New LAST Bikes 2022: LAST CELOS downcountry bike and ASCO trailbike – carbon bikes made in Germany

The German premium brand LAST Bikes are expanding their product range with two new bikes: the CELOS and the ASCO, a downcountry bike and a trail bike. Both rigs share the same German-made carbon frame and are distinguished by the shock stroke and fork length. You can find all the information here.

The guys from LAST have proven many times in recent years that they can build super stylish bikes. As our test of the LAST COAL proves, they are also really good on the trail! The two new additions to the Last Bikes line-up roll on 29″ wheels and share the same carbon frame platform. So the choice is yours – not only in terms of suspension travel, but also regarding the carbon layup. The Featherweight layup is approved for forks up to a maximum of 140 mm and a maximum rider weight of 100 kg and the frame weighs just 1.79 kg. The Superduty layup is approved for forks with a maximum travel of 150 mm and a maximum rider weight of 120 kg. Frames with the Superduty layup should weigh 300 g more according to the manufacturer, but they also have a storage compartment integrated in the down tube.

By changing the shock stroke, the riding characteristics should be affected significantly. The downcountry bike CELOS has 120 mm front and rear suspension travel. The trail bike ASCO has 130 mm travel at the rear and can be ridden with 140 mm or 150 mm forks. The bikes are offered in 4 frame sizes to cover riders from 1.70 m to 2 m tall. The anti-squat value and chainstay length are specifically designed for each frame size, according to Last, to give riders of all sizes as much of the same riding experience as possible. The frames are manufactured in Germany by the lightweight carbon experts at All Ahead in Würzburg, have a category 4 approval in both layup variants and Last offer a six-year warranty.

Framesets start at € 4,399 without shocks, regardless of the layup chosen. You can choose all the components yourself in their configurator. Both bikes are limited to 100 frames per year, can be ordered now and should be ready to ship by October.

Geometry of LAST CELOS

size 170 180 190 200
Top tube 577 mm 608 mm 638 mm 671 mm
Seat tube 385 mm 415 mm 455 mm 510 mm
Head tube 95 mm 110 mm 120 mm 130 mm
Head angle 66.4° 66.3° 66.2° 66.1°
Seat angle 78.7° 78.1° 78.3° 78.4°
BB Drop 41 mm 41 mm 40 mm 40 mm
Chainstay 430 mm 430 mm 436 mm 443 mm
Wheelbase 1177 mm 1206 mm 1247 mm 1291 mm
Reach 457 mm 479 mm 509 mm 542 mm
Stack 598 mm 611 mm 620 mm 628 mm

Geometry of LAST ASCO with a 150 mm fork

size 170 180 190 200
Top Tube 580 mm 611 mm 641 mm 674 mm
Seat tube 385 mm 415 mm 455 mm 510 mm
Head tube 95 mm 110 mm 120 mm 130 mm
Head angle 65.1° 65.0° 65.0° 65.0°
Seat angle 77.4° 76.8° 77.1° 77.3°
BB Drop 31 mm 31 mm 31 mm 30 mm
Chainstay 431 mm 431 mm 437 mm 443 mm
Wheelbase 1189 mm 1218 mm 1259 mm 1303 mm
Reach 443 mm 465 mm 496 mm 529 mm
Stack 609 mm 622 mm 631 mm 640 mm

We really like the look of the new LAST bike and hope to get our hands on one soon to tell you what’s good (and not so good) about it.

Get the full info from the LAST Bikes website.

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Words: Simon Kohler Photos: LAST Bikes

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Simon Kohler

​​Simon loves speed. He has many years of racing experience as a longboard downhill skater, blasting down alpine passes on his board. In the meantime, he’s swapped four wheels for two, charging down trails and bike park lines aboard his mountain bike instead. He’s savoured some of Europe’s finest trails on various road trips through the Alps. Having lived in Austria for some time, he knows the local Austrian bike parks like the back of his hand. He’s a tech nerd through and through, using the skills and know-how from his engineering degree and his attention to detail to put the latest bikes and components through their paces for our reviews. As an early riser and self-declared muesli connoisseur, he lives his life powered by oats and the strength of his legs.