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60 DAY RIDE & RETURN | 5-YEAR WARRANTY | FINANCE AVAILABLE

Privateer DJ101
Privateer DJ101
Privateer DJ101
Privateer DJ101
Privateer DJ101
Privateer DJ101
Privateer DJ101
Privateer DJ101
Privateer DJ101
Privateer DJ101
Privateer DJ101
Privateer DJ101

Privateer DJ101

The fun doesn't end with the trail

Whether you're a seasoned dirt jumper or a thrill-seeking novice, the Privateer DJ101 is built with capable geometry, lightweight construction, and reliable components that will have you hitting the local riding spot in no time.

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£999.00
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£999.00
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60 Day Ride & Return Period

The development of the Privateer DJ101 began with a simple realisation the fun doesn’t end when the trail does. Instead, we found ourselves drawn to the pump tracks and dirt jumps, or sneaking off to the local skatepark during our lunch breaks to extend play.

Looking around the racks at the Privateer headquarters, the passion for riding dirt jump bikes was palpable. Inspired by this collective enthusiasm, we set out to create a bike that encapsulated what we cherished most about hitting the local riding spots with our mates.

Our aim for the Privateer DJ101 was to offer the same principles as we had with our full-suspension bikes; a sorted frameset, confidence-inspiring geometry, and a no-nonsense build kit, all in a package ready to rip out of the box.

 

Dialled Frame

The DJ101 is designed to cater to riders of all skill levels and riding styles, with a geometry that is guaranteed to put a smile on your face. Its short chainstays and horizontal dropouts give riders the option to shorten or lengthen the rear end to suit their riding style and the chunky dropouts provide durability for those inevitable overshoots and cases. With a 410mm reach, the DJ101 offers stability and plenty of room to manoeuvre on high-speed flow trails, while the 69-degree head angle strikes the perfect balance between quick steering response and high-speed confidence. These features are all wrapped up in a durable hydroformed 6061-T6 aluminium frameset.

No Nonense Build Kit

Like with all Privateers, we've kitted the bike out with a well-considered build kit. Up front we have fitted the Manitou Circus Expert fork with 100mm of suspension travel and alloy stanchions to reduce weight. The Circus' air spring and ABS damper are easy to tune so you can achieve your perfect setup. Keeping you running fast and smooth are, a pair of Vee Tire Co. XCV dirt jump tyres, designed specifically to keep on rolling, and when you need to control your speed, we have fitted a powerful Clarks M2 dual piston hydraulic brake. The rest of the specification is burly, no-nonsense, ride-hard-from-the-box equipment that won't keep you from having a blast from morning to evening.

Easy to live with features

We also want to be sure that the DJ101 is easy to live with and simple to maintain. We use a standard tapered head tube with a common headset standard for compatibility with modern MTB forks and use a threaded BB so you can run MTB or BMX cranks. We chose externally routed cable/hose guides to simplify maintenance and provide easy access for adjustment and replacement.

Bar Spin Ready

For riders who have bar spins and tail whips in their repertoire, the DJ101 comes with tabs that allow the installation of a gyro meaning no more tangled hoses/cables.

Frame

6061-T6 alloy frame, horizontal dropouts, threaded BB, optional gyro tabs

Fork

Manitou Circus Expert, 26”, 100mm travel, air spring, taper steerer tube, 20 x 110mm thru axle

Headset

FSA ZS44/ZS56 sealed cartridge bearings

Handlebar

Alloy 750mm wide, 38.1mm rise, 31.8mm dia

Stem

Alloy 40mm, black finish

Grips

Velo Kraton 130mm with open flange

Saddle

DDK steel rail with reinforcement

Seatpost

Alloy 300mm, 30.9 dia

Brakes

Clarks M2, dual piston

Rotors

160mm front, 160mm rear

Cassette

14t single speed

Chain

KMC HL-1 Wide, 1/2” 1/8” single speed chain

Crankset

Samox 170mm 2 piece alloy chains with 24mm cromo axle

Wheels

26” alloy dirt jump wheels, 32h, 110 x 20mm front axle, 135x10mm rear axle

Front Tyre

Vee Tire Co. XCV 26 DJ x 2.25, LSG Compound

Rear Tyre

Vee Tire Co. XCV 26 DJ x 2.25, LSG Compound

Manitou Logo
Vee Tire Logo
Clarks brakes logo
The Circus Expert is the flagship dirt jump fork from the boffins at Manitou. This 100mm travel, reverse crown fork is built burly to take on harsh landings while keeping your hands and wrists isolated from harsh impacts to prevent ride-ending fatigue because the last thing we want to do is stop riding. To save additional weight, we spec the top-of-the-range Expert build of the Circus, that uses aluminium instead of steel stanchions to reduce weight.

