Banshee downhill Bikes
Previewed final autumn, Banshee updated almost all of their particular bicycles for 2016. From their trail-capable hardtail completely to their trademark Legend DH bicycle, Banshee features enhanced on the aluminum structures with updated modern geometry, less heavy weights, enhanced stiffness, plus tire approval. They’ve in addition put all the bicycles into an interactive 3D bicycle viewer that allows you to get an up close consider the brand-new full bicycles and frame details. Since we are already a couple of months into the new year and all sorts of associated with brand new Banshees are out on the path for a while, we thought we must do an instant roundup of what you’ll see this springtime…
Banshee’s 205mm travel Legend downhill bicycle receives the biggest updates when it comes to new-year. 2016 scars the next significant generation of 1 of this quickest DH bicycles regarding the race circuit. The hydroformed and butted 7005 aluminum framework gets a new 650B certain redesign with updated geometry and more standover. Its suspension linkage gets reworked too for larger, more capable tires. The frame it self makes use of a stiffer tubeset and lighter forgings, and yes it gets new built-in ODI connect hand bumpers.
The bikepark slaying Darkside is one of the most present additions towards Banshee line, therefore it does not get some modifications. Indeed lots of the updates to another bikes for instance the standard ISCG mount and long, low & slack geometry are generally on this 180mm bike. The frame does get enhanced cable routing but that keeps housings from moving much through bike’s complete travel. It gets a slightly updated shock mount that trims a gram or two.
The 160mm enduro Rune gets huge geometry revisions with a change to 650b tires, while 26ers can certainly still be fitted. All sizes for the new framework get much longer toptubes, a 1/2° slacker headtube perspective, and often a 0.5° or 1° steeper seattube position (based on frame size), plus much more standover approval. The Rune also incorporates the splined, detachable ISCG tab regarding the Darkside together with updated cable routing.
The 140mm Spitfire trail cycle created for gravity junkies does the same geometry upgrade once the Rune because it additionally goes 650b standard, with a 26″ choice. Longer toptubes is there again, as are the 0.5° or 1° steeper chair tube angles. The Spitfire also makes use of the brand new splined, removable ISCG tab and enhanced cable routing.
The 135mm 29er Prime gets geometry updates also for an even more hostile feel. The new bicycle gets longer top pipes and reaches across-the-board and a 0.5° slacker headtube direction, plus much longer headtubes regarding larger frames. It also gets even more standover, the splined ISCG mount, updated cable routing, additionally the cut down surprise mount. Also not really talked about much, with improved tire clearance for 29 x 2.5″ tires comes the choice to use 650+ wheel/tire combos (on left).
The short travel 105mm 29er Phantom path bicycle adds the splined ISCG mount for 2016, plus gets updated cable routing and a refined surprise mount.
Banshee’s 29er hardtail Paradox gets reworked remains that now provide clearance for 650+ tires.
All the 2016 bicycles are available today using your local friendly Banshee vendors and supplier shops.