KTM CHICAGO 272 Review

KTM CHICAGO 272 Review

KTM CHICAGO 272 Review

Price: 799 €
category: Beginners-Bike
Frame Material: Aluminium
Weight: 15 kg
Wheel Size: 27,5"
Travel Front: 100 mm
Model Year: 2023 (carry over model from 2022)
  • definately shredable in the downhill
  • climbing ace
  • strong brakes (compared to bikes in the same price range)
fun to ride in
easy terrain extreme terrain
seating position
upright efficient
handling
playful easy calm
framesize runs
small big

Overall Bike Check

The most importanten ratings of the CHICAGO 272 in comparison to the competitor bikes of following categorie: (Beginners-Bike up to 800 €) .

Value for Money Check

If you are keen on value for money, this is your chart. It shows you at a glance how many bike you get for 799 €.

Geometry

Je steiler der Winkel des Sitzrohrs ist, desto effizienter können Sie in die Pedale treten.

SIZE XXS XS S M L XL XXL
Sizing of Manufacturer
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XS
S
M
L
XL
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Wheelsize
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27,5
27,5
27,5
27,5
27,5
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Stack
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545
555
569
582
601
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Reach
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404
416
432
448
463
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Top Tube Length
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560
575
595
615
635
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Seat Tube Length
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320
380
430
480
530
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Seat Tube Angle
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74
74
74
74
74
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Head Tube Length
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100
110
125
140
160
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Head Tube Angle
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68
68
68
68
68
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Bottom Bracket Drop
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45
45
45
45
45
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Bottom Bracket Height (absolut)
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310
310
310
310
310
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Chainstay Length
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435
435
435
435
435
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Wheelbase
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1081
1097
1118
1140
1162
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Standover Height
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710
717
747
777
811
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Specification
  • Frame 27.5" Alloy 6061 MTB M1100
  • Frame Material Aluminium
  • Fork Suntour SF19-XCE28 DS 80/100
  • Spring Unit coil
  • Remote-Lockout yes
  • Gearrange 509%
  • Drivetrain 3x8
  • Gear Lever brake/shiftlever combination
  • Crank Shimano Tourney TY301-3 / 42-34-22T
  • Cassette Shimano Tourney HG200-8 / 12-32T
  • Chain KMC Z8.3
  • Brake Set Shimano Acera EF505 / MT200
  • Brake Rotors 180/160
  • Rims KTM Line - Shimano Tourney HB-TX505 CL 32H 100 QR / KTM 27.5" Sport 32H / Pillar 2 INOX silver
  • Tires Front SMARTPAC TwinSkin 54-584, black
  • Tires Rear SMARTPAC TwinSkin 54-584, black
  • Saddle KTM LINE SPORT
  • Seat Post KTM LINE 27.2
  • Stem KTM LINE 7°
  • Handle Bar KTM LINE Riser 12 680-720mm
  • Handle Bar Width 720
  • Head Set RITCHEY Zero Logic PRESS FIT 1-1/8"

Expirience with the KTM CHICAGO 272

KTM CHICAGO 272 Review The Racebike of KTM was designed for use in on long tours. And that's exactly where it shines. The lively character invites you to throw the bike around with ease. The combination of a long top tube and low stack value will make you sit sporty on the KTM CHICAGO 272. The strongest case for this bike is however: The coherent geometry and grippy tires ensure full send mode on the trail.

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