BLUEBIRD EVO 29 2021

BLUEBIRD EVO 29 2021

Description

Trail bike on 29inch wheels fully capable also for more aggressive riding - from difficult mountain trails to bike park flow trails. Agile and jumpy character push you into the air, but also well-balanced geometry gives you more fun on trails and long days in the saddle. Paired with great components like the front suspension, wide range drivetrain, and reliable brakes ensure safety and comfort.

MAIN CHANGES
•  Refreshed Bluebird 29 frame with metric shock standard 210x50mm
•  New 11-speed Shimano Deore 5100 drivetrain with Shimano 11-51T cassette
•  Shimano Deore FC-5100 crankset made of forged aluminum
•  Shimano MT-410 brakes
•  One of the most popular trail/enduro saddles – WTB Volt Medium with cromoly rails

Bluebirds- general info
Bluebird frames use the same simple but very effective suspension system as the Blackbird but delivers 130mm travel optimised for longer days on the trails. The rear axle spacing is 148x12mm Boost standard. From 2019 design of the Bluebird frame is various for 27,5” and 29” wheels, to ensure better feeling of the bike. The advanced swingarm cage equipped with three Max type sealed bearings and strong 17mm diameter axle ensures a stiff and strong frame. The higher placed pivot position offers high pedalling efficiency and eliminates pedal-bob when climbing. The low BB position provides high stability in difficult terrain while the 66º head tube angle ensures a perfect riding control no matter how steep is the track. A construction using shock extension yoke makes it possible to keep a full length seat tube allowing room for the new breed of dropper seatpost.

Bluebird frame uses the same simple but very effective suspension system as the Blackbird but delivers 130mm travel optimized for longer days on the trails. The rear axle spacing is 148x12mm Boost standard and is designed for 29" wheels with tire size  up to 2.4". 29" wheels provide better traction on trails and make longer trips in the mountains more comfortable. The advanced swingarm cage equipped with three Max type sealed bearings and strong 17mm diameter axle ensures a stiff and strong frame. The higher placed pivot position offers high pedaling efficiency and eliminates pedal-bob when climbing. The low BB position provides high stability in difficult terrain while the 66° head tube angle ensures a perfect riding control no matter how steep is the track. A construction using shock extension yoke makes it possible to keep a full length seat tube allowing room for the new breed of dropper seat posts.

 

Available options: w/o shock; w/Fox Float DPS

 

GEOMETRY

Size Medium  Large XLarge
Reach
435 460 485
Stack
618 618 618
Seat tube 450 460 480
Eff top tube
587 612 637
Chainstay 439
439 439
Head tube 110 110 110
HT angle 66 66 66
ST angle 76 76 76
BB drop 35 35 35
Wheel base 1178 1203 1228
Standover
820 820 820
Specification

Frame: glossy Black/Forest Green, alu 6061, travel 130mm
Frame size: Medium, Large, XLarge
Wheel size: 29"
Fork: X-Fusion Slide Boost RC 29", travel 140mm, Axle 15mm, tapered
Shock: X-Fusion O2 Pro R, 210x50mm
Shock hardware: 22.2x8mm
Headset: Dartmoor Blink OEM
Derailleur: Shimano Deore M5100 1X11
Shifter: Shimano Deore M5100-R, 11–speed
Brakes: Shimano MT-410, rotors 180mm
Crankset: Shimano Deore FC-5100-1, 175mm (XL, L) / 170mm (M)
Chainring: 30T, BCD 96mm
Cassette: Shimano Deore M5100-11, 11-51T
Chain: Sunrace CN11A
Pedals: Dartmoor Stream OEM
Rims: Dartmoor Tomcat 29", 32H, F/V, tubeless ready
Front hub: Dartmoor Reel Boost 110x15mm, 32H
Rear hub: Dartmoor Reel Boost 148x12mm, 32H
Tires: WTB Trail Boss G2 29x2.4" Comp
Handlebar: Dartmoor Tornado Low 780mm, Ø31.8mm
Stem: Dartmoor Trail v.2 50mm, Ø31.8mm
Grips: Dartmoor Maze Lite (w/o lock ring)
Saddle: WTB Volt Medium Cromoly
Seat post: X-Fusion Manic, travel 170mm (XL, L) / 150mm (M), Ø30.9mm
Weight: 15.95kg (w/o pedals) 

Extras

How to: Assembling Enduro/Trail/Funbike Complete Bike

How to: setup the front and rear suspension in the MTB bike

How to: rear shock assembly in Dartmoor Blackbird, Bluebird and Shine frames

How to: derailleur hanger replacement in Dartmoor frames with 12mm thru axle (Blackbird, Blackbird Junior, Bluebird, Hornet, Hornet 26, Primal)

The south of the Iberian Peninsula is a place where riders from all over Europe, like Piotr Krajewski with his Bluebird, escape to when they are sick and tired of winter and snow.