Our quest was to create the perfect long-travel trail bike, and it all began with a close look at the geometry. Basically, we modernized it— slacking out the front end, lengthening the top tube, shortening the chainstays, and lowering the bottom bracket. All of this together makes the bike truly feel glued to the ground, and the platform is more responsive and capable than ever.
We then added some crucial bits to make your ride, well, better. We’re talking stuff like integrated storage with a SWAT™ Door at the down tube, a triumphant return to a threaded bottom bracket, and internal cable routing with guides that makes cabling super easy. And to keep the weight down, the frame is constructed with our legendary, tough-as-nails X-Wing layout with a FACT 9m carbon fiber chassis and M5 alloy rear-end. To guarantee high degrees of ”shredability,” this material choice is greeted by 160mm of plush front and rear travel, plus a geometry that can be ”adjusted” via a shock extension with a ”low/high” setting.
- The Öhlins TTX Coil twin tube coil shock makes for the perfect combination of pedaling efficiency and downhill-smashing damping that will have you going faster both up, and down.
- Featuring a coil spring and TTX (Twin Tube) damping, the Öhlins RXF 36 fork perfectly mates stiffness with a plush, responsive ride quality, and stays smooth and high in the travel without compromising bump absorption, traction, or stability. It also features high-/low-speed and rebound adjustments, and sports 160mm of plush travel.
- The Command Post WU dropper post tips the nose up as it drops, making for a more aggressive riding position and more effective drop.