It’s fair to say that everyone is talking about Pole bikes. Their unique performance-driven approach to geometry has got the media super-excited and the riding community questioning their current rides. However, geometry is something that is best tried in person and it’s not easy finding a Pole to ride. Pole have the answer, releasing news of their European Tour 2018.

If you want to demo Pole’s extronairly geometry concepts, check out the dates of their new Demo Tour.

Riding a bike on your home trails is always the best way to measure performance, whether you’re after raw speed, huge air miles or just want more confidence and stability, familiar trails are where it counts. We spent a full season riding the Pole EVOLINK 140 on our home trails and were super impressed, you can read our experiences here. Over the Spring, Pole will be travelling around Europe, bringing the bikes to you! With a full fleet of demo bikes and assistance with setup, curious riders can experience their geometry concepts first hand. The Demo Tour managers will be on hand to assist with setup and explain the unique concepts of Poles bikes, so if you’ve been wondering if a more radical geometry is for you, there has never been a better time to get involved.

Working in small groups, the Pole’s demo team will ensure that your bike is properly setup, and are on hand to answer any questions about the unique geometry.
Testers can check out both the EVOLINK models in 140 and 158, and also the new Machine.

Upcoming Pole Demo Tour dates and locations

– 05/10 – 05/13 IXS Dirt Masters Festival, Winterberg, Germany
– 05/17 – 05/20 Pole Demo Days, Windrock Bike Park, Tennessee, USA
– 05/24 – 05/27 Pole Demo Days, Finale Ligure, Italy (outside EVOLVE Bike Shop)
– 06/29 – 07/01 Bikepark Brandnertal bike Festival Brandnertal, Austria
– 07/13 – 07/15 GlemmRide Bike Festival Saalbach Hinterglemm Hinterglemm, Austria

Dan Horseman: Pole Demo Tour Team
“First of all, we can guarantee a fun day, high-quality new grip experience on a super-fast high quality bike. We will also help potential customers with suspension settings and individual setup on the bike. While you enjoy exploring how a Pole bicycle rides, we will be on hand to give technical information and to answer any questions.about the manufacturing process behind “The Machine”. Best of all, you can test the bikes in beautiful spots and share good times.” – Dan

Pole will have a full quiver of bikes on the demo tour, in a range of sizes. The highlights include:

The Pole Machine (S, M, L)

The Pole Machine needs little introduction, a fully machined frame from aerospace 7075 T6 aluminium, this is one the most exciting bike of 2018! With huge 180/160 mm travel from the 29” wheels, super low standover height, a slack 63.9° head angle and long 455 mm chainstays the geometry screams speed. We’ve had the chance to ride it, don’t miss our First Ride Review of the Pole Machine.

Pole EVOLINK 140 (S,M) and Pole EVOLINK 158 (M,L,XL)

This is the bike that started the fire for Pole, a 140 mm 29er that would happily to chase down the world’s fastest enduro bikes. With the distinctive Pole geometry this is a bike that can handle everything from long day rides to smashing DH tracks or going against the clock inside the tape. The latest model has revised cable routing, improved water bottle clearance and is now available in an XL size with a 535 mm reach. You can read our full review of the Pole EVOLINK 140 here.

You will be able to try the Pole Evolinks back to back with the new Machine, all set up perfectly for you.

If you don’t see a date that fits, Pole will consider bringing the demos to your home trails if there is enough interest. For more information or to book onto one of the demos simply contact service@polebicycles.com