Mach 4 SL Carbon Pro X01 Eagle Mountain Bike by Pivot
Lift laps and shuttles have a time and a place, but that place isn't anywhere close to your summer agenda. You prefer fast rolling cross-country hot laps, and opting for the steep, sanity-questioning climbs to get you to the top before your buddies have even made it through the lift line. Pivot's engineers designed the Mach 4 SL Carbon Pro X01 Eagle Mountain Bike for those of us who are of the pedal-your-own-way persuasion, with a featherweight construction that's stature is anything but, offering stiff control and power that scales in at a whopping 300-grams below the previous Mach 429 SL. The new Mach 4 SL takes queues from the venerated Mach 4 and 429 SL, bringing the 4's lightweight and nimble attitude to the trail, plus the SL's progressive cross-country tuned setup for soaring to the front of the pack, gliding over slick root gardens, and charging forward to earn your spot as the KOM. As we've seen throughout the bike industry, the Mach 4 SL takes on the popular trend of longer-slacker, but doesn't go overboard into Trail territory, pulling the head tube out to just 67. 5-degrees (paired with a 120mm fork). Compared to the previous 429 SL's 69. 3-degree head angle, the Mach 4 SL's head tube will lend the slacker angle to a bit more stability on descents, so you can take on steeper drops, and chunkier rock gardens without your bike feeling noodly under pressure. But this is a cross-country machine after all, and with pedaling being top priority, Pivot's engineers make things steeper in the hind-quarters, moving to a prime perch for power at 73-and-a-half degrees -- ideal for speedy power transfers, and staying forward when you're out of the saddle and mashing up steeps. Speaking of pedaling platform -- if you're familiar with Pivot's Mach 4 and 429 SL, you may be looking at the rear triangle with a puzzled gaze, as its shock layout shifts tremendously from its predecessors. While the Mach 4 SL still carries on with the coveted DW-link, Pivot's designers opt...
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