2022 Pivot Switchblade 29" Pro XT/XTR

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29" Wheels | 142mm Rear/160 Front | 66°-66.5° Head Tube
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Frame Switchblade Carbon
Wheel Size 29"
Travel 142mm Rear/160 Front
Fork Fox Factory 36 29", 44mm offset, GRIP2 - 160mm
Rear Shock Fox Factory FLOATX
Headset Pivot Precision Sealed Cartridge
Bottom Bracket ***
Shifter Shimano XT M8100 ISPEC EV 12-Speed
Rear Derailleur Shimano XTR M9100 SGS 12-Speed S
Cassette Shimano XT M8100 10-51t
Chain Shimano CN-M8100 12-Speed
Chainring 32T
Crankset Race Face Æffect R
Brakes Shimano XT M8120 4-piston
Rotors Shimano XT CenterLock (203/180mm)
Seatpost Fox Factory Transfer 125mm (XS), 150mm (SM), 175mm (MD-XL)
Handlebar Phoenix Team Low Rise Carbon - 760mm (XS), 780mm (SM-LG), 800mm (XL)
Stem Phoenix Team Enduro/Trail
Grips Phoenix Factory Lock-On
Saddle Phoenix WTB Pro High Tail Trail (XS, SM), Phoenix WTB Pro Vigo (MD-XL)
Pedals N/A
Front Wheel DT Swiss XM1700 30mm (Hub: DT Swiss 350 15x110)
Rear Wheel DT Swiss XM1700 30mm (Hub: DT Swiss 350 12x157 w/ 36t Star Ratchet )
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
STAFF PICK

"Pretty sweet versatile bike, blasts up the mountain, and then very capable on the descent, corners extremely well."

          Patrick, The BackCountry Manager

"If you want to buy one bike that does everything, this is the bike for you; it jumps, it bumps, it pumps, it flows, it shows, that Pivot knows how it goes when it comes to bikes."

          Seth, The BackCountry Bike Mechanic

OVERVIEW

KIT: Pro XT/XTR - Shimano XT, Fox Factory Suspension

 

Optimized for the Entire Mountain
We tailored every detail of the Switchblade to deliver a bike ready to conquer the entire mountain. Progressive geometry broadens the performance envelope while retaining the versatility that made the original so good. Always with an eye on confidence-inspiring design, we shortened, straightened, and steepened the Switchblade’s seat tube to allow longer travel dropper posts.
 
Beyond All Mountain
The new Switchblade’s extraordinary versatility and category bending capability redefine performance across every type of trail. From bike park flow trails to raw backcountry routes, the Switchblade amplifies every rider's skills and excels on any trail.
FEATURES
  • Ultra-Light Hollow Core Carbon Frame.
  • 142mm of supple-yet-efficient dw-link™ suspension travel featuring a vertically mounted trunnion metric air shock.
  • Equipped with a 44mm offset 160mm-travel Fox 36 Grip2.
  • Flip Chip for on-trail geometry customization.
  • Featuring the easy to find UDH rear derailleur hanger for peace of mind when traveling.
  • Hassle free full internal routing with Pivot cable port system.
  • Compatible with both 29, 27.5+″ and 27.5″ rear/29″ front (mullet) wheel sizes without compromise thanks to the Flip chip’s adjustable geometry feature.
  • Custom tuned Fox Live Valve builds allow for layers of tuning to allow for a plusher than plush feel unmatched by any other suspension setup.
  • Large Water Bottle Clearance on all sizes.
  • Pivot Tool Dock system compatible with mounts under the top tube and integrated into the underside of the frame.

"The Pivot Switchblade is a pop machine, and it’s apparent from the very first pedal stroke. With DW-Link suspension, designed by the guru Dave Weagle himself, there’s no question as to where this indescribable amount of energy comes from, nor is there a question as to how to make the most of it. The Switchblade answers that itself by boosting off every jump and bump in sight."
- Freehub Magazine

 

GEOMETRY & SIZING

Switchblade Geo Chart

 

  High BB XS SM MD LG XL
A Seat Tube Length (C-T) 34.3 cm 36.8 cm 39.4 cm 43.2 cm 47.0 cm
B Top Tube Length 56.8 cm 59.0 cm 61.9 cm 63.6 cm 66.0 cm
C Head Tube Length 8.5 cm 9.0 cm 10.2 cm 10.8 cm 12.0 cm
D Head Tube Angle 66.5°
E Seat Tube Angle 76°
F Chain Stay Length 43 cm
G Bottom Bracket Height 35.2 cm
H Standover Height 65.4 cm 67.3 cm 69.9 cm 70.1 cm 70.6 cm
I Wheelbase 114.6 cm 116.8 cm 119.2 cm 121.5 cm 124.0 cm
  Stack 60.6 cm 61.1 cm 62.1 cm 62.7 cm 63.8 cm
  Reach 41.5 cm 43.5 cm 46.0 cm 47.5 cm 49.5 cm
             
             
  Low BB XS SM MD LG XL
A Seat Tube Length (C-T) 34.3 cm 36.8 cm 39.4 cm 43.2 cm 47.0 cm
B Top Tube Length 56.9 cm 59.2 cm 62.0 cm 63.8 cm 66.1 cm
C Head Tube Length 8.5 cm 9.0 cm 10.2 cm 10.8 cm 12.0 cm
D Head Tube Angle 66°
E Seat Tube Angle 75.5°
F Chain Stay Length 43.1 cm
G Bottom Bracket Height 34.6 cm
H Standover Height 64.8 cm 66.8 cm 69.4 cm 69.6 cm 70.0 cm
I Wheelbase 114.7 cm 116.9 cm 119.3 cm 121.6 cm 124.1 cm
  Stack 61.0 cm 61.4 cm 62.5 cm 63.0 cm 64.1 cm
  Reach 41.0 cm 43.0 cm 45.5 cm 47.0 cm 49.0 cm

 

 

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**IN STORE PICKUP ONLY** 

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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