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Surly Instigator 2.0 26+ Fat Bike Frame
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Surly Instigator 2.0 26+ Fat Bike Frame

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  • Tubing: 100% Surly 4130 CroMoly steel. ED coated. Double-butted main triangle. TIG-welded
  • Rear Dropouts: Our Modular Dropout System gives you the option of 12mm thru axle (shimano direct mount), 9mm QR geared, or singlespeed
  • Brake Compatibility: Disc only
  • Braze-ons/extras: None
  • Seatpost diameter: 30.9mm
  • Seatpost clamp diameter: 33.1mm
  • Headset/Steertube: 44.0mm ID headtube, taper steerer compatible, EC44 lower
  • Front Derailleur Clamp Diameter: 34.9mm (high direct mount)
  • Bottom bracket shell: 73mm BB Shell, ISCG05 mount
  • Chainring Clearance: Triple 22/34/44t, Double 26/39t, max single ring clearance, middle position, 34t. Outer position 44t. (Triple will not work with Surly 50mm rim and 29 x 3˝ tire, for doubles, run a Surly O.D. Crankset for best tire clearance)
  • Tyre Clearance: 26 x 3.0˝
  • Fork: 27.5 suspension fork (140mm travel)
  • Colour: SolidGold Gold

Some may remember a Surly model they discontinued called the Instigator. The Instigator was a burly hardtail made for going fast and going big. Their new Instigator picks up where that one left off. This thing is beefy and tough, yet quick-handling and well balanced. This new Instigator differs from the old one of course. Most notably, Instigator 2.0 is what we call 26+, designed to run 26˝ (559mm ETRTO) Rabbit Hole rims. At 50mm they’re quite a bit wider than standard MTB rims, and coupled with their 2.75˝ Dirt Wizard tyres the overall diameter is about 27.5˝ (roughly 650b). All this means you get loads of traction and cushion yet you can still accelerate like mad. The toptube is long and the wheelbase relatively short, with a nice front/rear balance. This thing is made from the ground up to swoop, rail, hammer, drift, carve and fly. It goes downhill like nobody’s business and climbs well too. Instigator 2.0 employs a 44mm headtube, which paired with a tapered steerertube will provide a stiff front end and compatibility with lots of suspension forks. The rear end uses Surly new Modular Dropout System, allowing you to change up your drivetrain according to needs. Frames ship with MDS dropouts in 10mm track end singlespeed, standard vertical with derailleur hanger and a 142 x 12mm thru-axle versions. Pick your poison.

We hope that you find our website easy to use but if you do have any questions at all please feel free to call our sales team on 0208 508 0682 or email info@tritoncycles.co.uk for advice.


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0% finance available on selected bikes. Spread the cost of your new bike over 6-36 months. Min. 10% deposit. Terms and Conditions apply.


We also accept Cyclescheme vouchers, for details of how to place an order with a voucher please contact our sales team on 0208 508 0682.

Free Delivery - Delivery is free on orders over £20, with delivery starting from £2.95 for orders below this value. There are surcharges for international deliveries, off-shore deliveries and some areas of the UK. Accurate delivery costs will be provided at checkout where applicable. Our dispatch time for in-stock items is usually 24-48 hours and delivery typically takes a further 2-3 working days. Please ensure you select the correct delivery options to display the correct postage cost to avoid any delay on your order. Not selecting the correct options may incur additional charges.

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At Triton Cycles we aim to provide a returns service that is simple and hassle-free.

Should you need to return anything to us, it is very important that you telephone us first to advise us of your intention and the reason why you wish to return the goods. If you're not completely satisfied with an item you may return it within 14 days of purchase, and as long as the item isn't fitted or used we're happy to receive it back for a refund or exchange. Return shipping costs in this instance are non-refundable.

If the item is being returned as a result of our error i.e. damaged, defective, wrong item sent etc, we will refund Royal Mail First Class or Standard Parcel postage costs. If this is the case please include a copy of your purchase receipt when you return the goods for inspection. Please DO NOT sign for goods if you think that they are damaged, or the packaging has been tampered with. Instead, refuse to accept the delivery and contact us immediately(within 3 working days) so that we can take the matter up with our courier. Replacements will be sent to you as soon as possible. Signing for goods later found to be unacceptably damaged in transit complicates negotiations with the courier in dealing with your complaint. However, if a minor component is missing or broken(e.g. a reflector) please DO NOT return the whole bike. Simply contact us and we will replace the part as soon as possible. Please DO NOT discard any original packaging until you are fully satisfied with your purchase. Should you need to return a bicycle, couriers will not transport a machine not in the original or suitable packaging. Warranty Claims: All goods purchased from Triton are covered by a full warranty and generally covers manufacturing faults and defects including poor workmanship. If you think your item is faulty and would like to make a warranty claim then please phone/email us before returning any goods - we may be able to solve your problem without you incurring any postage costs.