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SWITCHBLADE CARBON

Beyond All Mountain

The sequel to the Switchblade story heralds a new era of all mountain riding, with more travel, unrivaled versatility and progressive geometry. It unleashes dominance over enduro inspired descents, generates speed, and delivers the finesse needed for power moves on technical climbs. With a masterfully designed new dw-link shock layout, riders can optimize suspension performance like never before. The all-new Switchblade cleans the impossible, threads the needle, and delivers the freedom to explore. From bike park flow trails to raw backcountry routes, the Switchblade amplifies every rider's skills and excels on any trail.

142MM

Rear Travel 

29" or 27.5"+

Wheel Size

Carbon

Material

Optimized for the Entire Mountain

We tailored every detail of the Switchblade to deliver a bike that’s 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 for longer travel dropper seat posts. The all-new compact frame design reduces weight and increases stiffness, but perhaps best of all, it allows for greatly reduced stand over height across a broad range of sizes. With an industry-leading fit philosophy, the Switchblade offers an ideal fit for riders from 5’ to 6’7” tall.

Uncommon Versatility

The Switchblade was already a bike ahead of its time and the new Switchblade pushes the versatility envelope even further. It doesn’t matter if you want to run 29er wheels, 27.5" X 2.8” plus tires or even a 29”/27.5” combo – the Switchblade can be perfected for all. A new flip chip with two settings means there isn’t any compromise in geometry. Choose the geometry that best fits your setup or handling preferences. The all-new Switchblade’s extraordinary versatility and category bending capability redefine performance across every type of trail.

BUILD YOUR SWITCHBLADE

Switchblade Carbon - Pivot Cycles NZ
Switchblade Carbon - Pivot Cycles NZ
Switchblade Carbon - Pivot Cycles NZ
Switchblade Carbon - Pivot Cycles NZ
Switchblade Carbon - Pivot Cycles NZ
Switchblade Carbon - Pivot Cycles NZ
Switchblade Carbon - Pivot Cycles NZ
Switchblade Carbon - Pivot Cycles NZ
Switchblade Carbon - Pivot Cycles NZ
Switchblade Carbon - Pivot Cycles NZ
Switchblade Carbon - Pivot Cycles NZ
Switchblade Carbon - Pivot Cycles NZ
Switchblade Carbon - Pivot Cycles NZ
Switchblade Carbon - Pivot Cycles NZ
Switchblade Carbon - Pivot Cycles NZ
Switchblade Carbon - Pivot Cycles NZ
Switchblade Carbon - Pivot Cycles NZ
Switchblade Carbon - Pivot Cycles NZ
Switchblade Carbon - Pivot Cycles NZ
Switchblade Carbon - Pivot Cycles NZ
Switchblade Carbon - Pivot Cycles NZ
Switchblade Carbon - Pivot Cycles NZ
Switchblade Carbon - Pivot Cycles NZ
Switchblade Carbon - Pivot Cycles NZ
Switchblade Carbon - Pivot Cycles NZ
Switchblade Carbon - Pivot Cycles NZ

