Orbea bikes

orbea bikes

What is Orbea bikes?

Originally a rifle and gun producer, Orbea exited the gun business and began designing and producing bicycles as Orbea Bicycles in 1930. Orbea began participating in the Tour de France as early as 1934, with famous Spaniard Mariano Cañardo as the face of the Orbea road cycling team.

What is Orbea Orca Carbon?

Orbea has previously sponsored and supplied bikes to teams, including the now-defunct Euskaltel–Euskadi professional team in the Basque area of Spain and the Herring Gas team in the USA. Samuel Sánchez rode an Orbea Orca Carbon to win the road race at the Beijing Olympics and Julien Absalon won the mountain bike gold on an Orbea Alma.

How much travel does the Orbea occam have?

All Orbea Occam bikes have 140mm of travel on the rear and forks with 140-150mm of squish, provided by Fox suspension parts. This capable trail bike rolls on massive 29″ wheels and wide tires that also push the limits of what you can do when shredding the trails.

How much does an orca bike cost?

MSRP: $2,200 – $9,400. FULL REVIEW of Orca M30. Orbea Orca is the most popular performance road bike this Spanish company makes. It’s intended for professional cyclists aiming to win high-profile races, but the diversity of models and prices makes it suitable for amateurs, Strava hunters, and weekend warriors as well.

Are Orbea bikes any good?

Orbea is a popular manufacturer of premium bicycles based in Mallabia, Spain. It is already a big name in European cycling, and it is confidently growing its presence in the USA too. Orbea is a well-known brand that has been making some of the best bicycles in the world for decades.

What does racing mean to Orbea?

For Orbea, racing is how you prove youve got the bike. It’s what motivates our R&D to keep making better and better bikes. Were seeing a bit of a shift in the industry away from racing as a focal point but to us, theres no better way to learn and show that your bike is up to snuff than winning races.”

When was the first Orbea bike made?

In 1969, under dire financial circumstances, employees formed a co-operative and purchased Orbea from the Orbea family. The newly formed Orbea cooperative left Eibar the same year to nearby Mallabia, where their first dedicated bicycle factory was built.

What is Orbea Orca Carbon?

Orbea has previously sponsored and supplied bikes to teams, including the now-defunct Euskaltel–Euskadi professional team in the Basque area of Spain and the Herring Gas team in the USA. Samuel Sánchez rode an Orbea Orca Carbon to win the road race at the Beijing Olympics and Julien Absalon won the mountain bike gold on an Orbea Alma.

What is the travel of the Orbea Occam trail bike?

The standard 140mm travel Occam carries on as the dedicated trail bike. Orbea decided to make this change to the Occam after seeing how people were riding the bike in the real world. It found that riders were loving its versatility and pushing its limits, hence the decision to up rear-wheel travel.

What is the 2022 Orbea Occam Lt?

The 2022 Orbea Occam LT: this bike is a mystery! Ah yes, trail bikes- usually somewhat short in suspension travel, but still quite relaxed, with ever slackening head angles and growing wheelbases, these bikes usually have near-enduro geometry with near-XC pedaling efficiency.

Is the Orbea Occam a complete makeover?

The newly designed Orbea Occam has had a complete makeover. Previously available as a 29″ wheeled 130mm travel Trail bike along with a 27.5″ 150mm All Mountain version. The new model sees what could be the best of both of these in a complete 140mm travel package.

What happened to the Orbea Occam TR and AM?

After Orbea released their re-vamped Rallon platform with plentiful media acclaim, it was inevitable that the shorter travel, all-mountain conquering Occam would see a similar treatment. The separate Orbea Occam TR and AM models were consolidated into one; combining aspects from each, and the learnings from the development of the Rallon.

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