Speed Demon

This Borderline Insane New Downhill Mountain Bike Is Built for Speed


September 4, 2019 Sports and Outdoors By

Pivot has announced its latest mountain bike, the Phoenix 29, and it’s a beauty built for speed. Thanks to input from the Factory Race team, the bike has a brand-new geometry, suspension design, wheel size (29-inch) and chassis. A full carbon frame makes use of Pivot’s proprietary molding technology to weigh just 6.4 pounds while remaining incredibly sturdy. Pivot increased the stiffness and lowered the center of gravity with a 190mm dw-link suspension (a.k.a. 7.5 inches of singletrack-crushing travel).

The models range from $3,799 (for the team frame) to $,7599 for the Pro Saint kit in small, medium, large and XL. And the Phoenix 29 comes in two colors: a bright blue with orange accents and an all grey. No matter which color you opt for, you’re sure to look one thing: fast.

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