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  1. General Discussion
    What is it Today Pivot made the case for long travel 29er bikes with the new Firebird 29 - a long travel 29er ideally suited for enduro racers, park riders or anyone looking for a bike that lets them do rad descents with minimal weight penalty or climbing inefficiency. Often, riders ponder what...
  2. 29er Bikes
    Here's Pivot Cycles front man and lead designer Chris Cocalis running through the company's hottest bikes, starting off with a very special 10-year Anniversary Edition Mach 5.5. You have to love that paint scheme. Video: Pivot Cycles 10-year Anniversary Edition Mach 5.5, Mach 429 Trail, and...
  3. 27.5
    You had to get in line early at Outerbike to get your hands on one of these. Editor's Note: Along with longtime Mtbr forum member Kent Robertson (KRob), the 2016 Outerbike Test Sessions were conducted by Ben Slabaugh, aka Schlim on Mtbr. Ben, 37, has been riding mountain bikes since he was 12...
  4. 29er Bikes
    Pivot Cycles long ago earned its title as an award-winning mountain bike manufacturer. But the best never stop evolving. For 2017, Pivot launches several new mountain bike models and updates a few classics. Video: Pivot Cycles Firebird, Switchblade and Vault Pivot Cycles founder Chris...
  5. 27.5
    Pivot has hit a few out of the park recently. The Mach 4 and Mach 429 Trail were well-sorted bikes that were more capable than what their 115mm of travel would suggest. Pivot followed that up with the Switchblade, a 135mm bruiser with on-point geometry and versatile wheel size capabilities...
  6. 29er Bikes
    This is part 2 of Krob's bike tests from Outerbike in Moab, Utah. Be sure to read KRob's Outerbike 2013 Bike Demo Reviews - Part 1. Norco Sight I'd stopped by the SRAM tent several times looking for this size large on the first day but was never successful so it was high on my list for the...
  7. 27.5
    What weighs thirty pounds and has 170mm of travel and now comes with the latest and greatest 650b option? Pivot Bicycles was formed in 2007 by bike designer Chris Cocalis (previous owner of Titus Bicycles). Since its inception he has expanded his shop into a 26,000sqft warehouse space, employs...
  8. 27.5
    Chris Cocalis from Pivot gives us an inside look at the all new Firebird 27.5 platform. The 27.5" has similar geometry to the popular 26" Firebird (see chart below) and features the exact same travel, making it a pretty easy conversion. The Firebird 27.5 features more rear triangle tire...
  9. Pivot Cycles
    Hey ya'll, I got my firebird a couple of months ago and have had good results with the stock tire set up (Nev front, small 8 rear). But I was wondering if anyone has had better results with other tire setups? I just mounted up a Dissent 2.5 front, with a Bronson 2.3 rear, but I haven't tried...
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