The History Of High-Pivot Mountain Bikes

Published on August 21st 2022


High-Pivot bikes have been around for longer than you may think and the MTB industry has seen a lot of variations of this technology. But, with the latest tech pushing the boundaries of what can be achieved and with more research showing modern high-pivot bikes are reducing things like pedal kickback, will we be seeing them as the new MTB industry standard? ⏱ Timestamps ⏱ 0:00 - Intro 0:29 - What is a High-Pivot bike? 3:23 - The History of High-Pivot bikes 7:55 - Is High-Pivot the future for Mountain Bikes? Useful Links: Watch #shorts on GMBN πŸ‘‰ Submit your Photo and Video to us πŸ‘‰ Check out GMBN Tech T's in the GMBN Shop πŸ‘‰ How do you feel about high-pivot bikes? Would you buy a high-pivot MTB? Share your thoughts with the community down below! πŸ‘‡ Watch more on GMBN Tech... πŸ“Ή Hardtail riding test! πŸ‘‰ πŸ“Ή Watch our Editor’s Choice Playlist πŸ‘‰ πŸ“Ή Watch our weekly show πŸ‘‰ 🎡 Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound 🎡 Biggest Guy in Division Five - Bonkers Beat Club Bruiser - Bonkers Beat Club Cloudy Dreams - Rambutan Fury Club - Bonkers Beat Club HVPER - Squiid Into the Mist - Swif7 Maximum Profit (Instrumental Version) - Gloria Tells Say - Heyson Sweet Escape - Aiyo The Arcade - Lofive Top Funnel - Ooyy #gmbntech #gmbn #mtb #mountainbiking #highpivotMTB #highpivot The Global Mountain Bike Network (GMBN) is the world’s largest and fastest-growing online mountain bike channel and community – and your destination for the best mountain bike content in the world. GMBN is dedicated to inspiring and unlocking your riding potential. Our videos cater to fans of every mountain bike discipline: from mile-munching cross-country (XC) riders, through adrenaline-fuelled dirt jumpers, gravity-hungry downhillers or aspiring enduro racers, and beyond. Every day of every month, our ex-pro presenting team are on hand to entertain and inspire you while also providing a uniquely qualified insight into the world of mountain biking. Every week we deliver original daily videos that include: Adventurous and entertaining features Mountain bike skills coaching Technical advice and guidance Mechanical know-how to keep you rolling A place for the riding community with our weekly Dirt Shed Show Thanks to our sponsors: Canyon Bikes: Nukeproof Bikes: Orbea Bikes: Park Tool: POC helmets and eyewear: Crankbrothers Pedals: Shimano Footwear: Dainese Protection: Ergon: Vittoria Tires: FSA: e*thirteen: Spank: Topeak: Garmin: Muc-Off - Wahoo: Komoot: Worx Power Tools: CamelBak: Watch our sister channels: Global Mountain Bike Network - Electric Mountain Bike Network - Global Cycling Network - GCN Tech - GCN Racing - Global Triathlon Network - GCN Italia - GCN en Espanol - GCN auf Deutsch - GCN en Francais - GCN Japan - GCN Training -