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The all-new Stride SX

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MEET THE ALL-NEW STRIDE SX, THE EAGLE HAS LANDED!

The Stride SX is the first to launch from our all-new Stride mountain bike range. Featuring all the elements of a high-end racing bike but at a fraction of the price. With the brand new 12 Speed SRAM SX Eagle drivetrain, this bike undoubtedly has a competitive edge over other mid-level bicycles.

This bike features Silverback POP (Position of Power) geometry which places the rider more central on the bike, therefore improving balance, climbing as well as traction. 

A slacker head angle of 67.5 degrees not only inspires confidence but improves handling over the technical terrain that modern cross-country tracks offer. Currently available in two colour options.

Aimed to cater to the younger races, such as school series racers, this bike uses our Sweet spot geometry. Meaning the extra small and small will have 27.5” wheels however the Medium and large will have 29” wheels.

Other key features of this bike include:

  • tapered head tube
  • internal cable routing
  • dropper ready post ready
  • progressive trail geometry
  • tubeless ready wheels and tyres (valves and rim tape also included in the box).

STRIDE SX Tech DocumentRead More

Read the Press Release: HERE

Stride SX, SX Eagle, hardtail
Press Release: Stride SX
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Stride SX, SX Eagle, hardtail
Stride SX
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Press Release: Stride SX

Press Release: Stride SX - Silverback Bikes

The Stride SX is the first to launch from our all-new Stride range. Featuring all the elements of a high-end bike at a fraction of the price. The brand new 12 Speed SRAM SX Eagle drivetrain, gives this bike a competitive edge over other mid-level bicycles. In the Press release you will find everything you need to know about this brand new platform.

View The Full Press Release HERE.

The Stride SX is more than a recreational bike. An engineered frame keeps the weight down coupled with geometry that places the rider in the Position Of Power and Silverback’s ethos of offering the Right Bike at the Right Price means that it is a serious contender. Featuring our POP geometry as piloted on the Slade, the Stride is a confident descender that handles like a proper trail bike.

PERFORMANCE

  • Hydro-formed 6061 Alloy frame
  • SR Suntour Raidon XC RLR 100mm
  • Surface Asymmetric Alloy Tubeless Ready wheels
  • Weight: TBA

STRIDE SX DRIVETRAIN 

CRANKSETSRAM FC Stylo SX Eagle, 34t
CASSETTESRAM CS PG1210 Eagle, 12 Spd, 11-50t
REAR DERAILEURSRAM SX 12pd Eagle
FRONT DERAILEURN/A
SHIFTERSSRAM SX Eagle, 12 spd

Everything you need to know abou the Stride SX

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All you need to know about the Siablo CF – Carbon gravel bike

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Siablo CF

WATCH NOW: WHAT MAKES IT GREAT: SIABLO CF – CARBON GRAVEL BIKE

The Siablo CF designed with the focus on gravel riding, utilizing a brand new carbon frame. The CF is a lightweight bike that exceeds the broad demands put on the gravel category. Designed with current trends and future insight.

The 3K Twill carbon finished used on this bike, makes it stiffer giving you more pedal power and provides predictable handling. A shorter asymmetric chainstay, stiffens up the rear of the bike improving handling characteristics and allowing for more chainring clearance.

This is an extremely versatile bike, capable of fitting up to 700x47c tyres or 650b road plus, should you want the extra comfort. The rack mounts, threaded BB, and hydraulic disc brakes mean that this carbon gravel bike is practical and performs well in all weather conditions.

This ‘All you need to know’ video will give you a first look at this adventure machine.

Also check out our gravel e-bike: The S-Electro GR

What makes it a Best In Class bike?
Silverback Siablo CF, gravel bike, carbon
Flared bars for comfort
Siablo CF, carbon, gravel bike
Finer detail on the Siablo CF

The Siablo CF will be available form instores from August 2019. Be sure to place an order with your nearest Silverback accredited dealer.

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Why it is best: S-Electro Pro

S-electro pro, e-bike, dual suspension

THE S-ELECTRO PRO: shred more trails with our brand new dual-sus e-bike.

S-electro pro, e-bike, dual suspension
Trail ready

The S-Electro Pro, designed with similar geometry features of our Enduro ready machine, the Slider, this e-bike is ready to shred some trails. Featuring our POP geometry coupled with a modified Horst Link suspension layout and a function designed/dictated asymmetric frame.

The S-Electro Pro is a highly capable long travel 29” eBike that is also compatible with 27.5” wheels. The Metric trunnion mount rear shock is custom-tuned to work with bikes suspension. Delivering an efficient climbing platform in climbing mode, but then turn a race-ready descender when in open mode. The Shimano pedal-assist drive system makes getting up the hills faster.

