Evil Bikes - Chamois Hagar

Reverse Engineering Stoke

Rather than start with a squirrely road bike and relaxing things into borderline manageable, we started with a mountain bike with shred surging through its veins and created the Chamois Hagar. It brings speed, stability, and that irrefutable Evil mischief to the otherwise safe and sensible drop bar market. Is it a gravel destroyer? It’s beyond that—whoever heard of a 66.67-degree headtube angle, 50mm stem, and a dropper post on a low-slung lightweight frame that can’t be dropped by even the most cadence-minded hammerheads? The Following of Gravel? That’s more like it—and just like that, shred came to gravel.

Evil Bikes - Chamois Hagar

Introducing the Chamois Hagar

WTF! That’s right! You heard it correctly. Some of us here have been known to wear tighter-fitting clothes and pedal long distances to visit nature’s delights, we also saw the huge dollar signs in gravel which could fund the development of other ridiculous projects like a beer-powered jet ski. We have made what appears to be, in fact, a gravel bike—but not just any gravel bike. This gravel bike or The Hagar as we call it, has borrowed some things from its fully suspended Evil family members.

In an effort to be less terrified and have more fun we drew inspiration from the Offering which uses a longer front to center and reach, shorter stem, and 430mm chain stays to supply mountain bike stability and handling to the twitchy gravel category. We have added more trail and chainstay length for higher speeds both on and off gravel, while allowing for more party on singletrack.

In addition to aggressive geometry we added clearance for 50c tires for the most ambitious adventures. Super-low standover heights and dropper posts keep blood pressures in check when things point downward. 140-160mm Flat mount or MTB discs hold down the stopping duties.

And while shred pumps through the Chamois Hagar’s veins, versatility grounds the Hagar’s infectious energy. Seven water bottle mounts, stealth rack and fender mounts, 1x and 2x options, close ratio and wide-range builds, internal routing, Di2 provisions, and 100 x 12/142 x 12 spacing just begin to tell its story. There’s even rubber frame protection for when things get loose and rowdy. And while a 66.8 headtube angle may beckon berm-slapping daydreams, the Hagar begs to be ripped anywhere. For those wanting to tear legs off, we made sure it’s at home devouring pavement on 34mm tires. For those wheeling to work, run a flat bar and bolt on a rack. Gritting your way through a weather-ravaged rando? Weather-sealed frame plugs keep the Chamois Hagar watertight. Our builds offer 125mm droppers so you still have room for a seatbag dropper while the multi water bottle boss layout allows for full or partial frame bags with hydration to spare—bikepacker’s delight. If you’re looking to pigeon hole, the Chamois Hagar defies classification. And shamefaced as we may be about now being in the gravel market, we’re not even sure we’re in it. Maybe we’ve invaded it, a hostile takeover—alert the press, gravel’s been hijacked and the Chamois Hagar’s here to party.

Because with the Chamois Hagar, you don’t rethink riding. You board the Hagar and ride how you ride. It’s meant for that. It wants it. Enough so that you ride that way even if it wasn’t your intention, even if you’re going long chasing light, searing past bewildered dirt tourists, or making your commute not suck. It has that effect—it is what it is and it isn’t sorry about it—and that’s just what we intended.

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Evil Bikes - Chamois Hagar

Build Your Chamois Hagar

€2,999.99 EUR

The Chamois Hagar defies classification and exudes stoke, taking what we knew gravel to be, and redefining it. 700 x 50c tire clearance, 430mm chainstays, a 66.8-degree headtube angle, 80mm of BB drop, real reach and wheelbase measurements, and a mind-numbing array of customizable configurations.

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*Shipping from 04/08/2020.

The Devil is
in the details

Evil Bikes - Chamois Hagar
Evil Bikes Tech - Bolt On Axle
Feature 01
Velocity Geo

Let go of the brakes and you don’t feel like a bushel of bowling balls just hit you in the back. You feel—nothing. Because the faster you go, the smoother it gets.

Evil Bikes Tech - ISCG05 Mounts
Feature 02
Real Reach

Bringing a mountain mentality to drop-bar reach makes for a natural position—you can throw down, you can ride steady, you have both.

