SRAM Announces Affordable Downhill Group: GX DH

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SRAM’s GX group was introduced last year, making 11-speed drivetrains affordable to more riders than ever before. Now the company is adding DH-specific parts to the GX line for gravity riders looking to shred on a budget. The new DH-specific components include a 7-speed, Type 2.1 derailleur, shifter, and 11-25t cassette.  There isn’t a DH-specific crankset or …

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News: Pivot Updates Phoenix DH Bike

New year, new bike. Eliot Jackson on the Pivot Phoenix (photo: Colin Meagher)

Today, Pivot announced an updated Phoenix DH frame. The “old” – like two years old – Phoenix was already one of the lightest DH frames available thanks in part to its full carbon construction. For 2016, Phoenix managed to shave another 300g (0.66 lbs.), off the frame, an impressive feat. Interestingly, Pivot is speccing the Phoenix …

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