Low rolling resistance is key when you're pumping through a trail or taking on the local pump track. The Vee Tire Co. XCV DJ26 tyre rolls fast and offers plenty of traction for those loose, high-speed turns. The tough construction also happily shrugs off cases and hard landings so you can focus on the ride and not repairs.

With a stiff and responsive alloy frame, fast-rolling tyres and confidence-inspiring geometry, the Privateer DJ101 encourages you to ride faster and harder. To keep that speed under control is a pair of powerful dual-piston Clarks M2 hydraulic disc brakes with 160mm rotors that offer incredible 1 finger braking performance.

Wheel Size

26"

Max Tyre Size

26"x 2.3

Headset Upper Cup

ZS44 30.2x41x6.5 45˚/45˚

Headset Lower Cup

ZS56 40x51.9x7 45˚/45˚

Suspension Fork Travel

100mm

Fork Axle

110 x 20mm

Headset

ZS44/56

Seat Post

30.9mm

Seat Clamp

34.9mm

Max Post Insertion

-200mm

Bottom Bracket

BSA 73mm Threaded

Max Chainring Size

32T

Chainline

49mm

Rear Rotor Mount

160mm IS Mount

Axle Size

10mm

Rear Hub Spacing

135mm

The Purpose

The development of the Privateer DJ101 began with a simple realisation the fun doesn’t end when the trail does. Instead, we found ourselves drawn to the pump tracks and dirt jumps, or sneaking off to the local skatepark during our lunch breaks to extend play.

Looking around the racks at the Privateer headquarters, the passion for riding dirt jump bikes was palpable. Inspired by this collective enthusiasm, we set out to create a bike that encapsulated what we cherished most about hitting the local riding spots with our mates.

Our aim for the Privateer DJ101 was to offer the same principles as we had with our full-suspension bikes; a sorted frameset, confidence-inspiring geometry, and a no-nonsense build kit, all in a package ready to rip out of the box.

Key Features

Dialled Frame

The DJ101 is designed to cater to riders of all skill levels and riding styles, with a geometry that is guaranteed to put a smile on your face. Its short chainstays and horizontal dropouts give riders the option to shorten or lengthen the rear end to suit their riding style and the chunky dropouts provide durability for those inevitable overshoots and cases. With a 410mm reach, the DJ101 offers stability and plenty of room to manoeuvre on high-speed flow trails, while the 69-degree head angle strikes the perfect balance between quick steering response and high-speed confidence. These features are all wrapped up in a durable hydroformed 6061-T6 aluminium frameset.

No Nonsense Build Kit

Dialled Frame

Privateer DJ101 in concrete skate park

The DJ101 is designed to cater to riders of all skill levels and riding styles, with a geometry that is guaranteed to put a smile on your face. Its short chainstays and horizontal dropouts give riders the option to shorten or lengthen the rear end to suit their riding style and the chunky dropouts provide durability for those inevitable overshoots and cases. With a 410mm reach, the DJ101 offers stability and plenty of room to manoeuvre on high-speed flow trails, while the 69-degree head angle strikes the perfect balance between quick steering response and high-speed confidence. These features are all wrapped up in a durable hydroformed 6061-T6 aluminium frameset.


Shimano EP801

Geometry

Privateer E161 seat stay in raw

Working with our sponsored riders, our engineers worked hard to bring the same level of confidence and responsiveness we all know and love from the 161 over to the Privateer E161. For the E161, we've slackened the seat angle to 78.7 degrees to place the rider over the rear wheel to get the traction down when tackling loose, steep climbs where the torque from the Shimano EP8 really comes into its own while retaining a 64-degree head angle that keeps the front wheel nicely planted for immense levels of grip.


The Privateer E161's forward-thinking geometry includes size specific chainstay lengths, which increase from 446mm in the P1-P2 sizes to 456mm on the P3 and 466mm on the P4. This increase in chainstay length is proportional to the increase in reach and grows as we size up. By keeping the front centre to the rear centre weight bias ratio as close as possible, we can ensure that each size of Privateer E161 shares the same agile handling and confidence-inspiring stability so all sizes of riders can enjoy a high-performance riding experience.


