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2018 Devinci Spartan Unveiled

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For 2018, the Devinci Spartan has been redesigned with a new shock position and adjusted geometry.

(Can’t see a video above? Here’s a link).

In the words of Devinci: “Built to dominate international Enduro race circuits, Devinci’s all-new Carbon Spartan comes battle equipped. Rolling in on 27.5-inch Split-Pivot credentials and loaded with 165mm rear and upgraded 170mm travel in the fork, the bike brings premium handling to the downward slope, while an improved suspension layout Increases lateral stiffness for a cutting-edge climber. Devinci Spartan. The ultimate Enduro race weapon is ready for detonation.”

the are several differences between the MK1 frame and the MK2 frame most notably the new shock position. he is the full tech lowdown on the difference between.

38 tooth maximum clearance

“DMC-G carbon frames feature Devinci’s advanced EPS Molding, which equals flawless form consistency and stiffer, stronger engineering.”

Boost front and rear.
Kevlar reinforced carbon skid plate.

“We also put the bike on a diet, turning 310 grams of extra weight into chiselled Enduro muscle (-150g from the frame, -160g thanks to a new shorter carbon chainstay).”

water bottle compatible.
The integrated DI2 battery mount can also be used as storage if you run some kind of non-whizzbang, non-electronic drivetrain that isn’t from the future.

“In the field, race-ready requisites begin with a 36T compatible front ring meets 170mm dropper post (compatible on M-L-XL), 2.6 tire clearance, metric shock, and front and back boost.”

space for a 170mm dropper post.
ISCG mounts

“Additionally, a Kevlar reinforced carbon bash plate hides a Di2 battery holder moulded into the frame—which you can also use to house your stash”. We’re sure they mean your stash of Haribo, rather than anything else.

FRG adjustable geometry
Metric shock with trunnion mounted shock.
Kenny Smith gives the new Spartan a thrashing.

If you want to find out more, head over to the Devinci website.