The Slingshot Bike Check | Is This The Weirdest Retro Bike Out There?

Published on November 10th 2019


The Slingshot is the brain child of designer Mike Groendal who noticed how compliant and forgiving the pit bike with a cracked downtube he was riding was! It allowed the bike to crab a bit, allowing compression and extension over terrain, and was definitely something he wanted to explore further. Enter this: The Slingshot. Allow Doddy to explain... Subscribe: The GMBN Shop: Follow us on Instagram or Facebook! @gmbntech #slingshot #gmbntech #probike #gmbn #mountainbiking #mountainbike #mtb #bikelife #cycling If you'd like to contribute captions and video info in your language, here's the link 👍 Watch more on GMBN Tech... 📹 Check out this Foes LTS from 1994: 📹 Plenty of other weird bikes here: 🎵 Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound Prada - Cushy Into The Blue - Luwaks Submit your content here: Brought to you by the world’s largest mountain bike channel, the Global Mountain Bike Network (GMBN), GMBN Tech goes deeper into the bikes, kit and technology stories that help fuel your rides. Our mission is to help you discover, dial-in and get the best from the latest cutting edge bikes and technology available. With news and rumours, first ride exclusives, how-tos, the weekly GMBN Tech Show wrapping up and showcasing the week’s biggest tech stories, and more besides, if it’s off-road tech, it’s in. Every week, of every month we seek out, showcase, and ride the newest gear and innovations from across the globe in an authoritative, inspiring and entertaining way to help you get the best from your rides. And when we’re not riding, we get geeky in an accessible, easy-to-understand way about forks. And shocks. And more to help you setup and maintain your bikes perfectly. Engage with us every week on the channel and across social media – we’re here to answer every question you’ve got on mountain biking tech. Facebook - Instagram - Twitter -