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FAST BIKES – PIVOT TRAIL 429

05.25.2018 | Enduro--TrailOnline MediaXC--Trail

Pivot have got one hell of an attractive range of bikes. From the Switchblade to the Firebird, Mach 5.5, Mach 6 all the way through to the Phoenix DH beastie. They all look amazing. Looks aren’t everything but they do sell bikes, when you can combine this with a good ride feel it’s something to behold. Pivot nailed this with the Firebird but have they done it with the new Trail 429? Read the whole...

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First Ride: The All-New Trail 429 From Pivot Cycles

05.25.2018 | BikesEnduro--TrailOnline MediaXC--Trail

Setting out to redesign your most popular full suspension bike must be an incredibly daunting task. Get it right, and you can potentially turn a great bike into an even greater bike. Get it wrong however, and you have a very real risk affecting a substantial portion of your sales. Pivot Cycles isn’t exactly a brand that does things half-arsed just for the sake of it though. And in this case, the...

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Pivot’s New Trail 429 – First Ride

05.25.2018 | BikesEnduro--TrailOnline MediaXC--Trail

Long travel enduro machines may seem like they're all the rage these days, but the truth is, there's a large percentage of riders out there who aren't constantly seeking out the gnarliest trails they can find, and who don't want (or need) bikes with geometry and travel numbers that are approaching DH bike territory. That's where bikes like Pivot's brand new Trail 429 come in. With 29” or 27.5+ wheels,...

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Pivot’s New Switchblade Aluminum Makes a Standout 29er Trail Bike More Affordable

05.01.2018 | BikesOnline Media

Today, Pivot launches an aluminum version of its popular Switchblade, a 135mm-travel 29er/27.5+ bike aimed at aggressive trail riding and enduro. The carbon Switchblade, launched in 2016, is among the top two bestsellers for the brand, and remains one of the Bicycling test team’s favorite 29er trail bikes for its ability to climb efficiently while descending like a purebred enduro bike. The Switchblade...

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Why That Bike? | Pivot Mach 5.5

04.30.2018 | BikesEnduro--TrailOnline Media

If you've ever cruised our Bike Check section, the largest collection of badass bike builds on the internet, you know that Vital members spare no expense when it comes to radifying their rides. Always on the hunt for a backstory, we reached out to the owners of these three supersonic shredders to find out what went into each project. From stealthy black to racing red, these rigs all have one thing in common:...

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