The new Bold Cycles Unplugged features 160mm of rear travel controlled by a redesign of the Swiss brand’s signature internal suspension technology, moving the shock to a horizontal position.
The new enduro bike will be available in two build options featuring a 170mm front fork, with the frameset available separately.
The Unplugged Ultimate sits at the top of the tree and is priced at €10,999, with the Unplugged Pro positioned below it at €8,999, while the frameset will cost €5,999.
Both bikes feature an array of Syncros components, including the one-piece Hixon iC carbon handlebars, adding to the bike’s integrated styling.
Bold says now the internal rear shock sits horizontally in the front triangle as opposed to vertically, it makes the centre of gravity even lower than the previous model.
The bike is compatible with both mullet and 29er configurations. Hidden shocks
In keeping with Bold’s existing bikes, the new Unplugged frame features an internally mounted shock.The brand says this stiffens the frame and lowers the centre of gravity, all while protecting the shock from the elements.The lower centre of gravity gives the bike superior handling, according to Bold.Bold says protecting the shock, which is a Fox Float X Nude, from water and dirt keeps its seals safe, improving performance while also extending its service intervals.Positioning the shock so low is said to make the Unplugged compatible with dropper posts with up to 200mm of drop in sizes M to XL.The shock is accessed through the removable down tube protector, which also houses a […]
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