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Forbidden Dreadnought Frame - 2023 Blue Heat

Item #FMT11623
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Push Your Limits

Why We Love It
While the Forbidden Druid has talents that span many categories, there are riders who continue to push their limits further and further, chasing extreme lines that challenge their comfort level - for those riders, the Dreadnought was born. The Dreadnought features 154mm rear travel and 170mm in the front. Similar to the Druid, Forbidden's engineering allows the suspension numbers to defy expectations. The geometry and brilliant High Pivot Design skirt around our prior expectations of what bikes in this travel range are capable of. The Forbidden Dreadnought features fast rolling 29" wheels to deliver efficient pedaling and superb roll-over capability when you need it.

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  • HIGH PIVOT WITCHCRAFT: The most obvious feature of our Trifecta suspension system is the high pivot point and the resulting rearward axle path it produces. Unlike some other frame designs that talk of a rearward portion of their axle path, the height of our main pivot within the frame structure means our axle path takes a completely rearward trajectory throughout its travel. This rearward motion allows the rear wheel to move with, not against, any size of impact. This, in turn, allows the bike to remain composed and maintain momentum through rough terrain.
  • HARDWARE: Our hardware is a testament to our attention to detail, from the forged Rate Control linkages to the custom stainless steel screws that hold everything together, we have spared no expense in the finishing of the Dreadnought leaving nothing to chance.
  • ZIGGY LINK COMPATIBLE: Mullet curious or a die-hard convert, the Dreadnought shares the same Rate Control Linkage system as its little brother, the Druid, and therefore accepts our ‘corner slaying conversion kit’, also known as Ziggy Link.
  • CABLE ROUTING: We don’t discriminate against rightys or leftys and our adaptable cable routing allows you to neatly route the Dreadnought’s cables and hoses no matter where in the world you come from or with what hand you operate your rear brake with.
  • REAR SHOCK COMPATIBILITY: The Dreadnought comes equipped with a custom-tuned RockShox Super Deluxe Ultimate rear shock.
  • WATER BOTTLE FITMENT: Even our smallest Dreadnought frame size can fit a full-size 26oz water bottle, regardless of your rear shock reservoir. Remember, hydration is your friend, but sweaty backs most definitely are not.
  • CHAIN GUIDE SOLUTION: All that high pivot goodness requires a solid chain retention solution so we turned to the chainguide experts over at ethirteen to develop a retention system specifically for the Dreadnought.
  • ACCESSORY MOUNT: The ‘under the top tube’ mounting screws allow for the attachment of various ac
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Year 2023
Brand Forbidden
Model Dreadnought
Size X-Large
Frame Material Carbon Fiber / Carbon Fiber
Steerer Tube Tapered
Rear Shock RockShox Super Deluxe Ultimate
Rear Shock Travel 153mm
Brake Type Disc Post-Mount
Headset ZS44/ZS56
Bottom Bracket Not Included, English
Wheel Size 29
Seatpost Diameter 31.6mm
Seatpost Clamp Yes
Rear Axle Spacing 12x148mm Boost
Weight 8lbs 6oz
Drivetrain Compatibility Mechanical/Electronic
mpn 23DN.BHXL.29RS
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