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teamelite TE03 29 XC 29

Thoroughbred cross-country weapon

Power up the climbs, effortlessly carve down tricky descents. Then sprint to the finish line. This is what cross-country racing is all about. Riding hard and riding fast. The BMC teamelite is the one full carbon, hardtail mountain bike that combines feathery weight, vertical compliance and surgical handling. The big wheels are efficient going uphill, providing remarkable traction and momentum, while our BWC geometry enhances cornering and our proven TCC carbon technology smooths out the rough stuff. It's a simple formula: Confidence + Efficiency = Faster riding. BMC's teamelite TE01 cross country racing bike is testament to our engineers ingenuity, and our racing Team's input.


  • Frame Frame:  
  • Tubing Tubing: Hydroformed Alloy
  • Size Size: XS / S / M / L
  • Fork Fork: Rock Shox 30 Gold
  • Rear Shock Rear Shock: BMC
  • Gears Gears: 3 x 10
  • Chainwheel Chainwheel: Shimano FC-M522 42-32-24
  • Cassette Cassette: Shimano Deore 11-36
  • Chain Chain:  
  • Front Derailleur Front Derailleur: Shimano Deore
  • Rear Derailleur Rear Derailleur: Shimano Deore Shadow
  • Shifter Shifter: Shimano Deore
  • Brakes Brakes: Shimano BR-M395 180/160mm
  • Handlebar Handlebar: BMC MFB03
  • Stem Stem: BMC MST03
  • Seatpost Seatpost: BMC MSP03
  • Seat Seat: Selle Royal Seta
  • Hubs Hubs: Shimano
  • Rims Rims: Mavic XM319
  • Tyres Tyres: Continental Race King 2.2 foldable
  • Colour Colour: White
  • Weight Weight: 12.75 kg


size XS S M L
rider height cm < 165 165 - 174 170 - 182 180 - 195
stack mm 610 610 620 630
reach mm 380 400 425 450
seat tube st mm 425 445 485 535
top tube tt‘ mm 565 590 615 640
head tube ht mm 90 90 100 110
seat angle sa ° 73 73 73 73
head angle ha ° 71 70 70 70
rear center rc mm 432 432 432 432
bb drop mm 65 65 65 65
crank length mm 170 170 175 175
bar width mm 720 720 720 720
stem extension mm 70 70 70 70


Fast: The frame geometry is built according to BMC’s BWC (Big Wheel Concept) and features a longer top tube and slacker head angle, in combination with wide handlebars, enhancing both stability and rider position. Short chain stays, low bottom bracket and a short stem compliment the concept to keep the bike lively, effectively countering the sluggish cornering felt on many 29er mountain bikes.

Efficient: Extensive use of hydroformed, triple butted tubing keeps the frame light and stiff, with additional compliance and comfort provided by the lowered seat stays. To ensure high performance, the teamelite TE03 uses the same race-oriented geometry as the TE01.
1) Frameset
- BWC 29er geometry
- TCC full carbon frame and seatpost (27.2 mm)
- Frame weight 990 g (size M)

2) Bottom bracket
- BB90 Shimano pressfit

3) Integrated chain catcher
- Integrated in the downtube

4) Tapered headset
- 1-1/8” to 1-1/2”

5) Natural born post mount
- Designed for 160 mm discs
- Maximum 185 mm rotors



Big Wheel Concept

Our Big Wheel Concept geometries are dedicated to the 29er wheel size.

Simply incorporating bigger wheels does not by itself make a better bike, and we are convinced that the best bikes are made by taking advantage of large wheels and a deliberate geometry. For BMC, performance is not about the size, it’s about the details.

Agility - Short chain stays and stem combined with a low bottom bracket means the bike in not only efficient but also fun and lively.

Stability - Slacker than usual head angle combined with a long top and wide handlebars help you stay in control through the worst lines.

triple butted

Triple butted tube set

Triple-butted tube set made of a 6000 alloy. Triple-butted means that the tube has three different wall thicknesses.

Catalog 2014

team clothing

Order online now: Jersey Set of the BMC Racing Team is available for order now from our website.

similar bikes

  • teamelite TE02 29

  • teamelite TE01 29