2010 Pronghorn Mountain Bikes

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Danish mountain bike company Pronghorn has revised their lineup for 2010 with small tweaks, including:

  • Adding 1.5″ steerer tube to their long-travel PR6-LT (above)
  • Switched from Kenda to Schwalbe tires

The LT has 150mm travel and, like all of Pronghorn’s full suspension mountain bikes, it uses their unique top-mounted shock.  Pronghorn claims this system, dubbed APLS (Anti-Power Loss System), keeps the bike riding like a hardtail on the climbs with the full susser benefits on the descents.

Hit ‘more’ to see specs for this bike, the rest of the range and some upcoming new features to debut at Eurobike…

Pronghorn PR6-LT Specs (top trim level):

  • Drivetrain: Shimano XTR
  • Fox RP2 195 shock
  • DT Swiss EXC 150 fork
  • 1750 QR15 wheelset
  • Schwalbe Nobby Nic tires
  • Fizik Antares Carbon saddle
  • Miscellaneous housebrand bits to complete
  • Frame Weight: 2.4kg (5.3lb) for 15″ model
  • Bike Weight: 11.1kg (24.5lb)
  • XTR (£4,451) / XT (£3,419) / SLX (£3,161)
  • frame kit (£2,129 - £2,369); frame with Fox PR2 shock (£1,441).

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The PR6-SW is their 100mm XC/Marathon model and comes in both alloy and carbon frame options, with the carbon frame boasting a low weight of just 3.9lbs (1.79kg).

Pronghorn PR6-SW Specs:

  • Drivetrain: Shimano XTR
  • DT Swiss XR Carbon shock
  • DT Swiss XMC 100 fork
  • Schwalbe Rocket Ron tyres
  • Fizik Antares Carbon saddle
  • Housebrand kit
  • Bike Weight: 9.8kg (21.6lb)
  • Frame Weight: 1.79kg (3.9lbs) for carbon fiber
  • Bike Pricing: Carbon: XTR (£4,709) / XT (£3,677) – Alloy: XTR (£4,451) / XT (£3,419)
  • Frame Pricing:  (£2,989 - £3,229) – carbon frame with DT Swiss XR Carbon shock (£2,301) – alloy frame with DT XM 180 (£1,957)

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The Pronghorn PR6-XC offers similar performance specs and features as the SW, but with a lower price (and heavier alloy frame).  Frame weight on the XC is 2.3kg (5.1lb) and full bike weight is 10.5kg (23.1lb).  Pricing is about £600 less than the SW.

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Pronghorn rounds out their lineup with the PHM1 hardtail, an ultralight carbon fiber race rig weighing in at a feathery 19.6 lbs (8.9kg) for a complete bike.  Specs include:

  • XTR drivetrain
  • DT Swiss XMC 100 fork
  • Schwalbe Rocket Ron tyres
  • Fizik Antares Carbon saddle
  • Housebrand kit
  • Bike Price: XTR (£3,763) / XT (£2,559) / SLX (£2,043) / frame (£1,097)

What’s Next?

Word on the street is they’ll unveil an integrated-seatmast model for both the SW and Hardtail at Eurobike in September, along with a limited edition bike that’s a collaboration with FRM.

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