Forbidden Bikes Name Trail Bike & Launch Website
During the 2018 stop for Crankworx Whistler, Forbidden Bike Company received heaps of attention. Heck, they're still getting it now and I'm a sucker on that train. Two reasons for the interest include; they're a small Canadian made company, and the bike is unique.
That bike now has a name too; the Druid. The first bike from Forbidden will feature a high-single pivot design that delivers 130mm of rear wheel travel, a full carbon frame and will be fully revealed in April. Without much more information and plenty of speculation they've generated so much interest. Much of the interest is probably thanks to the high-single pivot design on a trail bike. There's something about the return of the HSP design that's getting a lot of riders excited, and from experience, the modern design works really well. It remains to be seen how the Druid will perform, but if it's anything like the Norco Aurum HSP, the 130mm travel will allow it to rally beyond what most perceive a 130mm bike to be capable of.
Forbidden have also launched their new website and a new video, showcasing the capabilities of the bike and sharing information on the brand. Watch the video then head over to the Forbidden Bikes website to learn more about the brand.