Mach 5.5 Carbon Team XTR 1X Complete Mountain Bike - 2018 by Pivot
Pushing the envelope with progressive geometry that's longer, slacker, and lower for increased composure at high speeds over aggressive terrain, the Mach 5. 5 Carbon Team XTR 1x Complete Mountain Bike represents a new-school reincarnation of Pivot's legendary Mach 5. 7 Carbon. Its reinvigorated design handles anything the trail throws your way, from chunky, rock-strewn climbs to blistering descents with square-edge hits, steep rock rolls, and root-latticed singletrack just begging for action. Pivot places it firmly into the trail category, with a secondary focus on all-mountain exploration. To be frank, we just call it "damn capable" and "stupid fun," making it a worthy rig for aggressive riders demanding their bike climb like a goat and descend with remarkable composure across the rough stuff. The Mach 5. 5 Carbon retains the sought-after attributes of the DW-Link suspension platform, namely the ability to claw up the steepest, chunkiest climbs and soak up square-edge hits with unbelievable composure on the way down. Once you've reached the summit after a lengthy climb, 5. 5 inches of rear travel gobbles up loose rocks and smooths out successive square-edge hits when you're bombing downhill at high speeds. It's all party up front, with 6 inches of travel instilling confidence for rallying over rough sections littered with boulders, loose rocks, and speed-impeding root sections. This 20-millimeter disparity between front and rear travel gives you a bit more efficiency for pedaling, but with extra plushness up front for cleaning notoriously technical stretches of trail. Realizing the industry is ever-shifting, it makes perfect sense to see the Mach 5. 5 Carbon with a slacker, longer, and lower geometry for riders seeking unflappable composure at high speeds. The 66. 5-degree head tube angle offers stability on descents, without being overly slack or wandering excessively on sustained climbs with steep, punchy sections. Just a tick shorter in the front than the n...
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