Orbea has launched the Onna hardtail mountain bike described as a enjoyable and environment friendly bike to uncover your ardour for mountain bike or start exploring XC. Available throughout a variety of reasonably priced worth factors, the goal is to tempt the trail-curious contingent of cyclists on the market to lastly press ship on a singletrack-appropriate car on which to broaden their off-road horizons. Here’s a fast overview.
The Orbea Onna is a 100mm journey aluminum hardtail mountain bike designed for these of all genders, regardless of the phrase “Onna” being certainly one of some ways to seek advice from ladies in Japanese. For Orbea, the unique “Onna” was in actual fact a revolver that the model manufactured round 1840. Nomenclature apart, the Onna is now reincarnated as a special weapon, an MTB designed to ship good occasions solely.
It enters the Orbea line-up as an entry-level bike, geared toward riders who’re new to mountain biking, maybe serious about heading off the asphalt onto trails for the very first time. It’s a contemporary iteration of the bike on which most of us who think about ourselves mountain bikers found our love for the game. Bear that in thoughts once you take a look on the geometry figures beneath.
The Onna is by far and away probably the most reasonably priced mountain bike from Orbea with all fashions coming in nicely below the worth of their extra aggressive geometry-rocking Laufey. Complete bike pricing begins at £629 ($799 USD), pitting the Onna as a competitor to the Trek Marlin, a comparable entry-level hardtail mountain bike that may be a widespread sight throughout UK path facilities.
Though the most affordable mannequin is costlier than that of the Marlin (which is available in at £475), it does trump it by way of body particulars with a tapered head tube, in distinction with the straight headtube seen on the Marlin. That restricts the Marlin’s use to forks with straight steerers solely, which are typically heavier with much less adjustability than forks that characteristic a tapered steerer tube. That stated, you’ll have to half with £999 to get the Onna 20 earlier than you get an air spring fork; the cheaper Onna 30, Onna 40 and Onna 50 are all spec’d with an SR Suntour fork working a coil spring. The capability to improve to one thing higher-end stays.
The Orbea Onna’s geometry and sizing suggestions have been curated with a concentrate on delivering a managed, comfy and environment friendly trip really feel to riders just a little unfamiliar with the bumpy and usually unpredictable nature of singletrack. In phrases of attain it’s considerably shorter in comparison with the overwhelming majority of XC hardtails in the marketplace, nearly shifted one dimension down from what extra skilled riders can be acquainted with.
Available in sizes XS-XL, the Onna’s attain measurement begins at 365mm, topping out at 468mm in XL. It will get a 68.5° head angle and 74.5° seat tube angle. Wheel dimension depends on body dimension; the XS bike comes with a 27.5″ wheelset solely, whereas these riders suited to the Small body get to decide on between 27.5″ and 29″. The Medium by means of XL bikes all run 29″ wheels solely.
There can also be a Junior body dimension out there (however not within the US) throughout 5 worth factors, designed for riders between 145cm and 160cm tall.
Other notable options of the Orbea Onna embrace hydraulic disc brakes throughout the vary and inside cable routing, together with the capability for stealth routing of a dropper seat submit ought to riders want to improve for extra clearance whereas descending.
Pricing & Availability
The Orbea Onna is on the market in now at 5 worth factors for the XS-XL frames beginning at £629 ($799 USD) for the fundamental Onna 50. The most you may spend is £1,099 ($1,399 USD) on the Onna 10 spec’d with a RockShox Judy Silver Air fork and Shimano MT2100 hydraulic disc brakes. The Junior bike can also be out there (excluding the US) at 5 worth factors, beginning at £629 ($799 USD). Head to the Orbea web site for extra particulars on full bike specs.