Category: Tech Talk

RockShox Suspension Theory
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RockShox Suspension Theory

RockShox have made a fantastic guide to understanding suspension and how it works… we thought we’d share it with you rather than you having to search for it! RockShox Suspension Theory

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Rear Suspension Design and Aeris Kinematics

Ever wondered what makes the rear suspension on the Aeris so great?  Bird’s in house Mechanical Engineer, Dan Hodge gives his views on suspension design and how the Aeris came about. Read on to find out more… When developing the suspension kinematics for the Aeris, I had a few key characteristics in mind: The bike […]

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Headset Bearings
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Headset Bearings

It’s that time of year that we get asked about headset bearings… All Bird bikes use ZS44 / ZS56 headsets. What does this mean?  Well, the diameter of the inside of our headtubes is 44mm at the top, and 56mm at the bottom.  The ZS part stands for “Zero Stack”.  So that’s the headset size […]

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2013 Dirt 100: MAXXIS ARDENT
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2013 Dirt 100: MAXXIS ARDENT

  2013 Dirt 100: MAXXIS ARDENT.

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