Stif Morf (frame only) review

Stif Morf (frame only) review

The Morf frame from Stif bikes misses out on the latest Boost-axle stiffness and tyre-clearance benefits, but that doesn’t stop this Yorkshire-designed frame being a fantastically lively and tenacious trail terrier that I couldn’t get enough of riding. Stif hasn’t used brand-name tubing, which gives it a clear price advantage, but that doesn’t mean the frame is dumbed down. The flared-end 44mm head tube gets a metal head badge and there’s a long throat gusset where it backs onto the down tube, plus a medium-length top tube gusset to fully toughen the front end. Best mountain bike: how to choose the right one for you Best women's mountain bikes for 2018 It’s the back end where Stif and its consultant designer Brant Richards (On-One, Ragley, Sonder) have really gone to town though. Most obvious is the ‘12 Bore’ design of the driveside chainstay, which uses two short vertical tube sections ...

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