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Shimano M8100 XT 1X12Spd 27.5/650B
Full Suspension Enduro Mountain Bikes
2020 Motobecane 27.5
Full Suspension Enduro/Trail
HAL Boost S12 TEAM 27PLUS FREE Ship 48US WEB SALE ONLY $2499.95 (Compare $5499)
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NEW Highly Active Link Suspension
Up to 5.5 INCHES OF TRAVEL
Incredible Climbing/ Control
DT SWISS Tubeless Compt Rims
Advanced Hydroform Aluminum Frames
SHIMANO XT CRANKS
CNC KNUCKLE BOX
Rockshox PIKE Forks
Shimano XT Hydraulic Disc Brakes
Front/Rear Thru Axles
FREE Internal/Stealthtype Dropper Post
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We have sold thousands of Motobecane Full Suspension mountain bikes. A high level of engineering and attention to detail is seen on all Motobecane mountain bikes. Happy customers send friends and family to buy these incredibly capable mountain bikes all the time.
This is the much anticipated mid-fat, Plus Bike with Boost Axles HAL Boost (Highly Active Linkage) by Motobecane USA. Building upon over a decade of FS design, the HAL BOOST 29/27.5+ Full Suspension is designed for up to 5.5 inches of terrain taming travel both front and rear. The HAL Linkage uses a chainstay mounted pivot for even more supple suspension tracking and incredible control even while applying the brakes. Chainstays are optimized on the HAL Boost models for incredible Billy Goat climbing and traction.
Real Customer Videos / Reviews: HP-
"I'm impressed with the bike. I've been riding mtb since 1981 and was a pro rider for years in the 90's. The bike handles as well, if not better than some of the $6k bikes I've owned. I've done many double black and jump trails and have hit jumps with over 8ft of air. The bike just rips! It's easy to manual, and is twitchy and fun to ride. I have 6 bikes at the moment and one ebike, a bulls estream evo am 4. But I'm usually riding my Hal boost. One of the most fun bikes I've ever owned."
On Strava I’m posting some great times. 2nd all time on a 9 min rip.
rode this bike for about a year now. Still liking it and still no issues mechanically.
RW- "I have the hal6 team edition... love it"
"The (Hal Boost) bike is excellent, I really like it. I came off a Yeti ASR and found the (HAL Boost) ride to be superior to that high dollar bike."
Real Customer Reviews of Motobecane HAL full Suspension Mountain Bikes AFT / MTBR.com "Just put 11 miles on the new bike! This thing is amazing!! Can't get enough of these shocks, that and the rear derailleur shifts so damn quick. Love it!"
Daniel E. MTBR.com "Wow this bike is incredible…this is the best and probably most expensive bike I've ever ridden, but I couldn't have even imagined a bike feeling this great on a trail. Not sure on the weight, but it feels very light and quick (I'm tubeless, which may help) while still being stiff. The travel is a lot, but I was able to use what looked like 80-90% on my ride today while still feeling efficient on the flats and climbs, noting that I was playing around with the rear lockout…Everything about this bike is great, looks amazing, hell even the saddle is very comfortable.
JR Glenni MTBR.com "…my Hal6 Expert climbs great. Down shifting is firm and quick even when shifting late or downshifting more mid climb, and I didn't really notice pedal bob on the climbs. The front did tend to lift up on me more than I was used to, but I'm coming from a hard tail 29'er that was more of an XC design with a longer wheelbase, so that's not surprising. I was still able to climb pretty quickly with it, and I don't think the light(er) front end will be an issue as I get more used to it."
Jeff R MTBR.com "I am also coming from a hardtail 29er, but feel that my hal6 climbs just as good if not better on technical climbs. I'm not fighting for my back wheel to maintain traction and it soaks up the roots, rocks, and bumps… On Saturday, broke my strava record for a technical climb I do regularly on my hal6 without even trying…All in all, I'm very impressed with the overall performance of the bike…"
Compared to Specialized Stumpjumper Elite FSR
P / MTBR.com "...short little review after ~5 miles of techy singletrack with around 1,000ft of climb.
First off, I'm coming from a 2013 Stumpjumper Elite FSR 29er and have the Hal6 PRO for comparison.
Obviously, the suspension on the moto is a HUGE upgrade. My first time riding a Pike and I must say, I'm sold. I was actually pedaling thru a lot of the rougher sections instead of trying to pick a perfect line. Also found it much easier to throw the bike around and clear a lot of the super tech stuff. Definitely a noticeable difference in geometry as well. I felt like I was in a much better position when I was pointed downhill. One of my biggest gripes with the Stumpy was pedal clearance. You basically can't pedal thru a turn on the Stumpy without striking a pedal. Didn't have a single strike on the Moto today…All in all, couldn't be happier with how everything performed on my first ride. ...feels fantastic on the downhill/tech sections.