Shimano EP801

No Nonense Build Kit

Privateer DJ101 rear wheel and crankset

Like with all Privateers, we've kitted the bike out with a well-considered build kit. Up front we have fitted the Manitou Circus Expert fork with 100mm of suspension travel and alloy stanchions to reduce weight. The Circus' air spring and ABS damper are easy to tune to you can achieve your perfect setup. Keeping you running fast and smooth are, a pair of Vee Tire Co. XCV dirt jump tyres, designed specifically to keep on rolling, and when you need to control your speed, we have fitted a powerful Clarks M2 dual piston hydraulic brake. The rest of the specification is burly, no-nonsense, ride-hard-from-the-box equipment that won't keep you from having a blast from morning to evening.


Shimano EP801

Geometry

Privateer E161 seat stay in raw

Working with our sponsored riders, our engineers worked hard to bring the same level of confidence and responsiveness we all know and love from the 161 over to the Privateer E161. For the E161, we've slackened the seat angle to 78.7 degrees to place the rider over the rear wheel to get the traction down when tackling loose, steep climbs where the torque from the Shimano EP8 really comes into its own while retaining a 64-degree head angle that keeps the front wheel nicely planted for immense levels of grip.


The Privateer E161's forward-thinking geometry includes size specific chainstay lengths, which increase from 446mm in the P1-P2 sizes to 456mm on the P3 and 466mm on the P4. This increase in chainstay length is proportional to the increase in reach and grows as we size up. By keeping the front centre to the rear centre weight bias ratio as close as possible, we can ensure that each size of Privateer E161 shares the same agile handling and confidence-inspiring stability so all sizes of riders can enjoy a high-performance riding experience.


Shimano EP801

Easy to Live with Features

Privateer DJ101 jump bike

We also want to be sure that the DJ101 is easy to live with and simple to maintain. We use a standard tapered head tube with a common headset standard for compatibility with modern MTB forks and use a threaded BB so you can run MTB or BMX cranks. We chose externally routed cable/hose guides to simplify maintenance and provide easy access for adjustment and replacement.


Shimano EP801

Geometry

Privateer E161 seat stay in raw

Working with our sponsored riders, our engineers worked hard to bring the same level of confidence and responsiveness we all know and love from the 161 over to the Privateer E161. For the E161, we've slackened the seat angle to 78.7 degrees to place the rider over the rear wheel to get the traction down when tackling loose, steep climbs where the torque from the Shimano EP8 really comes into its own while retaining a 64-degree head angle that keeps the front wheel nicely planted for immense levels of grip.


The Privateer E161's forward-thinking geometry includes size specific chainstay lengths, which increase from 446mm in the P1-P2 sizes to 456mm on the P3 and 466mm on the P4. This increase in chainstay length is proportional to the increase in reach and grows as we size up. By keeping the front centre to the rear centre weight bias ratio as close as possible, we can ensure that each size of Privateer E161 shares the same agile handling and confidence-inspiring stability so all sizes of riders can enjoy a high-performance riding experience.


Shimano EP801

Bar Spin Ready

Privateer DJ101 jump bike logo

All Privateer bikes are designed to ensure ease of service and minimise faff. On our non-assisted bike, we always route cables and hoses externally for ease of access. With the Privateer E161, we're able to move the cables internally while retaining ease of serviceability through the large alloy battery cover.

All cables are fastened securely in the frame to prevent unwanted rub or rattle. The convenience of external routing with the clean lines of external routing.


Shimano EP801

Like with all Privateers, we've kitted the bike out with a well-considered build kit. Up front we have fitted the Manitou Circus Expert fork with 100mm of suspension travel and alloy stanchions to reduce weight. The Circus' air spring and ABS damper are easy to tune so you can achieve your perfect setup. Keeping you running fast and smooth are, a pair of Vee Tire Co. XCV dirt jump tyres, designed specifically to keep on rolling, and when you need to control your speed, we have fitted a powerful Clarks M2 dual piston hydraulic brake. The rest of the specification is burly, no-nonsense, ride-hard-from-the-box equipment that won't keep you from having a blast from morning to evening.

