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Surly Karate Monkey Suspension

Surly Karate Monkey Suspension
  • Color: High Fiber Green
High Fiber Green
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The Karate Monkey Front Suspension bike features a Rock Shox 35 Gold RL A2 suspension fork with 140mm travel, and it's paired with a dropper post out of the box. Progressive trail geometry and Surly's Gnot-Boost rear dropout system deliver a versatile bike with the ability to swap hubs and wheel sizes. If you want to round-house kick some trail right in the face, the Karate Monkey is your sled.

- 100% Surly Chromoly steel frame, double-butted main triangle and 44mm headtube
- The tubeset uses Surly custom trumpet tubes for greater stiffness and durability
- Adjustable rear dropouts with 145mm Gnot-Boost spacing. Works with 142 and 148 x 12mm thru, as well as 135mm w/ 10/12 washer
- Rock Shox 35 Gold RL A2 suspension fork with 140mm travel
- TranzX SP15 dropper post with stealth routing: 100mm travel on XS/SM; 120mm travel on MD/LG/XL
- Clearance for 27.5 x 3" or 29 x 2.55" tires


Frame 100% Surly Chromoly Steel, Custom double-butted, externally flared tubing, Horizontal slotted with derailleur hanger, Surly “Gnot Boost” 142 or 148mm hub spacing compatibility.
Fork RockShox 35 Gold RL, 27.5 - 140mm travel, 44mm offset, 15 x 110mm Axle, disc
Rims WTB ST i35 TCS
Hubs Front: 110mm, Novatec, 32h, Thru-Axle
Rear: 148mm, Novatec, 32h, Thru-Axle
Tires Surly Dirt Wizard 27 x 2.8", 60tpi Tubeless Ready
Bottom Bracket Shimano, included with crankset
Crankset Shimano Deore FC-M6100-1, 30t
Shifters Shimano Deore XT, SL-M8100
Rear Derailleur Shimano Deore XT, RD-M8100, 12-speed
Cassette/Freewheel SunRace CSMZ800, 11-51t, 12-Speed
Chain KMC X12, NP/BK
Brakes Tektro Gemini HD-M520
Rotors Tektro 180/160mm
Brake Levers Tektro Gemini HD-M520
Handlebars Salsa Rustler without logo
Tape/Grips Velo - lock on
Stem Promax 31.8
Headset Cane Creek 15
Seatpost TranzX SP15, dropper post 120mm travel, 30.9
Saddle WTB Volt 142
Pedals Sold separately

* Subject to change without notice.

Part Numbers

Option UPC MPN
High Fiber Green / X-Small 708752358881 BK0996
High Fiber Green / Small 708752359024 BK0997
High Fiber Green / Medium 708752359161 BK0998
High Fiber Green / Large 708752359307 BK0999
High Fiber Green / X-Large 708752359444 BK1000