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Transition Announces The Carbon Sentinel Engineered To Party


For those of you who have been Sentimental over our new Sentinel but only ride carbon, the wait is over. Available in S, M, L and XL sizes and boasting all the same great features, hardware and parts kits as the alloy model. Coming in at a modest 6.83lbs / 3.1Kg this carbon beauty is a true rocketship. The Sentinel continues to receive praise as the bike that can truly do everything well. So if you like going up, over and down mountains the Sentinel is the bike for you. Available early 2018.

Transition Sentinal Geometry

The Sentinel was designed for 29er haters. A bike so capable, playful and fun that even the most staunch 29er naysayer will instantly convert. With our reverse mullet suspension configuration, the Sentinel stays responsive and playful while delivering incredible downhill monster truck capabilities. Our new Speed Balanced Geometry is our crown jewel that unlocks 100% of the potential of this bike. With SBG you get total confidence when it comes to cornering and climbing that really sets this bike apart from the crowd.

Transition Sentinel Features


Speed Balanced Geometry
Boost 148 Dropout Spacing
Trunion Metric Shock Sizing - 205mm X 57.5mm
Enduro Max Sealed Bearings
Threaded Bottom Bracket
Molded Rubber Downtube & Chainstay Protection
New Rattle Free Internal Cable Port Covers
External Rear Brake Routing
180mm Post Mount Brake
Collet Main Pivot
Water Bottle Storage Inside Front Triangle
Tire Clearance up to 29" x 2.5"
6.83lbs / 3.1Kg Frame w/shock and hardware
$2999 USA MSRP / Frameset
$4999 USA MSRP / GX build
$5999 USA MSRP / XO1 build

Transition Sentinel Build Kits

Sentinel Frame Details

Transition Sentinel Video

When dreaming up what to shoot for the Sentinel, we couldn’t narrow it down to one style of riding, so we shot four locations/riders. All of which found the Sentinel to be right at home. Enjoy!

Music in order of appearance:
Odesza - Boy
Beastie Boys - Sabotage
The Geek X Vrv - Chinese Morning
The American Spirit - Sons and Daughters
Macklemore - Willy Wonka (Instrumental)

Find Out More About The Transition Sentinel Here