First Ride Pivot Firebird 29 – Mountain Bike Action Magazine

You may remember the Firebird from Pivot’s line up and while the Firebird 29’s name suggests that the new bike simply received larger wheels, that couldn’t be further from the truth. The Firebird 29 is a brand new machine from the ground up. Featuring a full carbon frame, 162mm of dw-link suspension and a Super Boost Plus rear end, the Firebird 29 is a bike that slays descents and powers up climbs. Its designed to be a game changer, rewriting what was once thought possible of a long-travel 29er. The Firebird’s aggressive geometry, long travel suspension and burly components will appeal to the heavy hitter, while its climbing prowess will encourage riders to go lap after lap like an energizer bunny.

Firebird 29

  • Price: $5100-$9200
  • Frame: Full carbon frame featuring Internal cable routing
  • Travel: 162mm of dw-link® suspension
  • Fork: 170mm-travel Fox Factory 36 Grip2 or Performance 36 fork with 44mm offset Shock:
  • Fox Factory or Performance Float X2 (metric sizing)
  • Head tube angle: 65- to 65.5-degrees
  • Chainstays: 431mm (16.96”)
  • Adjustable geometry with flip-chips in the upper link
  • Two lower headset cup height options
  • Compatible with both 29 and 27.5+ wheel sizes
  • Fits tires up to 29×2.6” or 27.5×2.8” wide
  • Super Boost Plus 12 x 157mm rear hub spacing
  • Fits riders between 5’4″ and 6’7” (S-XL)
  • Frame weight (size medium with shock) 7 lb. (3.2KG)
  • 10-year frame warranty

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