Forbidden Bike Co. Dreadnought Frame
Forbidden proved it was possible to blur the lines between a traditional trail bike and full-on enduro bike with the well-received Druid, but decided it was time to up the ante and break out the big guns. Meet the Forbidden Dreadnought; with 154mm of rear wheel travel, optimized around a 170mm fork, it can handle everything you throw at it.
Forbidden developed the Dreadnought to pedal up any climb, while exhibiting DH bike confidence on the descents. Named after a warship with the name meaning "fear nothing," the Dreadnought is ready to take on any climb or descent you throw at it with 100% confidence.
Like the Druid, Forbidden took a measured approach to the geometry design of the Dreadnought, based around a high single pivot. The Dreadnought provides a more stable ride at high speed, thanks to a longer wheelbase, but also remains agile in slower technical situations. With downhill-bike inspired geometry, the Dreadnought is ready for all-day epics, enduro races, local shuttle trails, and bike-park hot laps.
- High Pivot - positioned to provide a fully rearward axle path.
- Rate Control Linkage - Designed for a progressive and truly bottomless feel, pairs best with high-volume air shocks and coil shocks.
- Idler Pulley - Enables the ideal amount of anti-squat at sag, with virtually no pedal kickback.
- Mullet Compatible - Using Forbidden's proprietary Ziggy Link.
|Front Suspension Travel:||170mm, 180mm, 190mm|
|Rear Suspension Travel:||154mm|
|Rear Shock:||Fox Float X2 Performance Elite|
|Rear Shock Size:||205mm x 65mm|
|Rear Shock Hardware:||30mm x 8mm Bottom / Trunnion Top|
|Rear Axle Width:||12x148mm Boost|
|BB Standard:||73mm BSA|
|ISCG Tabs:||ISCG '05 2-Bolt|
|Brake Mount Type:||Post-Mount 180mm|
|Max Rear Rotor Size:||203mm|
|Maximum Chainring Size:||S: 32T M: 34T L: 36T XL: 38T|
|Maximum Tire Size:||2.6|
|Seat Post Diameter:||31.6mm|
|Seat Clamp Diameter:||34.9mm|
|Water Bottle Cage Mounts:||Yes, and one accessory mount.|
|Warranty:||5 year warranty against defects in workmanship and materials|
Specs subject to change without notice. Please check with manufacturer for the most up-to-date information.
mm / inches
With 170mm Fork / 583.71mm Fork Length
cm / ft
|Rider Height (cm)||158 - 168||168 - 178||178 - 188||188 - 198|