Wreckoning LS
Wreckoning LS
Wreckoning LS
Wreckoning LS
Wreckoning LS
Wreckoning LS
Wreckoning LS
Wreckoning LS
Wreckoning - LS - Evil Bikes USA
Wreckoning - LS - Evil Bikes USA
Wreckoning - LS - Evil Bikes USA
Wreckoning - LS - Evil Bikes USA
Wreckoning - LS - Evil Bikes USA
Wreckoning - LS - Evil Bikes USA

Wreckoning LS

Blur The Trail | 29" Wheels | 166mm Rear Suspension

The Wreckoning is our big-wheeled DH rig. Since its inception in 2016, this bike has received glowing accolades, and we found the bits to make it even better. Lightly Salted with a few key updates, top-shelf suspension on every build, and race-proven geometry, the Wrecker is ready to combine rippin’ speed and stoke on the same platter. Limited edition Baja Fog and Clay Porter colorways will blend well with the blurred forest around you. That’s right, the Dark Lord requested scorched-earth tones this season.

Regular price $3,750.00 Sale price$3,000.00 Save $750.00

Size and build kit

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Evil Bikes Wreckoning LS


A heaped shovel of gravity fills the heart of every Evil machine, and our venerated Wreckoning maintains its dark reputation of trail-melting speed. This latest iteration of the 29” wheeled 166mm platform comes Lightly Salted with updates while maintaining the geometry and suspension kinematics that riders love and trust on the burly stuff. Whether racing the clock or punching out to hit the trail, this bike is built to send deep and spin up comfortably for another.


The Wreckoning LS has nudged the limits of balance and grip, vetted by racers and weekend rippers alike. This is the bike you'll find "too fast for me" with. The platform for lapping extra gnarly descents that offers a cozy pedaling position on the next climb.  

Even our best machines can be improved, augmented, and better shred-prepped. What's been lightly salted? We've found a few dark elements to crank up the Wreckoning’s trail hungry appetite. Alongside a pair of limited-edition color options, we've added SRAM's UDH derailleur hanger that's easily found at your local bike shop. If the tiny backwoods bike shop has any modern hanger in stock, it'll be this one.  

Trails and trees are always better than greasy garages, and our engineers aim to reduce your wrenching time. We've heard the battle cries over trunnion shock spacers and responded by capturing them in the linkage, so you no longer have to fiddle and fumble when installing shocks.      



Slap it sideways against a stump? All Lightly Salted models feature UDH hangers, easily replaced at your local shop.


Make Bikes Shred Again. Short 430mm chain stays mean wheelies for days and manuals for months.


Flip yo' Chips! Choose LOW mode for everyday trail-slaying geometry, or flip to XLOW mode for a gravity-fed, park eating ride. 


Dial in sag on your shred happy sled with this quick meter that hits right at the 30% mark. 


A rubber sound canceling chainstay protector and an integrated chain guide keep the drivetrain silent and deadly. 


Ditch those archaic zip ties. Fully guided internal routing for clean looks, easy installation and worry-free maintenance.

