BC40 - Limited Edition XC Sled

BC40

Payson's Limited Edition BC40

Regular price $14,000

LIGHTWEIGHT, FAST AND DIFFERENT

Payson McElveen, a Texas native, relocated to Durango, Colorado, in 2012. Known as an epicenter of endurance mountain biking, he spends most of his time training there. Payson's BC40 paint scheme was inspired by the infamous and rugged San Juan mountains. A mountain range that forms the southern part of Colorado's Rocky Mountains and is touted as having some of the most diverse landscapes of any mountain range in the U.S. The beautiful but unusual hues created by the distinct geology of the San Juans influenced the colors of this actual one-of-a-kind piece of art on two wheels. When Payson first moved there, he found the mountain range incredibly intimidating, but it was the challenging terrain he needed to reach his potential as an athlete. "They've taught me enormous amounts about myself as an athlete and person. It's extraordinary to have those mountains and years of hard work reflected in this new mountain bike," said Payson.

Over two years in the making, the BC40 was designed for speed, agility, and beauty, painstakingly tested and refined on the iconic singletrack in our backyard, and made entirely here in the United States, by us, with unparalleled precision and passion. Inspired by the legendary Back 40 trail system. Meet the new BC40, a thoughtfully engineered modern cross-country machine mixed with an all-day trail sled. A plush 120mm of front and rear travel combined with a second-to-none pedaling platform and progressive geometry delivers precise speed, handling, and tracking for the needs of the modern trail shredder.

 

Key Features


FRAMESET WEIGHT
1950 grams (Lrg)
GEOMETRY
A slacker front headtube angle for predictable handling at speed across buff and technical terrain. A longer front to center measurement shifts the weight of the rider further behind the front wheel for more control to maneuver at high speeds.
SUSPENSION
Designed for 120mm front and rear travel. Faux bar system (four bar flex stay) kinematic designed for pedaling efficiency.
COMPATIBILITY
Cable management at the headtube allows for easy compatibility across components including dropper posts and remote lockouts.
BOTTLE MOUNTS
Capable of carrying 2, 1 on the downtube and 1 on the seattube.
TIRE CLEARANCE
29x2.4

Designed to stretch the capability of what a cross-country bike can do while making no compromises with weight and pedaling efficiency.

Payson McElveen

The BC40 is very simply my dream bike. It has the geometry I want, the suspension characteristics, the aesthetic, and of course, it's lightweight. If I were to design a mountain bike for my needs and goals, the BC40 would be it. I still can't quite believe it's real, honestly. I feel so fortunate to have the opportunity to ride it, race it, adventure on it, and to have played a small role in its creation.

THE BC40 IS VERY SIMPLY MY DREAM BIKE

THE BC40 IS VERY SIMPLY MY DREAM BIKE

In-house development and testing, including building our own testing methodology and machines and tearing apart our competitors' bikes to weigh every part and benchmark performance. 

Built to exceed the expectations of elite endurance athletes like Payson McElveen for ultimate performance at the highest level of competition.

Lightweight Frame

When traversing countless steep pitches, weight matters. The target 1950g frame weight is achieved by careful placement of the most advanced composite materials available and countless hours iterating and testing to ensure ride performance, durability and strength are all in perfect balance.

Two Bottle Mounts

Hydration is critical on any long ride or race. The BC40 design allows for a full size bottle on the downtube and small bottle on the seat tube.

Aggressive Geometry

The needs and capabilities of a modern cross country bike have completely evolved. BC40 pushes the envelope of race worthy bikes with a 66.5 degree headtube angle and 76 degree seat tube angle to allow you to optimize your weight well behind the front wheel for descending and further forward when climbing in the saddle.

Made Here

Like all ALLIED bikes, the BC40 is carefully crafted one frame at a time in our headquarters in Bentonville, AR to ensure each bike is built to the highest standard of quality possible.

120mm Travel

BC40 bolsters a full 120mm of travel front and rear with kinematics carefully positioned for pedaling efficiency and easy tunability.

Build Kit

BOTTOM BRACKET
SRAM Dub Threaded
BRAKES
SRAM Ultimate Level - 160mm rear / 180mm front
CASSETTE
SRAM XG 1299 Eagle 10-52 Rainbow
CHAIN
SRAM XX1 Eagle Chain Rainbow 12SPD
CRANKSET
SRAM XX1 Eagle AXS Boost
FORK
RockShox SID Ultimate Charger Race Day Remote
FRONT DERAILLEUR
N/A
HANDLEBAR
Truvativ Atmos Carbon Flat Bar
HANDLEBAR TAPE
ESI Black Chunky Grips
REAR SHOCK
SID Luxe Ultimate Remote
REAR DERAILLEUR
SRAM XX1 Eagle AXS
SADDLE
Selle Italia Novus Boost Evo Superflow
SEATPOST
RockShox Reverb AXS 31.6
SHIFT LEVERS
SRAM XX1 Eagle AXS Controller
STEM
Truvativ Atmos 6K 50MM
TIRES
MAXXIS Rekon 29X2.40 WT EXO/TR/TW Tan Tire Set
WHEELSET
Roval Control SL 29 6BOLT XD

Sizing

SM MD LG XL
A. Stack 598 609 622 633
B. Reach 420 445 475 501
C. Front Center 710 739 775 806
D. Seat Tube Angle 76 76 76 76
E. Wheel Size 29" 29" 29" 29"
F. Headtube Angle 66.5 66.5 66.5 66.5
G. Fork Rake 44 44 44 44
H. Head Tube Length 95 105 120 135
I. Bottom Bracket Drop 40 40 40 40
J. Wheelbase 1145 1174 1210 1241
K. Chainstay Length 435 435 435 435
L. Horizontal Top Tube 569 596 630 659
M. Seat Tube Length 395 420 450 500
Have a Question?

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)