Evil Bikes Tech - Delta System
Feature 03
Custom Fork

Forks designed around 66.8-degree headtubes, 50mm stems, and real reach? Not so much, so we made our own. It’s big, smooth, and predictable with a 57mm offset and a 428mm axle-to-crown.

Evil Bikes Tech - Downtube Protector
Feature 04
Noeverlap

One of the most heinous road traits is toe overlap—turning the front wheel and demolishing your feet. The Chamois Hagar’s Evil-approved front center GUARANTEES Noeverlap—No toe Overlap. How can we GUARANTEE IT? With a 66.8 headtube angle, you WILL NOT hit your feet when you turn the bars. You are now free to turn like you enjoy riding.

Evil Bikes Tech - Interated Chainguide
Feature 05
Gears For Days

1x and 2x options, close ratio and wide-range builds, internal routing and Di2 provisions.

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Feature 06
Tire Options

The Chamois Hagar’ll be your huckleberry — throw on some 700 x 34s, devour pavement. Add 700 x 50s, hit the extra-credit line, just don’t go smaller in diameter than 650 x 50mm or you’ll be striking pedals.

Evil Bikes Tech - Interated Chainguide
Feature 07
142x12

The go-to rear-axle size for gravel leaving plenty of wheelset options open for when hunting down lightweight road wheels or wider, mountain-tough options.

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Feature 08
Mount Up

Seven bottle mounts (six for size SM) with three inside the the front triangle make for enough tequila for a small family of moderate tolerances or one Evil rider.

Evil Bikes Tech - Interated Chainguide
Feature 09
Weather-Sealed Frame

We reside in the PNW, which might as well stand for Pacific North Wet. Our snug frame plugs keep contamination out.

Evil Bikes Tech - Interated Chainguide
Feature 10
Bottom Bracket Drop

We use 80mm of drop, unheard of for gravel bikes. It keeps big tires glued, provides innate cornering, and unflappable stability.

