584mm (27.5 Inch) Qu-ax Muni ISIS

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A new bike trend: 27.5" - Now also in the Muni scene available!
Ligther and more agile as 29" Muni, faster and better over bumps rolling as a 26" Muni. 27.5" is an alternative between that sizes.
You don't have to decide "Muni or Cross" - 27.5 is both!


- Wheel size: 584mm (27.5")
- Color: Black
- Frame: Qu-ax Muni frame with Magura brake bosses, steel
- Saddle: Qu-ax Trials
- Seat post: 25.4mm aluminum seat post with gusset
- Seat clamp: 2-Bolt clamp
- Tire: Maxxis HighRoller II, 61-584 (27.5x2.4")
- Valve: Schrader Valve
- Rim: Strong double walled rim, with eyelets, 40mm wide, yellow
- Hub: 48 hole Qu-ax ISIS
- Cranks: 145mm QX ZeroQ ISIS
- Pedals: BMX metal pedals, black
- Number of Spokes: 48
- Weight: 6.5kg
- Leg length: 79 - 100cm



Qu-ax is writing:

As first unicycle-maker, QU-AX shifts the Muni 26" towards the new standard of mountainbikes: 27,5", also known as 650B.

At Eurobike or Taipei Cycle Show, it was already quite hard to find a 26" Mountainbike to look at. Even rim- or tire makers are only developping new products or tire-patterns for the new size. We keep the pace and shift our Muni #1702 to 27,5" from now on!

Why?

  • It's lighter than 29"
  • system-weight of tire, tube and rim is only 5% higher than a comparable 26" wheel (29" is around 12% heavier!)
  • which makes a better acceleration than a 29" and at the same time...
  • better rollover due to a better attack-angle of the wheel. A 29" wheel rolls around 14% more efficient over a 6cm high object than a 26" wheel. A 27,5" wheel rolls around 9,8% more efficient over this obstacle than a 26" wheel - with a lot of less weight than the 29"
  • More tire touches the ground, there's simply a bigger contact patch - more traction, more control!
The new Muni 27,5" comes with the Maxxis HighRoller II tyre in 27,5"x2,4", a foldable tire.

That's what our tester said:
Comparing: a 26" and a 27,5" Muni
Both riders changed unicycles several times on the track, key-section were rode on both wheel sizes by both riders.
Ride-impressions:
  • uphill: no real difference senseable, the tire has the same grip and slips just like the 26"
  • big difference, the wheel swallows obstacles and roots a lot better than the 26" - feels a lot faster
  • downhill: for sure it's faster - same agility as the 26" - rides smoother
  • jumping: no senseable difference (in terms of weight or intertia)

conclusion Marco: For me, the 27,5 is my new Downhill/Allround unicycle - I am curious how it is going to handle in harder downhills, will test in the bike-park, soon.
conclusion Jana: Compared to my 26", the 27,5" feels more efficient and rolls better over obstacles.





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