2017 Juliana Joplin

Words The Joplin 2
Date Apr 27, 2016

Press Release from SCB
The new Joplin completely defines its own niche when it comes to being a high-end option for women who want a bigger wheel trail bike.

The new CC carbon frame offers all the same great updated engineering and geometry traits of the new Tallboy, but offers a new ‘light’ suspension tune that enables a plusher ride straight out of the gate. And the Juli Furtado-tested anatomical saddle keeps things cusher too.

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The plus version of the Joplin.

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And the big wheeler.

Low standover height is always under scrutiny, and we deliver a benchmark in that territory in both 29 or 27.5+ configuration. Every size has experienced a reduction over the previous generation, with the large size now a full 30mm lower than before.

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Aneela McKenna on the new new Joplin. Photo – Duncan Philpott

Our design team dreamed up the Ultraviolet paint job and matching grips as finishing touches to ensure the Juliana line continues to remain bold, unique, and unmistakable on the trail.

GEOMETRY UPDATES OVER JPLN1:

Lower Standover Height

  • 10-30mm depending on frame size
  • Optimum maneuverability for riders of all sizes

Slacker Head Angle

  • 68-degrees – 2.2 degrees more slack
  • More stable handling

Longer Reach

  • 40-50mm depending on frame size
  • Roomier front/center

Shorter Chainstays

  • 11mm shorter than prior (17”/432mm)
  • Snappier handling

Shorter Seat Tube

  • 30mm shorter
  • Better standover/dropper compatibility

Steeper Seat Tube Angle

  • 0.6-degrees steeper
  • Better pedaling position

GENERAL UPDATES OVER JPLN1

  • Suspension tuned for lighter riders
  • Higher initial leverage – For Better
    small bump compliance
  • Flatter suspension curve – More
    consistent feel through travel
  • More progressive tune – Resists bottom out, appropriate to travel
  • Updated geometry
  • Wheel size switchable – 29 or 27.5+
  • More travel – 110mm, up from 100
  • Stiffer fork chassis – Fox 34 instead of 32
  • Grippier tires for greater trail handling – 29×2.3” Maxxis tire combo & 27.5×2.8” Maxxis Rekon tires
  • Dropper posts included in kits

KEY FEATURES:

  • Custom ‘light’ suspension tune for a plusher feel
  • Low standover height for optimum maneuverability
  • Juliana anatomical women’s saddle
  • Accepts both 29er and 27.5+ wheel/tire combos
  • Available in Small, Medium and Large sizes
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Aneela McKenna letting Andy go first – to make him feel better. Photo – Duncan Philpott

US PRICING

Frame Only: $2899

Complete Bikes:

Joplin 29 CC XX1: $7799
Joplin 29 CC XO1: $6499
Joplin 27.5+ CC XO1: $6499

WARRANTY

Lifetime warranty.

Lifetime bearings and crash replacement warranty.


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