Kits
Force AXS
Available Sizes
Small, Medium, Large, XLarge
Frame
Evil Chamois Hagar UD Carbon, Internal Routing, 142x12, Flat Mount Road, Braze-On Adapter
Shock
N/A
Headset
CaneCreek 40-Series IS42/H8-IS52/40(no race) w/compression preload
Headset Spacers
Poly Spacers 5mm black
Fork
Evil Carbon Chamois Hagar Fork, 12x100mm Thru-Axle, Flat Mount Brakes
Handlebar
EASTON EA70 AX,Reach 80mm, Drop 120mm, Flare 16˚, S 42cm / M 44cm / L &XL 46cm
Stem
Evil Stem, Length:50mm, Clamp:31.8
Grips
Evil Gravel Tape w/Gel
Brake - Front
SRAM Force, Flat Mount
Brake - Rear
SRAM Force, Flat Mount
Rotor - Front
SRAM Center Lock, 160mm
Rotor - Rear
SRAM Center Lock, 160mm
Brake Adapter
Flat Mount 160mm
Shifter
SRAM Force ETAP AXS HRD Shift-Brake
Rear Derailleur
SRAM AXS X01 Eagle, 12sp
Cassette
SRAM XG-1295 Eagle, 10-50t: 10,12,14,16,18,21,24,28,32,36,42,50
Chain
SRAM XX1 Black w/Powerlock
Crankset
SRAM Force 1 Carbon, DUB, 38t ring, 172.5mm
Bottom Bracket
SRAM DUB 68mm BSA
Wheelset - Front
WTB Proterra Light i23, Tubeless  
Wheelset - Rear
WTB Proterra Light i23, Tubeless 
Tire - Front
WTB Venture 700x50c TCS, w/ Tan Skin Wall
Tire - Rear
WTB Venture 700x50c TCS, w/ Tan Skin Wall
Tubes
Stan's No Tube Tubless Sealant
Seatpost
SRAM AXS Reverb, 30.9, S/M: 125mm, L/XL: 170mm
Saddle
WTB SL8 Pro 142
Specifications are subject to change without notice
GRX
Available Sizes
Small, Medium, Large, XLarge
Frame
Evil Chamois Hagar UD Carbon, Internal Routing, 142x12, Flat Mount Road, Braze-On Adapter
Shock
N/A
Headset
CaneCreek 40-Series IS42/H8-IS52/40(no race) w/compression preload
Headset Spacers
Poly Spacers 5mm black
Fork
Evil Carbon Chamois Hagar Fork, 12x100mm Thru-Axle, Flat Mount Brakes
Handlebar
EASTON EA70 AX,Reach 80mm, Drop 120mm, Flare 16˚, S 42cm / M 44cm / L &XL 46cm
Stem
Evil Stem, Length:50mm, Clamp:31.8
Grips
Evil Gravel Tape w/Gel
Brake - Front
Shimano GRX, Flat Mount
Brake - Rear
Shimano GRX, Flat Mount
Rotor - Front
Shimano SM-RT800 Center Lock, 160mm
Rotor - Rear
Shimano SM-RT800 Center Lock, 160mm
Brake Adapter
Flat Mount 160mm
Shifter
Shimano GRX Left: ST-RX810-LA "dropper", Right: ST-RX810-R
Rear Derailleur
Shimano RD-RX812, GRX, 11sp, Shadow+
Cassette
Shimano CS-M8000,DEORE XT, 11-SPEED, 11-13-15-17-19-21-24-28-32-37-46
Chain
Shimano CN-HG701-11
Crankset
Shimano FC-RX810-1, GRX, 172.5MM, 40T
Bottom Bracket
Shimano
Wheelset - Front
WTB Proterra Light i23, Tubeless  
Wheelset - Rear
WTB Proterra Light i23, Tubeless 
Tire - Front
WTB Venture 700x50c TCS, w/ Tan Skin Wall
Tire - Rear
WTB Venture 700x50c TCS, w/ Tan Skin Wall
Tubes
Stan's No Tube Tubless Sealant
Seatpost
KS Lev Integra, 30.9, S: 125mm, M: 150mm, L/XL: 170mm
Saddle
WTB SL8 Pro 142
Specifications are subject to change without notice
Geo
Frame Geo S M L XL
A - Head Angle 66.67° 66.67° 66.67° 66.67°
B - Seat Tube Angle 73° 73.5° 74° 74.5°
C - Virtual Top Tube Length 586mm | 23.07" 605mm | 23.80" 624mm | 24.56" 643mm | 25.33"
D - Seat Tube Length 450mm | 17.72" 470mm | 18.50" 490mm | 19.29" 510mm | 20.08"
E - Bottom Bracket Height 278mm | 10.93" 278mm | 10.93" 278mm | 10.93" 278mm | 10.93"
F - Bottom Bracket Drop 80mm | 3.15" 80mm | 3.15" 80mm | 3.15" 80mm | 3.15"
G - Head Tube Length 140mm | 5.51" 160mm | 6.30" 180mm | 7.09" 200mm | 7.87"
H - Chain Stay Length 430mm | 16.93" 430mm | 16.93" 430mm | 16.93" 430mm | 16.93"
I - Wheel Base 1098mm | 43.22" 1126mm | 44.32" 1154mm | 45.42" 1182mm | 46.52"
J - Axle to Crown 428mm | 16.24" 428mm | 16.24" 428mm | 16.24" 428mm | 16.24"
K - Fork Offset 57mm | 2.23" 57mm | 2.23" 57mm | 2.23" 57mm | 2.23"
L - Trail 93mm | 3.64" 93mm | 3.64" 93mm | 3.64" 93mm | 3.64"
M - Front to Center 680mm | 26.77" 708mm | 27.86" 736mm | 28.96" 763mm | 30.05"
N - Reach 400mm | 15.75" 420mm | 16.54" 440mm | 17.32" 460mm | 18.11"
O - Stack 575mm | 22.66" 594mm | 23.38" 612mm | 24.10" 631mm | 24.83"
Stand Over 662mm | 26.08" 671mm | 26.40" 682mm | 26.85" 696mm | 27.38"
Sizing 5'0" - 5'8" 5'7" - 6'0" 5'10" - 6'4" 6'3" +
Road Sizing 43-52cm 53-56cm 57-60cm 61+cm
Fit
Component Sizing Small Medium Large X-Large
Stem Length 45mm-70mm 45mm-70mm 45mm-70mm 45mm-70mm
Stem Rise 0, +/- 7° 0, +/- 7° 0, +/- 7° 0, +/- 7°
Handlebar Reach 80mm 80mm 80mm 80mm
Handlebar Drop 120mm 120mm 120mm 120mm
Handlebar Flare 16° 16° 16° 16°
Handlebar Width 42cm 44cm 46cm 46cm
Crank Length 170cm 170cm 170cm 170cm
Sizing 5'0" - 5'8" 5'7" - 6'0" 5'10" - 6'4" 6'3" +
Road Sizing 43-52cm 53-56cm 57-60cm 61+cm
Specs
Available Sizes
Small, Medium, Large, X-Large
Available Colors
Black Out Drunk
Wheel Travel
N/A
Rear Shock
N/A
Shock Hardware
N/A
Fork Axle to Crown
428mm
Fork Offset
57mm
Headtube
Tapered 1 1/8" - 1 1/2"
Headset
CaneCreek 40-Series IS42/H8-IS52/40(no race) w/compression preload
Seatpost Diameter
30.9mm
Seatclamp Diameter
34.9mm
Rear Wheel Diameter
700c
Maximum Rear Tire Size
700x50c
Bottom Bracket Shell
68mm Threaded
Chainline
49mm
Chainguide Mount
N/A
Maximum Chainring Size
48T Single Ring
Minimum Chainring Size
36T Single Ring
Rear Wheel Spacing
142mm x 12mm
Front Derailleur
Braze On
Brake Mount Type
Flat Mount
Maximum Rear Rotor Size
160mm
Fork Axle Spec
100mm x 12mm
Shock
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Faq
Why a 50mm stem?

