Steed Cycles

Pivot 2021 Switchblade Pro XT/XTR

  • $9,799.99


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.

Ultra-light, size-specific optimized full Hollow Core Carbon frame featuring leading-edge carbon fiber materials and Pivot's proprietary molding technology for a lighter frame and higher stiffness to weight ratio

  • Ultra-adjustable custom tuned Fox DPX2 rear shock with all-new internals
  • Compatible with both 29, 27.5+" and 27.5+” rear/29” front (reverse mullet) wheel sizes without compromise thanks to the adjustable geometry
  • 142mm of supple-yet-efficient dw-link™ suspension
  • Large water bottle fits inside all size frames
  • Fits tires up to 29x2.6” or 27.5x2.8” wide
  • Full Fox Live Valve integration and build options
  • Progressive geometry with short seat tubes for long travel dropper posts.
  • Hassle-free, full-length, internal cable routing with Pivot’s easy to service and silent Cable Port System
  • Equipped with a 44mm offset 160mm-travel Fox 36 FIT Grip2 Factory and Performance Series forks
  • Flip-chip upper linkage mount for adjustable geometry in seconds
  • Fits riders between 5’ and 6'7"

FRAME           
Switchblade

MATERIAL     
Carbon

WHEEL SIZE  
29"

REAR SHOCK 
Fox Factory Float DPX2

FORK              
Fox Factory 36 29", 44mm offset, GRIP2 - 160mm

HEADSET       
Pivot Precision Sealed Cartridge

REAR DERAILLEUR      
Shimano XTR M9100 SGS 12-Speed

SHIFTER        
Shimano XT M8100 ISPEC EV 12-Speed

BRAKES          
Shimano XT M8120 4-piston

CRANKSET     
Race Face Æffect R 32t

HANDLEBAR 
Phoenix Team Low Rise Carbon - 760mm (XS), 780mm (SM-LG), 800mm (XL)

GRIPS             
Phoenix Factory Lock-On

STEM              
Phoenix Team Enduro/Trail

SEATPOST     
Fox Factory Transfer 125mm (XS), 150mm (SM), 175mm (MD-XL)

SADDLE          
Phoenix WTB Pro High Tail Trail (XS, SM), Phoenix WTB Pro Vigo (MD-XL)

CASSETTE      
Shimano XT M8100 10-51t

WHEELS         
DT Swiss XM1700 w/ DT Swiss 350 hub & 36t Star Ratchet 30mm - 29" 15x110 F/12x157 R

WHEEL UPGRADES - ADD $100 MSRP 
Industry Nine Enduro S w/ Industry Nine 1/1 hub, 30.5mm - 29" 15x110 F/12x157 R

CARBON WHEELS OPTION
DT Swiss XMC1501 w/ DT Swiss 240 hub EXP 36t Star Ratchet 30mm - 29" 15x110 F/12x157 R                      

TIRES              
Maxxis Minion DHF 29" x 2.5" WT, TR, 3C, EXO+, MAXXTERRA            
Maxxis Minion DHRII 29" x 2.4" WT, TR, 3C, EXO+, MAXXTERRA

ROTORS            
Shimano XT CenterLock - 203mm
Shimano XT CenterLock - 180mm

CHAIN             
Shimano CN-M8100 12-Speed

* Specifications are subject to change without notice