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Commencal Supreme DH V5 is no longer only a prototype, now coming soon (sort of)!

Commencal Supreme DH V5 is no longer only a prototype, now coming soon (sort of)!

We got a good look at Commencal’s next gen alloy downhill bike as a prototype last summer in Leogang, but now it is finally here…

Monday, Mar 21

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We got a good look at Commencal’s next gen alloy downhill bike as a prototype last summer in Leogang, but now it is finally here as the newly released Supreme DH V5. Well, it’s almost here. Commencal has teased a lot more details on the new gravity race bike… But unless you are on one of their sponsored teams, you still aren’t going to be racing one this year. Commencal new Supreme DH V5 alloy downhill mountain bike

I spied the P019 in the Leogang pits in 2021 Nine months ago Commencal was calling it P019, describing it as an extreme conditions test sled with a “brand new kinematic with a Virtual High Pivot”. Beyond a new pivot location & idler pulley, it had some wild new linkage concepts going on too. So, of course we already suspected that this prototype would be their next Supreme DH bike. You don’t mount a number “2” onto just any test bike. Tech details

all others c. Commencal Now, it’s official. Sort of. The new Supreme DH V5 officially enters the fray in 2022. And we have tons of photos to dig through. But only tiny bits of true confirmed detail. It is still a mullet and aluminum, and likely to stay that way, now with a more refined mix of shaped tubes and machined details. Amaury Pierron raced on a 205mm travel bike last season, so that’s pretty likely to stay, as well. Two separate links actuate the shock, in a […]

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