Switchblade Carbon

$10,995.00 NZD
RACE XTRACE X01 PRO XT 12 speed
RRP $10,995 $11,995 $12,995
BRAKES Shimano SLX M7120 4-piston Sram Code R 4-piston Shimano XT M-8120 4-piston
CASSETTE Shimano SLX M-7100 11-51t 12 SpdSram XG-1275 10-50t Shimano XT M-8100 10-51t 12 speed
CHAIN Shimano CN-M7100 12-Speed Sram GX1 12-Speed Shimano XT 12-Speed
CRANKSET Race Face Ride 32T Sram GX Eagle DUB 32t Race Face Aeffect R 32t - 175mm
DERAILLEUR Shimano XT SGS 12-Speed Sram XO1 12-Speed Shimano XTR SGS 12-Speed
FORK Fox Performance 36, 44mm offset, GRIP - 160mm Fox Performance 36, 44mm offset, GRIP - 160mm Fox Factory 36 29", 44mm offset, GRIP2 - 160mm
GRIPS Pivot Grips Pivot Grips Pivot Grips
HANDLEBAR Pivot Sport Aluminum - 780mm(XS, SM, MD, LG), 800mm(XL) Pivot Sport Aluminum - 780mm(XS, SM, MD, LG), 800mm(XL) Pivot Team Carbon - 760mm(XS), 780mm(SM, MD, LG), 800mm(XL)
HEADSET Pivot Precision Sealed Cartridge Pivot Precision Sealed Cartridge Pivot Precision Sealed Cartridge
REAR SHOCK Fox Performance Float X Fox Performance Float X Fox Factory Float X
ROTOR Shimano SLX RT66 6-Bolt - 203mm Front/180mm Rear Sram Centerline 6-Bolt - 200mm Front/ 180mm Rear Shimano XT RT81 CenterLock - 203mm Front/ 180mm Rear
SADDLE Phoenix WTB Hightail Sport(XS, SM), Vigo Sport(MD, LG, XL) Phoenix WTB Hightail Sport(XS, SM), Vigo Sport(MD, LG, XL) Phoenix WTB Hightail Race(XS, SM), Vigo Race(MD, LG, XL)
SEATPOST Fox Transfer 100mm(XS), Fox Transfer 125mm(SM), Fox Transfer 150mm (MD), Fox Transfer 175mm (LG, XL) Fox Transfer 100mm(XS), Fox Transfer 125mm(SM), Fox Transfer 150mm (MD), Fox Transfer 175mm (LG, XL) Fox Factory Transfer 100mm(XS), Fox Factory Transfer 125mm(SM), Fox Factory Transfer 150mm (MD), Fox Factory Transfer 175mm (LG, XL)
SHIFTER Shimano SLX M7100 12-Speed Sram GX1 12-Speed Shimano XT M8100 12-Speed
STEM Phoenix Team Enduro/Trail - 35mm(XS), 45mm(SM, MD, LG, XL) Phoenix Team Enduro/Trail - 35mm(XS), 45mm(SM, MD, LG, XL) Phoenix Team Enduro/Trail - 35mm(XS), 45mm(SM, MD, LG, XL)
TIRE FR Maxxis Minion DHF 29" x 2.5" WT, TR, 3C, EXO, MAXXTERRA Maxxis Minion DHF 29" x 2.5" WT, TR, 3C, EXO, MAXXTERRA Maxxis Minion DHF 29" x 2.5" WT, TR, 3C, EXO, MAXXTERRA
TIRE RR Maxxis Minion DHRII 29" x 2.4" WT, TR, 3C, EXO, MAXXTERRA Maxxis Minion DHRII 29" x 2.4" WT, TR, 3C, EXO, MAXXTERRA Maxxis Minion DHRII 29" x 2.4" WT, TR, 3C, EXO, MAXXTERRA
WHEEL OPTION 1 DT Swiss M1900 w/ DT Swiss Hub, 30mm - 29" DT Swiss M1900 w/ DT Swiss Hub, 30mm - 29" DT Swiss M1700 w/ DT Swiss 350 hub, 30mm - 29"
UPGRADESPRO XT 12 SPEEDRRP
WHEEL UPGRADE OPTIONReynolds Blacklabel Enduro w/ Industry Nine hub, 34mm - 29"+ $2000 NZD

QUALITY CRAFTSMANSHIP

Block

GEOMETRY AND SIZING

We strive to build the best-performing cycling products in the world.

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A: Seat Tube Length (C-T)34.3 cm36.8 cm 39.4 cm 43.2 cm 47.0 cm
B: Top Tube Length56.9 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°66°66°66°66°
E: Seat Tube Angle75.5° 75.5° 75.5° 75.5° 75.5° 
F: Chain Stay Length 43.1 cm43.1 cm 43.1 cm 43.1 cm 43.1 cm
G: Bottom Bracket Height 34.6 cm 34.6 cm 34.6 cm 34.6 cm 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
STACK61.0 cm 61.4 cm 62.5 cm 63.0 cm 64.1 cm
REACH41.0 cm 43.0 cm 45.5 cm 47.0 cm 49.0 cm

Engineer's Corner

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