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PIVOT SWITCHBLADE 29 PRO XT

Price: £6,970.00 (as tested)

From: Upgrade Bikes, upgradebikes.co.uk

Unlike Evil and Orange, Pivot Cycles has been making 29in mountain bikes for quite a while now. The US-based brand originally launched back in 2007 with the Mach 4 and Mach 5, then barely a year later it rolled out a 29er in the form of the Mach 429 – a bike that is now almost ten years old.

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