Affordable 29er Trail Bike That….. | Silverback Surface | Mountain Bike Review

Welcome to my review of the Silverback Surface.

Silveback Website:

A 140mm trail bike, created & built for fun and excitement.
What ya say we take it out for a Shred & See how this affordable bike option rides?

CRANKSET: RaceFace Aeffect, 32T, L:170mm for XS, L: 175mm All Other Sizes, Black BOTTOM BRACKET”

CASSETTE: SRAM XG-1150 11 Speed, 10-42T, Black

REAR DERAILEUR: SRAM NX X-Horizon w/ Rolling Bearing Clutch and Cage Lock, Black

SHIFTERS: SRAM NX X-Actuation SL Trigger Shifter, 11 Speed, Black

FORK: RockShox Revelation RC, Boost 29″, 140mm Travel, Solo Air, Tapered Alloy Steerer, Crown Lockout, Boost QR15 Dropout, Post Mount Disc

REAR SHOCK: RockShox Monarch RT3, Custom Tuned, 140mm Travel

HUBS: Front: SUNringle 15thru Axle, 110mm OLD, Boost hub Spacing, 32H, Sealed Cartridge Bearing, Black

RIMS: SUNringle Duroc 30 Comp, Alloy 29″, 32H, Black, Rim Width 30mm, Custom Decals, Sand Blast Black

TYRES: Onza Ibex 29″ x 2.4″, 57-622 FRC 60 Kevlar / Foldable, RC2 55a, 65a/55a, Tubeless ready, 60TPI, Black

SEATPOST: SBC Dropper Post, w/Slick Shift Lever Remote and Internal Cable Routing, Dia 30,9mm, L: 412mm, 120mm Drop, Black”

SADDLE: Sector, Cromo Rails

HANDLEBAR: Sector Plane Alloy Flat Top Bar, W: 780mm; Back Sweep: 9°; Up Sweep: 5°; Dia 35mm “

STEM: Sector Box, Alloy, Reach: 45mm, 6° x Dia 35mm, Black

FRAME: Silverback’s New Burst LT Suspension Technology. 29/27.5″ , Hydroformed 6061 Alloy Custom Butted Tubing, Tapered 1-1/8″-1.5″ Headtube, Silverback 12 x 148mm Dropouts, Super-Stiff Stays

BRAKE SET: Shimano Deore BL/BR-M6000, Open Hydraulic System, Rotors: Front: 180mm; Rear: 160mm, 6-Bolt, Black”

WEIGHT: 14.90kg

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Duncan Hattingh says:

Nice vid … you really should mention where you riding ..some of those trail look like fun … share the love

Justin L says:

Nice one. I like reviews of these “everymans bikes” that im more likely to buy. Keep it up!

ThunderStruckCoach says:

Loved this one. I am a value oriented guy who has never even owned a single XTR part – much less a single plastic, er “carbon” part. The bike industry will keep doing what they are doing as long as people keep buying. I just got back to my roots as a 51yr old dude who has been riding MTB since ’86, and bought a top of the line, Santa Cruz Chameleon S+ hardtail plus bike and could not be happier….. The bike industry had even me brainwashed with having to have a full suspension bike, but I’m so glad I finally came back to my senses…… I still spent $3,200 for a bicycle though.

mr manny says:

Don’t know if the new 2019 Specialized Stumpjumper Alloy ST is available in South Africa…but would love a comparison between this 1850USD bike and the more expensive Silverback Surface.

Shannon Essers says:

Dude sick video. In your honest opinion how does this bike compare to the new entry level build (30k) specialized stumpjumper ST alloy? Have my eyes on it.

King Rat says:

Polygon Siskiu N8 = 29379 Rand… That’s what I paid for one 😉
New Year special ^^

Charl Loubser says:

I bought me a surface last year August. And im very happy with it, its fast

Bikes Trails and Greenways says:

Nice demo Wayne, looks like it performed well. Still may be out of my current price range though

Dude, smell my helmet says:

Its not as cheap as I was expecting

Nathan Birkett says:

If you could review the 2019 Silverback Slade Trail that would be awesome

Neal Green says:

Why does the bar look like it’s sweeping forward?

Shaun C says:

Nice review mate! Will you do a review sometime on the Trek Fuel EX ?


Make a affordable Hardtail, like the Merida Hardtail Series bikes video. Loved the vid!

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