The Spire blends DH bike capability with mid-travel efficiency in such a way it’s almost two bikes in one. A delicately tuned pedaling and pumping platform, super supple beginning stroke sensitivity and all the travel you could ask for makes for a mind bending ride. Happily climb up to your favorite challenging descent, then cruise on over to your local flow trail and you’ll be rewarded on both ends of the spectrum. Don’t be fooled though, while it’s no one-trick pony, the Spire lives to push your limits. Get in-Spired.
Transition want to make it as easy as possible to experience great rear suspension performance. The GiddyUp suspension system is designed to behave intuitively across a broad range of setup. Because, Transition get it, sometimes you just want to grab your bike and GiddyUp, without checking your setup. When you do, it will always feel good.
The Spire has 170mm of rear wheel travel when used with the supplied 205mm x 65mm stroke shock. It is also possible to install a shorter, 205mm x 60mm stroke shock to decrease the rear wheel travel to 160mm if you are after a shorter travel experience.
A suggested sag range of 27 - 33% allows the rider to tune the feel of the bike; from a firm and snappy jump and slash mode, to a more supple and active full on party mode. Wherever you end up, you can focus on the trail without remotes, levers or knobs. Just grab your bike and GiddyUp.
Take on the biggest terrain without the penalty, Long travel doesn’t have to mean single purpose
Both the carbon and alloy frame options are fully dual crown fork compatible for those wanting to dip their toes in the DH world.
Change the attitude of the bike with a simple flip of a chip. Transitions high and low settings give you two very usable geo settings to suite your riding style. Their high setting is comparable to most other companies low setting so there is a high shred warning in effect.
The Spire has two size specific chainstay lengths to provide balanced handling and rider weight distribution across the range of sizes.