Updated for 2017, Orange Bikes loved the way the new Four rode so set about seeing how we could bring this same element to the Five Pro. To add the new compact rear suspension layout to the Five would be ideal. Orange worked out a way to lower the shock by adding a new pressing in the fabrication of the downtube, leading the way to the compact rear on the Five and improving the shock’s ramp-up at the same time. That isn’t all, they added extra strength-forming features to all the major frame assemblies, improving resistance to lateral flex and twisting forces. Boost sizing at the rear hub and an extra 6mm in the pivot spacing helps here too, enabling more tyre clearance. Amazingly the CNC department found weight savings in the billet machined parts to build up the lightest Five we’ve ever produced.
'While the classic layout looks the same, Orange have evolved every dynamic detail to put this classic, intuitively interactive, addictively visceral trail machine right back at the top of the pile in terms of tough, practical value and pure enjoyment.'
'it's refreshing to see a brand like Orange, who, for all intents and purposes, have been doing their own thing without deviation and doing it well for longer than most.'
Geometry is optimised for a 150mm travel fork, while the rear sits at the 140mm trail bike sweet spot.
Why the Five Pro?
- Frame Handbuilt in Britain
- Five year frame warranty
- Aggressive trail geometry
- Longer toptube and wheelbase for high-speed stability
- Internal Dropper Routing
- Suspension: 150mm front & 140mm rear
- Fox 34 Performance 150mm Fork
- Fox Float DPS Performance EVOL Shock
- Shimano 11spd XT/SLX Drivetrain
- Shimano Deore Brakes
- Race Face Aeffect DM30 30T Crankset
- Formula + Kore Realm 2.7 Tubeless 27.5 Wheelset
- Race Face M35 Cockpit components
The default values for this product are:
Build Kit: Race Face Chester Alloy
Fork: Fox Float 34 Performance 150mm Boost
Shock:Fox Float DPS Evol Performance
BB: Race Face
Headset: Cane Creek
Seatpost: KS Lev Cruxi Integra 100
Wheels: Formula + Kore Realm 2.7 27.5
Disc Brake: Shimano M615 180mm/160mm
Seatclamp: Strange QR
Logo Colour: Black Decals
Colour: Jet Black
Frame Protection: None
Groupset: Shimano SLX/XT - Race Face Ride 32t
Product code: OFP2017