offering geo
GEOMETRY   S   M   L   XL  
A - Head Tube Angle LOW   65.2° 65.2° 65.2° 65.2°
A - Head Tube Angle X-LOW   64.6° 64.6° 64.6° 64.6°
B - Seat Tube Angle LOW   77.0° 77.0 77.0 77.0°
B - Seat Tube Angle X-LOW   76.5° 76.5° 76.5° 76.5°
C - Virtual Top Tube Length LOW   588mm | 23.16" 608mm |23.92" 630mm | 24.81" 653mm | 25.69"
C - Virtual Top Tube Length X-LOW   591mm | 23.27" 611mm | 24.06 633mm | 24.92" 656mm | 25.83"
D - Seat Tube Length   390mm | 15.35" 425mm | 16.73" 460mm | 18.11" 495mm | 19.49"
E - Bottom Bracket Height LOW   351mm | 13.80" 351mm | 13.80" 351mm | 13.80" 351mm | 13.80"
E - Bottom Bracket Height X- LOW   342mm | 13.46" 342mm | 13.46" 342mm | 13.46" 342mm | 13.46"
F - Bottom Bracket Drop LOW   23mm | 00.91" 23mm | 00.91" 23mm | 00.91" 23mm | 00.91"
F - Bottom Bracket Drop X-LOW   32mm | 1.26" 32mm | 1.26" 32mm | 1.26" 32mm | 1.26"
G - Head Tube Length   104mm | 4.09" 114mm | 4.49" 127mm | 5.00" 139mm | 5.47"
H - Chain Stay Length LOW   430mm | 16.93" 430mm | 16.93" 430mm | 16.93" 430mm | 16.93"
H - Chain Stay Length X-LOW   432mm | 17.01" 432mm | 17.01" 432mm | 17.01" 432mm | 17.01"
I - Wheel Base LOW   1197mm | 47.11" 1218mm | 47.94" 1243mm | 48.94" 1268mm | 49.92
I - Wheel Base X- LOW   1198mm | 47.17" 1219mm | 48.00" 1245mm | 49.00" 1270mm | 49.99
J - Axle to Crown   571mm | 22.48" 571mm | 22.48" 571mm | 22.48" 571mm | 22.48"
K - Offset   42mm | 1.65" 42mm | 1.65" 42mm | 1.65" 42mm | 1.65"
L - Front to Center LOW   767mm | 30.21" 789mm | 31.05" 814mm | 32.05" 839mm | 33.03"
L - Front to Center X-LOW   767mm | 30.21" 789mm | 31.05" 814mm | 32.05" 839mm | 33.03"
M - Trail LOW   126mm | 4.96" 126mm | 4.96" 126mm | 4.96" 126mm | 4.96"
M - Trail X-LOW   131mm | 5.15" 131mm | 5.15" 131mm | 5.15" 131mm | 5.15"
M - Stack LOW   621mm | 24.43" 630mm | 24.79" 641mm | 25.25" 652mm | 25.68"
M - Stack X-LOW   626mm | 24.65" 635mm | 25.01" 646mm | 25.43" 657mm | 25.87"
O - Reach LOW   445mm | 17.52" 462mm | 18.19" 482mm | 18.98" 502mm | 19.76"
O - Reach X-LOW   438mm | 17.24" 455mm | 17.91" 475mm | 18.70" 495mm | 19.49"
P - Standover LOW   710mm | 27.95" 719mm | 28.31" 727mm | 28.62" 738mm | 29.06"
P - Standover X-LOW   704mm | 27.72" 713mm | 28.07" 721mm | 28.39" 732mm | 28.82"
offering geo
Stem Length   35mm 35mm 35mm 35mm
Stem Rise  
Headset Spacers   15mm 15mm 15mm 15mm
Handlebar Rise   30mm 35mm 35mm 35mm
Handlebar Width   780mm 800mm 800mm 810mm
Crank Length   170mm 170mm 170mm 170mm
Sizing   5'3" - 5'8" 5'6" - 6'0" 5'10" - 6'4" 6'2" - 6'4+

Shock Setup Notes:   
• 30% Sag provides a smoother ride
• 25% Sag will provide a slightly stiffer setup

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Where can I find an exploded view diagram of my bike?   You've come to the right place!  Here

What is the warranty on my bike? Limited Lifetime Warranty information can be found here:   https://www.evil-bikes.com/pages/warranty-policy

How do I adjust my Flip Chips? Remove upper and lower bone link bolts on each side, then remove the 3 flip chip bolts from each side. Flip your Chips 180deg on a horizontal axis. The desired position is noted on the upward facet. The Flip Chip position will be visible when sitting on the bike and should read Low/X-Low depending on model.  

What is the paint code on my bike?Baja Fog - Pantone Warm Gray 8 C  or Clay Porter - Pantone 7607 C  


Which bottom bracket (BB) standard does my bike utilize?  The Wreckoning LS utilizes a threaded BSA 73mm bottom bracket. We recommend pairing your BB & crankset brands, to assure compatibility.   

