First Ride - Pivot Trail 429 | BIKE Magazine


Brand New Numbers, and Numbers Still Lie

We’re dangerously close to putting the term “This bike rides like it has more travel than it does,” on our banned-phrases list along with “game-changer,” “quiver-killer” and “laterally stiff but vertically compliant,” but I’m going to use it while I can. My first time on the new Pivot Trail 429 had me just as surprised and just as stoked as it did three years ago.

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