"I want a steel bike. I want a hardtail. But most of all I want a Chromag because I know they are designed with exactly the kind of ride quality that I want and trust. More so, I had all the parts to build up a new bike, including a wicked set of 26-inch wheels and a fork that I’ve had for years I don’t want to go to waste. I like riding really technical trails – greasy, gnarled routes in the forest, lines with commitment that challenge the rider’s ability more than anything. I also like to get out on all-day pedals to find out what’s over the next hill and test my ability to last the duration. Then there’s days I want to go down to the woods at the end of my street and just breath some fresh air and hang a foot out on every corner to get my kicks. Really, all I want is something dependable and reliable that just gets me out on the trails. Riding, that’s what I’m in it for."

Specs

Midweight, All Mountain

Handmade using a custom tube set, our own drop outs and ISCG tabs, the Aperture is a contemporary classic that features all the hallmarks that we pride ourselves on.

  • Handmade in our Taiwanese partner factory
  • Custom chromoly tube set
  • Chromag's own trail honed geometry
  • Chain stay length optimized at 16.5" / 420mm
  • Custom CNC machined dropouts
  • Chromag’s own ISCG tabs
  • 44-millimeter head tube accepts tapered steerer forks
  • Design optimized for 100-140mm fork
  • 27.2 mm diameter seat tube
  • 30mm seat collar
  • 2.4-inch tire clearance

Colours

Black, Green, Orange


Features

Head tube badges

Bikes are special. The headtube badge is the finishing touch so we’ve always made a point of taking the time to do something interesting with it. Our headtube badges have changed over the years and are an indication of the time each bike was made. Whether it’s a cast bronze, or polished stainless steel, water cut aluminum or a 3D CNC carving, each one represents our commitment to detail.

Tubing

Making modern chromoly frames is challenging when most of the tubes available on the market are from an era of mountain biking long past. After several years of frame production we reached the point where we could design and produce our own custom tubing for the majority of our frame tubes. This contributes to the unique look of many of our frames but more importantly allows us to configure our bikes exactly as we want for each design.

ISCG mounts

ISCG tabs are not as necessary for all bikes as they once were but many of our bikes feature our CNC’d 2piece design which is light, and can be removed when not used.


Geometry

  
Chainstay 16.5" / 419mm
Headtube 4.5" / 114mm
Head Angle 68°
Seattube Angle 73°
BB Height 12.5" / 318mm
Seatpost Size 27.2mm
Headset Size 44mm
Ft. Derailleur Size 28.6mm
BB Shell 73mm

*measured with a 140mm fork.  Optimal 100-140mm


Sizing

 SMM/LL
TYPICAL RIDER HEIGHT 5'2-5'7
157-170cm
5'5"-5'10
165-178cm
5'8"-6'2"
173-188cm
5'11-6'4"
180-190cm
TOPTUBE LENGTH (EFFECTIVE) 22"
559mm
23"
584mm
23.75"
603mm
24.35"
618mm
SEATTUBE LENGTH (C-TOP) 15.5"
394mm
17"
432mm
18.5"
470mm
19.5"
495mm
REACH 381mm 400mm 420mm 436mm
STACK 602mm 602mmm 602mm 602mm

        
FRAME: $725
Prices are in Canadian Dollars. For US and International pricing please contact us.

To purchase, please contact us directly. We are happy to answer all your questions about our bikes and products.
Call: 604-905-6667
Email: info@chromagbikes.com