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Pivot Mach 5.7 Suspension Frame

The Mach 5.7 is the ultimate do-all bike for riding just about any trail, anywhere. Whether you are an endurance racer, super D rider, or just looking for the perfect bike for any trail you ride, chances are good that the Mach 5.7 is the perfect mountain bike for you. Superior Pivot engineering combined with dw-link® suspension is the foundation of this ultimate trail bike. Anything you can throw at the Mach 5.7 can be handled with aggression and confidence! The 5.7 strikes an unrivaled balance of superior pedaling efficiency, fully active travel, incredible chassis stiffness and award winning handling. With an ever growing list of awards to its credit, the Mach 5.7 is the reigning and undisputed all mountain trail bike champion!

Features:

  • Material: Optimized lightweight aluminium frame
  • Rear Travel: 5.7” (145mm)
  • Suspension: Double row bearing carbon dw-link®, and highmoduluscarbon rocker cartridge bearings and position sensitive anti-squat
  • Bottom Bracket: Press Fit 92mm wide bb shell allows for wider pivots
  • Front Derailleur:Direct Mount front derailleur design accommodatesShimano and SRAM system
  • Shock: Pivot specific, custom valved Fox CTD shock
  • Rear axle:142mm rear spacing with 12mm through axle and 160mm post mount dropouts
  • Weight: 5.6lbs with shock

Technologies:

  • Dw-link® Suspension: One of the primary benefits of the dw-link® suspension design is position-sensitive anti-squat. Put simply, the dw-link® is the first and only suspension design that takes into account the rider’s weight and position on the bike (i.e. the rider’s centre of mass). When you stand up to sprint or shift your weight back to climb, your weight along with the force on the pedals is the dominant force on the suspension. This bob or “squat” caused by the rider’s mass shift is a good part of the reason why ProPedal, SPV, Brain, lockouts, and a host of various other “platform damping” solutions exist: to resist suspension bob and squat. With the dw-link®’s anti-squat design, the dual suspension links are positioned in such a way that your weight shifts do not result in unwanted suspension movement or “squat” under power. This allows for tuning of the rear shock with lighter valving, making the bike free to absorb bumps and follow the terrain better.

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