Pivot mountain bike reviews. Pivot makes some of the best mountain bikes available today. Its not that i dont like their forks and wouldnt run them quite the contrary. By francis cebedo september 15 2018 news. 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.
First and foremost is wheel size and 29 where its at for the 429 which makes sense for a short travel bike. The mach 6 fits in comfortably between the firebird and the mach 55. With 162mm of rear travel the pivot firebird 29 is designed to enduro. Pivot updates the long travel firebird with 29er wheels.
For the 429 trail it is obviously pinned as a trail bike but with the mach 55 lorded as the quintessential trail bike by pivot it has me wondering what the 429 is all about. With an open canvas chris cocalis chose a carbon frame with 140mm of travel. I found a good deal on a pivot mach 5 in february of 2018. It is a no holds barred assault into a ride quality and weight that has not been seen before in this class.
Pivot les hardtail mountain bike review. Who is it made for. For over 10 years the company has innovated mountain bike suspension frame materials and more. 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.
Pivots dropping the mach name of past iterations but this 120mm travel 29er is still undeniably fast and. The shuttle is pivots attempt at creating the best emtb that has ever existed. Pivots trail 429 is the latest version of the brands ever popular mach 4 29 trail bike.