Watch this 3D animation to explore the fame and technology used for this dual-sus e-bike: YouTube


Key frame features

  • Rear travel 140mm (which can be increased to 160mm)
  • Short offset fork for increased stability
  • Long dropper post compatible
  • Modern Geometry that gives the rider stability on fast descends
  • Custom proprietary rock link
  • Integrated motor mount for a lighter but stiffer frame
  • Washer free suspension, for less maintanance
  • Progressing leverage ration for bottom-out resistance


S-Electro Pro, E-Bike, Why its best, dual suspension bike.
Why it is best

We have just launched an e-Gravel bike: S-Electro Gravel

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Shredding trails in Asia – Ride Rate Review

Silverback Silder LT1 packed in a travel bag

Check out the lastest video form Ride Rate Review.

Exploring the road less traveled with Ride Rate Review! Trails, gravel and abandoned dirt roads of Malaysia have never been this exciting.

Whilst only carrying essential gear with Ride rate Review and meeting up with locals. Watch as Wayne takes the Silverback Slider LT 1 on an epic adventure, and not to mention a cultural experience.

Here’s more than one kind of dirt in the world. Venture beyond the typical gravel-grinding locales and discover rice paddy roads, volcano rims, and labyrinthian jungle trails. Find your single track paradise in some of the world’s most far-reaching wildernesses.Enjoy the trails with Ride Rate Review.

Silverback slider LT 1
The famous Silverback Slider LT 1

The Slider LT is our new long travel enduro platform bike that takes our BURST suspension system and adapts it for long 160mm travel with 27.5′ wheels. The solid rear triangle design provides incredible lateral stiffness and combined with the short dual linkages which connect the rear triangle to the shock, allowing for fine-tuning of the progressive leverage ratio together with increased stiffening properties and pedaling performance for your ride.

The modern slack geometry, Flip Chip for BB height, head tube angle adjustment and ISCG tabs create an enduro machine that eats up the bumps while keeping calm and collected on the trail. Hydro-formed tubes, large pivots and easy cable guide management complete the package for the ultimate enduro riding machine.

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Mariske Strauss Bike Check [Video]

Mariske Strauss bike check Stratos - Silverback Bikes

World cup racer, Mariske Strauss is one of our elite team riders. She had the honor to test the first Stratos SBC bikes. For the past 4 years, she raced the award-winning Sesta but said it only took her a couple of days to adjust to the new bike. Check out our YouTube/bike check channels to see Mariske’s weapon of choice for the 2019 ABSA Cape Epic.

With the unveiling of our new XC race machine, we put in place a testing and development process to put the platform through its paces – from top-level UCI racers, through aspiring amateur riders.

Design Ideation.

A Clean slate is where Thomas, the engineer behind the Stratos started.  This was essential to not limit himself to updating existing designs and suspension layouts. This is to create something truly great and innovative.

The design and development of a brand new concept is something that brews in the mind of a design engineer for some time. Before he puts pen to paper.  Stratos started with the intended suspension feeling. The small bump sensitive and big hit capable, but to pedal efficiently without being locked out, and to make a challenging design brief even more so, to use full available travel without wallowing.

Tap to watch the Bike check video below:

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Check out Nicola Rohrbach’s bike check video HERE.

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Best In Class Ethos [Video]

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TO CREATE- TO SHARE- TO RIDE

Best In Class (BIC) – more than a promise

Everything we do, every time we design, we do it for the people. We strive to offer the right bikes at the right price, continuously evolving, continuously innovating. Best In Class is more than just a promise, it is in our DNA.

Silverback Design Team

Watch the video now: Our Brand Ethos.

The BIC Metric or  “Best In Class Metric” is how we develop the best possible bike. We believe in delivering the best price/specification/quality ratio in the industry. Therefore, BIC means that Silverback customers get the most desirable technology at an affordable price. All decisions are based in the science of design, and careful calculations lead us, bike for bike, model for model, to offer the best value proposition than any other brand in the world. These metrics include: frame design, weight, bike finish aesthetics as well as specifications all at the right price.

Best In Class Metric

  • Frame Design: – Qualitative process of research, design, testing and refinement.
  • Bike Finish – Setting trends in design to offer the best-looking bike for your experience.
  • Unique Specification – Carefully chosen components mean more bike at less cost.
  • Total Weight – Proprietary molds and design save weight for better performance.
  • Best Price – Scientific formula developed by Silverback to keep costs down.

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S-Electro Pro: Our first dual suspension, trail e-bike.