Compared to Specialized Stumpjumper FSR
CC H. MTBR.com "I did another really technical climb on my hal 6 pro...I made it way further than I ever have on any other bike. Its narrow, rocky, rooted, and steep and even I was amazed at what I made it through. Part of the advantage of this bike is the high pedal clearance. I could also feel the back just sticking down, never spun out once even when leaning forward. I attribute that to the suspension, and the nice tires. The feeling of the bike under me is light and stiff. I assume the hal5 will climb better than the hal 6 because of a steeper head angle, and less travel front and rear. I will be doing a direct comparison with my friends MY2020 stumpjumper FSR comp. the frame angles and measurements are almost identical on paper except for the seat tube on the Hal being steeper by 1.5 degrees…"
The (Hal Boost) bike is excellent, I really like it
Why Do I love My HAL Boost?
What Do The HAL BOOST 29er/27+ Bikes Compare to? Price and Features Your Motobecane HAL Boost 27Plus Full Suspension bikes have:
Up to 5.5 inches of travel, weigh approx 29.5lbs tubeless (On Sale $2499).
The Pivot Cycles have:
135mm rear travel (Price $8,400+) weigh about the same when converted tubeless. :) For the price difference, you can buy parts for your HAL Boost and make it even lighter and STILL have $$$ left over to go on a sweet MTB vacation. :)
What Are the Widest Tires One Can Use on the HAL BOOST Full Suspension Plus Bikes? The HAL Boost frames have 150mm Travel and a rear tire clearance up to 96mm. The Rockshox Pike Forks have 81mm clearance on the front. Note, always allow enough room between the tires, frame, parts and fork so your tires don't rub. (ie- you cannot run a 96mm tire in the rear nor 81mm in the front)
MTBR.com editor rides a 6by6 and
raves: "...Frame angles are dialed...Held up in big descents...Great value..." Rating: 4 Flamin' Chili Peppers-out-of-5
"...we’re happy to report that the bike checked out just fine…suspension is active vertically and stiff laterally…responsive…held up in the big descents without complaint….angles were just right at 67.5 and 73.5 respectively. For all-around trail riding, it definitely did the job. And at that price you’ll likely have money left over for upgrades.
Frame is stout and laterally stiff, Frame angles are dialed, wheels are strong…attractive lines on it with a top tube bend for improved clearance. Tubes are oversized and welds are beefy.
Component choices are smart…great value bike on the new 29er wheel size….best deals and components to deliver a solid package…"
Bottom line it’s an attractive and affordable package that leaves plenty of budget for down-the-road upgrades…is ridiculous value and it will be an awesome performer.
Magazine says the Fantom Team carves the trails and has
"components normally found on bikes costing thousands more..."
Rag Magazine editor rides the Fantom Team in several 24 HOUR Races and
addition to The Wilderness 101, I completed the Wild 100
(kilometers) and a 96 mile Duo Class 24-hour race on the Fantom Team.
The biggest compliment I can give the bike is to say that I didn't have
to think much about it during those events. ...The Fantom Team's
handling is well mannered and intuitive. Carving through tight
singletrack is a breeze...the bike loves to go downhill fast. During
the aforementioned 24-hour race, there is a long, fast downhill where I
routinely blew by hardtail racers like they were standing still. When
my quarry wasn't eager to yield the A line, I went for the gusto and
passed on the B line, relying on the Fantom Team's suspension to gobble
up the rocks and ruts..."CLICK HERE FOR WHOLE REVIEW
Even when reviewed at list price, magazines feel the Motobecane mountain bikes are incredible values.
When you consider the discount BIKESDIRECT offers on these incredible quality mountain bikes; nothing else comes even close!
Buy one now at a discounted, factory direct price with shipping included to 48 states.
Customer Video Review>>
Customer video is of the HAL6.
Hal6 (Team) "Handles Incredibly, Saved a Ton of Money on it"
Hal6 (Expert) "…for the money - pretty awesome, having a blast"
"worth the money" "(vs Giant Trance $2300) "pretty comparable, pretty darn good"
Watch a Video Review>>
A high level of engineering and attention to detail is seen on all Motobecane mountain bikes.This video is of the 29er, cousin to the much anticipated Full Suspension 27.5/650B by Motobecane USA.
Building upon over a decade of FS design, these bikes are superb offroad machines. The HAL (Highly Active Linkage) Design represents the top of the food chain. Super supple and more control than ever.
Professional Racing and Trail Proven Parts Imagine the trails you will crush with a Top Rated Rockshox PIKE Fork up front and up to 5.5 Inches of travel in the rear.
