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Helix comes in two main specs, standard and ultralight

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The standard spec uses the latest bicycle industry standards such as 12mm thru-axle and direct mount chainring.

The highlights include: Shimano XT 160mm brake rotors, TRP dual piston disc brakes, Sram direct mount chainring, GXP bottom bracket and more.

Drivetrain Weight
10 speed derailleur 24.4 lbs (11.067 kg)
Alfine 11 27.0 lbs (12.247 kg)
1 speed 23.3 lbs (10.569 kg)
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The ultralight spec includes a lighweight wheelset, hydraulic brakes, lighter crankset and for derailleur models a lighter drivetrain with 11 speeds.

The component set offers a weight reduction of just over 4lbs and is an upgrade for anyone looking for the industry's best components that are also lighter weight.

Drivetrain Weight
11 speed derailleur 20.3 lbs (9.210 kg)
Alfine 11 23.0 lbs (10.443 kg)
1 speed 19.6 lbs (8.913 kg)

Dimensions:


Limits:

Max rider weight: 230 lb / 104 kg
Max loaded weight: 245 lb / 111 kg
Max tire size: 1.5" / 38.1mm wide
Max rider height: 6' 4" / 1.93m


Geometry:


Specs

Standard Details Ultralight Details

TRP Spyke

  • Cable actuated, dual piston caliper

Formula Cura XC

  • Hydraulic actuated, dual piston caliper with titanium mounting screws

Avid FR5

  • 3D forged aluminum brake lever

Formula Cura XC

  • Hydraulic brake with carbon fiber lever

Shimano XT Ice-Tech

  • Sandwiched aluminum and stainless steel with aluminum spider (140g)

Ashima ARO-10

  • Stainless steel rotor with aluminum spider and titanium mounting screws (80g)

Jagwire KEB-SL

  • Low friction compressionless brake cable and housing

Formula Kevlar

  • Kevlar reinforced brake hose

Shimano SLX RD-M675

  • 10 speed (270g)

Shimano Dura-Ace R9100-SS

  • 11 speed, carbon fiber cage & rear body (148g)

Shimano ZEE M640

  • 10 speed, up to 3 downshift / 1 upshift (110g)

Shimano RS-700

  • 11 speed, ball bearing, carbon fiber lever, up to 3 downshift / 2 upshift (108g)

Shimano HG-81

  • 10 speed, stamped steel, Al spider (359g)
  • 11, 13, 15, 17, 19, 21, 24, 28, 32, 36

e13 XCX 9-34t

  • 11 speed, one piece machined steel for 9-30 and one piece machined aluminum for 34t (271g)
  • 9, 11 ,13 ,15 ,17 ,19 ,21 ,24 ,27 ,30 ,34

FSA 10 speed chain

  • 10 speed (233g)

Shimano Dura-Ace Chain

  • 11 speed (223g)

SRAM NX crankset &
WTC chainring

  • Crankset (667g)
  • Chainring 42t (110g)

SRAM XX1 Eagle DUB

  • Crankset (370g)
  • Chainring 38t (65g)

SRAM GXP BB

  • (108g)

SRAM DUB BB

  • (72g)

Front wheel

  • Rim: Alex DP17 (400g)
  • Hub: Formula Helix (140g)
  • Spokes: Pillar
  • Nipples: Pillar brass
  • Total: 734g

Front wheel

  • Rim: Stan's Crest MK3 (300g)
  • Hub: Formula (140g)
  • Spokes: Pillar double butted
  • Nipples: Pillar aluminum
  • Total: 600g

Thru-Axle wheel

  • Rim: Alex DP17 (400g)
  • Hub: Formula, Shimano driver, 24 POE (300g)
  • Spokes: Pillar
  • Nipples: Pillar brass
  • Total: 876g

Thru-Axle wheel

  • Rim: Stan's Crest MK3 (300g)
  • Hub: HubSmith, XDR driver, 48 POE (215g)
  • Spokes: Pillar double butted
  • Nipples: Pillar aluminum
  • Total: 684g

Alfine wheel

  • Rim: Alex DP17 (400g)
  • Hub: Shimano Alfine SG-700S (1690g)
  • Spokes: Pillar
  • Nipples: Pillar brass
  • Total: 2266g

Alfine wheel

  • Rim: Stan's Crest MK3 (300g)
  • Hub: Shimano Alfine SG-700S (1690g)
  • Spokes: Pillar double butted
  • Nipples: Pillar aluminum
  • Total: 2120g

Kenda Kwest

  • Folding bead, 507-40 (24 x 1.5") (433g)

Donnelly MXP

  • Folding bead, 507-33 (24 x 1.25") (235g)

Single speed sprocket

  • Andel 18t steel (50g)

