Grav­ity Rules

DO YOU WANT MORE VARIETYINYOUR RID­ING? MAYBE YOU’RE IN­TER­ESTED IN THE THRILL OF TECH­NI­CAL TRAILS?THELATEST LONGER-TRAVEL TRAIL BIKES ARE SO CA­PA­BLE IN ALL CON­DI­TIONS, THE FUN NEVER STOPS.

Bicycling (South Africa) - - Fetish -

EVIL AL­READY HAS TWO HIGHLYREGARDED 29ERS: THE 120MM-TRAVEL FOL­LOW­ING AND THE 160MM WRECKONING. They’re both great bikes, but Evil no­ticed some rid­ers were build­ing the Fol­low­ing into a longer­travel bike or trim­ming the Wreckoning into a lighter bike, in an at­tempt to find the mid­dle ground be­tween them. Rather than forc­ing rid­ers – and them­selves – to at­tempt turn­ing the Fol­low­ing and Wreckoning into some­thing they weren’t, Evil filled the gap with a new bike: the 140mm Of­fer­ing. The Of­fer­ing shares many fea­tures with its sib­lings, in­clud­ing DELTA sin­gle-pivot sus­pen­sion de­signed by sus­pen­sion guru Dave Wea­gle, and a 1x ded­i­cated frame. Other note­wor­thy de­tails in­clude a threaded BB, in­te­grated up­per chain guide, built-in sag me­ter, and two ports in the lower shock mount that al­low dirt and de­bris to drain out. Evil also of­fers a cus­tomised King cage, so you can carry a wa­ter bot­tle. (Space for a bot­tle is rare on most en­duro bikes.) Ge­om­e­try is right on trend, with a steep 77° seat tube an­gle, long reach, long wheel­base, and tidy chain stays. Like Evil’s other bikes, the Of­fer­ing has a pair of flip-chips that al­low the bike to be set in two ge­ome­tries: low, and ex­tralow. The head-tube an­gle

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