2020 Pivot Firebird 29" Carbon Pro XT/XTR + Carbon Wheels, Large - Slate Blue

2020 Pivot Firebird 29" Carbon Pro XT/XTR + Carbon Wheels, Large - Slate Blue

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2020 Pivot Firebird 29 Carbon Pro XT/XTR + Carbon Wheels 170MM Fork / 162MM Rear Travel, Size: Large, Color: Slate Blue

Crushes Climbs, Slays Descents...And Rewrites the 29er Playbook: Enduro courses. World Cup Downhill courses. It’s hard to tell the difference between the two these days. Well, right up until the point when you have to grind your way to the top of the absolute hairball descent—that would be enduro. And that is also where the new Firebird 29 enters the picture—with its speed generating 29er wheels and a penchant for kicking ass. The Firebird 29’s big wheels gobble up miles with ease, roll right over the gnar and add insane levels of traction to the mix. But this is no monster truck. The Firebird 29 is a lightweight machine that boasts a poppy, lively feel that long-travel 29ers have never possessed. Until now.

Playful Yet Stable: The Firebird 29 features a long front center, short chainstays, a low center of gravity and a decidedly slack 65-degree head angle to deliver unmatched stability and handling. Plus, a new flip-chip adjustment system in its upper linkage offers quick and easy geometry fine tuning. Taking a page from the Phoenix DH Carbon’s progressive geometry, the Firebird combines some of the longest reach measurements in the sport, with short, 16.96” (431mm) chainstays. The Firebird’s long and low geometry gives you increased stability at high speeds and on steep technical challenges, while its short chainstays provide a maneuverable, dynamic ride that makes it easy to put the bike precisely where you want it.

The Bomb-Proof Bantam Weight: The Firebird 29 has a lot to live up to. On one hand, it needs to withstand repeated pummelings at bike parks and on the toughest trails. It has to be bomb proof. On the other hand, it also needs to be incredibly light—this bike is meant to give you an edge on the climbs. Since a 29er wheelset inherently packs more grams than the same wheelset in a smaller, 27.5 diameter, we knew there couldn‘t be any fat on the Firebird 29 frame. So, we made it both bomb proof and lean. Thanks to our own hollow-core, high-compression carbon molding process and an exacting combination of composite materials and shapes, we are able to deliver an ultra-light frame that meets the same stringent testing requirements for strength and stiffness as our World Cup downhill bike. Firebird frames weigh in at a mere 7 pounds (3.2kg) while complete bikes tip the scales at sub-30 pounds(13.5kg).

SPECIFICATIONS:
Build: Pro XT/XTR, Carbon Wheels
Model Year: 2020
Riding Type: Enduro / All-Mountain, Freeride / Bike Park
Rider: Unisex
Wheel Size: 29"
Frame Material: Carbon Fiber
Frame Material Details, Pivot's proprietary molding technology:
Downtube, seatstay, and chainstay protection
Rear Travel: 162mm
Rear Shock: FOX Factory FLOAT X2
Fork: FOX 36 Factory 29", GRIP2, 44mm offset
Fork Travel: 170mm
Head Tube Diameter: Tapered
Headset: Pivot Precision, sealed cartridge
Handlebar: Phoenix Team Low Rise Carbon, 800mm
Stem: Phoenix Team Enduro/Trail
Grips: Phoenix Team PadLoc
Brakes: Shimano XT M8120, 4-piston, with Shimano XT centerlock rotors, 203mm front, 180mm rear
Brake Levers: Shimano XT
Drivetrain: 1x
Shifters: Shimano XT M8100, 12-speed
Front Derailleur: None
Rear Derailleur: Shimano XTR GS, 12-speed
ISCG Tabs: ISCG 05
Chainguide: Top only
Cranks: Race Face Aeffect
Chainrings: 32 tooth
Bottom Bracket: Press-fit, 92mm
Pedals: None
Chain: Shimano CN-M8100, 12-speed
Cassette: Shimano XT M8100, 12-speed, 10-51 tooth
Wheels: Reynolds Blacklabel Enduro Wide Trail rims with Industry Nine hubs
Tires: Front: Maxxis Minion DHF 29" x 2.5", TR, 3C, EXO, MaxxTerra
Rear: Maxxis Minion DHR II 29" x 2.4", TR, 3C, EXO, MaxxTerra
Saddle: Phoenix WTB Pro High Tail Trail
Seatpost: FOX Transfer 150mm
Seatpost Diameter: 30.9mm
Seatpost Clamp: Standard single bolt
Rear Dropout / Hub Dimensions: 12mm x 157mm
Max. Tire Size: 29" x 2.6" or 27.5" x 2.8"
Bottle Cage Mounts: Yes
Colors: Steel Blue
Warranty: 10 years
Miscellaneous: dw-link suspension design
Adjustable geometry with a flip-chip upper link mount and lower headset cup
Internal cable routing with Pivot's Cable Port System
Can use 27.5" wheels

- See Images for Full Geometry Specs

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