The Deviate Highlander II: The Ultimate Trail Bike for all round UK riding.

The Deviate Highlander II is an exceptional trail bike designed to conquer a wide range of trail conditions with ease. Building upon the success of its predecessor and incorporating insights from the Deviate Claymore enduro bike, the Highlander 2 boasts a high pivot point suspension platform that has undergone subtle adjustments to its progressive leverage curve. With refined geometry and 145 mm of rear wheel travel, it delivers an outstanding performance.

This bike is equipped to handle the most challenging descents while maintaining a playful demeanour on milder terrain. It offers comfort, capability, and is well-suited for extended back country adventures and weekend races.

Deviate Cycles, located near Stirling in Scotland, has developed the Highlander 2 with our local riding conditions in mind. The bike features top-quality max-fill angular contact bearings for the pivots, along with grease ports for easy maintenance.

Choose from a variety of build options, including Öhlins and 20Twenty/Fox, or opt for a frame-only purchase to upgrade your current bike.

The Highlander 2 boasts impressive features:

  • Full carbon construction for optimal strength and lightness.
  • Optimized for 150-160 mm travel fork.
  • Compatibility with both air and coil shocks.
  • Smooth and silent 18t chain idler with twin outboard fully sealed bearings and grease injection ports.
  • Standard 126-link chain, eliminating the need for chain joining.
  • Sealed bearings with high-quality double-row angular contact max-fill bearings.
  • Convenient grease ports for all pivot and idler bearings.
  • Cable gutter for clean lines and easy maintenance.
  • Frame protection, including a bolt-on downtube protector and bonded rubber chainstay protector.
  • Ample 2.6" tire clearance.
  • Boost 148 spacing for enhanced wheel stiffness and strength.
  • Threaded bottom bracket for hassle-free maintenance.
  • Water bottle compatibility.
  • Multiple accessory mounting points.

Embrace the power and versatility of the Deviate Highlander II, the trail bike built to exceed your expectations in any riding scenario. Explore new adventures and elevate your riding experience with this exceptional machine.

Deviate Highlander II Geometry & Sizing

Highlander 2 with 160 mm Travel / 44 mm off set Fox 36
Sizes in mm
Size S M L XL
A: Stack 610 615 630 640
B: Reach 430 460 490 510
C: Head Tube
65° 65° 65° 65°
D: Head Tube
88 93 110 121
E: Seat Tube
77° 77° 77° 77°
F: Seat Tube
380 410 430 450
G: Effective
Top Tube
571 601 635 658
H: BB Height 335 335 335 335
I: BB Drop 30 30 30 30
J: Chainstay Length 441 441 441 441
K: Wheelbase 1189 1221 1258 1283
L: Standover 665 675 685 695
M: Fork Offset 44 44 44 44
Seatpost Diameter 34.9 34.9 34.9 34.9
Max Seatpost Insertion 270 300 325 340

Size Rider Height
S 160 cm - 172 cm
M 170 cm - 180 cm
L 177 cm - 189 cm
XL 186 cm - 198 cm