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Pivot
Switchblade Ride GX Transmission Mountain Bike

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Current price: $5,599.00 Original price: $6,999.00
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Why We Like The Pivot Switchblade Ride GX Transmission Mountain Bike

When we need a versatile trail bike that excels on a range of conditions, we choose the Pivot Switchblade due to its mid-travel design and balanced geometry. With 142mm of DW-Link suspension travel, the Switchblade hits that sweet spot between an enduro bike and an aggressive trail bike. Riding high on dual 29-inch wheels, the Switchblade's lightweight carbon frame easily skips through rock gardens and over obstacles. A modest 66-degree head tube angle allows us to maintain snappy and agile handling on flatter terrain while simultaneously having the ability to point the wheels down and hit more technical terrain. A 76-degree seat tube angle paired with the efficient climbing characteristics of the DW-Link suspension platform means the Switchblade is a weapon on tight and technical switchbacks and climbs. Additional features on the Switchblade include a flip chip that allows us to slacken out the head tube angle and drop the bottom bracket height for extra control on steep terrain and fast speeds. Integrated downtube and chainstay protectors protect our frame from rocks and chain slaps, and the front triangle can accommodate two water bottle cages to keep us hydrated. 


The Ride GX transmission build of the Pivot Switchblade is a mid-tier build with quality components that won't break the bank. Pivot's lightweight carbon fiber frame is made with premium materials to give us the highest quality, lightest weight frame possible. The Fox Factory Float X features multiple adjustments so we can tune our ride quality, and it has a lightweight and reliable build. The Fox Performance Float 36, 160mm fork, is simple, handles big hits with ease, and has compression and rebound adjustments so we can tune our ride feel. DT Swiss M1900 rims give us tons of confidence as we are blasting through rough sections, and DT Swiss 370 hubs provide us with quality performance with upgradeable internals to boost our engagement. Finishing it off, the Switchblade has premium Maxxis DHF and DHRII tires to give us the bite and traction we need for more advanced riding.


*Due to a high demand in the global supply chain and bike industry since the start of the pandemic, material weight and exact components are subject to change. We are working diligently to keep tech specs updated, and any adjustments will be of equal or better spec level. If you have any questions, reach out to a Gearhead by chatting online or calling 1-888-276-7130.


Details

  • Mid-travel trail/enduro bike that excels just about anywhere
  • 142mm of DW-Link suspension excels on most trails
  • Pivot's carbon fiber frames are among the lightest on the market
  • Fox Factory Float X rear shock has compression and rebound adjustments
  • SRAM GX Transmission drivetrain for precise shifting and a durable design
  • Fox Performance Float 36, 160mm fork is simple and reliable
  • DT Swiss XM1700 wheels give us confidence on rough trails
  • SRAM Code R brakes have tons of stopping power and modulation
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Frame Material
carbon fiber
Suspension
DW-Link
Rear Shock
Fox Factory Float X
Rear Travel
142mm
Fork
Fox Performance 36 29in, 44mm offset, GRIP
Front Travel
160mm
Headset
Pivot Precision Sealed Cartridge
Shifters
SRAM AXS Pod Controller, 12-speed
Rear Derailleur
SRAM GX Eagle Transmission, 12-speed
ISCG Tabs
ISCG-05
Crankset
SRAM GX Eagle Transmission, DUB
Chainring Sizes
32t
Crank Arm Length
170mm
Bottom Bracket
SRAM DUB BSA
Cassette
SRAM GX Eagle Transmission, XS-1275, 12-speed
Cassette Range
10-52t
Chain
SRAM GX Eagle Transmission, 12-speed
Brakeset
SRAM Code R
Brake Type
4-piston
Rotors
[front] SRAM Centerline, 200mm [rear] SRAM Centerline, 180mm
Handlebar
Phoenix Team, low-rise, carbon,
Handlebar Rise
low rise
Handlebar Width
[x-small, small, medium, large] 780mm, [x-large] 800mm
Grips
Phoenix Factory Lock-On
Stem
Phoenix Team Enduro/Trail
Stem Length
[x-small] 35mm, [small, medium, large, x-large] 45mm
Saddle
[x-small, small] Phoenix WTB Pro High Tail Trail, [medium, large, x-large] Phoenix WTB Volt Pro (Medium Width)
Seatpost
[x-small, small, medium, large] Fox Transfer Performance Elite, [x-large] Fox Factory Transfer
Seatpost Travel
[x-small] 125mm, [small] 150mm, [medium, large] 175mm, [x-large] 200mm
Wheelset
[front, rear] DT Swiss M1900, aluminum, 29in
Hubs
[front] DT Swiss 370 hub [rear] DT Swiss 370 hub 18t star ratchet
Front Axle
15 x 110mm Boost
Rear Axle
12 x 157mm SuperBoost
Tire Clearance
[rear] 2.5in
Tires
[front] Maxxis Minion DHF WT, TR, 3C, EXO+, MAXXTERRA [rear] Maxxis Minion DHRII 29" x 2.4" WT, TR, 3C, EXO+, MAXXTERRA
Tire Size
[front] 29 x 2.5in, [rear] 29 x 2.4in
Pedals
not included
Extras
SRAM AXS battery/charger, downtube protector, chainstay protector, SRAM UDH compatible, Flip Chip, Tool Dock, 1 water bottle mount, internally cable routing
Claimed Weight
[frame] 5.7lb
Activity
trail
Manufacturer Warranty
[bikes, frames] limited 10 year, [paint, coating, finish, decals] limited 1 year, [Pivot branded Phoenix Components] limited 5 year

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