Searching for a trail bike that's beyond nimble in hard accelerations and rips up mountain climbs? Don't settle for a carbon compromise — Live Wire shreds the switchbacks with no limits — engineered to be our lightest-toughest 3AL/2.5V titanium hardtail frame — it's darn fast and crazy fun — just like the Tennessee trail it's named after. Setup as a 27.5 Plus or 29er this is your bike for the dirt you ride...
Who This Hardtail Is For:
Performance focused riders looking for a scorching fast bike — where strength and efficiency count, but still has the mojo for sweet drops and steep berms.
What It Is:
A rock tough long-distance hardtail with a relaxed geometry and shorter stems for great body position and unbelievable responsiveness. The oversized 3AL/2.5V tubeset gives the lateral stiffness you demand and the saddle comfort you deserve. A hard cornering beast with a max tire width of 29 x 2.5" or 27.5 x 3.0", and thanks to the curved seat tube — you get the traction you need — just when you need it. We also added 38.1 seat tube diameter for your favorite dropper post.
The componentry specifications for this complete Live Wire hardtail setup has been meticulously selected by our Lynskey team of mountain bike pros — guaranteed to amplify the performance of this rockin' hardtail...
|Bottom Bracket Type||73mm Threaded|
|Seat Tube Diameter||38.1 mm|
|Wheel Size||29 or 27.5 inch|
|Max Tire Width||29 x 2.5 or 27.5 x 3.0|
|Dropouts||12x148 Thru Axle Fixed Recommended DT Swiss 12x1mm thread pitch|
|Fork Travel||130mm - 140mm Recommended|
|S (15.5")||M (17")||L (18.5")||XL (21")|
|Rec. Height: Domestic||5'3" - 5'5"||5'6" - 5'9"||5'10" - 6'2"||6'3" +|
|Rec. Height: Int'l (cm)||160 - 169||170 - 179||180 - 188||190 +|
|Seat Tube Length (A)||37.5||41||45.5||50.5|
|Top Tube Length Effective (B)||59.9||61.9||64.5||67.9|
|Head Tube Angle (C)||66.5°||66.5°||66.5°||66.5°|
|Seat Tube Angle (D)||74°||74°||74°||74°|
|Bottom Bracket Drop (E)||6.1||6.1||6.1||6.1|
|Chain Stay Length (F)||43.5 - 45.5||43.5 - 45.5||43.5 - 45.5||43.5 - 45.5|
|Head Tube Length (G)||11.1||11.1||11.6||12|
|Stand Over Height (I)||71.1||73.6||76.9||81.2|
|Wheelbase (J)||115.5 - 117.5||117.5 - 119.5||120 - 122||123.5 - 125.5|
|Front Center (K)||72.7||74.7||77.3||80.6|