At a Glance
- Fast and agile short travel full sus 29er; perfect for mixed terrain and day long epics
- Frame: Sonder Cortex 120 mm travel, hand-welded 6061 double butted aluminium
- Fork: Rockshox Recon RL Silver, 130 mm travel
- Rear Shock: Rockshox Deluxe Select+
- Groupset: SRAM NX Eagle, 1x12
- Seat Post: Love Mud Membar, 31.6 mm, 400 mm
- Wheelset: Love Mud Hobo 29er
- Up to date geometry for trail bike agility and enduro bike stability
Fast and agile, Cortex is for epic days over mixed terrain. It comes alive on long technical descents with 120 mm rear travel, big wheels and a stiff responsive frame.
With bang up to date geometry, Cortex is confidence inspiring with a playful character. Stand up and mash on the pedals out of turns, manual sections of trail and pop off tree stumps, rocks and roots. Smash out short and loose technical climbs, flat out descents and tight techy singletrack sections. The harder you push the bigger you grin.
Cortex frameset is hand-welded from 6061 double butted aluminium with a tapered ovalised top-tube and large section down-tube for a stiff chassis with just enough compliance to get you out of trouble. 66 head angle, 74.5 seat tube angle, 40 mm bottom bracket drop and a 465 mm reach (size large). Cortex’s dialed in geometry and 2.6” tyre clearance offers a comfortable and efficient climbing position for big miles and a stable, spirited platform for smashing up descents.
|Build||Cortex NX Eagle Recon|
|Rear Shock||Rockshox Deluxe Select+|
|Fork||Rockshox Recon RL Silver, 130 mm Travel, 29"|
|Headset||Love Mud Rumour|
|Spacers||Love Mud Rings 35 mm|
|Seatclamp||Love Mud Silent Partner 34.9 mm|
|Brake Front||SRAM Guide T|
|Brake Rear||SRAM Guide T|
|Rotor Front||Avid Centreline 160 mm|
|Rotor Rear||Avid Centreline 180 mm|
|Rear Mech||SRAM NX Eagle|
|Shifter Rear||SRAM NX Eagle|
|Chainset||SRAM NX Eagle, DUB, 170 mm, 32T chainring|
|Chain||SRAM NX Eagle|
|Cassette||SRAM PG1210 11-50T|
|Bottom Bracket||SRAM DUB|
|Stem||Love Mud Piskie Stem, 31.8 mm, 35 mm|
|Seatpost||Love Mud Membar, 31.6 mm, 400 mm|
|Saddle||Love Mud Abode|
|Grips||Love Mud Clutch|
|Handlebar||Love Mud Aspect Riser|
|Rims||Love Mud Hobo 29er / Shimano|
|Tyre Rear||WTB Trail Boss Tough Fast Rolling 2.4|
|Tyre Front||WTB Trail Vigilante Light High Grip 2.5|
|Frame (inc shock)||S: TBC M: TBC L: TBC XL: TBC|
|Built||S: TBC M: TBC L: TBC XL: TBC|
|Weight (kg): S: 2.73; M: 2.91; L: 3.05; XL: 3.11|
|Hydroformed and custom butted alloy frame tubing|
|Internal cable routing|
|Rear Shock: Rockshox Deluxe Select+ 190 x 45 mm|
|Horst link suspension layout|
|120 mm rear travel; 130 mm fork travel|
|Clearance for up to 29” x 2.6 in wide tyres|
|73 mm BSA threaded bracket shell|
|148 x 12 mm rear thru-axle|
|31.6mm seat tube, 34.9mm clamp|
|ZS44/28.6| ZS56/40 headset (frame and rear shock does not come with headset)|
Up to Date Trail Bike Geometry
Trail bike Agility with Enduro bike stability, the Cortex has a confidence inspiring, stable and forgiving ride.
Metric Shock Standard
Designed around metric shock sizing standard, with lengthened shocks and shorter strokes that increase bushing overlap for more smooth, supple, sensitive and reactive suspension action.
Horst link suspension design
The tried and tested Horst link suspension design allows the suspension to stay active when braking.
Clearance for up to 29 x 2.6in tyres.
Internal Cable Routing
Internal routing in the front triangle for clean lines.