Pivot mountain bike reviews. I found a good deal on a pivot mach 5 in february of 2018. First and foremost is wheel size and 29 where its at for the 429 which makes sense for a short travel bike. Its not that i dont like their forks and wouldnt run them quite the contrary. With an open canvas chris cocalis chose a carbon frame with 140mm of travel.
For over 10 years the company has innovated mountain bike suspension frame materials and more. Whereas the longer travel firebird is best suited for bike park laps and the 55 is a lightweight trailbike the mach 6 could be used for either and perform well. It is a no holds barred assault into a ride quality and weight that has not been seen before in this class. What is it.
Who is it made for. Pivot updates the long travel firebird with 29er wheels. For the 2018 true grit epic i decided to humor my friends at lauf and race one of their forks. I had been riding a mach 429 for the past year and always heard good things about the mach 5 so i decided to give it a try.
In our recent survey the pivot mach 6 was voted one of the 5 best trailenduro mountain bikes by singletracks readers which was no small feat given the competition from much larger companies. Pivots dropping the mach name of past iterations but this 120mm travel 29er is still undeniably fast and. Pivot makes some of the best mountain bikes available today. By francis cebedo september 15 2018 news.
With 162mm of rear travel the pivot firebird 29 is designed to enduro. Pivot les hardtail mountain bike review. Pivots trail 429 is the latest version of the brands ever popular mach 4 29 trail bike.