By: Mike Kazimer

“The bike’s suspension felt well balanced, with plenty of support for popping off the lips of jumps or hopping over a mess of roots, and the frame itself was quite solid, without any noticeable flex from the back end. I did find that when things got really rough, say in an extended section of stair-like roots or a jumble of rocks, the DHX2 shock went through the last portion of its travel more easily than I would have expected. Members of the Polygon UR Team have been using air shocks throughout the season, and I’m inclined to think that that would be the simplest way to achieve a more progressive feeling. Polygon have put together a quick and playful DH sled, one whose parts kit and price are sure to have more than a few riders adding it to their wishlist”

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