The STEVENS carbon hardtail mountain bikes are considered slim, fast, efficient and super light – the ideal basis for achieving best times and victories. The XC carbon hardtails shine with sophisticated details: The extra-wide "landscape" tube above the bottom bracket or the elegant transition of the top tube into the seat stays are two examples of the small subtleties that reflect our years of experience in carbon frame construction. Mere …In this way, we achieve a very high lateral stiffness with a minimum of material, which keeps the weight low, but thanks to the 29" wheels, the bike is very fast and shines with good rollover characteristics. Such ingredients are expected from a competition bike in order to meet high sporting and robust requirements. We do without gimmicks and focus on two premises with the XC carbon bikes: top speed and top handling even in the most demanding terrain.