S-Electro

THE S-ELECTRO PRO – BORN TO BE ELECTRIC

S-Electro, modern geometry, ebike, e-bike
Featuring Position of Power geometry (POP)

Designed using similar geometry as our enduro ready machine, the Slider. The S-Electro Pro features our POP geometry, coupled with a modified Horst Link suspension layout.

The S-Electro Pro is a highly capable long-travel 29” eBike that is also compatible with 27.5” wheels.

The Metric trunnion mounts rear shock is custom-tuned to work perfectly with this bike. Providing you with an efficient climbing platform in climbing mode, and a race-ready descender when in open mode on the S-Electro. Watch this 3D video that shows the technology: VIDEO.

The Shimano pedal assists drive system makes getting to the top of the trails a lot easier. So save your energy for the downhills. Hooligan machine charged.  

Dropper post compatible

Key frame Features:

  • 140mm rear travel but can be increased to 160mm
  • Short offset fork, giving the rider increased stability
  • Long dropper post compatible
  • Modern / Progressive geometry for a comfortable and powerful ride
  • Custom designed rocker link for function and form
  • Rear suspension integrated motor mount
  • Quick battery access
  • Two bearing sizes used throughout
  • Progressive leverage ration for bottom-out resistance

Also check out our the S-Electro Fat: HERE

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2019 Slade Comp I Trail Bike

Slade Comp Scientific Right Fit - Silverback Bikes

SILVERBACK’S MOST VERSATILE HARDTAIL EVER!

Forget everything you thought you knew about Slade. 2019 brings something totally new. Featuring our new sweet spot geometry that gives the rider uncompromised climbing and descending prowess to trail bikes. Tyre compatibility is 27.5×2.8″ or 29″ up to 2.6″ wide, giving plenty of setup options and creating our most versatile hardtail ever. 2.6″ Tyres are becoming the final word in trail tyres. Offering improved comfort and grip over 2.3″ tyres, but without the weight, rolling resistance and thin carcasses of 2.8″.

Slade Trail – Comes equipped with a 140mm ROCKSHOX Revelation fork, X-Fusion Manic dropper post, and a Shimano 1X drivetrain. The Trail also has Stan Flow rims, making this bike light and ready to shred trails. View it HERE

Slade Comp – Similar to the Trail, the Comp also has an X-Fusion Manic dropper post and a Shimano 1X drivetrain but this bike has a 130mm SR Suntour fork and Sunringle Duroc wheels, making it the better option if you are on a tight budget. View it HERE

If riding trails and going downhill fast is more your thing, the Slade is what you should be looking at.

Slade Comp, Right Fit, Theatre of Dynamics
The German Operation Team making sure the rider has the perfect fit
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Nicola Rohrbach Bike Check [Video]

Nicola Rohrbach with his Silverback Stratos

WE CAUGHT UP WITH NICOLA ROHRBACH AFTER THE ABSA CAPE EPIC TO HAVE A LOOK AT HIS BRAND NEW RACE MACHINE. THE SILVERBACK STRATOS

Nicola Rohrbach does a Bike Check

Watch Nicola Rohrbach talk us through how he sets his bike up for a major stage race such as the ABSA Cape Epic. He has choosen to ride our new XC race machine, the Silverback Stratos SBC for this event.

Bike Check Nicola Rohrbach’s Silverback STRATOS SBC:

Frame: Stratos SBC Carbon full suspension, Tapered pivot, asymmetric design, Flex stays, 100mm travel. (Size L)

Bearings upgraded to Ceramicspeed bearings

Fork: Prototype

Rear shock: DT Swiss X313 (bar mounted dual lockout lever)

Wheelset: DT Swiss XMC30 carbon on DT240s hubs

Tyres: Chaoyang Graham 29 x 2.2″

Brakes: Magura MT8 raceline with Carbon single digit levers

Drivetrain:

  • a SRAM XX1 Eagle rear derailleur
  • SRAM XX1 Shifter
  • Gold SRAM Eagle Chain
  • SRAM Eagle XX1 Dub crankset

Wolftooth 36T NW Chainring

Stem: Crankbrothers Cobalt 11, 90mm

Handlebar: Bike Ahead Composites, 730mm

Grips: ESI Grips

Saddle: Selle Italia Kitcarbonio Flow

Seatpost: Bike Ahead Composites

Seatclamp: Carbon Ti

Weight: 10.05kg

Extras:

GÜP Industries sealant/inflation system

Tubolito Extra lightweight tube – puncture resistant

Derailleur Pulleys: Cermaicspeed

Watch Jennie Stenerhag do her Bike Check: HERE