Full carbon frame featuring leading edge carbon fiber materials and Pivot’s proprietary hollow core internal molding technology.
116mm of smooth-yet-efficient dw-link® suspension, tuned for trail handling
Designed to work with forks from 120-130mm in travel
Fox Float DPS shock, performance tuned for the Mach 429 Trail
29-inch wheels for the fastest laps and superior rollover in technical terrain
27.5+ compatible for extra stability and grip over roots and rocks 1x and 2x (front derailleur)
Fits riders between 5'4" and 6'3"+
The greatest trail bikes do everything well, no matter what or where you ride. Our goal when designing the Mach 429 Trail was to create a new category of trail bike – one that takes advantage of the best features of 29 and yet maintains the performance characteristics that make you forget about wheelsize and, instead, translate to the “best-ride-ever,” every time you ride.
The Mach 429 Trail’s dw-link® suspension drives a custom-tuned Fox Float DPS (Dual Piston System) shock, which gives the rear suspension an incredibly plush feel with a wide range of damping control. The Fox DPS shock also offers an extremely positive “firm” position that makes easy work of long fire-road climbs. To match the Mach 429 Trail’s deep-feeling rear suspension, we’ve equipped each model with a 130mm Fox 34 suspension fork. Combined, these features make the Mach 429 Trail an up-trail-conquering, climbing machine with a nearly bottomless feel in even the most aggressive terrain.
The best trail bikes are neither whippy nor overbuilt. They are, in a word, balanced. We sweat the details—painstakingly developing the right mix of resins, composite fibers, lay-orientation and frame shaping to create a chassis with the perfect blend of strength and stiffness. Effortless handling, incredible power transfer and precise cornering are what make the Mach 429 Trail capable of being that elusive “one-bike quiver”.
The Mach 429 Trail marks the introduction of Pivot’s mid-travel trail linkage, designed specifically for trail bikes. Drawing major influences from the Phoenix DH Carbon and Mach 6 Carbon, the 429 Trail utilizes an entirely new upper linkage to provide the same ultra-precise control and bottomless feel of our longer travel dw-link® designs in a more compact, lighter package for trail applications. When we pair the new upper linkage with the same lower linkage design that we utilize on the Mach 6 Carbon, what you get is a bike you can take anywhere and over anything – an incredibly versatile 29er with seemingly endless suspension and noticeably increased traction.