The Chamois Hagar takes geometry queues from our mountain bike heritage and features long top tubes. As it has been proven with mountain bikes, a shorter stem and long top tube keeps you in a pedaling position that maximizes power output and stability of the bike.

The Chamois Hagar was designed around a 45-50 mm length stem.

If you are looking for a longer stem we offer 70mm and 80mm stem options.

Does the Chamois Hagar support a front derailleur?

The Chamois Hagar is compatible with braze on front derailleurs. We have out custom braze on front derailleur hanger that comes with each Chamois frame.

This hanger can be easily removed if you are not running a front derailleur.

What's the largest rear tire I can run on the Chamois Hagar?

The Chamois Hagar features a dropped drive-side chain stay for added clearance of a 700x50C rear tire and to maintain the short chain stays. Both of these things are what help make this bike capable on gravel and single track.

700x50c is the max tire that can be run on the Chamois Hagar with a single front chain ring.

700x40c is the max tire that can be run on the Chamois Hagar with a front derailleur.

700x40c is the max tire that can be run on the Chamois Hagar with fenders installed.

We have spent time riding tires as small as 700x34c for more of a road setup.

Can I run road plus?

We do not recommend using the 650x47c road plus tires due to the height of the bottom bracket. We feel the 700x50c wheel and tire combo is better suited for the variety of terrains you will encounter on the Chamois Hagar.

Does the Chamois Hagar support fenders?

There is clearance and mounts to run Fenders on the Chamois Hagar. The maximum size tire we recommend running with fenders is a 700x40C tires.

We have chosen to utilize an insert on the seat tube where you can drill a hole in the fender and mount directly to the seat tube. This has a cleaner look and more secure mount for the rear fender. There is also an insert under the crown of the fork where a similar mounting option can be done for the front fender.

In some cases the front fender might need to be trimmed in length due to where the fender struts sit on the inside of the fork legs.

What's the smallest chainring I can run on the Chamois Hagar?

The minimum chain ring compatible with the Chamois Hagar is a 36t ring. If you want to run smaller rings you must ensure that you do not cross chain the gears or the chain may rub on the chain stay rubber.

What is Cross Chaining?

