In the unimaginable event of nuclear holocaust, only the Nukeproof Pulse Pro and the cockroaches would be left standing. Well, really, Nukeproof's speed-seeking downhill gear would not be standing in all it would certainly be hurtling down technical surface at mind-numbing speeds. And it would certainly squash any type of roach that scampered into its course. Watch this video clip to figure out why.
The real standout of the program was the Öhlins TTX 22M back shock, designed by the Swedish suspension company particularly around the Demo 8 (and also Enduro Evo) specifically for Specialized. The high-volume, twin-tube layout has a simple change array, with high- as well as low-speed dials that maintain the shock functioning within the useable series of the bike.
We rode and also covered the Scott Gambler 10 for the 2013 Holy Bible Of Bike Tests, as well as we liked it (See? Below's that evaluation.). In fact, we liked it so much to ensure that we needed to make sure we liked it as much as we did. At the very least that was our reason for obtaining even more ride time aboard the Bettor. We had one delivered as much as Whistler for some bike park bashing throughout the summer season.
This makes setup simple. Out on the trail, the Demonstration had much more traction than any other bike in our test. The kitty-litter-over-hard-pack conditions requested a deft hand, however our testers all felt they had significantly even more control while riding the Demo. This security permitted them to strike turns harder and also devote to as well as conquer lines that were unclean on other bike.
Long and also reduced, the Pulse asked to be uncorked. The active back side devoured every little thing in its path as well as made rock yards its bitch. At 40-plus extra pounds, it's a great deal of light weight aluminum to muscle mass around, as well as our testers kept in mind that it felt less competent at slower speeds, obtained slowed down in flat areas and was testing to obtain off the ground. The rate, components and also efficiency surpass the heft.
Wide Funn bars and straight install stem, Fox 40s, Shimano Zee groupset, all great. The Zee brakes and also drivetrain are entirely similar to it's more expensive Saint sibling. Schwalbe Muddy Marys? Although not a negative tire, they do measure in extremely large as well as bubbly, making it feel a little bouncy as well as not as foreseeable as some. Schwalbe's Magic Mary could be the ticket.