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New Bold Unplugged features repositioned internal shock and remotely adjustable spring curve

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The new Bold Cycles Unplugged features 160mm of rear travel controlled by a redesign of the Swiss brand’s signature internal suspension technology, moving the shock into a horizontal position.

new enduro bike Two build options with 170mm front forks, frameset sold separately.

The Unplugged Ultimate is at the top of the tree with a price tag of €10,999, followed by the Unplugged Pro at €8,999 and the frameset at €5,999.

Both bikes feature a range of Syncros components, including an integrated Hixon iC carbon handlebar, adding to the bike’s integrated styling.

The Hixon iC features an integrated stem and internal cable routing.
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Bold says the internal rear shock is positioned horizontally in the front triangle rather than vertically. This makes the center of gravity even lower than the previous model.

the bike is compatible with both mullet When 29er Constitution.

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The internal shock, which used to stand upright near the seat tube, is now horizontal.
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To match Bold’s existing bike, the new Unplugged frame features an internally mounted shock.

According to the brand, this stiffens the frame and lowers the center of gravity while protecting it from impacts from the elements.

Bold says the bike handles better because of its low center of gravity.

Bold says it protects the shock, which is the Fox Float X Nude, from water and dirt, keeping seals safe and increasing performance while extending service intervals.

By placing the shock very low, the Unplugged dropper post Max 200mm drop for M-XL sizes.

The downtube protector can be easily removed to access the shock and storage compartment.
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The shock is accessible through a removable down tube protector. multi toolIt also holds what Bold calls the “Save The Day Kit.” This includes mini pumps, tire levers and spare tubes.

Bold also includes TracLoc technology. This allows you to change compression damping and spring curve from a remote switch on the handlebar.

The TracLoc system is operated by 3 levers on the handlebar to change damping and spring curve.
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traction mode suspension travel And stiffer shocks, and full lockout should mean the Unplugged is efficient on the way up hills.

The technique is similar to the one above scott genius It also has an external indicator to set the sag level and see how much travel is being used.

The shock mounts directly to the linkage, which makes it compact. Bold says that using a virtual he pivot he linkage improves suspension feel and braking response.

Like many other enduro bikes on the market, the new Unplugged has a flip chip. This allows you to change the bottom bracket height by +/-5mm.

Rotating the headset cup changes the angle of the head tube by 1 degree.
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You can steepen this by 1 degree by rotating the headset cups 180 degrees, but Bold says the bike’s loosest setting has a head angle of 64.5 degrees.

Bold unplugged specs and price

Bold Unplugged Ultimate

Bold Unplugged can run as a 29er or Mullet.

  • fork: Ohlins M.2 Air 170mm
  • Drivetrain: SRAM X01 Eagle AXS
  • break: Shimano XTR M9120
  • Wheel: Synchros Revelstoke 1.5
  • tire: Maxxis Minion DHF EXO (f), Maxxis Minion DHF (r)

Bold Unplugged Pro

Bottom bottle mounts help keep the center of gravity as low as possible.
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  • fork: Fox 38 Float Performance 170mm
  • Drivetrain: SRAM GX Eagle AXS
  • break: Shimano SLX M7120
  • Wheel: Synchros Revelstoke 2
  • tire: Maxxis Minion DHF EXO (f), Maxxis Minion DHF (r)

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