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urbanchallenge UC01 mountainroad

You love cycling so much that you can’t imagine a day without it. Even during the most hectic days, when there seems to be no time left for recreation, you enjoy riding as efficient transportation. Meet some friends for coffee, commute to work, or even enjoy an adventure through the Alps – if you aim to do all that and much more on two wheels, the bike you need is called urbanchallenge.


  • Frame Frame: iSC
  • Tubing Tubing: triple butted aluminium
  • Size Size: S / M / L / XL
  • Fork Fork: urbanchallenge disc concept, aluminum
  • Rear Shock Rear Shock:  
  • Gears Gears: 8
  • Chainwheel Chainwheel: Lasco, with Gates CDC-MP, 55
  • Cassette Cassette: Gates CDC-MP, 24
  • Chain Chain:  
  • Front Derailleur Front Derailleur:  
  • Rear Derailleur Rear Derailleur:  
  • Shifter Shifter: Shimano Alfine, Rapidfire Plus
  • Brakes Brakes: Shimano M575, 160mm rotors
  • Handlebar Handlebar: SCOR MKII Urban
  • Stem Stem: SCOR MKII Urban
  • Seatpost Seatpost:  
  • Seat Seat: SCOR Urban
  • Hubs Hubs: Shimano Alfine & RM66
  • Rims Rims: Alex XD Lite, reflective decals
  • Tyres Tyres: Schwalbe Marathon Racer, 700x35
  • Colour Colour: Black
  • Weight Weight: 11.80 kg


size S M L XL
rider height cm <172 170 - 178 176 - 186 >186
stack mm 548 567 587 605
reach mm 402 401 416 418
seat tube st mm 460 510 560 610
top tube tt‘ mm 570 580 600 615
head tube ht mm 150 170 190 210
seat angle sa ° 73 72.5 72.5 72
head angle ha ° 71 71 71 71
rear center rc mm 436 436 436 436
bb drop mm 50 50 50 50


Geometry and component specification are carefully selected so that the urbanchallenge can be ridden almost anywhere. The position is upright enough for in-town visibility and the wide-range internal gearing helps make sure you get where you’re going quickly. The frame accepts a wide range of accessories, as well as being compatible with all three wheel sizes common on modern bicycles.

You depend on your bike and need it every day, so you don’t want to spend much time maintaining it. We designed the urbanchallenge around the Gates Carbon Drive system to deliver light weight, quiet, clean, dependable performance. Our frame uses proven technical solutions, and we build it with worry-free components: puncture-resistant tires, internal gear hubs and hydraulic disc brakes.
-iSC frame design
-Triple-butted, hydroformed aluminum tubing
-International Standard disc brake mount
-Mounting points for fenders, luggage carrier and rear mount kickstand
-Eccentric bottom bracket (BSA standard, 68mm width)
-Shift cable and brake hoses routed inside a channel underneath the down tube
-Built with 700c wheels and tires, but also compatible with 26” and 650b sizes

UCDC (urbanchallenge disc concept) carbon fork
*Full carbon construction: steerer, crown, blades and dropouts
*International Standard disc brake mount
*Mounting points for fenders
*Built with 700c wheels and tires, but also compatible with 26” and 650b sizes

UCDC (urbanchallenge disc concept) aluminum fork
*Full aluminum construction: steerer, crown, blades and dropouts
*Post Mount 160mm disc brake mount
*Mounting points for fenders and luggage carrier
*Built with 700c wheels and tires, but also compatible with 26” and 650b sizes



integrated skeleton concept

BMC has defined its brand name through technical advances.

The skeleton concept iSC (integrated Skeleton Concept) has been around since the first legendary promachine. Since then, the concept has spent over a decade being refined and redefined. The idea is saving weight by supporting the top tube at the seat tube and increasing the stiffness where it is needed. In the front triangle of the frame. With the help of the latest in FEM (Finite Elements Method) computer technology, we can tailor each tube junction perfectly to the distribution of forces. Cleverly selected skeletal reinforcement elements at the nodal points and the spread of the top tube distribute the impacting forces perfectly and result in BMC's typical crosslock. distribute the impacting forces perfectly.

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

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