Commencal tweaks the Meta HT hardtail for 2021

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Commencal’s tweaked Meta HT hardtail released with 2021 build and a couple of frame updates.

Think Commencal and you will probably picture downhill race runs, enduro wins, and aggressive full-suspension bikes, but full-bounce isn’t all they do. The Commencal Meta HT has been a regular in the range for a couple of years already and remains popular among a variety of different riders today.

Compared to the full-suspension bikes, the geometry of the Meta HT is aimed at playing around and having fun, rather than podiums and all-out race speed, and the 2021 version of the bike drops standover to take the play to a new level.

The 2021 Meta HT follows its roots with a shortish reach, the ability to run 27.5 or 29in wheels and options for either 150mm or 160mm forks. The tweaked frame does now have a shorter seat tube length so that riders who do want more reach can opt for a larger bike and also take advantage of modern, long-travel, dropper posts.

2021 Commencal Meta HT geometry


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1 – Seat Tube Length380 mm420 mm465 mm490 mm
2 – Seat Tube Angle74°74°74°74°
3 – Head Tube Angle65°65°65°65°
4 – Head Tube Length115 mm120 mm125 mm130 mm
5 – Wheel Base1156 mm1178 mm1205 mm1232 mm
6 – Top Tube Length581 mm602 mm628 mm655 mm
7 – Chain Stay Length432 mm432 mm432 mm432 mm
8 – Bottom Bracket Drop-40 mm-40 mm-40 mm-40 mm
9 – Fork Length555 mm555 mm555 mm555 mm
10 – Reach400 mm420 mm445 mm470 mm

Commencal is releasing 4 complete builds of the Meta HT, and there are also 3 frame only options available for riders wanting to put their own bike together.

Complete Meta HT bikes range from €1,199 – €2,149 while frames are priced at €449.

Visit the Commencal website for more details.


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