Easy to live with features

We also want to be sure that the DJ101 is easy to live with and simple to maintain. We use a standard tapered head tube with a common headset standard for compatibility with modern MTB forks and use a threaded BB so you can run MTB or BMX cranks. We chose externally routed cable/hose guides to simplify maintenance and provide easy access for adjustment and replacement.

Bar Spin Ready

For riders who have bar spins and tail whips in their repertoire, the DJ101 comes with tabs that allow the installation of a gyro meaning no more tangled hoses/cables.

Build Specs

Frame

6061-T6 alloy frame, horizontal dropouts, threaded BB, optional gyro tabs

Fork

Manitou Circus Expert, 26”, 100mm travel, air spring, taper steerer tube, 20 x 110mm thru axle

 

Headset

FZS44/S56 sealed cartridge bearings

 

Handlebar

Alloy 750mm wide, 38.1mm rise, 31.8mm dia

Stem

Alloy 40mm, black finish

 

Grips

Velo Kraton 130mm with open flange

 

Saddle

DDK steel rail with reinforcement

Seatpost

Alloy 300mm, 30.9 dia

Brakes

Clarks M2, dual piston

Rotors

160mm front, 160mm rear

 

Cassette

14t single speed

 

Chain

KMC HL-1 Wide, 1/2” 1/8” single speed chain

 

Crankset

Samox 170mm 2 piece alloy chains with 24mm cromo axle

 

Wheels

26” alloy dirt jump wheels, 32h, 110 x 20mm front axle, 135x10mm rear axle

 

Front Tyre

Vee Tire Co. XCV 26 DJ x 2.25, LSG Compound

 

Rear Tyre

Vee Tire Co. XCV 26 DJ x 2.25, LSG Compound

 

Build Rationale

Manitou Logo
The Circus Expert is the flagship dirt jump fork from the boffins at Manitou. This 100mm travel, reverse crown fork is built burly to take on harsh landings while keeping your hands and wrists isolated from harsh impacts to prevent ride-ending fatigue because the last thing we want to do is stop riding. To save additional weight, we spec the top-of-the-range Expert build of the Circus, that uses aluminium instead of steel stanchions to reduce weight.
Manitou Logo

The Circus Expert is the flagship dirt jump fork from the boffins at Manitou. This 100mm travel, reverse crown fork is built burly to take on harsh landings while keeping your hands and wrists isolated from harsh impacts to prevent ride-ending fatigue because the last thing we want to do is stop riding. To save additional weight, we spec the top-of-the-range Expert build of the Circus, that uses aluminium instead of steel stanchions to reduce weight.


Low rolling resistance is key when you're pumping through a trail or taking on the local pump track. The Vee Tire Co. XCV DJ26 tyre rolls fast and offers plenty of traction for those loose, high-speed turns. The tough construction also happily shrugs off cases and hard landings so you can focus on the ride and not repairs.


Vee Tire Logo

Low rolling resistance is key when you're pumping through a trail or taking on the local pump track. The Vee Tire Co. XCV DJ26 tyre rolls fast and offers plenty of traction for those loose, high-speed turns. The tough construction also happily shrugs off cases and hard landings so you can focus on the ride and not repairs.

With a stiff and responsive alloy frame, fast-rolling tyres and confidence-inspiring geometry, the Privateer DJ101 encourages you to ride faster and harder. To keep that speed under control is a pair of powerful dual-piston Clarks M2 hydraulic disc brakes with 160mm rotors that offer incredible 1 finger braking performance.


Clarks Brakes Logo

With a stiff and responsive alloy frame, fast-rolling tyres and confidence-inspiring geometry, the Privateer DJ101 encourages you to ride faster and harder. To keep that speed under control is a pair of powerful dual-piston Clarks M2 hydraulic disc brakes with 160mm rotors that offer incredible 1 finger braking performance.

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Specs

Wheel Size

26"

Max Tyre Size

2.6" x 2.3

 

Headset Upper Cup

ZS44 30.2x41x6.5 45˚/45˚

 

Headset Lower Cup

ZS56 40x51.9x7 45˚/45˚

 

Suspension Fork Travel

100ml

 

Fork Axle

110 x 20mm

Seat Clamp

34.9mm

 

Max Post Insertion

~200mm

 

Bottom Bracket

BSA 73mm Threaded

 

Max Chainring Size

32T

 

Chainline

49mm

 

Rear Rotor Mount

160mm IS Mount

 

Rear Hub Spacing

135mm

Axle Size

10mm