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All-Mountain Boss.

The Warden has been regulating trails around the world for three years now, and in fine style. This design oozes versatility with adjustable geometry, and is ready for any type of riding you can muster. From all day epics to bike park laps, the Warden has been lighting up enduro/all-mountain scene ever since its release.

Featuring our tried and true Four by 4 suspension design, the main focus of the Warden is traction, uphill and downhill. This bike stays glued to the ground in any situation, making it the ultimate weapon for enduro racing, or on your next lap around your local loop.

The Warden pulls no punches in the features department, because the discerning rider always appreciates 'the little things':

- 27.5 wheels
- 150mm travel
- Traction maximized by Knolly's own Fourby4 suspension system
- 6066 series alloy frameset is extensively hydroformed
- Industry leading geometry - Long reach, Low bb height and standover
- Dual ring compatible - provides superior set-up versatility
- Two geometry settings allow you to fine-tune your ride experience
- Internal & external cable routing
- Main pivots rotate on highest quality angular contact catridge bearings
- Low stress pivot locations rotate on long lasting IGUS bushings
- 12x142 rear axle spacing
- Threaded BB for creak-free riding and simple installation
- ISCG05 tabs are removeable and replaceable
- Knolly's custom 'black ti' pivot fasteners keep things tight and classy
- Bottle mounts in a location that is actually useable
- Massive Knolly tire clearance, as usual
 
The Warden is the proud result of 10 years of design evolution here at Knolly. We couldn't be more excited about this bike.

Geometry

Metric
Standard
Geometry S M L XL Specs
Head Tube Angle 66.5° / 65.5° Frame Weight 3250g(w/ Fox DPS)
Head Tube Length 98 105 105 115 Rear Travel 150mm
Stand Over Height 690 713 745 772 Wheel Size & Max Width 27.5" x 2.5"
Seat Tube Length 373 419 476 515 Dropout/Hub Spec 142 x 12mm axle(included)
Effective Top Tube Length 576 604 631 648 Headset 44mm upper & 56mm lower
Wheel Base Length 1133 1162 1189 1207 Seatpost Diameter 31.6mm
Bottom Bracket Height 345.5 / 337mm Post Collar Size 35.0mm
Seat Tube Angle 68° Front Derailleur E-type direct mount
Effective Seat Tube Angle 74° / 75° Chainguide Tabs ISCG05 (removable)
Chain Stay Length 429mm BB Shell Spec 73mm / threaded
Fork Length (headset included) 557mm Rear Brake Tabs International Standard (IS)
Stack  581mm 587mm 587mm  597mm Sizes S, M, L, XL
Reach 407mm 433mm 460mm 474mm * All geo based upon 160mm travel fork

 

Geometry S M L XL Specs
Head Tube Angle 66.5° / 65.5° Frame Weight 7.1lb(w/ Fox DPS)
Head Tube Length 3.9" 4.1" 4.1" 4.5" Rear Travel 6.0"
Stand Over Height 27.2" 28.1" 29.3" 30.4" Wheel Size & Max Width 27.5" x 2.5"
Seat Tube Length 14.7" 16.5" 18.8" 20.3" Dropout/Hub Spec 142 x 12mm axle(included)
Effective Top Tube Length 22.7" 23.8" 24.8" 25.5" Headset 44mm upper & 56mm lower
Wheel Base Length * 44.5" 45.7" 46.8" 47.5" Seatpost Diameter 31.6mm
Bottom Bracket Height 13.6" / 13.27" Post Collar Size 35.0mm
Seat Tube Angle 68° Front Derailleur E-type direct mount
Effective Seat Tube Angle 74° / 75° Chainguide Tabs ISCG05 (removable)
Chainstay Length 16.9" BB Shell Spec 73mm / threaded
Fork Length (headset included) 21.9"  Rear Brake Tabs International Standard(IS)
Stack 22.9" 23.1" 23.1" 23.5" Sizes S, M, L, XL
Reach 16.0" 17.0" 18.1" 18.7" * All geo based upon 6.3" fork

Sizing Guidelines

For fit we highly recommend consulting one of our expert dealers. Here is a good starting point:

Sizing
S Under 5'7"
M 5'7 - 5'11
L 5'11" - 6'2
XL 6'3" and above

 

