Switchblade Race XT 2022 Review

Pivot Switchblade Race XT Review

Comparable Bikes: Enduro up to 8000 €

Pivot Switchblade Race XT Review

Comparable Bikes: Enduro up to 8000 €

Price: 6499 €
category: Enduro
Frame Material: Carbon
Weight KG: NA
Wheel Size (Inches): 29
Travel Front (MM): 160
Travel Rear (MM): 142
Model Year: NA
  • superior DW-Link rear triangle
  • 10 years warranty
  • fun to ride in
    easy terrain Extreme Terrain
    seating position
    upright efficient
    handling
    playfull easy calm
    Framesize runs
    small big

    OVERALL BIKE CHECK

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    VALUE for MONEY CHECK

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    Summary

    Expirience with the Pivot Switchblade Race XT

    Expirience with the Switchblade Race XT 2022 The Switchblade is one of the most coveted enduro bikes on the market. The reason: A harmonious geometry and a first-class rear end guarantee riding fun even on rough terrain. We have checked all geometry measures and come to the following conclusion: the Pivot Switchblade Race XT is a very balanced customer. The seating position of the on moderate runs moves in a moderate range between sporty and comfortable. If you look at the frame as the heart of a bike, then Pivot has done everything right. The frame leaves a very presentable impression. With shifting systems, other manufacturers in the price segment under 8000 Euro continue to top up to the shelf. But one should not underestimate that wheels are extremely important for the riding experience on the trail. Pivot knows this and installed higher quality than the competitors at the price of 6499 Euro . The guarantee promise of 10 years ensures trust.

    technical Details

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    SIZE XXS XS S M L XL XXL
    Sizing of Manufacturer
    -
    XS-Low
    S-Low
    M-Low
    L-Low
    XL-Low
    -
    Wheelsize
    -
    29
    29
    29
    29
    29
    -
    Stack
    -
    610
    614
    625
    630
    641
    -
    Reach
    -
    410
    430
    455
    470
    490
    -
    Top Tube Length
    -
    569
    592
    620
    638
    661
    -
    Seat Tube Length
    -
    343
    368
    394
    432
    470
    -
    Seat Tube Angle
    -
    75,5
    75,5
    75,5
    75,5
    75,5
    -
    Head Tube Length
    -
    85
    90
    102
    108
    120
    -
    Head Tube Angle
    -
    66
    66
    66
    66
    66
    -
    Bottom Bracket Drop
    -
    28
    28
    28
    28
    28
    -
    Bottom Bracket Height (absolut)
    -
    346
    346
    346
    346
    346
    -
    Chainstay Length
    -
    431
    431
    431
    431
    431
    -
    Wheelbase
    -
    1147
    1169
    1193
    1216
    1241
    -
    Standover Height
    -
    648
    668
    694
    696
    700
    -
    • Frame Switchblade
    • Frame Material Carbon
    • Fork Fox Performance 36 29", 44mm offset, GRIP - 160mm
    • Spring Unit air
    • Remote-Lockout yes
    • Damper Fox Performance FLOATX
    • Gearrange 510%
    • Drivetrain 1x12
    • Gear Lever Shimano SLX M7100 ISPEC EV 12-Speed
    • Rear Derailleur Shimano XT M8100 SGS 12-Speed
    • Crank Race Face Ride 32t
    • Cassette Shimano SLX M7100 10-51t
    • Chain Shimano CN-M7100 12-Speed
    • Brake Set Shimano SLX M7120 4-piston
    • Brake Rotors 203/180
    • Wheel Set DT Swiss M1900 w/ DT Swiss 370 hub, 30mm - 29" 15x110 F/12x157 R
    • Tires Front Maxxis Minion DHF 29" x 2.5" WT, TR, 3C, EXO+, MAXXTERRAMaxxis Minion DHRII 29" x 2.4" WT, TR, 3C, EXO+, MAXXTERRA
    • Tires Rear Maxxis Minion DHF 29" x 2.5" WT, TR, 3C, EXO+, MAXXTERRAMaxxis Minion DHRII 29" x 2.4" WT, TR, 3C, EXO+, MAXXTERRA
    • Saddle Phoenix WTB Race High Tail Trail (XS, SM), Phoenix WTB Race Vigo (MD-XL)
    • Seat Post Fox Transfer Performance Elite 125mm (XS), 150mm (SM), 175mm (MD-XL)
    • Stem Phoenix Team Enduro/Trail
    • Handle Bar Phoenix Race Low Rise Aluminum - 780mm (XS-LG), 800mm (XL)
    • Handle Bar Width 780
    • Head Set Pivot Precision Sealed Cartridge
    130 cm 140 cm 150 cm 160 cm 170 cm 180 cm 190 cm 200 cm 210 cm
    XS
    S
    M
    L
    XL
    Seating Position
    comfortable
    normal
    Sporty
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