A first glimpse of the first ever production Banshee Spitfire.
The Banshee Spitfire is creating quite a stir amongst aggressive trail riders out there who want a lightweight, low and slack singletrack shredding machine. The Prototypes (one of which which was shown exclusively on Pinkbike last summer) have been used and abused and tested hard, and all feedback from that, plus feedback from many bike forums has been taken on board and used to refine the design. This is the result...
The Spitfire is designed to be a very versatile high performance trail bike that will suit freeriders and downhillers alike, as well as those who want to progress from XC riding to more challenging terrain due to the low aggressive geometry and slack head angle.
The frame features Banshee's VF4B highly efficient and active linkage system, a custom hydro-formed 7005 T6 tubeset, internally ribbed seat and chain stays for stiffness, a tapered head tube and adjustable geometry.Some numbers for you to crunch on
For more information on the features and development of this frame check out the Banshee blog.