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Pivot Switchblade: Evolution of the Trailbike

For those who’ve been paying attention to Pivot’s recent frame evolution, the design of the updated 2020 Switchblade won’t come as a surprise.  Gone is the swooping S-shaped down-tube and clevis mounted horizontal shock. In its place, Pivot went with a trunnion-mounted shock oriented vertically and straighter, boxier tubes, resulting in weight-savings, increased standover clearance, support for longer dropper posts and plenty …


The Pivot Switchblade

  I had the chance to test ride the new Pivot Switchblade and if you haven’t tried it out already what are you waiting for?? The weather has been great and you can demo one so there are no more excuses. Not going to lie, initially I already had a chip on my shoulder about the …

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Pivot Mach 6 Alloy – Now more recyclable than ever before!

When the Mach 6 Carbon was launched it was THE BIKE to have. Everyone who bought one loved it. The perfect combination of DW Link pedaling efficiency and aggressive geometry made the Mach 6 the ideal trail machine. Pivot’s long history of aluminum bikes has all but evaporated. Why? Carbon is a great material offering an amazing …

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Gaining Traction: 27.5+

Have you heard of 27.5+? Heard about it but still a little confused? You’re not alone! Here at Cyclepath, we’ve been fielding tons of questions about mountain biking’s newest “standard” and we’re here to help address the confusion. Simply put, 27.5+ takes the popular 27.5″ wheel platform and makes it wider. Tire size goes from your average …

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Dream Build: Pivot Mach 4 Carbon XTR Di2

We recently got the chance to take on a custom mountain bike build for a woman who wanted the best of the best. The result, featured here, is an example of just what can happen when you throw caution to the wind and give in to your innermost two-wheeled desires… The Frame: Pivot Mach 4 Carbon Pivot’s fourth generation …

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Pivot Sale!


Roger’s Pivot Mach 6 Gets A Custom XTR Di2 Install

Shimano’s new XTR 9000 series is the best MTB group yet and the XTR 9050 Di2 is insanely awesome. The big draw is that every rear shift is perfect and the front shifting is rock solid and idiot proof. However, when you have a frame that isn’t from 2016 a few issues arise. Mainly it’s the …

Pivot Demo

Cyclepath Exclusive – Pivot Demo @ Sandy Ridge – Saturday – 6/13/15

The weather looks pretty amazing this weekend, so come over to Sandy Ridge with us and take a spin on a Pivot! The Mach 6 is one of Pivot’s best sellers, and is well suited for our PNW playground! There will also be some Mach 429SLs (4″ travel 29er) and Mach 4s (4.5″ travel w/27.5″ wheels) …

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Pivot DH team’s Shop Visit

A few days back the Pivot Factory DH Team stuck their heads in the shop while traveling through PDX. Heading south after leaving the first Port Angeles Pro GRT Race (emphasis on Pro) which ran in conjunction with the NW Cup, Bernard Kerr and Emilie Siegenthaler were ready to cut loose. After a couple beers and …

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Sean’s Pivot Mach 4 Carbon with XTR Di2

Start with a frameset that climbs like a XC race bike but descends like a trail bike. Add ENVE’s 27.5″ 50/50 rims with decals color-matched to the frame laced to DT Swiss 240s. Top it all off with Shimano’s first ever electronic group for MTB, XTR Di2 (M9050) setup with Synchro Shift, which allows both …