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Forbidden unveils first downhill bike, the Supernought

Forbidden unveils first downhill bike, the Supernought

Forbidden Supernought Forbidden has revealed its Supernought downhill bike, featuring 205mm of rear-suspension travel, proportional geometry and modular dropouts. Advertisement MPU article This is the…

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Forbidden Supernought Forbidden has revealed its Supernought downhill bike, featuring 205mm of rear-suspension travel, proportional geometry and modular dropouts.

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This is the first downhill bike from the Canadian brand best known for its high-pivot enduro bikes , with the Supernought receiving a familiar but updated Trifecta suspension system.

The Supernought is only available as a frame kit, priced at £3,999 / $4,299 / €4,299 / CA$5,499, which sees a RockShox Super Deluxe Ultimate DH Coil shock sitting in the frame and a selection of interchangeable dropouts. Updated high-pivot linkage

The Supernought is available in black and white, both featuring a 1980s-inspired livery. Forbidden

First seen in prototype guise under Forbidden Synthesis riders Connor Fearon and Alex Storr earlier this year, the Supernought features a full carbon fibre frame and shares a similar aesthetic to the Dreadnought enduro bike . The RockShox Super Deluxe Ultimate DH Coil rear shock is located low down in the frame.

The new V2 Trifecta Platform is said to be more composed under braking than the previous version. Forbidden The frame sees an updated version of Forbidden’s high-pivot Trifecta suspension system , which the brand says increases sensitivity and grip.The V2 Trifecta Platform is said to have a DH-optimised leverage curve and braking characteristics that keep the Supernought composed under braking.The Supernought has an updated Race Guide chain guide around the idler pulley. Forbidden High-pivot suspension systems tend to have a rearward axle path, making them better at absorbing square-on impacts in the trail, while […]

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