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Lightning Team 29

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The purest form of off-road exploration

Joe’s legacy built for today’s riders. The Lightning uses modern construction to evolve the iconic model into a more refined trail machine. Using Japan-sourced seamless-drawn, double-butted chromoly tubing, thru-axle rear dropouts and Boost 148 rear hub spacing, the Lightning proves that steel is still the perfect material to build a light, lively and durable frame.

Key Features
  • Seamless-drawn Japanese Chromoly steel frame
  • 29/27+ compatible w/Boost-148 spacing
  • Fox 34 Rhythm 120mm-travel fork
  • SRAM 1x12 NX/GX Eagle drivetrain
  • KS dropper seatpost 

JFE Steel

JFE STEEL TUBING: Used on flagship models, Breezer sources special, untreated tubing straight from one of the largest steel producers in the world based in Japan. This allows Breezer to modify the outer shape and thickness of the tubes in ways that can’t be done with off-the-shelf, pre-treated tubing. The biggest advantage is the ability to hydroform the tubes to create Breezer's D’fusion profiles. This process requires special control of the tube temperature for forming that result in a shape that offers greater rigidity for the tube junctions without added weight.

Apex Force Transfer Braking

APEX DISC MOUNT: The Breezer Apex Force Transfer (AFT) brake mount anchors the rear disc-brake caliper on both the chainstay and seatstay. This construction method offers both a strength and weight-savings advantage due to allowing the stress of the caliper’s braking force to be distributed over a larger area between two tubes instead of just the chainstay. The dynamic braking force inherent to this position also reduces brake chatter, and the caliper is safely protected within the rear triangle and out of danger from objects that could impact it in a crash or while navigating technical terrain.  Learn More


Lightning Team 29

  • Seamless-drawn Japanese steel frame
  • Fox 34 Rhythm 120mm-travel fork
  • SRAM 1x12 NX/GX Eagle drivetrain
  • KS e-Ten-i dropper post
  • 29" WTB TCS Tubeless rims and tires 

Technical Specifications

Sizes XS (14.5"), S (16"), M (17.5"), L (18.5"), XL (20.5")
Color(s) Storm gray with orange
Frame Breezer fully-butted chromoly steel, tapered head tube, BB92 bottom bracket, Boost 148 x 12mm
Fork Fox 34 Rhythm, open adjust w/lockout, 110 x 15mm, 120mm travel
Rear Shock na
Crankset SRAM Descendent 6K DUB, direct-mount, 32T
Bottom Bracket SRAM sealed-bearing
Front Derailleur na
Rear Derailleur SRAM GX Eagle
Shifters SRAM NX Eagle, 12-speed
Cassette SRAM XG1230, 11-50T, 12-speed
Chain SRAM Eagle
Wheelset WTB ST Light i29, 29", TCS Tubeless Ready, Formula hubs w/cartridge bearings, Boost 110x15mm front/148x12mm rear, 14/15G spokes, 32H
Through Axles Front: See Fork Manufacturer, Rear: 178mm length, 1.75pitch x 18mm thread length
Tires WTB TrailBoss front/Vigilante rear, 29x 2.6/2.3" TCS Light, Tubeless Ready
Brakeset SRAM Guide R hydraulic disc brake, 180mm rotor front, 160mm rear
Brake Levers SRAM Guide R
Headset FSA 1 1/8"-1 1/2" Integrated, 36° ACB-sealed, 7.8mm aluminum top cover
Handlebar RaceFace Atlas, low-rise, 785mm
Stem Breezer Trail, 1 1/8" x 31.8mm clamp, 0°
Grips Breezer Lock-on, dual-density
Saddle WTB Volt Race, Ti/Cro tubular rail
Seatpost KS e Ten-i w/Southpaw lever, 30.9mm
Battery na
Display na
Accessories na
Weight tbd


Lightning Team 29
Size XS S M L XL
Bike Size 14.5" 16" 17.5" 18.5" 20.5"
A Seat Tube, Center to Top 370 410 445 475 520
C Top Tube, Effective 575 593 610 626 648
D Head Tube Length 100 100 100 115 130
E Seat Tube Angle 73.5 73.5 73 73 73
G Head Tube Angle 69 69 69 69 69
H Chainstay Length 438 438 438 438 438
I Wheelbase 1092 1112 1129 1145 1168
J Bottom Bracket Drop 60 55 55 55 55
K Fork Offset 51 51 51 51 51
M Stack 631 626 626 640 636
N Reach 382 402 419 431 448
O Standover 736.5 763.5 785.5 810 842
Stem 60 60 60 70 70
Handlebar Width 725 725 725 725 725
Crank 170 175 175 175 175
Wheel Size 29"/27.5+ 29"/27.5+ 29"/27.5+ 29"/27.5+ 29"/27.5+
Seat Post Diameter 30.9 30.9 30.9 30.9 30.9


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