Curtis XC9

The XC9 is our ultimate XC rolling machine

The Curtis XC9 is our XC frame for 29″ wheels. The frame is designed for a 100m fork, with a head angle of 68 and short chain stays of 440mm it builds into a bike that gives a quick, nimble and very responsive ride.

The XC9 comes with 148×12 dropouts as standard, or you can opt for our slider system which gives you the choice of running your frame with a 10x135mm or 142x12mm axles, either single speed, geared, or hub gears such as Rohloff.

Customize your XC9.

We have spent a long time riding and developing our geometry which is what we recommend but if you really know what you want and would like to tweak our std geo you are welcome to so.

Here are the custom options available at no extra charge.

  1. Fork travel  100 or 120mm
  2. Head tube length and angle
  3. Seat tube length and angle
  4. Personalised frame number up to six letters or numbers to be stamped into your drop out

Note: Bottle mounts are only fitted if asked for and are charged at £25 a pair.



Standard paint: £1,295
Translucent paint: £1,350
Polished & clear coat: £1,450

Please call for prices

Dropout options

Paragon Standard dropout.
142 x 12mm or 148 x 12mm
Fitted as standard

Curtis Sliding dropout. 

135 x 10mm or 142 x 12mm
Comes with a titanium bolt kit
+ £100


Our frames are offered in the following RAL colours, as well as our unique polished and smoked clear coat finish. Custom RAL colours are also available on request. View the Ral colour chart.

Our polished and clear coat finish is £150 extra, this hand polished finished takes a day to achieve and is finished with a clear powered coat which is tough as nails.

Please note: frames with smoked and clear coat finish are susceptible to creeper rust. Please read about creeper rust on our warranty page before placing your order.

Sizes & Geometry


H/T ANGLE6868686868
B/B DROP-65-65-65-65-65
B/B HEIGHT303303303303303

The XC9 is designed for a 100mm fork.
Frame weight for a 17.5″ = 4.09lbs/2.08kg.
All geometry is static with no sag.