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BMC: Teamelite 03 ONE - 2018
BMC: Teamelite 03 ONE - Shimano SLX 1x11 - 2018
Endless flow and grueling climbs - the trails are calling.
ROll fat, roll smooth: Awesome up, awesome down, awesome all around with 29" wheels.
Lightweight for the long climbs: Shave the extra grams for the optimal balance of climbing, decending and cornering performance.
The sweet sport: Generate power up the climbs and confidence on the decents, and carve through tight terrain with speed.
- AL-13 Premium Triple-butted, Hydroformed Aluminum
- Rockshox Reba RL, Solo Air, Remote (100mm)
- Shimano SLX
- Shimano SLX (160/160mm)**
- DT Swiss E1900 Spline
A racing evolution
The high-performance discipline of cross-country racing has become, quite literally, a race to the top. Grueling, all-out sprints to the finish are supported with bikes whose maximum efficiency and minimum weight ethos pay no heed to compliance – until now. The BMC Teamelite 03 is the culmination of an evolution of race bike performance. Its unique combination of efficiency, traction, and fatigue-fighting compliance technology places it in a category of its very own, and raises the bar by setting new industry standards.
BWC-Big Wheel Concept
Agility & stability - Purposeful geometry and cockpit design mean BMC's 29" bikes are nimbl, stable and incrediblt efficient.
More than big wheels
It takes a lot more than just adding bigger wheels to fully capture the benefits of the 29er. And for that reason, the transition to bigger wheels has, for many brands, proven incredibly difficult. But BMC's progressive Big Wheel Concept created a totally new way of thinking, from axle to axle, and has set them apart from the rest. More control, more comfort, more confidence and a whole lot more speed, the 29er and BWC are the past, present and future of big wheels.
Big Wheel Concept is much more involved than a wheel diameter; it’s a philosophy, a mindset, a strategic approach to geometry and handling characteristics to make 29er bikes ride intuitively. When the transition to 29” wheels started catching fire, their engineers realized quickly that the entire bike, from handlebar to rear triangle, had to be redesigned and re-evaluated. The end result is a multi-faceted approach: position the rider in an ideal space for traction and control, create the perfect cockpit for confidence, and rethink geometry until the bike is fast, fearless and nimble.
Perfect chainstay length, maximum bottom bracket drop and a short stem all create a bike stem all create a bike atat works with the rider, not against them.
With a larger contact patch, 29" wheels are known for stability and predictability - BMC takes things further with a purposeful geometry and cockpit.
Specific geometry designs to compliment big wheels means awesome rider control
Keep it rolling - 29er wheels roll fast up or down
Stay confident, fast and maneurvable in the tight stuff
Teamelite 03 - Big Wheel Concept
AL-13 Premium Triple-butted, Hydroformed
S / M / L / XL
RockShox Reba RL, Solo Air, Remote (100mm)
Shimano SLX, 32T
Shimano SLX, 11-46T
Shimano SLX, Shadow Plus
Shimano SLX (160/160mm)**
BMC MFB 03, 720mm
BMC MSM 03
BMC MSP 03
DT Swiss E1900 Spline
DT Swiss E900 Spline 25***
Vittoria Barzo TNT, 29x2.1
**M size spec - rotor size adjusted for some sizes
|Seat tube st mm||425||455||495||545|
|Top tube tt‘ mm||580||608||627||646|
|Head tube ht mm||90||100||110||120|
|Seat angle sa °||73.5||73.5||73.5||73.5|
|Head angle ha °||70||70||70||70|
|Rear center rc mm||433||433||433||433|
|Front center fc mm||656||685||704||724|
|Wheelbase wb mm||1085||1113||1132||1152|
|BB drop mm||60||60||60||60|
|Fork length fl mm||506||506||506||506|
|Fork rake fr mm||51||51||51||51|
|Crank length mm||170||175||175||175|
|Stem length mm||75||75||75||90|
|Stem angle °||6||6||6||6|
|Bar width mm||720||720||720||720|
|Bar rise mm||4||4||4||4|
|Post length mm||350||350||400||400|
|Stand over height mm||730||760||785||825|
Hydroformed, triple-butted, Al-13 premium aluminum makes the frame light and stiff, with additional compliance and comfort provided by the lowered seat stay and Angle Compliance Technology. To excel on XC courses, the Teamelite 03 shares the same race-oriented Big Wheel Concept (BWC) geometry as the other Teamelite family members.
The frame geometry is built according to BMC's BWC geometry, which features a long a roomy top tube, a low bottom bracket and short chainstays. Combined with a slack head tube angle and short stem, riders get the speed, agility and snappy acceleration required in a 29er race bike.
- Frame: Teamelite 03 Al-13 Premium Aluminum
- Frame Technology: Angle Compliance Technology and Big Wheel Concept Geometry
- Sizes: S / M / L / XL
- Frame Weight: 1540g (M)**
- Frame: 142x12mm thru axle, Full length semi internal cable routing
- Fork: Tapered steerer 1-1/8” to 1-1/2”, 51mm offset
- Bottom Bracket: BSA Threaded
- Brakes: Postmount 160***
- Drivetrain: Bottom pull front derailleur, Band-clamp mount 31.8
- Tires: 2.25” maximum width****
**Average sample weight with hardware
***Rotor sizes adapted for some frame sizes
****Tire dimensions based on measured tire width
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