Sette Serum Elite XC Hardtail

5/5 (2 Reviews)
MSRP : $5700.00


Product Description

  • Fork: Fox 32 F-Series Fit RLC 100mm Travel
  • Shifters: Shimano XTR SL-M980, 10-Speed
  • Brake Levers: Avid Elixir CR
  • Crankset: Shimano XTR FC-M980, 44-32-22T
  • Chain: Shimano CN-M980


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User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by pedalitup a Cross Country Rider

Date Reviewed: December 23, 2012

Strengths:    This is an update to previous initial review. I've beaten this frame on rocky, twisty Texas singletrack for six more solid months and although it's been down several times it's survived without a single scratch. It's by far the most comfortable of the half dozen hardtails I've owned over the last 20 years including carbon, aluminum and 853 steel. Theres plenty of clearance for a fat Mutano 2.4 tire. The light weight and instant acceleration make 30 mile rides a breeze. I am confident over three foot drops at speed and negotiating our infamous rock gardens. This has gotta be the biggest sleeper frame ever produced. Although I no longer race XC, I have NEVER been passed while riding this bike, not even close. Can't wait to get back to the west coast among real riders to see if this holds out. .

Weaknesses:    Absolutely none

Bottom Line:   
This frame has made me a better rider and a much wiser shopper.

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Favorite Trail:   Anything from Walnut creek in Austin to Timewarp in Ashland

Duration Product Used:   almost a year

Price Paid:    $479.00

Purchased At:   Price point

Similar Products Used:   2001 Trek 9.8. This blows that fragile eggshell away. Various aluminum and steel ass hatchets. .

Bike Setup:   100mm SID with 15mm thru axle and 90mm Thomson X4 stem. Monkeylite XC hi rise bar and cushy Laser V ti saddle. SRAM 2X10 39/26 crank with XT cassette, shifters and derailleurs. Custom wheels with White ind hubs, Stans rims. Mutano 2.4's. Ti eggbeaters

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Rain a Cross Country Rider

Date Reviewed: June 6, 2012

Strengths:    Frame is a work of art. Stiff with good match to a 100mm travel fork. Phat 50mm headtube and junction area. The ride is super comfortable

Weaknesses:    None

Bottom Line:   
I was pleasantly surprised when I opened the box from Price Point. NO, actually I was blown away by what I got for the price. The frame is a highly engineered masterpiece lacking in nothing. I initially set my SID fork to 120 mm travel, which made the handling too slow for super twisty singletrack. At 100mm travel the handling is perfect but forgiving enough for confident descents.

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Similar Products Used:   Trek Elite 9.8

Bike Setup:   Serum Elite frame, SID RL Ti fork with 15mm thru axle, XT shifters and derailleurs, SRAM XX 2X10 crank, Thomson stem and post, Laser V saddle, Monkeylite XC carbon hi riser bar, custom wheelset etc. . 15" frame with 100mm travel fork has an effective TT length of 22.5" and actually weighs 2.7 lbs. Complete bike weighs just over 20 lbs with pedals and bottle cage.

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Sette Serum Elite 2012 in LakeBike-Hanoi

Sette Serum Elite Frame: Sette Serum Elite 2012 full carbon Groupset: full Sram XX 2012 Fork: RockShox SID XX WorldCup 100mm Wheelset: Fulcrum Red Metal Zero XRP freewheel carbon hubs Tire: Bontrager XR1 Team Issue 26x2.2, Tube: Bontrager 26x2.2-2.5 Handlebar: 3T Eryx Team, Stem: 3T Arx LTD fu ... Read More »

Question about the Sette Serum Elite frame

I am thinking about buying this frame seeing that it's currently on sale. According to PP, it mentions that the frame will accept tires up to 2.3" wide. I run WTB Wolverine Race 2.2 and need to know if these tires will fit. Thanks.Read More »

Sette Serum Elite Geometry

The [URL="http://www.pricepoint.com/detail/21170-175_SETSR0-278-Frames--/Sette-Serum-Elite-Carbon-Frame.htm"]geometry [/URL]at pricepoint looked a little strange to me. I'm not a racer and never will be, but a 22.5" TT on a small was sort of strange. I called PP today. The rep told me the geome ... Read More »

"NEW" Sette Serum Elite Carbon Frameset ($700)

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