Same name, new attitude

By slackening the head tube angle, stretching out the reach, and steepening the seat angle, the new HD4 is just as efficient as ever, but this time delivering a ridiculously stable descending prowess. Initial testing over the past year was conducted throughout Northern California’s most rugged backcountry trails, and most recently on the EWS Circuit in Madeira Portugal. This was the new HD4’s first appearance on the world stage, and its pedigree proved effective as the Ibis Cycles Enduro Race Team stood together on the top of the podium, taking over the number one ranking in the series!

The subtle modifications on the murdered-out iconic Mojo form did not go unnoticed and the forums exploded with chatter. Netting this sort of result from its first foray into world-class competition, it is apparent that the HD4 is here to deliver top results on the world’s gnarliest terrain.

Photo by Dave Trumpore.

What’s new in the HD4?

  • Refined progressive geometry
  • 64.9 degree head tube angle
  • Reach increases across the size range (4mm on small, to 34mm on XL)
  • Seat tube length reduction and bore depth increase, allowing for the longest droppers
  • 30% stiffer upper link, 40% stiffer lower link
  • Increased progression in shock leverage curve for better big hit performance
  • Re-engineered carbon layup yielding greater frame stiffness overall
  • dw-link v5 kinematics, Dave’s most efficient system to date
  • Available globally in Fireball Red, or Anejo Silver & Lime