Built to do it all.
The Starling Cycles Swoop Trail combines 27.5″ wheels with 140mm travel and our hand-built steel frameset.
The little brother of our award-winning Murmur Enduro, the Trail is built to go anywhere and ride anything whilst putting the emphasis a little more on big grins than raw speed. From your favourite trail centre to a local enduro race to those big days in the hills the Trail will fly through it all.
That unmistakable ‘feeling’ of steel, the easy-to-ride nature of 27.5″, short-travel and perfect geometry make this a hell of a bike.
It’ll haul ass through rough, nasty terrain but remains lively and responsive to see you racing back up for another run (and another, and another).
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.
|Rider size range||5’2″ – 5’7″|
157cm – 170cm
|5’6″ – 5’10”|
167cm – 177cm
|5’9 – 6’1″
175cm – 185cm
|D. Seat Tube Length||375mm||410mm||440mm|
|E. Head Tube Length||110mm||120mm||120mm|
|F. Fork Length||150mm||150mm||150mm|
|I. BB Drop||18mm||18mm||18mm|
|J. Seat Angle||77.4°||77.4°||77.4°|
|K. Effective Top Tube||564mm||591mm||626mm|
|Max Seat Post Insertion||230mm||265mm||295mm|
|Shock||210 x 55mm metric|
|Chain Device||Integrated 28T-34T|
|Bash Mount||Integrated ISCG05|
|Rear Axle||148x12mm Boost*|
|Max Tyre||27.5 x 2.8″|
|Front Shock Hardware||25x8mm|
|Rear Shock Hardware||35x8mm|
|Main Pivot Bearings||6002 2RS|
*Non- Boost available on special request.
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.
We’ve hand-picked some of the very best brands in the business, brands that we’ve personally ridden and rated. This includes Funn, Hope, Öhlins, RockShox, Middleburn, Magura, BikeYoke build components available.
Previously known as Starling Cycles, Puffin Pedallers was born out of a commitment to the hard yards of mountain biking. No assistance, no engines, no driver-assist style technology. Just a rider, a bike and the mountain.
When you’re puffin’ on a Puffin no one will be in any doubt that you’re working hard and earning those descents.
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