2014 United x Etnies Recruit

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The 2014 United x Etnies Recruit. After what we did with the 2013 Recruit, improving it for 2014 was not going to be easy. We looked long and hard, and by tweaking a couple of areas we feel we have managed to do just that. We started by taking the bullet proof ultra loud fully sealed cassette from our Supreme line and put this on our entry level bike, we added a nice taper to the forks, improved the stem, and tightened up some of the geometry on the handlebars and frame to make this a perfect fit for that younger entry level rider.

For it’s first release we have teamed up with Etnies and through our shared pool of progressive riders Corey Martinez, Nathan Williams & Geoff Slattery we are offering the bike in three primary tones with bright pops of colour, and an entire collection of footwear and apparel, the United Colors of Etnies.

Top Tube Length20 in
Frame GeometryHT: 75° / CS: 13.25 in / BB: 11.8 in / SO: 8 in
Material1020 hi ten steel
Dropouts6mm thick, 14mm slots
Brake MountsWelded 990
Fork Legs1020 hi ten steel
SteererIntegrated race, 1020 hi ten steel
Fork Dropouts5mm thick, 10mm slots
Handlebars1020 hi ten H: 8.25 in x W: 28 in
GripsUnited w/nylon push in end
HeadsetUnited sealed bearing integrated
StemUnited alloy front load with forged detail
Cranks3pc 170mm tubular cromo, 19mm 8 spline spindle
BBUnited sealed bearing mid, 19mm
SprocketUnited design, 25t
PedalsSlim nylon/fibreglass mix
ChainTaya 410, Black
Rear RimSingle wall 36h, alloy, colour anodized
Front RimSingle wall 36h, alloy, colour anodized
Rear Hub36h, sealed bearing cassette, 14mm axle
Driver9t, 4 pawl, sealed bearings, ultra loud mech
Front Hub36h, alloy looseball, 10mm axle
Rear TyreUnited Direct 20 x 2.1, 65 psi
Front TyreUnited Direct 20 x 2.3, 65 psi
SeatUnited padded integrated w/post
Seat PostIntegrated with seat
Seat ClampAlloy
Weight25 lbs / 11.33 kg
ColoursBlack/Red, Black/Blue, Black/Green