Following the latest aluminium replace to their Honeymaker Hardtail, Mullet Cycles are again, this time with a full bouncer. Their first full suspension mountain bike, the Mullet Peacemaker, springs to life with a single-pivot suspension platform delivering 6″ of rear wheel journey. Let’s see what else this combined wheel dimension mountain bike has to supply.
- Fork Journey: 150mm – 170mm
- Rear Wheel Journey: 6″
- Wheel Measurement: 29″ Entrance, 27.5″ Rear
- Beginning Worth: $1,995 (Pre-order Particular)
The only-pivot suspension design seen on the brand new Peacemaker mullet mountain bike is not any bizarre single-pivot. Sure, the format is accustomed to the primary pivot positioned above the underside bracket, optimized for a 1x drivetrain. Nonetheless, what Mullet Cycles are very happy with right here is the best way during which that vast pivot is engineered.
They name it a Double Stacked Single Pivot, and have patented the design. Massive bearings are doubled up on either side to maximise lateral stiffness and improve longevity. The pivot is made up of two several types of bearing: on the skin of the pivot is an Enduro Max needle bearing, the most important out there; on the within are a number of the largest radial bearings out there.
The Mullet Peacemaker runs a 230mm x 60mm shock damping 6″ (152.4mm) of journey. Mullet Cycles say the leverage ratio is ultra-low, designed to be used with a DH spec shock. Additionally they say their suspension design eliminates brake jacking.
Some (not all) geometry figures
Mullet Cycles famously withhold lots of their geometry figures together with head and seat tube angles, in addition to chainstay size. It’s their “secret sauce”. They do nevertheless publish a sizing chart for the S, M and L frames. Attain spans a 342mm to 480mm vary, with comparatively quick seat tubes.
Pricing & Availability
The Mullet Peacemaker is at present solely out there as a body and shock bundle. MSRP is $2,495 with a DVO Topaz Air or Manitou Mara Professional shock. Nonetheless, Mullet Cycles are at present providing $500 off that worth level with a particular pre-order worth of $1,995. Upgrades to Ohlins, Fox and and Cane Creek shock are additionally out there.
Meet the Mullet (Peace)Makers
Miles Schwartz of Miles Broad Industries and Mike Vidovich are the creators of the Mullet Peacemaker, the latter being the designer of the Foes Mixer from again within the day. Try Tyler’s podcast interview with founder, Miles, proper right here.