Liv’s new Lurra is an adventurous trail-slaying hardtail

The brand new ladies’s particular Liv Lurra hardtail mountain bike comes with trendy geometry and adventure-ready options

Hardtails are extremely versatile bikes, capable of deal with singletrack trails and bikepacking adventures, and that’s precisely what the brand new Liv Lurra is all about. This ladies’s particular hardtail mountain bike options trail-ready geometry with a 66 diploma head angle, and loads of options that make it good for charging onerous and having enjoyable.

Have to know:

  • 27.5 wheels in XS and S, 29er in S, M and L
  • Devoted body geometry for smaller sizes to swimsuit smaller wheels
  • 4 sizes: XS, S, M and L
  • 130mm entrance suspension
  • Dropper seatpost as customary

“The Lurra was designed for riders preferring the onerous charging velocity and ease of a hardtail however need a number of the plush contains a dual-suspension mountain bike presents,” mentioned Ludi Scholz, Liv International Off-road Class Supervisor.

“Riders considering efficiency are going to search out this bike to be versatile, enjoyable and playful on the path because of its progressive geometry, and its specs providing large worth for the value.”

Geometry chart for the Liv Lurra MY23 Women's hardtail mountain bike

Like all Liv bikes, the Lurra has been designed particularly for girls utilizing solely ladies’s physique dimension knowledge and rider suggestions. It has a definite ladies’s particular geometry, and components resembling ladies’s particular saddle and size-specific elements the place acceptable.

Liv Lurra body and geometry

The Lurra relies on an ALUXX SL-Grade aluminium body with trail-focussed geometry together with a 66 diploma head angle and 438mm chainstays which presents secure dealing with on descents, and a steeper 76/76.5 diploma seat angle for higher effectivity when climbing.

The Lurra is on the market in sizes XS proper as much as L, although not all sizes could also be out there in all territories. For instance, the UK usually doesn’t deliver all Liv fashions within the dimension L.

Liv has opted to supply the XS and S dimension bikes with 27.5inch wheels, and the S, M and L with 29er wheels. Liv states that the XS and S have geometry particularly designed round that smaller wheel dimension, which hasn’t been frequent with bike design.

And apparently, it looks like the S shall be out there with both 27.5 inch wheels or 29er wheels.

Hinting at it’s adventurous goals, the Lurra additionally has loads of mounts on the frames, permitting riders to suit two water bottles within the body, and likewise match a small body bag on the underside of the highest tube for holding important instruments and snacks.

Cables are routed internally for a cleaner look, and to offer extra safety from the weather.

The place the Lurra sits within the Liv bike line

There’s one different hardtail within the Liv vary, which is the Tempt. It has 100mm of entrance journey so the Lurra is extra suited to technical terrain. And whereas the Lurra and the full-suspension Embolden each have 130mm entrance journey, the Lurra presents higher pedalling effectivity over the Embolden, whereas the 120mm rear journey on the Embolden presents extra compliance, traction and stability.

The Lurra can also be constructed from an increased grade of aluminium than the Tempt and Embolden, the lighter ALUXX SL-Grade.

Suspension and spec

The Lurra comes with plush 130mm entrance suspension, which together with the body geometry ought to make it a vigorous, enjoyable hardtail for trails and singletrack.

All fashions come fitted with a Big Contact Swap dropper seat put up with size-specific journey (100mm – 150mm) and girls’s particular Liv saddle.

Big AM wheels are fitted with both Maxxis Ardent Race tyres on the 27.5 fashions, or a mixture of Maxxis Minnion and Aggressor for the 29er fashions. Body clearance implies that the 27.5 inch wheel fashions can match as much as 2.6 inch tyres, and the 29er fashions can take 2.5 inch tyres. The wheels come arrange tubeless.

The vary topper Liv Lurra 1 comes with SRAM SX Eagle crankset, whereas the decrease priced Lurra 2 has a Shimano Deore crankset. Each have size-specific cranks. Almost all fashions function 170mm crankarms, although the XS dimension within the Lurra 1 has shorter 165mm crankarms.

Liv Lurra vary

There are two fashions within the Liv Lurra vary, out there from February 2023.

Liv Lurra 1

  • Value: $1850 / £1599 / AU$2299
  • Body: ALUXX SL-Grade Aluminum, 12×148 thru-axle
  • Color: Starry Night time
  • Fork: Big Crest 34 SL RCL, 130mm, 15×110
  • Drivetrain: SRAM NX Eagle derailleur, SRAM SX Eagle, 11×50 cassette, SRAM SX Eagle PowerSpline, 30t crankset
  • Brakes: Shimano BR-MT420 [F], Shimano BR-MT410 [R] hydraulic
  • Wheelset: Big AM 27.5/29, tubeless prepared, sleeve-joint rim, 30mm inside width with Maxxis Ardent Race 27.5×2.6, EXO, TR (27.5) or [F] Maxxis Minion DHF 29×2.5 WT, EXO, TR, tubeless, [R] Maxxis Aggressor 29×2.5 WT, EXO, TR (29)
  • Seatpost: Big Contact Swap dropper, distant – 100mm journey / 30.9 x 345mm, or 125mm journey / 30.9 x 395mm on M & L

Liv Lurra 2

  • Value: $1500 / £1399 / AU$1899
  • Body: ALUXX SL-Grade Aluminum, 12×148 thru-axle
  • Color: Cleaning soap Suds
  • Fork: Big Crest 34 RCL, 130mm, 15×110
  • Drivetrain: Shimano Deore M5120, Shadow + derailleur, Shimano Deore M4100, 11×46 cassette, Shimano Deore M5100, 30t crankset
  • Brakes: Tektro HDM 276, hydraulic, Tektro rotors [F]180mm, [R]180mm hydraulic
  • Wheelset: Big AM 27.5/29, tubeless prepared, sleeve-joint rim, 30mm inside width
  • Seatpost: Big Contact Swap dropper, distant with 100mm journey / 30.9 x 345mm (XS – S), 125mm journey / 30.9 x 395mm (M) and 150mm journey / 30.9 x 440mm (L)