Paratrooper High Line


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Information and specifications

In 1995, David Montague was commissioned by the American Department of Defence to design a tactical means of transportation. Hanging from their parachutes, including rucksack as well as folding strong mountain bike, this design had to provide the soldiers with rapidly deployable mobility in conflict areas. In army green, of course. Eventually, this bike was produced and deployed in military operations. The Paratrooper was born! Up to the present time all kinds of sportive cyclists in many countries ride Paratroopers to their full satisfaction. It is not without reason that the enormous versatility of the Paratrooper has been discovered.

This bike has turned out to be a real masterpiece because the foldable dimensions have not been changed and still a larger wheel size has been placed for the real serious mountain bike ride. The 27.5 inch wheels provide the perfect traction and speed for the more fanatical mountain biker who still finds it important enough that the Montagues are foldable. The 2x10 gear set changes gears superfast. All patents are installed except for the rear rack because it no longer fits. The Paratrooper Highline is a true example of a great mountain bike which can still be folded.

The success of this folding mountain bike is based on the bike’s strength and its super-fast folding system. The frames are made from heavily reinforced aluminium, have shock-absorbing front forks and the bikes are provided with sturdy disc brakes. And the bikes distinguish themselves by the assembly of the bike’s components.

There are various models: the Paratrooper, the Paratrooper Pro and the Paratrooper Highline, all equipped with strong aluminium frames with solid parts. The patented rear rack (except for the Highline with 27.5 inch wheel size) can be used for stable storage, parking and for maintenance purposes.

Mountain biking – forestry area – security and surveillance – cycling holidays – Also ideal for storing in a car boot, for train, boat, mobile home and camper.

Matte Gunmetal Grey
Custom drawn 7005 Series Aluminum with DirectConnect System. Power Angle geometry. Replaceable derailleur hanger and disc mount.
RockShox XC30 for 27.5″. 100mm travel w/ lockout and adjustment
27.5″ Alloy, 32 hole. Double Wall w/ Eyelets.
Kenda Kadre. Knobby. 27.5″ x 2.10”.
Formula Disc. Black, Alloy. Sealed front & rear with CLIX® front quick release.
14 Gauge Stainless.
Mountain Aero with “Center Gap” Comfort Technology.
Kalloy, 30.0 X 300mm. Black.
Kalloy. Alloy, 5-degree backsweep. 31.8 Barbore. 560mm length.
Kalloy, Alloy Threadless. 90mm with 7 degree rise.
Shimano Deore Rapid Fire. 2-Speed Left. 10-Speed Right. Both w/ Optical Gear Display.
Front derailleur
Shimano Deore. Top Swing Dual Pull.
Rear derailleur
Shimano SLX 10-Speed.
SR Suntour XCM. 38/24. Alloy 175mm crank arm. Matte Black.
Brake set
Tektro Auriga. Front & rear hydraulic disc brakes. Alloy Levers.
Platform pedal with alloy cage.
Bottom Bracket
Sealed Cartridge
Frame Sizes
18”, 20”
Folded Size
91,5 x 71 x 30,5 cm
Approx Weight
Ca. 13,2 kg