Introduced in spring, on Europe’s trails in summer, in the press in autumn! Due to the unique design with long reach, flat steering angle and low-mounted shock, the gearbox-driven Enduro bike from Dutch brand Instinctiv Bikes caused a stir in the MTB scene. Can the bike, which is available as a 650B, 29″- and Mullet version and whose frame is made of 7% recycled carbon, convince on the trail? German BIKE magazine has tested the M97.
Guy Stuart is a Canadian and an enthusiastic adventure biker. On his custom-made Pinion bike – equipped with a C1.12 Pinion transmission – from the titanium forge RollingDale Cycle, he had covered around 10,000 kilometers by the end of last year.
The conditions in the Rocky Mountains could not have been more different, whether in terms of surface (stones, gravel, meadow, asphalt, ice, snow, etc.) or outside temperature.