Devinci Dixon Carbon – ‘pure stoke’ at a very competitive price

The new Devinci Dixon Carbon may only have 145mm of rear bounce but don’t let that fool you – this bike shares more than just a paintjob with the World Cup winning Wilson Carbon. There’s extra travel up front, plus tabs for a chain guide, and Devinci reckon the ride “screams pure stoke”. That’s not just marketing hyperbole either – this is the bike Stevie Smith won last year’s Crankworx Air DH on.

The big surprise is the price. The Dixon Carbon RX EVO available in the UK is that rare thing – a carbon-framed trail bike with a Fox fork, dropper post and decent spec costing less than £4,000. Finally, a bike to give the Lapierre Zesty 714 a run for its money! Sure, £3,600 is still a lot of cash, but it’s £370 less than last year’s alloy Dixon RC, and that didn’t even have a dropper post. Check out the photos to find out more…

The new carbon frame has a tapered head tube, internal cable routing and ISCG mounts. Picture by James Costley-White

The new carbon frame has a tapered head tube, internal cable routing and ISCG mounts

We love the graphics – the Dixon Carbon looks totally different to everything else out there. Um, except the Wilson Carbon. Picture by James Costley-White

We love the graphics – the Dixon Carbon looks totally different to everything else out there. Um, except the Wilson…

Dave Weagle's Split Pivot setup takes care of bump-eating duties. Picture by James Costley-White

Dave Weagle’s Split Pivot setup takes care of bump-eating duties

It uses a concentric rear dropout pivot, similar to Trek's ABP system. Picture by James Costley-White

It uses a concentric rear dropout pivot, similar to Trek’s ABP system

Chips at the top and bottom of the seatstays can be flipped to alter the bike's geometry by 0.5°. Picture by James Costley-White

Chips at the top and bottom of the seatstays can be flipped to alter the bike’s geometry by 0.5°

Head angle is 67°/67.5° with a 150mm fork and 66.2°/66.7° with a 160mm fork. Picture by James Costley-White

Head angle is 67°/67.5° with a 150mm fork and 66.2°/66.7° with a 160mm fork

The lightweight SL build pictured here comes with a 150mm-travel Fox 32 fork. Picture by James Costley-White

The lightweight SL build pictured here comes with a 150mm-travel Fox 32

We’d opt for a burlier and longer-travel Fox 34, as found on the RX, to unleash its hooligan potential. Picture by James Costley-White

We’d opt for a burlier and longer-travel Fox 34, as found on the RX, to unleash the Dixon’s hooligan potential

Pricing

Devinci Dixon Carbon frame
w/ RockShox Monarch RT3 shock and Cane Creek headset
US$2,400 / £2,000

Devinci Dixon Carbon RX (US) / RX EVO (UK)
w/ Fox TALAS 34 (160mm/6.3in), Mavic EN321 rims on SRAM hubs, RockShox Reverb, Avid Elixir 7s, SRAM X9
$4,600 / £3,600

Devinci Dixon Carbon RC
w/ Fox Float 32 (150mm/5.9in), Mavic EN321 rims on SRAM hubs, no dropper, Avid Elixir 7s, SRAM X9
$4,300 (not available in UK)

Devinci Dixon Carbon SL
w/ Fox Float 32 (150mm/5.9in), Easton Haven wheels and cockpit, RockShox Reverb, Avid Elixir 9s, SRAM X0
$5,600 (not available in UK)

More info from Devinci / Haven Distribution (UK distributor).