As an example, same size bearings throughout the linkage, creating very easy upkeep; wide range 1x drivetrains for integrity as well as lightweight; the capability to lug a full size water bottle inside the main structure; as well as all carbon Enduros additionally feature the SWAT door, permitting bikers to keep treats, spares and also great deals more inside their structure.
Matching Yeti's patented Change Infinity rear suspension with 29 inch wheels had already confirmed effective with the introduction of the SB4.5 c in 2015, however by extending the system to a long travel 29er the company may have created its most qualified all rounder to date. The 140 millimeters of rear wheel traveling, supplied by a Fox Float X Manufacturing facility shock, meshes nicely with the 160 millimeter Fox 36 Factory fork, producing sprightliness while climbing and also instilling confidence on burly descents. The bike's 66.5 degree head angle additionally appears to have actually struck a reasonable concession in between climbing and also coming down prowess.
Comparing this Firebird to the previous design is like checking out CrossFit before and after pictures. Often we're unsure they're also the exact same bike, as well as in many ways, they're not. The new 170 millimeter travel Firebird takes layout cues from Pivot's Phoenix downhill bike, so it's no surprise it was the longest, slackest and biggest travel bike in this year's garage.
We are proud to partner with only premium brands in the market. For springtime 2017, riders could anticipate to see at the very least one kit with 12 speed drivetrain, with an entry level full bike priced at $4,750. We likewise provide 'cherry ahead' upgrade alternatives to every kit like industry Nine Carbon Enduro wheels, and also the PRESS Industries 11.6 coil shock.
The shock included on this bike, the Walking stick Creek DB Inline Coil CS, is a special to Ghost for 2017 for OE specification. Ghost as well as Walking cane Creek established a special partnership and also worked with a whole lot to both help dial in the final shock style and tweak the existing AMR suspension system to execute even better.
Most importantly, this is the first time we have made a bike in this travel variety in full carbon it is exceptionally light and stiff. It is not hard to develop a sub 28 pound Firebird, which is rather unbelievable for a bike with 170mm of front and rear traveling, as well as it still satisfies all the same screening needs as does our downhill model. The bike is developed for 27.5' wheels with tires up to 2.5' large and also is Boost front and back. The shock adjusting is something we are very proud of, which you will experience when you go out on the path.