Bike Check: Momsen VIPA Ultra Devil's Peak custom

Momsen's latest flagship VIPA ULTRA dressed with limited edition Devil’s Peak Lager livery.

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Bikes and Beer. What is there not to like? Right?



What started out as a casual conversation with Timo Cooper quickly evolved into Momsen Bikes being commissioned to create a full custom version of their latest full suspension bike – the VIPA ULTRA.


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The VIPA ULTRA’s flat and large surfaces were ideal for applying the Devil’s Peak Lager livery


With it’s unique and distinctive design, the ULTRA’s large and angular tube shapes really lend themselves to the decal application of the crisp and bold colours of Devil’s Peak Premium Lager.


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When we received the artwork from the Devil’s Peak team I immediately pictured how we could incorporate the label detailing onto the frame’s tubing. The frame has so many large flat surfaces which literally beg to be styled with classy details.


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Fox Float DPS Performance Trunnion Mount with Flip-Chip for Adjustable Geometry allowing up to a 67.5 degree head angle.


Only 25 units will be produced. Stock will be available in May 2019. Sold as an ULTRA Frame-Kit which includes Frame / Rear Shock / Seatclamp / Rear Axle / Headset / Toptube Bag / Frame Protection / Downtube Storage Cover final pricing will be confirmed in April.


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Integrated Storage Compartment with Toptube Bag for “ on-the-ride essentials.


Pre-Orders will be opening soon from Authorised Stockists or the dedicated VIPA ULTRA website and each lucky owner will receive a set of Devil’s Peak Cycling Kit (designed and manufactured by Ciovita) as well as 10 cases of Devil’s Peak Lager (over the space of 12 months).


Depending on demand we could end up offering the DP Frame-Kits as a Complete Bike Build. (Watch this space)


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Custom VIPA ULTRA Build with a conservative selection of SRAM Eagle components matched to a Stan’s No Tubes Crest CB7 Carbon Wheelset.


  • FrameVIPA ULTRA Carbon, Dual Storage Compartments, Dual Bottle Fitment, Boost 148 Spacing, 1x and 2x Drivetrain Compatibility, Available in 2 Frame Sizes, Threaded 73mm BB Shell
  • ForkRockShox Reba RL 29/15, Solo Air, 100mm Travel, Remote, Boost 110
  • ShockFox Float DPS, Performance Series, 3 Position Adjust, Trunnion Mount, 185 ( 50mm Stroke ), Custom Spec for ULTRA
  • RimsStan’s Crest CB7 Carbon, WideRight Design, 28 Hole Front and Rear
  • HubsStan’s Neo with DuraSync as per Crest CB7 Wheelset
  • Spokes + NipplesSapim Force Black 2.0/1.7/1.8 as per Crest CB7 Wheelset
  • Front TyreMaxxis Ikon 29 x 2.25 EXO TR
  • Rear TyreMaxxis Aspen 29 x 2.25 EXO TR
  • HandlebarFarr Carbon Endurance MTB, 720mm Wide, 9 Degree Sweep
  • GripsEsi Silicone Race, 60g
  • StemKCNC Arrow 110mm -11 drop
  • Headset + top capVIPA ULTRA Alloy, Low Profile Top Cap, as supplied with Frame-Kit
  • SeatpostKCNC Ti Pro-Lite, 31.6, 400mm
  • SaddleFarr Standard, 148mm Width, Crn-Ti Rail
  • BrakesSram Level TLM Hydraulic
  • Brake rotorsAvid Centerline, 160mm Front and Rear
  • ShiftersSram GX Eagle, Trigger 1x12
  • Rear derailleurSram GX Eagle
  • CassetteSram GX Eagle, 10-50T
  • Crank armsSram Stylo Carbon, Dub 175, 32T
  • ChainringSram 32T
  • ChainSram GX Eagle
  • Bottom BracketSram Dub Threaded 73mm
  • PedalsFluid Clipless
  • Weight10.7 kg


Bike & Brew PE, Mar 15 2019 01:46

Very Nice... Loving the new decals!

Brick_Top, Mar 15 2019 01:52

Needs a dropper post.... #LovesBackWheel

Spike Milligan, Mar 15 2019 02:13

Looks very smart! Judging by all the free stuff you get when you buy, think its going to be pricey. However, not a bit fan of that baggy thing on the toptube. 

dirtypot, Mar 15 2019 03:17

Are the decals really just stuck on the side with no clear coat over them?  Please tell me my eyeballs are deceiving me.

DuncanDoughnuts, Mar 15 2019 05:20

weight ?

Bizkit031, Mar 16 2019 05:04

So excited too see it’s another YAWN bike from Momsen.

coops, Mar 16 2019 07:06

Are the decals really just stuck on the side with no clear coat over them?  Please tell me my eyeballs are deceiving me.



Decals are not just stuck on, the frames are manufactured in the factory like any other. We wanted the Devils Peak branding to really stand out from the black. 


I hope you like it! 


Maybe see you at Epic for a DP lager or two. 

coops, Mar 16 2019 07:08

So excited too see it’s another YAWN bike from Momsen.


At least this one coms with some complimentary beer from DP. :) 

coops, Mar 16 2019 07:09

weight ?



MomsenBikes SA, Mar 16 2019 07:13

weight ?


10.7kg as pictured

MomsenBikes SA, Mar 16 2019 07:16

Are the decals really just stuck on the side with no clear coat over them?  Please tell me my eyeballs are deceiving me.


Gloss Water Transfer with Factory ClearCoat - your eyeballs are deceiving you.


Rest of the frame has a Matte Clear Coat on it. 

DirtyDan, Mar 16 2019 12:30

Jissus, that thing is mooi!

tubed, Mar 17 2019 07:32

Coops, what is your verdict on the Farr saddle, would really like to hear an independent actual user comment, much appreciated if you can say.