10 Best Bikes at Outdoor Demo

The temps were cool and riders were out in search of their next dream bike. While our hopes are high that the indoor show will have some more bike bling, these were the top bikes we spotted at the Outdoor Demo.

Alchemy unveiled the Arktos last year at Interbike and it created quite the buzz. Due to popular demand Alchemy is now offering a lower price point with the main frame being manufactured overseas to help reduce cost.
Devinci has been making some big changes and launching plenty of new bikes including the Django 29. This bike has 120-millimeters of front and rear travel and a full carbon frame. We tested the 27.5 version earlier this year.
Viral Bikes has emerged out Colorado and the Skeptic caught our eye. The frame is titanium with Boost spacing to run 27.5+ or 29-inch wheels. Viral designed this bike around the Pinion gearbox and will work with 120-140mm travel forks.
The Pivot 429SL is a bike that needs no introduction, and the redesigned version (new for 2017) features a few key upgrades such as Boost spacing in the front and rear.


KHS has been busy in the design kitchen and released a full carbon SixFifty 6700. The SixFifty has 150mm of front and rear travel and a new linkage design.
Advocate Cycles is a new brand to the bike world aimed at one thing – making trails better. 100% of Advocate’s profits go towards trail advocacy, pretty sweet. The Hayduke a Reynolds 725 chromoly frame with a geometry designed around 120mm forks and will run Plus Size, 29, geared, or single speed.
Turner recently released their Flux that received a few renovations. The bike has a full carbon frame and rear triangle, Dw-Link suspension, and 120mm of travel on 27.5-inch wheels.
The Django wasn’t the only new bike from Devinci. The Marshall us their latest for XC/Trail riding with 120mm of travel up front and 110mm in the rear. This bike is a full carbon frame and is available in 29 or 27.5+ wheel sizes.
Wolf Tooth Components has been making some of the best aftermarket parts out there and has made the jump into frames with their new Otso brand. The Voytek is their hardtail trail bike with a full carbon frame and the ability to run 27.5+, 29, and 26×2.4 wheel sizes. The chainstay length can be adjusted with their Tuning Chip built into the rear dropout.
Patrol has been making their way into the US and the 671 looks like a seriously capable bike. The 671 uses 160mm of front and rear travel built into an aluminum frame.
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