Reigning Supreme in 2018 – Bicycle Warehouse

Reigning Supreme in 2018

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GIANT IS MAKING IT REIGN!

The all new Reign BIG mtn enduro race bike is out and tearing up the trails (in a good way). This thing has competition in it's DNA. New frame lines and updated suspension technology makes it the top choice for any seriously aggro mtn biker
The Giant Factory Off-Road Team helped make this beast come to market. They tested (aka beat the snot out of it) on all the world's most demanding courses. Pro ride Josh Carlson said “One thing we’ve learned is that when it comes to enduro racing, small, incremental changes can have a major impact on your performance. We need a bike that can do it all. It has to climb 2000 meters in a day, and then give you the confidence to bomb down unfamiliar terrain when you’re right on that ragged edge. The suspension updates and new geometry on this Reign open up new possibilities for this style of trail riding.”
 

The new Maestro rear suspension features 160mm of smooth travel and some key improvements to shock performance and the overall handling of the bike.  

A new trunnion mount allows for a longer shock stroke and a lower leverage ratio, which improves small-bump compliance and pedaling efficiency. The trunnion mount also allows for more insertion depth for longer dropper posts. And a new Advanced Forged Composite upper rocker arm increases frame stiffness, adds strength and reduces overall weight.

Every model in the new Reign range features new frame geometry including an aggressive 65-degree headtube angle and 73-degree seattube angle, engineered for 160mm of suspension travel front and rear. Developed and refined over time, the new geometry boosts overall control without sacrificing agility or climbing efficiency. And it’s all optimized for 27.5 wheels, which strike the perfect balance of lightweight agility, acceleration and control that’s needed to tackle aggressive terrain.

The 2018 Reign range includes two series. The Reign Advanced series is built on a lightweight, super-stiff Advanced-grade composite mainframe with an ALUXX SL aluminum rear swingarm. The Reign series features a full ALUXX SL aluminum frame. This series also includes a Reign SX model with an added 10 millimeters of front suspension travel and a special build kit that places more emphasis on technical all-mountain descents.

All the new Reign models are engineered and handcrafted by Giant, the only major bicycle brand that controls the entire frame-making process every step of the way. In addition, all models in the 2018 Reign range are engineered with Boost hub spacing for stiffer wheel performance, added tire clearance, and improved handling on the trail.

For flat-out speed and confidence on rough and rowdy enduro terrain, this is the fastest, most capable range of Reign bikes yet. Climbing, descending, or in the air—this bike gives the rider the confidence and control to push new limits.

 Check em out here - 2018 Reign Bikes

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