  Rhinestone Cowboy (XO1)
Fork Fox 36 Factory 160mm HSC/LSC Kashima - black
Head Set Cane Creek 40, Zero Stack 44/56
Stem Race Face Turbine  35 - 50mm x 0 rise
Bar Race Face SixC 35 - 800mm x 20mm
Grips (pair) Chromag Squarewave - Black
Brakes Sram Guide RSC - 200mm Front / 180mm Rear
Shifters SRAM XO1 - 11 spd trigger
Seat Post Race Face Turbine - 150mm dropper
Post Collar Chromag NQR - black
Saddle Chromag Lynx DT
Crankset Race Face Turbine - 30t DM ring x 175mm
Chain Guide MRP AMG 28-32t
Front Derailleur N/A
Rear Derailleur SRAM XO1 - 11 speed
Cassette SRAM XG 1195 10-42t
Chain SRAM PCX1 w/powerlock
Pedals Not Included
Wheelset Industry Nine Enduro-S
Front Tire Maxxis Minion DHF 27.5x2.3 3C/EXO/TR
Rear Tire Maxxis High Roller II 27.5x2.3 3C/EXO/TR
   

 

  Lazer Breath (X1)
Fork DVO Diamond 160mm - black
Headset

Cane Creek 40, Zero Stack 44/56

Stem Race Face Turbine 35 - 50mm x 0 rise
Bar Race Face Atlas 35 - 800mm x 20mm rise
Grips (pair) Chromag Squarewave - black
Brakes Sram Guide R - 200mm Front / 180mm Rear
Shifter SRAM X1 - 11 spd trigger
Seat Post Race Face Turbine - 150mm dropper
Post Collar Chromag NQR - black
Saddle Chromag Lynx DT - black
Crankset Race Face Aeffect SL Cinch - 30t NW ring x 175mm
Chain Guide MRP AMG 28-32t
Front Derailleur N/A
Rear Derailleur SRAM X1 - 11 spd
Cassette SRAM XG 1150 10-42t
Chain SRAM PCX1 w/powerlock
Pedals Not Included
Wheelset Race Face Aeffect-R 30mm
Front Tire Maxxis Minion DHF 27.5 x 2.3 3C/EXO/TR
Rear Tire Maxxis High Roller II 27.5 x 2.3 3C/EXO/TR
   

 

  Junior VP (GX)
Shock Rock Shox Monarch Plus RC3 Debonair
Fork Rock Shox Lyric RC 160mm
Headset

Cane Creek 40, Zero Stack 44/56

Stem Chromag Hi-Fi 35 - 50mm
Bar Chromag OSX 35 - 800mm x 25mm rise
Grips (pair) Chromag Squarewave - black
Brakes SRAM Guide R - 180mm Front & Rear
hifter SRAM GX - 11 spd trigger
Seat Post Rock Shox Reverb - 150mm drop
Post Collar Chromag NQR - black
Saddle Chromag Lynx DT - black
Crankset SRAM GX 1400 - 30t DM ring x 175mm
Chain Guide N/A
Front Derailleur N/A
Rear Derailleur SRAM GX - 11 spd
Cassette SRAM XG 1150 10-42t
Chain SRAM PCX1 w/powerlock
Pedals Not Included
Wheelset SRAM Rail 40
Front Tire Maxxis Minion DHF 27.5 x 2.3 3C/EXO/TR
Rear Tire Maxxis High Roller II 27.5 x 2.3 3C/EXO/TR
   

Available Shock Options

Rear Shock Options
Fox Float DPS EVOL
Cane Creek DB-Inline
Cane Creek DBA-CS
Fox Float X2

Details:

  • Shock size: 7.875 x 2.25
  • Reducer/hardware spec: Top 21.8mm x M6 / Bottom 21.8mm x M6
  • Optimal sag: 30%

Recommended Shock Settings

 

SHOCK MODEL RIDER WEIGHT SPRING RATE/AIR PRESSURE
Fox Float DPS EVOL 100lbs 89 psi
Additional Setup Tips 120lbs 106 psi
  140lbs 124 psi
  160lbs 142 psi
  180lbs 160 psi
  200lbs 177 psi
  220lbs 195 psi
Cane Creek DBA-CS 100lbs 70 psi
Additional Setup Tips 120lbs 85 psi
  140lbs 99 psi
  160lbs 113 psi 
  180lbs 127 psi
  200lbs 140 psi
  220lbs 155 psi
Cane Creek DB-Inline 100lbs 75 psi
Additional Setup Tips 120lbs 90 psi
  140lbs 110 psi
  160lbs 130 psi
  180lbs 150 psi
  200lbs 170 psi
  220lbs 190 psi
Fox Float X2 100lbs 70 psi
Additional Setup Tips 120lbs 80 psi
  140lbs 90 psi
  160lbs 110 psi
  180lbs 130 psi
  200lbs 150 psi
  220lbs 170 psi
Push ELEVENSIX 100lbs #325 spring
Additional Setup Tips 120lbs #350 spring
  140lbs #375 spring
  160lbs #400 spring
  180lbs #425 spring
  200lbs #450 spring
  220lbs #475 spring

 

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