2021 Pivot Firebird Race X01 29" w/Carbon Wheels - X-Large

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29" Wheels | 162mm Rear/170 Front | 65°-65.5° Head Tube
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Delivery time: 5-7 Business Days
Frame Firebird 29 Carbon
Wheel Size 29"
Travel 162mm Rear/170 Front
Fork Fox Performance 38 29", 44mm offset, GRIP - 170mm
Rear Shock Fox Performance Float DPX2
Headset Pivot Precision Sealed Cartridge
Bottom Bracket ***
Shifter Sram GX Eagle 12-Speed
Rear Derailleur Sram X01 Eagle 12-Speed
Cassette Sram XG-1275 10-52t
Chain Sram GX Eagle 12-Speed
Chainring 32T
Crankset Sram Descendant 7k Eagle DUB
Brakes Sram Code R 4-piston
Rotors Sram Centerline 6-bolt (200/180mm)
Seatpost Fox Transfer Performance Elite 125mm (SM), 150mm (MD-LG), 175mm (XL)
Handlebar Phoenix Race Low Rise Aluminum - 800mm
Stem Phoenix Team Enduro/Trail
Grips Phoenix Factory Lock-On
Saddle Phoenix WTB Race High Tail Trail
Pedals N/A
Front Wheel DT Swiss M1900 (Hub: DT Swiss 370 hub, 30mm 15x110)
Rear Wheel DT Swiss M1900 (Hub: DT Swiss 370 hub, 30mm 12x157)
Front Tire Maxxis Minion DHF 29" x 2.5" WT, TR, 3C, EXO+, MAXXTERRA
Rear Tire Maxxis Minion DHRII 29" x 2.4" WT, TR, 3C, EXO+, MAXXTERRA
Sizes S, M, L, XL

Crushes Climbs, Slays Descents...And Rewrites the 29er Playbook

Enduro courses. World Cup Downhill courses. It’s hard to tell the difference between the two these days. Well, right up until the point when you have to grind your way to the top of the absolute hairball descent—that would be enduro. And that is also where the new Firebird 29 enters the picture—with its speed generating 29er wheels and a penchant for kicking ass. The Firebird 29’s big wheels gobble up miles with ease, roll right over the gnar and add insane levels of traction to the mix. But this is no monster truck. The Firebird 29 is a lightweight machine that boasts a poppy, lively feel that long-travel 29ers have never possessed. Until now.


Playful Yet Stable

The Firebird 29 features a long front center, short chainstays, a low center of gravity and a decidedly slack 65-degree head angle to deliver unmatched stability and handling. Plus, a new flip-chip adjustment system in its upper linkage offers quick and easy geometry fine tuning. Taking a page from the Phoenix DH Carbon’s progressive geometry, the Firebird combines some of the longest reach measurements in the sport, with short, 16.96” (431mm) chainstays. The Firebird’s long and low geometry gives you increased stability at high speeds and on steep technical challenges, while its short chainstays provide a maneuverable, dynamic ride that makes it easy to put the bike precisely where you want it.

The Bomb-Proof Bantam Weight

The Firebird 29 has a lot to live up to. On one hand, it needs to withstand repeated pummelings at bike parks and on the toughest trails. It has to be bomb proof. On the other hand, it also needs to be incredibly light—this bike is meant to give you an edge on the climbs. Since a 29er wheelset inherently packs more grams than the same wheelset in a smaller, 27.5 diameter, we knew there couldn‘t be any fat on the Firebird 29 frame. So, we made it both bomb proof and lean. Thanks to our own hollow-core, high-compression carbon molding process and an exacting combination of composite materials and shapes, we are able to deliver an ultra-light frame that meets the same stringent testing requirements for strength and stiffness as our World Cup downhill bike. Firebird frames weigh in at a mere 7 pounds (3.2kg) while complete bikes tip the scales at sub-30 pounds(13.5kg).

Geometry image
  HIGH BB Small Medium Large X-Large
A Seat Tube Length (C-T) 39.37 42.42 45.72 49.53
B Top Tube Length 59.44 62.48 64.52 66.8
C Head Tube Length 9.5 10.49 11.51 12.5
D Head Tube Angle 65.50°
E Seat Tube Angle 75.0°
F Chain Stay Length 42.9
G Bottom Bracket Height 35.38
H Standover Height 68.94 69.55 70.89 71.91
I Wheelbase 118.6 121.7 124.2 126.6
  Stack 59.94 60.96 61.72 62.74
  Reach 43.18 45.97 48.01 50.04


  LOW BB Small Medium Large X-Large
A Seat Tube Length (C-T) 39.37 42.42 45.72 49.53
B Top Tube Length 59.44 62.48 64.77 67.06
C Head Tube Length 9.5 10.49 11.51 12.5
D Head Tube Angle 65°
E Seat Tube Angle 74.5°
F Chain Stay Length 43.1
G Bottom Bracket Height 34.8
H Standover Height 68.33 68.91 70.28 71.3
I Wheelbase 118.5 121.6 124 126.5
  Stack 60.45 61.21 62.23 63.25
  Reach 42.93 45.47 47.5 49.53

Measured in cm

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Due to our dealer agreements, this item is not permitted to be shipped directly to you for orders placed online. However it can be purchased online and be picked up at our store in Truckee, CA. If there is no Pivot dealer in your area, give us a call. Our friends at Pivot Cycles want you riding their brand and we will help you get the bike!

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