Out now: the new SIMPLON bikes 2023

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Low weight and maximum frame stiffness for uncompromising power transfer: Discover the new SIMPLON bike models for the 2023 bike season now!

Lighter, stiffer, more comfortable and also more powerful – this year’s new additions to SIMPLON’s bike range set new standards. With electric assistance or without – the newcomers definitely don’t lack any drive. Weight was saved in the frames’ construction, while stiffness was increased. You can already guess what the highly pleasing result is: exactly – uncompromising power transfer along with maximum riding pleasure.

Both off-road enthusiasts and city bikers will find what they are looking for. The fourth generation of the Razorblade 29 or the Rapcon Pmax continue to lose weight. With the Spotlight II, the SCS+ technology and the adjustable seatpost ensure maximum comfort – on the saddle as well as when getting on and off the bike.

The absolute highlights this season : SIMPLON welcomes the Rapcon Pmax TQ and the Silkcarbon TQ to the bike family. The new TQ drive unit is barely audible or visible. Both the motor and the battery blend harmoniously into the bike’s design. The display in the top tube shows important information such as the range or riding mode.

Discover all the new SIMPLON bike models at a glance!

The full-suspension powerhouse - Rapcon Pmax CX

Less is more – especially when it comes to the weight of a bike. And the Rapcon Pmax CX’s weight has been significantly reduced again. The weight loss of one kilogram compared to its predecessor is mainly due to the sophisticated build of the carbon frame. The closed down tube, which houses the slide-in battery, provides even more stiffness. Xi-Geometry – the technology for a frame size-specific length of the chainstays – ensures even wheel load distribution, optimal handling and maximum safety. 

Highlights

  • The battery comes with 750-Wh as the standard. Optionally, a 625-Wh or 500-Wh battery can be used.
  • ultra-slim down tube thanks to special cable routing
  • The travel of the long seat post ensures maximum freedom of movement on technically demanding sections.
  • suspension travel either with 150 mm in the front and rear or 170 mm in the front and 165 mm in the rear

Features | equipment

  • 750-Wh battery also available for frame size S
  • slide-in battery concept allows for a closed down tube – for increased frame stiffness
  • geometry adjustment via flip-chip for mullet option (27.5” rear wheel) and a more agile riding behaviour

Area of use and sizes

area of use: trail / enduro 
sizes: S / M / L / XL

Colours

Sand Matt / Black Matt
Graphite Grey Matt / Black Glossy

Explore the Rapcon Pmax CX

Trail action on - Rapcon Pmax TQ

The Rapcon Pmax TQ is a lightweight bike that can easily conquer any summit. The newly developed TQ drive HPR50 in combination with the 360-Wh battery provide natural support. With 50 Newton metres, the barely audible motor delivers a natural riding feel. Riding downhill on the agile, nimble E-MTB is a real pleasure. Another highlight is the extremely slim design, into which the compact TQ drive integrates harmoniously.

Highlights

  • Xi geometry: chainstays that grow with the bike for a balanced geometry in every size
  • natural support with dual battery option and thus a total of 560 Wh e-power (360 Wh standard battery + 180 Wh optional)
  • 150/150 mm or 170/165 mm suspension travel

Features | equipment

  • full internal cable routing
  • geometry adjustment via mullet option for more agility

Sizes and area of use

area of use: trail / enduro
sizes: S / M / L / XL

Colours

Sand Matt / Black Matt
Graphite Grey Glossy / Black Glossy
 

Explore the Rapcon Pmax TQ

Ready to race - Razorblade 29 IV

Ready to achieve a new personal best? The fourth generation of the Razorblade is set for race mode. The frame is made of high-quality carbon fibres and weighs not a gram too much. The design is purist, you won’t find any unnecessary details. The vertical flex of the sophisticated seatpost ensures added comfort. This makes the Razorblade 29 IV the first choice for ambitious racers who value speed, smoothness, agility and a comfortable bike. The VIBREX® frame technology ensures maximum stability on any terrain.

Highlights

  • super-lightweight frame with high stiffness for uncompromising power transfer
  • chainstay shield for optimum frame protection 
  • Smart Headset: fully integrated cables for a tidy look

Features | equipment

  • mounts for 2 bottle cages
  • additional size XS with very low step-through height for short riders

Area of use and sizes

area of use: race
sizes: XS / S / M / L / XL

Colours

Sand Matt / Metallic Black Glossy
Cosmic Red Glossy / Black Glossy
 

Explore the Razorblade 29 IV 

Ultra-lightweight race bike - Razorblade 29 IV SL 

Light, lighter, Razorblade 29 IV SL: With the SL version, SIMPLON has pushed the limits of what’s technically possible and has once again significantly reduced the bike’s weight. The high-quality carbon frame saves about 150 grams compared to the normal Razorblade version. Downhill or uphill: The sporty geometry ensures optimal handling, makes riders feel in control and spurs them on to achieve best times. Ultra-fast and comfortable at the same time? With the Razorblade 29 IV SL that’s possible, because the VIBREX® frame technology provides the necessary stability even in challenging terrain.

