Switzerland-primarily based bicycle manufacturer, BiXS, is producing its to start with at any time downhill mountain bicycle, at present becoming piloted by Abby Hogie and Anna Newkirk of the Beyond Racing Group. This weekend, the two will race their new BiXS Lane DH Bikes at Spherical 3 of the UCI World Cup Downhill, on the slippery steeps of Leogang, Austria. Here’s a nearer glimpse at the prototype.
BiXS Lane DH Prototype
Information are a small skinny on the ground, but the images on the Outside of Racing Group website reveal some of the far more import types. The BiXS Lane DH prototype actually appears to be like to be quite shut to generation, with a comprehensive carbon body and aluminum rocker driving the shock of the Horst-Link suspension platform.
We bought in touch with Christian Evers of Intercycle Ag, the guardian organization of BiXS, to find out a lot more about the bikes becoming raced at the Earth Cup this weekend. He explained, “The LANE is our freshly formulated enduro system which will shortly be accessible to the community. Minor modifications on the rocker and seatstay aided the bicycle to [deliver] far more rear shock travel and changed its geometry and kinematics. The main goals of the task are investigation and improvement but not to fail to remember the excellent enthusiasm for development, racing and the sport of mountain biking”.
He also shared with us a geometry chart the medium body sports a reach of 438mm, a chainstay length of 437mm, and a head tube angle of 63.5°.
We appear forward to sharing additional specifics about the Lane DH as and when they turn into offered. We want the women the most effective of luck this weekend!