Are you looking for a bike that you can race hard on and take out to the trail centres and singletracks? This sexy, plush carbon number from Pivot might just be the ticket.

Winner of trail bike and XC bike awards, as well as professional races around the world, the Mach 4 Carbon perfectly embodies our philosophy of designing every Pivot to perform at the pinnacle of its category. For riders seeking the ultimate in lightweight trail bikes, the flickable, confidence inspiring Mach 4 Carbon shines in technical terrain, and anywhere the singletrack gets rough. For racers, the ability to unleash on descents is matched only by the Mach 4 Carbon’s World Cup pedaling efficiency and power transfer. Whether it is time to cut loose on your favorite trail or crush the competition at your next race, the Mach 4 Carbon is one bike that does it all.

“The Mach 4 Carbon is, hands-down, the best pedaling full-suspension bike out there. It’s become my go-to World Cup race bike.

The DW-link suspension not only allows me to attack the technical descents but allows me to climb more efficiently through increased seated and standing traction.”

– Chloe Woodruff, Stan’s NoTubes / Pivot

  • 115mm travel dw-link® suspension with race and trail tuning*
  • Full carbon frame featuring Pivot exclusive hollow box internal molding technology
  • 27.5″ wheels
  • Fits tires up to 2.6”
  • Available in either trail-oriented or XC racing-focused complete bike builds
  • Boost 148mm rear hub spacing
  • XS, S, M, L & L(long) sizing, with our X-small featuring the lowest stand-over clearance of any 27.5″ suspension bike made
  • Full length internal cable routing, and Shimano Di2 compatible with Pivot’s exclusive cable port system
  • Dropper post compatible with internal routing
  • Enduro Max cartridge bearings
  • Custom tuned Fox Float DPS Kashima rear shock
  • Frame weight from 5.1lbs (2.3kg)
  • Complete bike weights starting under 22lbs (10kg)
  • 2 sets of bottle cage mounts
  • Ultra-quiet, low durometer rubberized frame protection

From the Epic race series, to the Sea Otter Classic, to the Pan Am Games – the Mach 4 Carbon has put athletes on podiums around the world. As race courses evolve to be as technically challenging as some backcountry epics, Pivot’s next generation race/trail geometry is the answer to hitting everything just a little bit faster on every lap.

The Mach 4 Carbon frame is produced using our proprietary hollow core internal molding process, combined with highly optimized layup structures, tube sections, and material choices, tuned for the optimum ride-feel in every size. Frames weigh as little as 5.1lbs (2.3kg) and complete bikes are available under 22 (10kg) lbs.

The new Mach 4 Carbon features a fully redesigned rear triangle with increased stiffness and more tire clearance. The confident handling of the Mach 4 Carbon is complemented by the mid-sized 27.5” wheels with new 148mm BOOST rear hub spacing – all together, providing instant response while maintaining rolling speed through even the roughest sections of a racecourse.


The Mach 4 Carbon complete bikes are built with an ideal combination of components for riders seeking a fast, capable trail-ready bike. For riders seeking high performance, trail bike capability on technical terrain and high-speed descents, the sub-4 lb., 130mm travel Fox 34 embodies confidence and control. Additional complete bike highlights include Maxxis Ardent 2.35 tires and 740mm wide riser bars with shorter stems per size catering to a more trail oriented riding style.


The Mach 4 Carbon is a race-tested and proven choice. For competitive athletes, we offer the Mach 4 Carbon complete bikes with an optional XC Race package. This podium-ready build includes the very light 100mm Fox 32 Step Cast fork **, fast rolling Maxxis IKON 2.2” tires and a Phoenix Team Flat Carbon handlebar. For riders who seek to save every second, and whose primary purpose is cross-country racing, the XC Race package turns the Mach 4 Carbon into the fastest ride to the finish line.


The Mach 4 Carbon is available in five sizes to fit riders from 4’10” to 6’3”+ from Extra Small (XS) to Large (L) and Large (Long) options. Smaller stature riders will be happy to know that the XS frame fits a large waterbottle in the front triangle, sizes S-L all fit 2 large bottles in the front triangle.

With the Mach 4 Carbon’s very low stand over height, riders seeking the a more trail bike oriented fit are able to go up a size and run a shorter stem – the resulting longer front-center is ideal in more technical terrain. The addition of the Large (Long) to the Mach 4 Carbon line-up enables a wider size range of riders to take advantage of this fit strategy.

For the full range of complete bike options, colors and upgrades, see our website.

Action photos and video: Steve Lloyd.
Product photos: Lear Miller

Sun 25th Jun, 2017 @ 6:30 pm

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