The Druid from Forbidden was the brand's first offering when it was introduced a few years back. Riders were stoked to see a versatile, mid travel, high pivot trail bike that defied categorization, from a small brand of core riders that are dedicated to producing high quality mountain bikes.
Its Trifecta suspension platform with a high pivot challenges conventional wisdom, creating a mesmerizing blend of predictable traction and exhilarating playfulness. With its 130mm of rear travel and 150mm up front, it has an almost otherworldly ability to conquer rugged terrain effortlessly. The Druid stands as a true trail bike, embodying a harmonious balance between stability and agility, all while seamlessly adapting to various riding scenarios, excelling in every aspect. It thrives during post-work trail rides, where it eagerly devours miles of singletrack with its nimble prowess. During weekends, it eagerly embraces shuttle laps, relentlessly carving through the terrain with unwavering enthusiasm. Even on epic alpine traverses, the Druid remains undeterred, crushing every challenge in its path with unwavering determination.
Though seemingly modest on paper, this trail bike transcends conventional expectations. Its on-trail performance not only exceeds the capabilities of its class but defies classification altogether. It showcases an uncanny ability to deliver all-day pedal efficiency, ensuring endurance rides are met with unrivaled ease. Yet, when confronted with daunting technical descents, it unleashes a fearless confidence, eagerly tackling any obstacle that comes its way.
The Druid's classification as a trail bike belies its true nature. In reality, it is a kilometer-crushing powerhouse, effortlessly devouring challenging terrain with unrivaled proficiency. Its playful demeanor transforms any trail into a thrilling adventure, leaving riders grinning from ear to ear. This bike redefines the boundaries of what a trail bike can achieve, offering an unforgettable and exhilarating experience that transcends mere words.
The Forbidden Dreadnought is an exceptional enduro bike that embodies the essence of enduro riding. The Dreadnought is built to dominate aggressive and demanding terrain with unwavering confidence. With frame geometry and design tailored specifically for enduro riding, the Dreadnought excels in tackling steep descents, big jumps, and navigating technical features with ease. Its robust construction and advanced high-pivot suspension system ensure that the bike remains responsive, stable, and planted, even in the most challenging riding conditions.
Utilizing 154mm of rear travel and 170mm up front paired with proper enduro geometry, the Dreadnought delivers unparalleled performance on the trails, no matter how challenging. Its suspension system provides exceptional traction, absorption, and responsiveness, allowing riders to maintain control, momentum, and confidence over rough and technical terrain. Its purpose-built for riders who seek adrenaline-fueled adventures and push their limits on the trails. It is a machine designed to thrive in challenging conditions, inspiring riders to conquer new heights and push the boundaries of their abilities.
With its aggressive nature, exceptional performance capabilities, and relentless durability, the Dreadnought redefines what is possible in the world of enduro mountain biking. It is a testament to Forbidden Bikes' commitment to innovation and their dedication to creating bikes that empower riders to embrace the thrill and excitement of conquering rugged trails with confidence and style.