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First Look: Pivot Cycles Presents New Mach 4 Carbon 27,5″

The new Pivot Mach 4 trail bike with 115mm of travel and 27,5" wheels.

The new Pivot Mach 4 trail bike with 115mm of travel and 27,5″ wheels.

US-bike brand Pivot Cycles just presented their new and gorgeous looking trail bike Mach 4 Carbon that aims at both, XC racers and trail riders. Now in its 4th generation, the Mach 4 Carbon rolls on 27.5” wheels, features 115mm of travel, and introduces the next generation of race/trail geometry—all paired with the lightest full-suspension frame Pivot has ever made.

“Whether you are a pure XC racer looking for something nimble, with the acceleration of 26” wheels and the rolling speed of a 29er, or a trail rider that wants something fast and responsive yet stable, the Mach 4 has you covered.” Check out the video and listen to Chris Cocalis, founder and CEO of Pivot Cycles, explaining the technology of the new Mach 4.

Der erste Pivot Mach  4 Rahmen prangt über den Fräs-Maschinen in der Halle.

The first bike model from Pivot, the Mach 4, made in aluminium. The brand Pivot was launched at Interbike in 2007.

Lower DW link of the Mach 4.

Lower DW linkage of the Mach 4.

The dw-link suspension has been tuned to provide instant acceleration with hardtail efficiency, while delivering the incredible climbing traction that all our dw-link equipped bikes are famous for.

The short chainstays, spacious top tubes, and the incredibly stiff carbon chassis all enable you to achieve your fastest time on the climbs. On the descents, the Mach 4 comes alive. With ultra-stable front end geometry, a low BB height, and 115mm of travel, you can tackle some of the roughest trails with ease; cornering like the bike is on rails and slicing through turns like a Ginsu knife! But we didn’t stop there.

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The Mach 4 Carbon is the first Shimano Di2 compatible frame ever developed, featuring an internal battery mount in the down tube and all the required ports for clean internal routing.

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If you are not running Di2 and prefer a more conventional set up, the Mach 4 has the cleanest cable routing in the sport, with ports for full internal routing (including dropper post), full length housing and options for 1X, 2X and Shimano’s new M9000 Side Swing front derailleur.

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Keyfacts:

    • 115mm dw-link suspension with race and trail tuning
    • Full carbon frame featuring Pivot exclusive hollow box internal molding technology
    • 27.5” wheels
    • XS, S, M, & L sizing, with our X-small featuring the lowest stand-over clearance of any 27.5” suspension bike made
    • Full length internal cable routing, and Shimano Di2 compatible with Pivot’s exclusive cable port system
    • Dropper post compatible with internal routing
    • Enduro Max cartridge bearings
    • Custom tuned Fox Float CTD Kashima rear shock
    • Frame weight from 5.1lbs (2.3kg)
    • Complete bike weights from 22lbs (10kg)
    • 2 sets of bottle cage mounts
    • Rubberized leather downtube and swingarm protection

The geometry chart.

The geometry chart.

More info and pricing can be found at www.pivotcycles.com

Words: Robin Schmitt / PR Photos: Pivot Cycles

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