Pivot's Firebird 27.5 runs roughshod over terrain with 167mm of rear travel and a 160mm Fox 34 fork. With tubeless-ready 27.5-inch DT Swiss wheels, the Firebird is noticeably fast and regulates over chunder while maintaining it playful flickability, so go ahead, air it out. Steep, techy trail action? Firebird. Shuttle runs down your secret test piece? Firebird. A lift day at the bike park? Firebird. Since it's equipped with the dw-link, even pedal-heavy trails and big climbs are on the wanted list. Key frame details include the 142x12mm rear end, 1.5-inch head tube, post-mount rear brake and its ingenious floating front derailleur mount. A carbon bar, KS Lev dropper post, and 1x11 X01 graces this build.
|Fork||Fox 34 160 CTD FIT w/Trail Adjust, 160mm-travel, Kashima|
|Rear Shock||Fox Float CTD Kashima or Float X, 167mm-travel|
|Rims/Wheels||DT Swiss 350 XM XD|
|Tires||Kenda Honey Badger, 27.5 x 2.2|
|Rear Derailleur||SRAM X01|
|Rear Cogs||SRAM X01, 11-speed: 10-42|
|Handlebars||Phoenix Carbon riser|
|Brake Levers||Avid X0 Trail|
|Brakes||Avid X0 Trail disc|
|Saddle||WTB Vigo Race|
|Seatpost||KS Lev dropper|
* Subject to change without notice.