The Casino player has two lower bracket elevation alternatives changed by the reduced shock screw. The lower opening offers a 0 millimeter bottom bracket decrease, while the top opening offers a +10 millimeter bottom bracket decline.
Among the hardest aspects of testing gravity-oriented bikes is discovering a program that absolutely pushes these burly monsters to their true potential. Or even then, finding a path that straddles the great line between the spontaneity of freeride as well as the computed imperative of DH-racing speed can be a complicated endeavor. Did our testers find the Devinci Wilson Carbon RC to be a bike with one wheel in each of these worlds? Figure out in today's 2014 Bible of Bike Tests 'Roundtable Reels' video clip.
The Fury has actually undergone a radical transformation. It dropped its carbon skin and 'changed' to an aluminum framework. This is not only cheaper and also less lengthy compared to carbon, but enables kinematics and also geometries to be transformed throughout development. That doesn't suggest the present model isn't much more progressive and also advanced compared to it ever before has been. In fact, a lot of the testers felt this Fury was an enhancement over previous versions.
This year, it has a brand-new carbon front triangular and swingarm and also a stiffer carbon top web link. It has thoughtful touches like shaped guards on both chainstays in addition to on the downtube, a threaded base bracket, and fork stops with incorporated cable television directing on both sides of the headtube. The front triangle uses a monocoque building and construction as well as has been slimmed down by 300 grams. Take off another 400 grams for the brand-new rear end as well as you've got a sub-8-pound DH frame.
Add the X. 9 drivetrain, lightweight RockShox Boxxer R2C2 fork, new Avid Elixir 7 Path brakes, Mavic Ex Lover 325 edges with DT Swiss 350 centers and you have actually got a very wonderful plan for $5,800. The Wilson is likewise readily available in the state-of-the-art SL for $7,500 and also the aluminum-frame XP for $3,700, or in three frame-only options.
If there were a full-scale pedal drag race between all the downhill bikes we tested, the V10C would conveniently reveal them its seat rails; it exceled at locating speed, specifically in position where other bikes got bogged down. It also drew high marks for flexibility, as the back suspension is adjustable from 8.5 to 10 inches.