Highlights

  • super-lightweight carbon frame with high stiffness for uncompromising power transfer
  • sporty, modern geometry for optimum handling
  • optimal frame protection thanks to the chainstay shield

Features | equipment

  • Comfort Concept for a balanced suspension setup and ultimate riding comfort
  • Smart Headset: fully integrated cables for a tidy look

Area of use and sizes

Area of use: race
Sizes: XS / S / M / L 

Colours

Black Glossy / Silver Glossy

Explore the Razorblade 29 IV SL

Endless riding pleasure thanks to an e-drive - Spotlight Mahle

For the daily commute, to go visit friends or for a trip to the lake: With the e-trekking bike, riders can conquer every route in comfort. All thanks to the unbelievably quiet drive unit by Mahle with a 250-Wh battery – a prime example of what natural riding behaviour should feel like. If you want to take the Spotlight Mahle X20 on off-road adventures, you should go for the optional studded tyres. And don’t worry: If an obstacle suddenly appears, the lightweight with its high-quality aluminium frame can be lifted over it, no problem.

Highlights

  • barely visible, powerful rear wheel motor by Mahle
  • adjustable seat post for maximum comfort when getting on and off the bike
  • dual battery option with an additional 175 Wh 

Features | equipment

  • optionally available studded tyres for trekking tours 
  • optionally without mudguard and luggage rack 

Area of use and sizes

are of use: trekking
sizes: Women 41 / 46 / 51 / 56 cm, Men 46 / 51 / 56 / 61 cm

Colours

Denim Blue Matt / Black Matt (men)
Cosmic Red Glossy / Black Glossy (men)
Pearlwhite Glossy / Black Glossy (women)
Cosmic Red Glossy / Black Glossy (women)
 

Explore the Spotlight Mahle

The elegant flyweight - Silkcarbon TQ

Carbon frame, carbon fork – the Silkcarbon TQ is a lightweight bike through and through. Motor assistance ensures effortless trekking tours – all thanks to the compact and extremely quiet TQ drive unit. The low weight not only has a positive effect on handling but also makes transport easier. While weight has been saved, the bike can be upgraded with comfortable features such as an adjustable seat post. 

Highlights

  • harmoniously integrated TQ-HPR50 drive for a slim design
  • display in the top tube integrates beautifully into the frame
  • standard battery with a capacity of 360 Wh and an optional range extender with an additional 160 Wh

Features | equipment

  • optionally available studded tyres for trekking tours 
  • optional adjustable seatpost for maximum comfort when getting on and off the bike
  • dual battery option with 160 Wh battery for a total of 520 Wh battery capacity

Area of use and sizes

Area of use: trekking
Sizes: Women 41 / 46 / 51 / 56 cm, Men 46 / 51 / 56 / 61 cm

Colours

Graphite Grey Matt / Black Matt (men)
Shady Grey Matt / Black Matt (men)
Pearlwhite Glossy / Black Matt (women)
Cosmic Red Glossy / Black Matt (women)
 

Explore the Silkcarbon TQ

SIMPLON’s popular evergreen model - Spotlight II

Clear the stage for the Spotlight II: Perfectly finished, barely visible weld seams give the high-quality aluminium frame an elegant touch. When getting on the bike, riders will be pleased to find an adjustable seatpost, which also makes getting off the bike easier. But no one wants to get off the saddle that quickly anyway because – thanks to the optional studded tyres – the Spotlight II is also suitable for adventurous rides on dirt roads. What’s more, the mudguard and luggage rack invite you to go on long tours with it!

Highlights

  • adjustable seatpost for maximum comfort when getting on and off the bike
  • extremely strong aluminium frame for maximum stability and stiffness

Features | equipment

  • Comfort Concept for a balanced suspension setup
  • optionally available studded tyres for trekking tours 
  • optionally without mudguard and luggage rack 

Area of use and sizes

Areas of use: trekking / touring
Sizes: Women 41 / 46 / 51 / 56 cm, Men 46 / 51 / 56 / 61 cm

Colours

Denim Blue Matt / Black Matt (men)
Black Matt / Silver Matt (men)
Pearlwhite Glossy / Black Glossy (women)
Denim Blue Matt / Black Matt (women)
 

Explore the Spotlight II 

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