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PostPosted: Fri May 27, 2016 10:42 am 
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Pivot just released a monster today, just after I bought my 429T :crying:

http://www.pivotcycles.com/bike/switchblade/


Compatible with both 29 and 27.5+ wheel sizes
Fits 27.5+ tires up to 3.25” wide
Fits 29er tires up to 2.5” wide
Features Pivot’s new long and low geometry
Ultra short 428mm (16.85”) chainstays beat every other bike in the category
Front derailleur compatible with Pivot’s stealth E-Type mounting system
135mm dw-link rear suspension with upper clevis and linkage and double wishbone rear triangle
Designed for a 150mm fork, fits forks up to 160mm
27.5+ spec’d with either 40mm inner width DT alloy or Reynolds carbon wheels and aggressive new Maxxis REKON 2.8 tires.
29” spec’d with 25mm inner width DT rims or 28mm inner width Reynolds Enduro carbon rims and aggressive Maxxis High Roller II 2.3” tires.
Pivot Cable Port system for easy internal routing of shifters, brakes and droppers and full Di2 Integration
New ultra-quiet low durometer rubberized frame protection
6.4 lbs / 2900 grams, medium frame w/ rear shock

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PostPosted: Fri May 27, 2016 6:35 pm 
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Don't feel too bad. They say when a bike rolls off the manufacturing floor, it's already obsolete.

This is a damned good commercial for it though (as well as for Sedona!):


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That place looks familiar dropping in at the top of highline.
Have fun tearing it up with your new bike.

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Similar too the new Santa Cruz Hightower. We'll see if this 29/27.5 is new trend in a few years.


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