 lb, size medium|
|Crank Arm Length||170mm||170mm||170mm||175mm||175mm|
What is the recommended air pressure to run in the rear shock?
Barghest rides best at 25–30% sag. The air pressure that will give you this depends on your rider weight complete with all your riding gear. In order for the suspension to set up correctly and stay under the maximum psi rating for the rear shock, max rider weight on this bike/frame is 290 lb. If you are unsure how to figure sag, give us a call and we’ll help you out, 1-844-666-8002.
Can I run standard 29" mountain rims and tires on this frame?
Yes, the Barghest frame will accommodate 29" wheels and tires up to 2.1–2.5" in width.
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.
Can I run the Barghest with gears up front?
Yes, the Barghest frame is compatible with 2x drive systems. You will need a Barghest front derailleur hanger (FS2903) and a high direct mount side swing / front pull-style derailleur.
What is the warranty for this bike?