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The Macho Man is perfect for riders who commute all week to work but love to get out and play on the weekends. It’s a perfect choice for gravel, off-roading, and of course cross racing.

This generation of our everyday cross mount is better than ever with an expanded size range and 650B size wheels on the 43,46, and 49 sizes. Utilizing the 650b wheel size for our smaller bikes allows us to better serve riders by preserving our desired geometry as we scale the bike down the size range. Simply put, there are significantly less handling tradeoffs with a 650b wheel in those sizes, and smaller riders will benefit from smaller top tube lengths and the greater acceleration that a lighter, smaller wheel provides.

Like all of our steel bikes it sports classic hand-built frame details such as: a custom head badge, bi-plane lugged fork crown, signature brazed-on seat collar, signature vertical dropouts, custom bottom bracket, bottle boss reinforcements and an E.D. coating. It clears a 38c tire (650b x 42c on the smaller sizes) with plenty of room for mud, has fender mounts for rain days, and rear rack capability.

Macho Man
Frame + 612 Select double-butted CroMoly tubeset, double bottle cage mount, 135 mm rear spacing, 1-1/8" headset, English BB
Fork + 612 Select double-butted CroMoly, tapered fork blades, lugged crown & matching dropouts w/IS disc tabs
Rear Spacing + 135 mm
Brake Compatibility + Disc only, 160 mm max rotor
Seatpost Diameter + 27.2 mm
Steerer Tube/ Headset + 1-1/8" threadless, EC34 upper & lower, crown race 30.0
Front Derailleur clamp diameter + 28.6 mm, bottom pull only
Bottom Bracket + 68 mm English
Tire Clearance + 43/46/49 cm 650b x 42 mm, 52–61 cm 700c x 38 mm
Extras + Rear rack mounts, fender mounts, E.D. coated
Headset + Cane Creek 10 series
Stem + 3D forged, 4-bolt stem, 31.8 mm
Handlebar + AL6061, 31.8 mm, 80 mm reach, 125 mm drop
Tape + Black
Shifter/Brake Lever + SRAM Rival 22 right, SRAM Rival 1 left
Brake + Promax DSK-300R mechanical disc, 160 mm rotors
Rear Derailleur + SRAM Apex 1, long cage
Crankset + SRAM Apex 1, 42t chainring
Bottom Bracket + SRAM GXP
Seatpost + AL6061 w/alloy head, 27.2 mm, 350 mm length
Saddle + All-City Gonzo
Cassette + 11-42t
Chain + SRAM PC1110
Hubs + Joytech QR/disc, 32h, 6-bolt disc mount
Rims + WTB STP i19 TCS, 650b & 700c
Tires + 43/46/49 cm 650 x 41 mm Surly Knard
52/55/58/61 cm 700 x 33 mm Clement MXP
Macho Man Geometry Line Drawing
Select up to 3 sizes to view:
43cm (650b)
46cm (650b)
49cm (650b)
52cm
55cm
58cm
61cm

Size 43cm (650b) 46cm (650b) 49cm (650b) 52cm 55cm 58cm 61cm
Head Tube Angle (A) 70.75 71.25 71.25 71.5 72 72.5 72.5
Seat Tube Angle (B) 75 73.75 73.5 73 73 72.5 72.5
Top Tube Length (C) 495 520 535 550 565 585 605
Seat Tube Length (D) 410 450 490 545.4 575.4 605.3 635.3
Chainstay Length (E) 405 405 405 435 435 435 435
Bottom Bracket Drop (F) 52 52 52 70 70 70 70
Fork Offset (G) 47 47 47 45 45 45 45
Total Fork Length (H) 376 376 376 395 395 395 395
Head Tube Length (I) 100 125 150 130 150 175 200
Standover (J) 703.8 737.7 771 802 827 853 880
Wheelbase (K) 966 977.1 990.8 1019 1030 1039 1059
Stack (L) 495.4 520.8 544.5 563 583.9 609.6 633.4
Reach (M) 359.8 366.7 372.3 377.9 386.5 392.8 405.3
Handlebar Width 38 38 40 42 42 44 44
Stem Length 70 80 90 100 110 110 120
Crank Arm Length 165 165 170 175 175 175 175