This enduro rocket has all the key features you want with a price tag that won’t break the bank. The new-for-2018 carbon frame with alloy chainstays proved to be durable no matter how hard we cased the landings of jumps or hit the deck.
The 153mm rear/160mm front combination of travel is enough to handle almost any trail. SRAM GX Eagle components and a stiff, DH-ready SRAM Descendant crank provide all the gearing you need at both ends of the spectrum. But it’s the ride that grabbed us. “The bike begs you to loft jumps and toss it through rock gardens,” said one tester.