Single speed sprocket

  • Andel 16t Al (18g)

Kenda tube

  • (110g-130g)

Tubolito Tubo-Road tube

  • (46g)

Handlebar

  • 7075 Al (212g)

Handlebar

  • Yavis Carbon (145g)

fabric Scoop Elite Radius

  • CrMo rails (268g)

Tioga Undercover Stratum

  • carbon rails, 285mm x 140mm (145g)

Velo foam grips

  • VLG-039 (16g/pair)

Velo foam lock on grips

  • VLG-1545 (38g/pair)

Gearing:

Standard

Crankarm Length 165mm
Chainring 42t
Cassette Shimano HG-81 (327% range)
Sprocket
(teeth)
11 13 15 17 19 21 24 28 32 36
Gear
Inches
90.5 76.5 66.3 58.5 52.4 47.4 41.5 35.5 31.1 27.6
Gear
Ratio
3.8 3.2 2.8 2.5 2.2 2.0 1.8 1.5 1.3 1.2
km/h @
60 rpm
26 22 19.1 16.8 15.1 13.6 11.9 10.2 8.9 7.9
km/h @
80 rpm
34.7 29.3 25.4 22.4 20.1 18.2 15.9 13.6 11.9 10.6
km/h @
100 rpm
43.3 36.6 31.8 28 25.1 22.7 19.9 17 14.9 13.2
km/h @
120 rpm
52 44 38.1 33.6 30.1 27.2 23.9 20.4 17.9 15.9
Crankarm Length 165mm
Chainring 42t
Rear Sprocket Alfine 22t
Hub Alfine 11 SG-S700 (409% range)
Gear 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
Gear
Inches
89.9 78.8 69.6 61.0 53.9 47.3 41.5 36.7 32.1 28.4 22.0
Gear Ratio (adjusted to 22t) 4.1 3.6 3.2 2.8 2.5 2.2 1.9 1.7 1.5 1.3 1.0
km/h @
60 rpm
25.8 22.6 20 17.5 15.5 13.6 11.9 10.5 9.2 8.2 6.3
km/h @
80 rpm
34.4 30.2 26.7 23.4 20.7 18.1 15.9 14.1 12.3 10.9 8.4
km/h @
100 rpm
43.1 37.7 33.3 29.2 25.8 22.7 19.9 17.6 15.4 13.6 10.5
km/h @
120 rpm
51.7 45.3 40 35.1 31 27.2 23.9 21.1 18.4 16.3 12.6
Crankarm Length 165mm
Chainring 42t
Sprocket 18t
Gear Inches 55.3
Gear Ratio 2.3
km/h @ 60 rpm 15.9
km/h @ 80 rpm 21.2
km/h @ 100 rpm 26.5
km/h @ 120 rpm 31.8

Ultralight

Crankarm Length 165mm
Chainring 38t
Cassette e13 XCX 9-34t (378% range)
Sprocket
(teeth)
9 11 13 15 17 19 21 24 27 30 34
Gear
Inches
100 81.8 69.2 60 53 47.4 42.9 37.5 33.3 30 26.5
Gear
Ratio
4.2 3.5 2.9 2.5 2.2 2.0 1.8 1.6 1.4 1.3 1.1
km/h @
60 rpm
28.7 23.5 19.9 17.2 15.2 13.6 12.3 10.8 9.6 8.6 7.6
km/h @
80 rpm
38.3 31.3 26.5 23 20.3 18.2 16.4 14.4 12.8 11.5 10.2
km/h @
100 rpm
47.9 39.2 33.1 28.7 25.4 22.7 20.5 18 15.9 14.4 12.7
km/h @
120 rpm
57.5 47 39.8 34.5 30.5 27.2 24.7 21.6 19.1 17.2 15.2
Crankarm Length 165mm
Chainring 38t
Rear Sprocket Alfine 20t
Hub Alfine 11 SG-S700 (409% range)
Gear 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
Gear Inches 89.9 78.8 69.6 61.0 53.9 47.3 41.5 36.7 32.1 28.4 22.0
Gear Ratio (adjusted to 20t) 4.1 3.6 3.2 2.8 2.5 2.1 1.9 1.7 1.5 1.3 1.0
km/h @ 60 rpm 25.8 22.6 20 17.5 15.5 13.6 11.9 10.5 9.2 8.2 6.3
km/h @ 80 rpm 34.4 30.2 26.7 23.4 20.7 18.1 15.9 14.1 12.3 10.9 8.4
km/h @ 100 rpm 43.1 37.7 33.3 29.2 25.8 22.7 19.9 17.6 15.4 13.6 10.5
km/h @ 120 rpm 51.7 45.3 40 35.1 31 27.2 23.9 21.1 18.4 16.3 12.6


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