Knolly has always been an 'engineering initially' company and there are lots of concealed details on this bike This structure is made with a Knolly proprietary inflexible mandrel layup procedure which is a much exceptional (but significantly more costly) carbon manufacturing process. Among the coolest things is that the Four By 4 pivot equipment is CNC machined black anodized 6/4 titanium, customized to Knolly. While not economical, it's just the very best product for the task.
By flipping the reduced shock install, using shocks with various eye to eye/stroke sizes, as well as differing traveling forks, Ghost is able to make use of the same main framework and swing arm on AMR system bikes varying in traveling from 130 160mm. This application of typical primary structures and swing arms on different traveling bikes enables decreased manufacturing costs, increased quality control and a total lot for completion rider.
Most significantly, this is the first time we have made a bike in this travel array completely carbon it is exceptionally light and rigid. It is not hard to build a sub 28 pound Firebird, which is quite unbelievable for a bike with 170mm of front as well as back travel, as well as it still meets all the same testing demands as does our downhill model. The bike is made for 27.5' wheels with tires up to 2.5' large as well as is Increase front and also back. The shock tuning is something we are very pleased with, which you will experience when you go out on the route.
The numbers looked like the bike itself, and also the pressure was on to make use of the Firebird to its possibility. To our surprise, a lot of that potential was on the uphills. The long cockpit, brief chainstays as well as steep seat angle created effective and also comfy climbing, even without clips. The tried and tested DW link adeptly isolates pedal force from suspension pressure, specifically essential on such a squishy bike. It would not have climbed up the same without the Fox Float X2 Lever, which kept us from sinking unfathomable into all that traveling.
The Wreckoning is the bike I've always intended to make. It didn't even have a wheel size in my brain at the time. On our ordinary path trip we're riding exactly what are basically downhill trails. You could call it endurance racing, bike park, aggressive adventure riding. Riding things blind, riding it actually quick, however recognizing you have the ideal equipment listed below you.
Coupling Yeti's copyrighted Change Infinity rear suspension with 29 inch wheels had currently confirmed successful with the introduction of the SB4.5 c in 2015, yet by extending the system to a long travel 29er the firm might have developed its most capable all rounder to date. The 140 millimeters of rear wheel travel, supplied by a Fox Float X Manufacturing facility shock, meshes perfectly with the 160 millimeter Fox 36 Manufacturing facility fork, creating life while climbing up as well as instilling self confidence on beefy descents. The bike's 66.5 degree head angle also seems to have struck a fair concession between climbing as well as coming down prowess.