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Pivot LES 27.5 Carbon X01 Complete Mountain Bike

$4,999.00

Item # PIV000E

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Item # PIV000E

Description

The new face of classic.

Until recently, it looked as though 29-inch wheels were the only choice for cross country racing. However, with the widespread acceptance of 27.5-inch wheels, a reevaluation of wheel size was forced to occur, and the mid-sized wheels have now proven their mettle at the highest levels of competion. So, if you're considering smaller wheels for their reduced weight and improved handling, the Pivot LES 27.5 Carbon X01 Complete Mountain Bike should be enough to sway your decision. Using the accumulated knowledge from Pivot's extensive composites program, the LES boasts a smooth ride and responsive handling that'll put smiles on the faces of pro racers and enthusiasts alike.

And while Pivot may be best known for its full-suspension bikes, don't think for a second that the knowhow from its extensive suspension lineup doesn't translate into top tier hardtail frames as well. Stiffness in the right places is key, as seen in the 12x142mm thru-axle and massive tapered head tube. The BB92 bottom bracket shell allows for the widest possible shell, both saving weight and improving stiffness over a standard 73mm threaded shell. Details like custom molded stay guards and an impact resistant down tube guard clearly illustrate that Pivot wasn't willing to cut corners on the way to a pro-level race bike.

Pivot's extensive experience working in carbon fiber is on full display with the LES. The most significant example of this is the hardest to see, namely the fully compacted carbon fiber that's used in the frame. By optimizing the compaction, Pivot removes any unnecessary epoxy, which minimizes weight and optimizes strength. The tube forming is of particular importance, because it dictates the ride quality of the frame. Accordingly, areas like the chainstays and down tube, where stiffness is paramount, have been built as large as possible in order to fight deflection. However, the seatstays have been flattened and feature a slight bow, which allows them to bend under load, smoothing out the ride. Basically, Pivot made sure to sweat the small stuff so that your bike rides beautifully over rough terrain, while remaining stiff when you get on the pedals.

The build kit starts with SRAM brakes and drivetrain. The X0 Trail brakes are an obvious choice, as the four piston calipers provide fantastic power that's remarkably easy to control. The drivetrain consists of X01 11-speed shifters, a 10-42t cassette, a 30t X-1 GXP crankset, and a X01 Type 2 rear derailleur. The combination of the Type 2 derailleur and narrow-wide tooth profiles on the chainring make a chain guide unnecessary, thereby reducing both weight and drag. Suspension duties are handled by a 100mm FOX 32 FIT CTD Kashima fork. The Kashima coating reduces drag, so the sealed FIT damper is able to do the best possible job of smoothing out rough trails. The CTD adjustment scheme takes the guesswork out of achieving an ideal suspension setup, especially when you're making adjustments on the fly. The cockpit is comprised of an FSA SL-K stem, a SL-K Carbon seatpost, and Pivot's own Phoenix carbon handlebar. the LES rolls on a DT Swiss 350 Spline One tubeless wheelset that's been wrapped in Kenda Karma 2.0 tires.

The Pivot LES 27.5 Carbon X01 Complete Mountain Bike is available in four sizes from Small to X-Large and in the colors Green, Matte Black/red/white, and Matte Black/blue.

Tech Specs

Frame Material:
monocoque carbon fiber
Suspension:
hardtail
Fork:
FOX 32 FLOAT 27.5 FIT CTD Trail Adjust Kashima
Fork Material:
aluminum
Front Travel:
100 mm
Headset:
Pivot
Shifters:
SRAM X01
Rear Derailleur:
SRAM X01 11-speed Type 2
Crankset:
30 t SRAM X01
Bottom Bracket:
SRAM GXP
Pedals:
not included
Cassette:
10-42 t SRAM X01 11-speed
Chain:
SRAM X01
Brake Set:
Avid X0 Trail
Handlebar:
Phoenix carbon riser
Grips:
Pivot lock-on
Stem:
FSA SL-K
Saddle:
Pivot WTB Volt Race
Seatpost:
FSA SL-K Carbon
Wheelset:
DT Swiss 350 SPLINE ONE XR XD Tubeless
Axles:
[front] 15mm QR, [rear] 12x142mm thru-axle
Tires:
Kenda Karma
Tire Size:
27.5 x 2.0 in
Recommended Use:
cross country racing and trail shredding
Manufacturer Warranty:
3 years on frame
Actual Weight:
Matte Black/Blue, M: 9,550g

Geometry chart

Pivot Cycles

Geometry Chart

 

LES 27.5
100mm Travel Fork
 

Seat Tube

(c-t)

Effective Top Tube

(eTT)

Stack

(S)

Reach

(R)

Stand Over

Head Tube

(HT)

Head Tube Angle

(HT°)

Seat Tube Angle

(ST°)

Bottom Bracket Height

(BBH)

Chainstay

(CS)

Wheelbase
XS  14.5in  21.7in  22.6in  15.1in  25.5in  3.5in  68.8°  73.8°  11.9in  16.8in  41.7in
 S  16.0in  22.8in  23.1in  15.7in  27.0in  4.0in  69.3°  73.0°  11.9in  16.8in  42.3in
 M  17.5in  23.6in  23.3in  16.3in  28.5in  4.3in  69.3°  72.5°  11.9in  16.8in  42.9in
 L  19.0in  24.4in  23.8in  16.8in  28.8in  4.7in  69.5°  72.5°  11.9in  16.8in  43.6in
 
 

Hardtail MTB Measurement Diagram

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