The latest BH Ultimate EVO carbon cross-country race hardtail gets even more integrated, stiffer, and even lighter after a similar overhaul just two seasons ago. Effectively adapting all of their best integrated road bike tech for off-road racing, this latest Ultimate EVO XC bike sets a new benchmark for lightweight carbon hardtail mountain bikes… 2022 BH Ultimate EVO lighter carbon XC mountain bike
This new BH Ultimate EVO further integrates the World Cup race-proven carbon XC race hardtail mountain bike, and builds it lighter & stiffer than ever. BH calls the race hardtail, the “essence of MTB”, mountain bikes pared back to the most basic essentials – off-road capability, durability, and geometry to tackle any terrain. c. BH, ride photos by Andoni Epelde with Rocío del Alba García Martinez What’s new?
Weight savings is always a race bike goal, and the BH Ultimate EVO drops another 20g down to 820g vs. the previous generation , with a precise updated Hollow Core Internal Moulding (HCIM) construction and a new premium hi-mod Toray T1100G carbon fiber mixture. Overall shaping of the new XC bike hasn’t changed much. But part of that weight savings simply comes as a benefit of increased integration. Up front, the elimination of cable routing holes in the frame and the move to the full 1.5″ ICR headset, which now allows for more stealthy internal cable routing, also helped increase stiffness for more precise handling. In the back, the tweaked hardtail gets a revised seat cluster design that […]