Racks and Bosses
Q45 Complete Components
We chose 1x11 MTB components that balance performance, durability and value. This setup is designed to thrive even with a fully loaded Q45. Choosing gearing is an art and a science. Learn more about the Q45 2019's gearing here.
|Shifter||SRAM NX 11-speed X-ACTUATION Grip Shift|
|Chain Wheel||Driveline DX-38AG 38T*155mm with bash guard|
|Bottom Bracket||Square Taper 68mm*113mm|
|Cassette||SRAM PowerGlide 11-42T 11-Speed Cassette|
|Chain||SRAM PC-1130 11-Speed (114 links - just one standard chain length)|
|Brakes||SRAM Mechanical Disc|
|Wheels and Tires||Jetset 26"*32H Double Wall Alloy rims, Maxxis Overdrive Excel 26x1.75" tires|
Maximum cassette width: The Q45 can accommodate up to 11-42 cassette with its 1x chainring. Learn more about the Q45's gearing here.
Front derailleur: If you choose, the Q45 can accommodate a braze-on style front derailleur.
Hub spacing: The front fork is compatible with standard 130 mm or 135 mm hubs. The rear dropout is compatible with standard 100 mm hubs.
Maximum tire size: The Q45 ships with 1.75" tires but can accommodate up to 2" tires.
Q45 Complete: 15.4 kg ( 34 lbs). Final weight may vary depending upon component choice. Note that the stock wheels (with tires, tubes, etc.) weigh nearly 9 lbs, so there are ripe opportunities for weight weenies to lighten up.
|Wheelbase||113 cm||44.5 in|
|Chainstay length - standard||44.8 cm||17.638 in|
|Backrest angle||30-53 degrees|
|Length of Bike (varies by adjustment and chainstay length)||179 cm||70.5 in|
|Seat Height||63.5 cm||25 in|
|BB Height (varies by adjustment and chainstay length)||68.58 cm||27 in|
The Q45 fits riders with an X-seam between 34" and 46" (approximately 5'1" to 6'5").
Q45 COMPLETE: The Q45 complete ships by FedEx with components pre-installed. Plan for 2-3 hours for assembly if you are a novice. Experienced mechanics will be able to complete the assembly in about 30 minutes. Step-by-step assembly guide is here.