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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
  • Crankset Crankset: Shimano FC-M522 42-32-24
  • Cassette Cassette: Shimano Deore 11-36
  • 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
  • Saddle Saddle: 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
  • Pedal Pedal:  



Seat tube
Top tube
Head tube
Head tube angle
Seat angle
Chain tube
Size s tt ht stack reach ha sa rc drop
XS 425 565 90 610 380 71 73 432 65
S 445 590 90 610 400 70 73 432 65
M 485 615 100 620 425 70 73 432 65
L 535 640 110 630 450 70 73 432 65
Rider height Bar width Stem extension Crank length
< 165 720 70 170
165 - 174 720 70 170
170 - 182 720 70 175
180 - 195 720 70 175


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.

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