Archive for December, 2009

Join Titus/Pivot on Facebook

Join the Titus/Pivot community on Facebook and celebrate your Titus/Pivot lifestyle. Fraternize with like-minded individuals, make new friends and learn about the best mountain bikes made. The Titus/Pivot Facebook group will also be a great place to learn about new products, insider news and special offers.

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Click on the link to join Pivot: http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#/group.php?gid=165695392150

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Dirt Rag Loves Mach 5

Dirt Rag Magazine sat down with Pivot’s fearless leader earlier this fall and downloaded him on everything Pivot. The interviewers did a great job of getting inside Chris’s head and got a great picture about Pivot’s philosophy, our attention to detail and got a great lesson on suspension theory. The article, with a review of the Mach 5, is on newstands now. The Mach 5 review is online now, too: http://www.dirtragmag.com/print/article.php?ID=1246&category=stuff_reviews


The 140mm-travel Mach 5 is Pivot’s vision of the proverbial “jack of all trades” mountain bike. Pivot’s head honcho, Chris Cocalis, described his approach to the Mach 5: “The whole idea of the bike is that it has neutral handling, not overly slow nor overly quick. Some of the newer 140mm bikes fall more toward a ‘freeride-light.’ But the Mach 5 falls more toward our cross-country based bikes. It has all the capabilities, but at the same time has the pedal feel that somebody would feel comfortable doing an endurance event or 24-hour race on this style bike.” I totally get the idea of having “one bike that does it all” and was anxious to evaluate how well the Mach 5 fared in the pursuit of that lofty goal.

To kick off this test, Chris Cocalis stopped by Dirt Rag HQ to talk tech, and join the staff on a group ride. Chris gave us a primer on the dw-link rear suspension that Pivot uses on their bikes. The brainchild of Dave Weagle, the dw-link is a version of a dual-link suspension, where there is an upper and a lower linkage. According to Chris, a key benefit of any dual-link bike is that the wheel travel path doesn’t have to be one constant arc, it can be an S- or a V-shape, something other than an arc. The Pivot suspension has a rearward wheel travel path in the first part of the travel, designed to produce better square-edged bump performance and allow the suspension to roll through the smaller trail junk a lot easier….

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Tiong Hin will be closed from 25-27th Dec 2009

Dear Customers,

Kindly take note that Tiong Hin will be closed from 25-27th Dec 2009…
Wishing everyone a Merry Christmas!

Regards,
Admin

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Titus new 2010 FTM and X Carbons will be available in Jan…

The all new 2010 X Carbon’s are built and will be ready in January. We only got a handful in for this first ship, so make sure you’re the first few to get these sweet new rides!

FTM Carbon’s are bulit too!

Here’s a shot of the infamous El Guapo in its natural habitat to get you in the mood!

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Tiong Hin Christmas Sale

Hi riders, Tiong Hin is supporting “Going Greener” Campaign and celebrating this Christmas with sale of Titus X frame in Green, offered at just $2250. But we are only left with one x Small and one x Medium size so do drop by at our shop to check them out fast!

Also, if you are on budget but yet hoping to get a custom-build Titus Bike for Christmas, now is the time to get this Titus complete ML1-Bike @ merely $3800-4000!

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Titus 2010

Riders, check it out! Titus has just launched a new website – http://www.titusti.com/2010/home.php  for its 2010 bikes.

Also, if you have an facebook account, don’t forget to become a fan of Titus Cycles. 😉
http://www.facebook.com/TitusCycles

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