Cross chaining is when the chain is in the small ring up front and the small cassette cog in the rear or the largest ring up front and the largest cog on the cassette.

Can I run mountain bike gearing on the Chamois Hagar?

You betcha. While it is technically out of Shimano's compatibility chart we specify the 11-46T rear cassette on the GRX build kit. The Force-AXS build features Sram's 10-50T rear cassette. We found this is the optimal gear range for the variety of terrain the Chamois Hagar is capable of conquering.

It is very important to note that mechanical road shifters are not compatible with mechanical mountain rear derailleurs.

How Many Bottle Cages?

Your hydration is our priority. The Chamois Hagar features 6 bottle cage mounts on the size Small frame and 7 bottle cage mounts on all other sizes.

We have one bottle cage mount on the seat tube across all sizes. The size Small frame has one bottle cage mount on the down tube while the size Medium, Large, and X-Large have two bottle cage mounts on the down tube. Additionally, all sizes have one bottle cage mount on each fork leg and one bottle cage mount on the top of the top tube.

Is That a Custom Fork?

Why yes it is. The Chamois Hagar features a custom fork with Evil's custom 56mm offset and 423 mm axle to crown. This fork is compatible with all current road and gravel components. It is a flat mount type brake and features 100mm x 12mm axle and spacing.

The Chamois Hagar is not compatible with suspension forks on the marke given the custom offset and axle to crown on the Chamois Hagar.

How do I route the internal cable routing?

These frames are fully internally routed. In order to build up these frames you will need first run the brake hoses and shift housing from the rear to the front.

The fork needs to be removed from the head tube so that you can reach into the head tube area in order to guide the housings out of the internal guide holes.

There are entry points for the housings at the rear of the bike. The brake is on non-drive side inside of the chain stay and sits on the outside of the seat stay above the drop out.

When routing the housings from the rear to the front there is a removable cover on the outside of the down tube just above the bottom bracket. Remove this cover so that you can guide the cables up the down tube.

How do I install the dropper post?
GRX

You can start your dropper at the head tube and working your way back. You'll want to remove the Di2 Cover Plate to access the dropper housing and use your fingers to guide the housing up and out of the seat tube.

Once the housing is in the bike you'll want to connect the housing to the non-drive side drop bar GRX brake/shift lever.

AXS

The AXS kit comes with a Rockshox Reverb AXS dropper post and this post does not require any cable instal.

*You can add a button called the blip for additional customization of the shifter and dropper post. The blip is not included with the Chamois Hagar.

Can I mount a light to the fork?

There is an insert on the backside of the fork to mount a light or accessories. However there is no internal cable routing in the fork legs for a generator hub.

Are there cable plugs for unused routing?

Each Chamois Davis comes with cable plugs to keep your bike looking as clean as possible for every build imaginable.

The Chamois Davis includes a 4mm shift plug, 5mm brake or dropper hose plug, solid flat plug to fill any holes not in use and an angled solid plug.

*For Di2 drill a hole in the solid plug in order to run the Di2 cables.

**Angled solid plug goes in the back of the front derailleur cable exit in the seat tube when there is no front derailleur installed.

Can I run SRAM Force AXS with SRAM Eagle AXS?

Sram AXS road electronic shifters are compatible Sram AXS X01 and Sram XX1 AXS mountain electronic rear derailleurs in specific combinations. The 1X mountain rear derailleurs are not compatible with 2x front derailleurs.

What flat-mount brake adapters do I need?

Flat-mount is the dominant option for road hydraulic disc brakes. The flat mount allows the caliper to sit flush on the chain stay. Both the front and the rear require a specific adapters. The rear is uses a Flat mount 140mm to 160mm rear adapter for 20mm thick frames. The front uses a standard front 140mm to 160mm with normal bolts.

What adapters do I need to run flat bars & brakes?

There is the ability to run the Chamois Hagar as a flat bar set up with normal mountain bike brakes. It requires two different adapters specific for the front and the rear. The rear needs a Flat Mount 140mm to Post Mount 160mm with 20mm frame bolts. Make sure to add the actual rear bolt lengths.