Mikey Haderer runs through the Zerode G-1 downhill bike, featuring a gearbox design. The frameset uses a Shimano Alfine 8-speed commuter hub and trigger shifter in its high-pivot design. Is gear box the future? If they look like this, I sure hope so!
Credit: Jason Van Horn
Spec and Geometry Highlights
9.25-inches of travel
64.5-degree head angle
14-inch bottom bracket height
1.5-inch head tube (AngleSet compatible)
12x150 rear axle and 83mm BB shell
Adjustable geared hub mount
Frameset price: $4650 NZD (about $3600 USD) includes Fox DHX RC4 shock, Shimano Alfine hub and shifter, rear cog, chain tensioner and carbon downtube guard.