corners are cut, the HAL Boost S12 TEAM 27PLUS has top-of-the-line Full Race
specs. A Rockshox PIKE 27.5/650B fork with up to 150mm of travel + in the rear, the NEWEST Rockshox MONARCH Air rear shock with Rapid Recovery Rebound Technology. Last time we checked, by themselves Rockshox PIKE Forks have an MSRP of around $900
TEAM Version Upgrades over PRO:
FULL Shimano XT M8100 1X12, XTM8100 Brakes plus Higher level DT SWISS E1700 Wheelset
Improvements Specific to this Motobecane USA 27.5/650B FS design:
The HAL (Highly Active Linkage) Design represents the top of the food chain. Super supple. Climbing, descending and braking with more control than ever. The HAL 6 Series features shorter chainstays than ever before = Billy Goat climbing ability and traction. HOT NEW DT SWISS Tubeless Compatible Rim wheelsets
1) Huge SIX inches of Highly Active Linkage Travel with Rockshox PIKE Forks
2) Tapered Steerers and Thru Axle hubs FRONT AND REAR
3) Advanced hydroformed Aluminum frame for a strong and lightweight package
4) FULL CNC Aluminum Knuckle Box Suspension
Room for most 29x2.35-2.4" or 27.5x2.8 Tires with appropriate wheelset (*most manufacturers, not all makes/models of tires run true to labeled size)
6) Internal/Stealthtype Dropper SeatPost Routing
NEW DT SWISS Tubeless Rims Get Tubeless tech rims now. Tubeless wheelsets of this caliber sold by themselves are normally around $500. So this is an incredible deal: You are getting a complete Shimano HYPERGLIDE+ 1X12 mountain bike with a pro-quality DT SWISS Tubeless Compatiblewheelset. Get amazing technology, now!
The drive train is race proven. Shimano XT 1X12 cranks. A sealed bearing cartridge headset FULL Shimano XT 1X12 drivetrain with Shimano M8100 double-action pod shifters, HYPERGLIDE+ derailleurs and incredible Shimano XT M8100 Hydraulic brakes and levers.
PRO LEVEL 1X12 Shimano XT HYPERGLIDE+ Drivetrain for mountain bikes
Shimano's next-generation HYPERGLIDE+ drivetrain brings with it the legendary quality, durability and performance Shimano is known for, all packaged to meet the ever-evolving demands of today’s riders.
HYPERGLIDE+ brings together the rider, the bike and the trail. Intuitive gear combinations account for how riders deliver power through the drivetrain; optimized Primary Driving Gear even the roughest, rockiest, muddiest trails can’t shake Shimano’s most stable off-road mountain bike drivetrain to date.
HYPERGLIDE+ is a comprehensive redesign made up of a multitude of thoughtful details, features and revisions that together add up to a world beating, trail conquering ride.
Professional Racing Handling
Motobecane USA has dialed in a race-proven geometry into this
phenomenal ride. Very responsive and yet stable. Just like the award
winning FLY Team hardtail, singletrack and switchbacks are all handled
Slow speed, high speed, technical to flat-out hammering, you'll rip the
trails 'cause this bike is so darn capable and super plush.
Super Versatile: Turbo Full Suspension Plus/MidFat Bikes
With the HAL BOOST series, you've
got an incredibly capable full suspension mountain bike that'll do just about anything for
Thousands less than any other bike.
What is Boost: The HAL Boost is a Boost spacing mountain bike. Boost is a new dropout standard designed to widen the hubs on the previous standard MTB spacing wheels. The rear axle is wider by 6mm to 148mm and the front axle by 10mm to 110mm. Wider flanges = wider bracing angle for spokes = a stronger and stiffer wheel. Allows the use of 29er wheels with higher strength and stiffness for top performance. Also, More tire clearance, ability to use 27PLUS tires and with shorter chainstays for superior handling and climbing.
Equipped with 27PLUS Tire/Wheels
With the HAL Boost's stock 27.5x2.6 tires you can hang with virtually anything on the trail. No worries about dealing with a Fat bikes super wide BB, the crank/pedals are no wider than a normal bike. Virtually all the float and traction of a full on full suspension fat bike, without excess flubber and jounce.
The HAL Boost is a turbo-traction, climb and descend just about anything enduro / trail plus mountain bike. But- that's not all...
Warp Speed! Fits 29er Boost Wheels/Tires
Put in your own Boost 29er wheels and tires (fits most 29x2.5) and you'll have a warp speed 29er Boost Enduro / XC Rocket!
WARNING - Due to extremely High Demand we expect to sell out of these very soon
HAL Boost Sizing Guide
38cm - 5'5" to 5'7"
43cm - 5'8" to 5'10"
48cm - 5'11" to 6'1"
52cm - 6'2" to 6'4"
This is a general guide, Sizing is a personal preference, the final choice is up to you. Between sizes? If you size up, you may touch when you straddle the bike.
BOOST Axle Spacing 29 / 27.5+ SUSP. MTB ALLOY(6061) WHEEL TRAVEL: Up to 140mm. B.B. SHELL: BB92 ALUMINUM 41x92MM ( KNUCKLE BOX MADE BY CNC ) Hydroformed Butted and Geometric Multishaped Aluminum tubes,1 set H2O Bosses (Small has no bosses), Four Bar Rocker Arm with HAL Linkage. Gusseted SL 6061 Aluminum (Disc Brake
Equipped) Super Smooth Sealed Cartridge Bearings at critical pivots,
Dropouts: ALUMINUM VERTICAL W/ALUMINUM REPLACEABLE HANGER W/POST DISK MOUNT. O.L.N:148MM, (Riders are reporting there is Room for 27x3.5" and some 29x2.6 tires, not all tires will fit)
HEADTUBE 1-1/8"/1.5" ( 44/56mm ) L: 38/43/48/52M=100/120/130/140mm. Internal / External Dropper SeatPost Routing.