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Pivot’s mid-wheeled Mach 6 trail bike was one of few full 27.5″ enduro bikes still around as most brands are all 29er, all the time, offering mixed wheel builds on their eMTBs. Now, Pivot has switched up the front end, adding a 29er front wheel across the entire Mach 6 range. You can still order it with 27.5″ wheels front and rear, but everything listed is MX.
They say the mixed wheel size build combines the stability of their Firebird 29er with the playful character of 27.5″ wheels. We say it should offer better rollover and a faster feeling bike for bigger riders, too. rear triangle of pivot mach 6 mountain bike “People have asked if we would ever offer the Mach 6 in a mixed wheel setup for a while and it has been a favorite setup among Pivot employees,” Pivot’s marketing manager told us. “So, we decided to make it available to consumers as well. We swapped in a 160mm Fox 36 and a 29er front wheel for all those that like to get rowdy!”
Compared to the full 27.5″ model, the MX build has a 1.7º slacker head angle, but the bottom bracket height increases by 11mm. The wheelbase grows by about 10mm, and stack is about 14mm taller. pivot mach 6 MX Team with SRAM XX Transmission It has the same flip chip […]