The racer’s choice. Built to go flat out between the tape or in the mountains.
The Starling Cycles Murmur combines 29″ wheels with 135mm/150mm rear travel and our award-winning steel frameset.
The Murmur is built for raw speed, bags of confidence and full control. It’s the perfect choice for privateer racers, bike-park lappers or big-mountain senders.
And now, for Autumn 2022 and beyond, introducing V3 of the Starling Cycles Murmur.
V3 brings a whole heap of subtle but significant updates. We’ve combined ‘Enduro’ and ‘Trail’ models with a simple solution to combine both options into one frame, using an adjustable shock mount. The seat angle has been steepened for a better pedaling position and we’ve raised the BB a touch to add manoeuvrability.
We also now have an aluminium insert in the seat tube to stop seized posts, a stronger anti-flare headtube, a better-looking asymmetrical headtube gusset and we’ve moved the main pivot to the swing arm for a wider interface. Last but not least, we have a new cast main pivot part, which is neater and stronger than ever.
Current build time: 16 weeks.
Starling Cycles are made by real flesh-and-blood humans. The perfect blend of precision and passion.
Our frames are hand-crafted with quality, lightweight steel for an unmistakable feel and undeniable speed.
Our single-pivot suspension design eliminates complexity. A blast to ride and a breeze to maintain.
29″ wheels, 135mm rear travel using a 210x55mm shock and ideally suited to a 140mm fork.
In Trail mode the Murmur is set up to go anywhere and ride anything. From your favourite tech trail, to a local enduro race to those epics in the hills, it’ll fly through it all.
That unmistakable ‘feeling’ of steel, big wheels, short(ish) travel and perfect geometry make this a hell of a bike. It’ll haul ass through rough, nasty terrain but remains lively, responsive and easy to rip back up for another run (and another, and another).
Switch Trail to Enduro mode: Murmur, Twist and Swoop frames are now built to fit 210mm and 230mm shocks using an adjustable shock mount, allowing Trail and Enduro modes on a single frame. No need to change your frame to go up or down travel, simply swap your shock position and switch fork/shock to suit.
|Rider size range||5’6″ – 5’10”|
167cm – 177cm
|5’9″ – 6’1″|
175cm – 185cm
|6’0 – 6’4″|
183cm – 193cm
|D.Seat Tube Length||410mm||440mm||480mm||510mm|
|E.Head Tube Length||110mm||110mm||120mm||130mm|
|J.Effective Seat Angle||78.4°||78.3°||78.3°||78.3°|
|K.Effective Top Tube||596mm||628mm||663mm||690mm|
|Max Seat Post Insertion||280mm||310mm||340mm||370mm|
|Chain Device||Integrated 28T-34T|
|Rear Axle||148x12mm Boost|
|Max Tyre||Trail: 29 x 2.6″
|Front Shock Hardware||30x8mm|
|Rear Shock Hardware||35x8mm|
|Main Pivot Bearings||6902 2RS|
|Bash Mount||Integrated ISCG05|
Starling Cycles customisation isn’t just about function, we can also create the best looking bike on your trails.
Starling Cycles frames are supplied as standard with light grey front triangle with black swingarm and graphics.
If you want something special you can customise your colour scheme and graphics to create your dream bike.
Your dream build needn’t be a nightmare. We can supply your frame with or without a shock and with build-kits to help you complete your masterpiece.
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