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What makes Occam unique
Occam´s balanced geometry is fast, efficient, and above all fun on a huge variety of trails.
SLACKER HEAD ANGLE
LOWER BOTTOM BRACKET
Room to Move While Maintaining Balance
Stability at High Speeds
STEEP SEAT ANGLE
Proper Pedaling Position
Occam is availbale in S, M, L and XL so you are sure to find your perfect fit.
DESIGN / INTEGRATION
ORBEA INNOVATION - ALWAYS STRIVING FOR PERFECTION
We live and breathe the bikes we make and are proud of every one of them. Innovation is the difference between participating and leading and at Orbea only excellence is good enough. Each bike that leaves our factory is the result of our passion, design skill and manufacturing expertise.
The best materials are applied to innovative designs in the hands of dedicated engineers, making the result truly exceptional.
Some of this happens at a computer or in a testing lab, a lot of it on the road or mountain and during the design process prototypes are passed around, fought over and above all ridden. It’s all crucial for improvement and fundamental to the pride we take in our industry-leading bicycles.
Occam uses a new two-part linkage design. Fewer pieces mean fewer interfaces, greater rigidity and a lower chance of something working loose. Additionally we have created a space in the axel and filled it with a handy 4 key multi-tool which is held securely in place with magnets. Always have the most-used tools close at hand for quick tweaks.
*Applies to all Occam models except the Occam H30.
ORBEA MONOCOQUE CARBON
We use the most technologically advanced carbon construction available to make the most sophisticated frame possible – A complex and painstaking process with results you will appreciate in the saddle.
NEXT GENERATION ALUMINIUM FRAMES
We use aluminum manufacturing and material technologies that are every bit as advanced as our carbon processest. High-quality aluminum tubing undergoes processes to align the grain structure before undergoing an advanced hydroforming process giving precision control of the shape and wall thicknesses. These processes increase strength and allow us to fine-tune the rigidity while optimizing frame weights. Many tubes are double or triple-butted, saving weight in the areas away from the stress of the joints and the weld zones.
Using aluminum technologies as advanced as our carbon manufacturing ensures our aluminum bikes are never second-best.
KINEMATICS - TRAIL PERFORMANCE
140/150mm front/rear travel
The best modern trail bikes are used for an impressive variety of terrain and need to be adaptable. Occam is designed to work well with 140mm or 150mm front and rear travel and the progressive rear suspension works well with either an air or a coil shock.
Progressive suspension is supple and active with great traction but ramps up to control the inevitable bigger hits. Occam has a moderately progressive curve, at 22%, giving very capable trail manners with the fun, playful nature Occam riders love.
BRAKING AND PEDALING CHARACTERISTICS
Our concentric boost suspension system, combined with careful placement of the pivots reduces the impact of braking on suspension performance. The anti-squat characteristics give fantastic pedalling performance and also increase traction at the rear wheel on those tricky climbs.
Advanced Dynamics transforms virtual designs into real, highly-refined machines – Bikes for demanding riders that are faster, more fun to ride and far beyond ordinary.
Our large suspension “library” is updated with new designs and data obtained from our suspension partners. This is detailed stuff, not just marketing descriptions of a new damper or spring curve.
Our Advanced Dynamics software is used to optimize geometry, linkage and pivot locations to obtain the suspension characteristics we are looking for, depending on how the bike will be used.
When we start test-riding prototypes, we are working out tiny details instead of crossing our fingers and hoping the bike will largely perform as we hoped. Starting at 90% means we get closer to perfection.
CONCENTRIC BOOST 2
We have updated our successful concentric pivot assembly at the rear axle. The new CB2 has fewer parts and reduces weight.
LIGHTER AND SIMPLER
Saves the weight of complex yokes and additional pivot axles and hardware. Pivot axle is also the hub axle, maintenance is incredibly easy.
Moving the pivot to the rear axle increases system stiffness and precision.
Enduro Max Black Oxide bearings give unmatched durability and small bump sensitivity.
Rear pivot location decouples braking forces from the swingarm assembly, reducing braking feedback.
Design your ride
We are familiar with the draw of self-expression and a desire to create. For years the MyO program has allowed riders to personalize their Orbeas to an extent that is unique in the industry. Customize the paint of your Occam C for free. Say “NO” to the standard Bike In A Box offered by our competitors.
We offer MyO component options for the Occam H and M30 models. Switching a wheelset, gearing or other components is possible through the ordering process, so your Occam arrives at the dealer in the exact configuration you desire.
Using the MyO options any Occam model can be turned into an Occam LT. Or viceversa.
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