My chainring is slightly off-center in the upper guide.  
  • If the chainring is too far inboard, try adding one drive side BB spacer.   
  • If the chainring is too far outboard, try removing one drive side BB spacer and placing that on the non-drive side.   
  • If neither of these solutions address the issue, your cranks, or chainring may not accommodate the appropriate chainline. 

What crankset spacing does my bike require? The Wreckoning LS requires a SuperBoost crankset w/ 56.5 mm chain line. We spec a 3mm offset Chainring with SuperBoost+ width Cranksets for most cranksets.  Boost cranksets cannot be modified to work with this frame.   

What are my allowable chainring sizes?  Round: 30-36t / Oval: 32-34t  

Does my bike accommodate a 2x drivetrain?  No. The Wreckoning LS has an integrated 1x upper chain guide.   

Will my bike accept an aftermarket chain guide? Yes. The Wreckoning LS has custom ISCG05 tabs to accommodate aftermarket lower chain guides & bash guards.  

What derailleur hanger does my bike use? The Wreckoning LS utilizes the SRAM UDH (Universal Derailleur Hanger


What is my bike's rear axle spacing?  The Wreckoning LS utilizes  SuperBoost (12x157mm) rear spacing.

What size wheels & tires does my bike fit?  The Wreckoning LS is designed to accommodate 29" wheels with (up to) 2.5" tires.   Front tire clearance is dependent on your fork manufacturer's specifications, although most meet, or exceed 29x2.5".  


What seatpost diameter does my bike utilize?The Wreckoning LS utilizes a 30.9mm seatpost.

What seatpost clamp diameter does my bike utilize? 34.9mm clamp 


What type of brake mount does my bike have?The Wreckoning LS utilizes a 180mm Post Mount rear. Front is dependent on your fork's make & model. Please see your fork manufacturer's website for exact specifications.

What is my maximum rear brake rotor size?  The Wreckoning LS accepts up to a 203mm rotor.


What type of headset does my bike require?  The Wreckoning LS requires a (Zero Stack) ZS44, ZS62 headset. Few alternatives exist. Consult info@evil-bikes.com if you have a headset that you are unsure about.   

What type of steerer tube does my bike require?The Wreckoning LS requires a tapered steerer (1 1/8" - 1 1/2").  

What my frame's minimum possible steerer tube length?  

With zero spacers, assuming a stem stack height of 40mm, your Wreckoning LS requires a steerer length of no less than:  

Small Medium Large X-Large
155mm   165mm   175mm   190mm  

Generally, manufacturers recommend no more than 20mm additional stack height between stem and upper race. The provided measurements account for 0mm additional stack height.   


The Wreckoning LS is designed around a 44mm offset fork.   

How much fork travel can my bike accommodate? The Wreckoning LS is recommended to be paired with a 170mm-180mm travel fork.  

How much travel (suspension) does my bike have?  The Wreckoning LS has 166mm of rear wheel travel. Recommended fork travel (front) is between 170 and 180mm.   

What size shock does my frame utilize?  The Wreckoning LS utilizes a 205x65mm Metric, Trunnion shock.

What size shock mount hardware does my bike require?  The Wreckoning LS utilizes a Trunnion-mounted upper, and requires 8x20mm lower shock mount hardware.  

What approved shock options are available? 

Make   Model   Approved EVIL Spec  
Rockshox   SuperDeluxe Coil   RS SDLXC ULT RCT 205X65 ML 320 ST A2 SHAFT END: TRUNION | BODY END: 8X20  
Fox   Float X2  
Push Industries   ElevenSix   Contact Push for tune info  

It is important to note that each EVIL frame requires a specific damper tune. Often times, a standard off-the-shelf tune will not capitalize on the inherent qualities of the DELTA linkage.  
Various other options may exist. If you are interested in a damper that is not specified on this list, please consult our friendly customer service team at info@evil-bikes.com.