Mach 5.5 Carbon Race X01 Eagle Complete Mountain Bike - 2018 by Pivot
While we often like to think that our riding is limited only by our imagination, we'd be naive to think that the bike we're on doesn't make a big difference. Charging into chunky rock gardens on a XC speed machine may be ill advised and leave you with disaster, and diving your DH rig into a day of XC singletrack will surely result in sore calves, a red face, and a plethora of four-letter-words spewing from you at the top of a trying climb. But you shouldn't have to feel completely limited to one kind of terrain, that's why Pivot makes bikes like the 2018 Mach 5. 5 Carbon Race X01 Eagle Complete Mountain Bike. With progressive trail geometry and DW-link suspension, the Mach 5. 5 powers down steep and chunky -descents, light on its feet, but heavy on control as it soaks up the roots and rocks, and if you flip it 180-degrees its strong pedaling platform launches you up climbs, handling switchbacks like a nimble, shorter travel steed. Now, we won't try to fool you into thinking it's got the pedaling feel of a hard tail, its 6-inches of suspension will tell you otherwise, but it does ascend with less lag, and more quick-acting control than most other long-travel bikes in its class. Seeing as how the industry is constantly evolving, it makes sense to see the Mach 5. 5 Carbon with slacker, longer, and lower geometry to satisfy riders seeking a progressive trail bike that stays glued to the trail and retains stability at high speeds. The 66. 5-degree head tube angle provides composure on high-speed descents, without being overly slack or wandering on sustained climbs with steep, punchy sections. Just a tick shorter in the front-end than the notoriously long and slack Firebird, the Mach 5. 5 Carbon's longer top tube gives you ample cockpit room, which is especially welcome if you have a longer reach. This longer front end is complemented with snappy-short 16. 93-inch chainstays, which provide extra maneuverability for cornering and climbing tight sections of trail. The ...
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