2021 Dartmoor Blackbird 27.5 Frame - Matt Space Blue
Enduro demands maximum versatility from a bike – difficult and long uphilling,
downhilling in the most difficult conditions, jumps and drops are the standard
challenges that the equipment must face. Based on our own and our riders’
experience we placed a stiff single-pivot construction at the bike’s heart.
This simple solution makes it possible to create a modern bike that fulfills the
demands of even the most demanding riders. The advanced swingarm cage,
consisting of 12 welded elements and tubes, is very stiff and the carefully
designed pivot position allows high pedaling efficiency (with the antisquad
parameter at about 100% pedal-bob effect is eliminated).
The swingarm is connected to the front triangle with a super stiff 17mm axle,
mounted on three Max type bearings packed with waterproof Mobil grease.
The design of the shock mount yoke means a full length seat tube can be
used, enabling plenty of room for the new long travel dropper posts.
The frame design is based on modern, progressive geometry
suitable for 27.5" wheels with a low positioned BB, a
relatively long front triangle, 65° head tube angle
and 160mm frame travel. The Blackbird climbs
with ease but it will really come alive
when shredding down.