The Devinci Troy has quite a history for a bike that’s only three years old. The Troy was released to the public in 2013, but it didn’t make its debut in typical fashion. Devinci’s global racing team rider Steve Smith had a Troy in his possession at the Fox Air Downhill race in Crankworx, Whistler. He and his prototype
bike garnered quite the buzz when he crossed the finish line in first place. The
crowd was shocked and couldn’t wait to find out more about his bike. This was a
trailbike that won a downhill race. If that doesn’t speak volumes about the capabilities of the Troy, then we don’t know what will. We simply couldn’t resist bringing this
latest generation Troy into our test fleet.
WHO IS IT MADE FOR?
The Troy started off as a race-winning bike, but in our minds, the Troy is
designed as a fun trailbike as much as it is a race bike. Riders who love to rip the
trails with lots of style and confidence will gravitate towards the Troy. Its aggressive
Canadian styling and efficient suspension are designed to give its rider the ability to
master all parts of the mountain.
WHAT IS IT MADE FROM?
The Devinci Troy SX is constructed from DMC-G carbon, which uses carbon laid
up around foam instead of a bladder to ensure consistency. This process’ success
rate allows Devinci to stand behind its frames with a lifetime warranty. The 2016
Troy received a Boost 148-millimeter rear axle and a slightly longer top tube from
last year’s model. The rear travel sits at a modest 140 millimeters, while the front
Race-winning Canadian trailbike