Shift 27.Five R5

  • Year: 2016
  • MSRP: $1,739.99 *
  • Sizes: 14.5", 16", 18", 20.5"
  • Colors: Orange / Black
  • Weight: 33.3 lbs

Featuring the same 4-Bar linkage frame as the R7, a Rockshox suspension platform and reliable Shimano SLX / Deore components, the Shift R5 offers confidence-boosting efficiency and control with improved rigidity and progressive travel, which translates into higher downhill speeds, additional cornering control and reliable climbing prowess.


  • 6061-T6 Series alloy 4-Bar Linkage frame, 125mm travel, Tapered 1.5" head tube, 12mm Thru-Axle
  • RockShox Monarch R Solo Air rear shock w/ adjustable rebound
  • Rockshox Recon Silver TK 27.5 fork, 1-1/8-1.5in Taper steerer, Solo Air, 120mm Travel, w/ 15mm Maxle thru-Axle
  • Ritchey Comp Logic Zero PF headset
  • FSA Comet Compact 36/24T crankset
  • New Shimano Deore Side-swing, front pull, direct mount front derailleur
  • Shimano SLX Shadow SGS rear derailleur
  • Shimano Deore 2x10 shifters, 11-34T cassette
  • WTB Rocket Sport saddle
  • Ritchey Trail alloy handlebar, seat-post & Trail WCS Lock-Ring grips
Frame Components
Frame 6061-T6 Series alloy Dual Suspended 4-Bar Linkage frame, 125mm rear travel, Tapered 1.5" head tube, 73mm BB shell, 12mm Thru-Axle dropouts
Fork Rockshox Recon Silver TK 27.5, 1-1/8 - 1.5in Taper alloy steerer, Solo Air; 120mm Travel, w/ 15mm Maxle thru-Axle included
Headset Comp Logic Zero Press-Fit 1-1/8" / 1.5", Semi-Cartridge bearings, for 44/56mm Head Tube (28.6/41-39.8/56mm)
Frame Shock RockShox Monarch R Solo Air 190X51
Cranks FSA Comet Compact MTB 36/24T
Bottom Bracket FSA MegaExo sealed cartridge BB
Chain KMC X10 NP/GY MTB 10-spd
Front Derailleur Shimano Deore FD-M617-D, Side-Swing, Front Pull, Direct Mount
Rear Deralleur Shimano SLX, RD-M670, SGS 10-spd Top normal, Shadow design
Derailleur Shifter Shimano Deore, 2x10-spd, w/ Optical gear display
Pedals N/A
Tires Kenda Honey Badger 27.5*2.20, 30tpi
Wheels/Rims Weinmann XM-25 Disc- 27.5" x 32H alloy double wall rims, Pivit alloy disc cassette 32h, Thru-Axle 15mm sealed bearing Front, 12mm Rear w/ 10-spd cassette
Freewheel/Cassette Shimano CS-HG62-10, 10-spd 11-13-15-17-19-21-23-26-30-34T
Braking System
Brakes Shimano BR-M395 Hydraulic
Brake Levers Shimano BL-M396
Other Components
Grips Ritchey MTN Trail WCS LockRing, 135mm
Handle Bar Ritchey MTN Comp Low Riser, 20mm rise, 710mm wide; 9 Deg. sweep
Stem Pivit Alloy Trail, Cold Forged, 0 Deg., 4 Bolts, Ext.: 50 to 70mm
Seat WTB Rocket Sport
Seat Post Ritchey alloy micro adjust 31.6mm
Seat Clamp Pivit alloy 34.9mm quick release
Size Head Angle Seat Angle Top Tube (Effective) Seat Tube (C-T) Chainstay Length BB Drop Wheel Base Stand Over Stack Height Reach Fork Height Fork Offset Stem Length Bar Width Crank Length
14.5 68.5° 70.5° 555mm (21.9") 368.3mm (14.5") 430mm (16.9") 20mm (0.8") 1081mm (42.6") 782mm (30.8") 577mm (22.7") 381mm (15") 42mm (1.7")
16 68.5° 71.5° 575mm (22.6") 406.4mm (16") 430mm (16.9") 20mm (0.8") 1103mm (43.4") 786mm (30.9") 589mm (23.2") 404mm (15.9") 42mm (1.7")
18 68.5° 72.2° 600mm (23.6") 457.2mm (18") 430mm (16.9") 20mm (0.8") 1130mm (44.5") 789mm (31.1") 612mm (24.1") 432mm (17") 42mm (1.7")
20.5 68.5° 72.8° 620mm (24.4") 520.7mm (20.5") 430mm (16.9") 20mm (0.8") 1154mm (45.4") 804mm (31.7") 607mm (23.9") 453mm (17.8") 42mm (1.7")