Pivot launches new Phoenix DH Carbon

In: Inside Line, NEW STUFF By: Dirt Rag Magazine On: February 16, 2016

The Pivot Phoenix carbon DH bike is reborn.



Pivot Cycles has unveiled the all new Phoenix DH Carbon with 27.5 wheels. Driven directly by the company’s work with the Pivot Factory racing team, the new chassis is two-thirds of a pound lighter (for a possible total bike weight under 31 pounds) and features additional rear tire clearance. The frame comes with 204mm dw‐link® rear suspension, a 157mm X 12mm rear end, adjustable +/‐ 0.75 degree headset option and internal cable routing for a dropper post.

Because the Phoenix Carbon is designed to not squat or bob under pedaling force, Pivot lowered the bottom bracket height and slackened the head angle to achieve performance in the most technical sections while also maintaining precise handling on the faster sections of the course.


Photo: Colin Meagher

The Phoenix DH Carbon frameset features a Fox Factory Float X2 shock with EVOL air sleeve and will retail for $3,299. Pivot offers two complete bike builds, with either Shimano Saint ($7,599) or Zee ($5,499) drivetrains. The Saint complete bike also includes the option to upgrade to the same Reynolds Carbon wheelset as used by the Pivot Factory Racing team, for a complete bike price of $8,499.


Photo: Colin Meagher

All build options are in stock and ready to ship now, as are sizes small, medium and large. Size extra-large begins shipping in four weeks. All options can be ordered immediately from authorized Pivot dealers. The available bike sizes will suit rider heights from 5’4” to 6’7”.

Full details here: pivotcycles.com

The New Pivot Phoenix DH Carbon from Pivot Cycles on Vimeo.


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