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Pole Onni DH Bike & Sonni eMTB shape up longer Made-in-Finland CNC Gravity Line-up

Pole Onni DH bike & Sonni eMTB gravity ebike made-in-Finland from CNC alloy, riding Onni Downduro
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Adding two completely new longer-travel rides to cover Trail & Gravity riding, Pole Bicycles has officially introduced an all-new Onni DH bike & Sonni DH eMTB. We got a sneak peek at the Onni back at Sea Otter.

Built for riders searching ever-steeper, gnarlier trails and bike parks, both conventional bike and ebike get 177-200mm of rear-wheel travel paired with 180-200mm up front in a bid to get you downhill as fast as utterly possible. But neither of the bikes are really conventional, each sharing the clamshell CNC construction of Pole’s Voima & Vikkela, with similar high-pivot 4-bar suspension, and the option for 3 different builds depending on your style of Gravity riding.

Update: Get a free Bosch CX Race motor fo the Sonni or 5% discount in either Onni or SOnni for a limited time.

Pole Gravity platform: long-travel Onni DH Bike & Sonni eMTB

Pole Gravity Onni long-travel CNC-machined alloy enduro downduro DH bike, airtime
all photos c. Pole

10 years in the making, Pole has transitioned from developing some of the ground-breaking extra-long progressive geometry that defines modern mountain bikes, to now completely reshaping how they build new bikes with extensively CNC-machined frames now all made-to-order in Finland.

Pole Onni DH bike & Sonni eMTB gravity ebike made-in-Finland from CNC alloy, together with Trail Voima & Vikkela
Pole Trail Voima & Vikkella, plus new Sonni & Onni (l-r)

2 platforms: Trail and Gravity. A conventional bike and an ebike in each platform: Vikkela & e- Voima for trail, and now Onni & e- Sonni for gravity. And 3 different builds of each to tailor to each rider’s needs.

Pole Gravity Onni long-travel CNC-machined alloy enduro downduro DH bike, detail angled

Longer travel than the super-trail Voima & Vikkela, the all-new gravity bikes offer Enduro, Downduro, and full Downhill builds with the same frames, plus the ability to choose from full 29er or mixed wheel mullet setups. Both share the same seamless hollow CNC-machined 7075-T6 aluminum sandwich construction and high 4-bar suspension design with massive main pivot.

Pole Onni DH bike & Sonni eMTB gravity ebike , gravity geometry options
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Both bikes come in three stock sizes K1, K2 & K3, and include -5mm, 0 & +10mm Reach size adjustment in the headset, so you can get the perfect fit. With no overlap, that’s effectively 9 sizes available of each.

They also get geometry that is designed to let riders swap rear wheels between 27.5 & 29″ without messing with flip-chips. Just pop a different rear wheel in, and ride away with about a degree slacker angles and 9mm lower BB.

Onni DH bike: Motor Off

With its high downtube and crankset suspended from a spar under the main pivot, the new CNC-machined Onni gravity bike frame will set you back $3486 / 3200€ for a frameset, then a complete bike from $4890 / 4490€.

Pole Gravity Onni long-travel CNC-machined alloy enduro downduro DH bike, riding

Each bike is made to order, so you pick how you want to ride it and how to spec it based on the travel, geometry & component spec you are looking for.

Pole Gravity Onni long-travel CNC-machined alloy enduro downduro DH bike, gold frameset

Enduro racing builds pair 180mm single crown forks to a shorter 230x65mm stroke shock for 177mm of rear wheel travel.

Pole Gravity Onni long-travel CNC-machined alloy enduro downduro DH bike, complete

Downduro builds like we spotted at Sea Otter for more burly racing, step it up to 200mm of rear wheel travel thanks to a 250x75mm stroke shock, and can be paired to 190mm single-crown or 200mm double-crown forks depending on rider preference. Lastly, the full Downhill build matches the same 200mm rear travel to a proper 200mm DH fork and a simplified 7-speed drivetrain for race-only duties.

Pole Gravity Onni long-travel CNC-machined alloy enduro downduro DH bike, riding downhill

For a limited time you can get a 5% pre-sale discount on either Onni or Sonni at checkout with code: “gravity-anniversary”.

Sonni DH ebike: Motor On!

The eMTB Sonni only looks marginally more conventional next to the Onni. The ebike gets a bigger & lower downtube to fit its 750Wh PowerTube battery inside.

Pole Gravity Sonni ebike, long travel CNC-machined alloy eMTB super enduro downhill, eDownduro

The cranks still hang low off the eMTB frame, but here with more of a bulbous outcrop that includes the Bosch Performance Line CX ebike motor, and theoretically some extra alloy impact protection with an optional CNC-machined motor cover. I say theoretically, as protection appears in the studio photos but not any of Pole’s actual riding photos.

Pole Gravity Sonni ebike, long travel CNC-machined alloy eMTB super enduro downhill, complete

Like the Onni that share identical geometry, you can get the CNC-machined Sonni gravity ebike as a frameset only (including its eMTB powertrain) for $6061 / 5565€, or in complete builds starting at $6851 / 6290€.

Pole Gravity Sonni ebike, long travel CNC-machined alloy eMTB super enduro downhill, frameset with Bosch motor

Each ebike is also made-to-order, so you decide how to build it up. Hint: your desired complete build is gonna cost a lot more than seven grand, my conservative picks got me up over 9000€ without going crazy on extras.

Pole Gravity Sonni ebike, long travel CNC-machined alloy eMTB super enduro downhill, eDH

Again, e-enduro racing builds get 180mm single crown forks with 177mm of rear wheel travel. eDownduro builds get 200mm of rear travel, paired to 190mm or 200mm forks. And eDH builds match 200mm front & rear, typically still with a 12-speed drivetrain since you’ll likely be self-shuttling this gravity monster to your secret off-piste DH tracks.

Update: For a limited time buyers of the new Sonni can get the much-coveted Bosch Race motor as a FREE upgrade! Limited to the first 30 ebikes sold in the Gravity family, use coupon code: “gravity-race-pack” at checkout to get the most desirable race-ready eMTB motor for no extra charge!

Pole Gravity Sonni ebike, long travel CNC-machined alloy eMTB super enduro downhill,self-shuttle uphill

Pole Gravity Onni & Sonni – Availability

Pole Onni DH bike & Sonni eMTB gravity ebike made-in-Finland from CNC alloy
Pole Onni (l) & Sonni (r)

We know pricing (see above) at least for the entry costs, but each one of the Trail & Gravity bikes is made to order – and you get to pick whether you want it in electrophoretic raw silver, gold, or storm grey clearcoat. Pole is taking pre-orders now for both the new Onni bike & Sonni ebike, with these early customers expected to get their new bikes in September 2023.

Update: If you are one of the first 30 people to buy a Gravity bike or ebike between now and July 31st, you can also win a trip to visit Pole’s factory in Finland with “an exclusive behind-the-scenes experience”. Pole will pick 3 of those first 30 customers to head to Muurame, Finland.

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Finn
Finn
8 months ago

Onni means happiness in Finnish. And Sonni is a male cow, ie.bull.

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