2021 Subrosa Novus (Trey Jones) Signature Review

Subrosa’s 2021 Novus is one of the highest quality bikes out right now. The Trey Jones signature has his style written all over it. With a 21″ top tube and a 9″ standover, the Novus will feel controlled, and unstoppable in street. It has full chromoly and weighs 26.6lbs.


✅ – Full Chromoly
⛔️ – Under $500
✅ – Double Wall Rims
⛔️ – Pegs
✅ – Fully Sealed Bearings
✅ – 3 pc. Cranks
⛔️ – Freecoaster – What is a freecoaster?Opens in a new tab.

2021 Subrosa Novus (Trey Jones) Signature Overview

Trey Jones is such an amazing riding we knew we wanted to feature his bike as a complete bike. The Trey Jones Novus is basically his personal ride, just a little cleaner, ha-ha! Featuring a 100% chromoly butted frame, fork, and bars along with aftermarket products from The Shadow Conspiracy. We can’t promise that’ll have the bike control that Trey does, but this bike will help get you closer.

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2021 Trey Jones Signature Bike

2021 Subrosa Novus (Trey Jones) Signature Specs




RAME MATERIAL: 100% Chromoly
FORKSShadow Inceptive V2
BARS: 100% Chromoly – 2pc 9.0″
HEADSET: Shadow Stacked
BRAKES: Rant Spring Brakes V2
FRONT HUBShadow Symbol Front
FRONT RIMShadow Truss
REAR HUBShadow Symbol Cassette
REAR RIMShadow Truss
TIRESShadow Sawtooth
SPROCKETSubrosa Petal
CRANKSShadow Killer Cranks
BB: Sealed Mid
PEDALS: Shadow Metal
SEAT: Shadow Penumbra Jones Series 9
WEIGHT: 12.17 kg (26.6 lbs)

Frame Geometry

Designed for riders who are 5’5″ to 6’2″

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This is a longer chain stay. It gives you a more stable and controlled feel. It is longer than most, and will feel really controlled but spins will feel sluggish

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Steep head tube angles make the bike “snappy” meaning more responsive to fast turns.

A less steep head tube gives you more control.

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The seat tube angle can adjust how the top tube feels by making it more or less steep. Most are this angle, it doesn’t change very often.

The bottom bracket height adjusts how low or high your feet are off the ground. Most completes will be this height.

This is a tall standover. 

A tall stand over allows you to pinch more of the seat for bars and t-bogs.

2021 Subrosa Novus (Trey Jones) Signature Price

The Trey Jones signature Novus is almost $1000. This makes it one of the most expensive bikes of 2021. However, the aftermarket parts totally justify the high price.

2021 Subrosa Novus (Trey Jones) Signature Quality

This is a pro-quality bike. The Novus has everything needed to help you ride at the top level. Some of these parts are:

  • Full Chromoly
  • Aftermarket double wall rims
  • Shadow parts
  • Subrosa Parts
  • Most parts are the signature trey jones parts

Buy if you are learning:

  • Any tricks

Don’t buy if you are learning:

  • No restrictions

2021 Subrosa Novus (Trey Jones) Signature Conclusion

I’m a little bummed that this $1000 bike does not come with pegs. Like how hard is it to just include 2 pegs. However, I was really impressed to see the part list. almost all of the parts are AFTERMARKET and a signature version of Trey’s parts. This bike is like going to sourceOpens in a new tab. and adding separate parts together in order to make your own custom bike.

It is for a rider who is doing some pretty high level tricks. The rider is looking for a bike that will LAST and help them progress more. Especially if you love tech riding.


Douglas Laird

My parents bought me my first BMX bike in 2011 and it changed my life. This bike has taken me all over the world and introduced me to cool places and cooler people. My goal is to help get 1,000,000 people into BMX so they can experience the joy and freedom that comes from a progression based sport.

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