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Interbike show, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, September 22-26, 2008

Part 1 - September 22: First day of Outdoor Demo brings new rigs from Pivot

Pivot Cycles moves into the 6" travel realm with its new Firebird.
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The Firebird continues to use the superb dw-link suspension design
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Dynamic mounts at both ends of the shock
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The new Firebird uses triple-butted 6061 aluminium tubes
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Pivot introduces a new 'SL' build kit for the Mach 4
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2009 will see a new women's-specific version of the Mach 4.
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There will also be a women's-specific version of the Mach 5
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Pivot Cycles founder Chris Cocalis stands proud
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The Firebird continues Pivot's use of Dave Weagle's dw-link suspension design
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The front derailleur mounts to a plate
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A clever pivoting front derailleur mount tracks the movement of the rear end
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The small pin on the chainstay yoke
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This machined hunk of aluminum
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The Firebird uses a 1 1/2" head tube
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…but also the flexibility to run a 1 1/2" steerer,
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Even the cable routing seems well thought-out on the Firebird.
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The women's-specific versions of the Pivot Mach 4 and Mach 5
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Ultra-short head tubes accommodate shorter riders.
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This dune buggy isn't exactly a bad way to get around…
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…along with your two bikes mounted on back, too!
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