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Evil Following XT Complete Mountain Bike 2021

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Evil - Following XT Complete Mountain Bike 2021
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Imagine a wild-eyed guru preaching the timeless benefits of galactic-wide speed, offering unconscious velocity through the use of one simple tool. That hypothetical leader, that imaginary prophet, they'd be talking about the Evil Following XT Complete Mountain Bike. An XC rocketship with the soul of a DH sled and the chops of a dialed dirt jumper, the Following is actually not too extreme, geo-wise. It's not super long, super slack, or super squishy. What it is is a surprisingly agile, capable, and fast trail bike that positively rips everywhere.

Product Details


120mm UD Carbon Frame

DELTA System SuspensionThe DELTA system was conceived to, among other things, achieve very complex leverage rate curves that can be used to tune for varying track conditions, spring, and damper parameters. The dual progressive leverage rate curve was developed for coil sprung downhill applications to take advantage of the speed sensitive shocks on the market. Mechanically, the system uses very compact links that can achieve a lot of angle and velocity change through the travel. Evil can tailor the leverage rate curve to really take advantage of the shock's valving and the way that a speed sensitive damper is designed to work. Ultimately the design achieves a high degree of suppleness early in the travel, with a very predictable high traction stage through the middle and a bottomless ramp at the end of the travel.

RockShox Deluxe Ultimate RCT Rear ShockA perfect match for the current crop of ultra-lightweight and capable dream bikes. Deluxe Ultimate offers a fully checked damper design allowing for a Low Speed Compression adjustment and optimal traction control tuning. Featuring Maxima Plush fluid for added performance and ride quality you can go on and shred till your heart’s content.

Shock AdjustmentsAir Spring Pressure, Low Speed Compression Adjustment, Rebound Adjustment

Miracle Grow Main PivotWith a wider pivot, oversized hardware, and a systematic wholehearted linkage approach, this delivers flex-free durability.

Rally Car WheelbaseStability, driftability, rowdy behavior, and predictability: this bike responds!

Fully Internal RoutingTubes within tubes bring setup bliss and tidy looks.

Pedal Forward PositioningA steep seat tube angle puts you over the pedals, powerfully cranking uphill.

Direct Injection ChainguideAs light as it gets, this is removable for those who want to go even lighter.

157mm Superboost Rear SpacingWider spacing makes for faster and stiffer handling.

Sound MoundsRubber sound-cancelling chainstay mounds keep you bounding in peace.

Threaded Bottom Bracket


RockShox Pike UltimateFeaturing an updated DebonAir™ air spring paired with the Charger™ 2.1 damper for unmatched trail control for every sweeping corner or loamy drop in. Ultra-low friction SKF wiper seals and Maxima Plush damping fluid all work overtime to reduce friction, silence noise, and provide lasting fork performance.

Fork AdjustmentsAir Spring Pressure, Independent Low and High Speed Compression Adjustment, Rebound Adjustment

Drive Train

Shimano XTThe original mountain bike groupset trusted by generations of mountain bikers around the world. Whatever the trail, whatever you ride, XT is your solution for mountain biking today. Reliable shifting and Intuitive maintenance are cornerstones of this solid system. XT is the high-performance workhorse you can count on.


Shimano XT 4-PistonWith consistent braking performance and reliable stopping power in all conditions, this four-piston brake instills confidence and control. Ice Tech rotors help keep everything cool, and those four pistons bring new levels of modulation to this trusted system.

Wheel Set

Industry Nine Trail S HydraHydra-powered, warp speed engagement courtesy of I9's Asheville, North Carolina made hubset, aggressive tire friendly 27mm wide tubeless ready rims, and 28 straight-pull spokes… You’d think we were referring to the latest ‘money is no object’ wonder wheelset. Nope - all that is found on the Trail S. You’ll be impressed by the amount of detail, features and ride quality, all at a price that’ll leave plenty in the bike budget.

Maxxis Minion DHF TiresWith a tread design that deftly balances rolling speed with braking and cornering traction, it's hard to find fault with the Minion DHF. That's probably why it's one of the most imitated tires in mountain biking.

Additional Features

OneUp Dropper PostOneUp's been obsessed with shaving every last millimetre from the latest OneUp post to give you the the shortest stack height and shortest total length of any dropper post. No other post can get your saddle lower.

Evil Boomstick 7075 Aluminum BarsAt 810mm wide and with 35mm rise, these are anything but subtle.


  • Used For: XC, Trail
  • Wheel Size: 29"
  • Gearing: 1 x 12
  • Handlebar Shape: Riser
  • Frame Material: Carbon Fiber
  • Brake Type: Hydraulic Disc
  • Water Bottle Mounts: 1
  • Fork: Rockshox Pike Ultimate Charger 2 RC2
  • Stanchion Diameter (mm): 35
  • Front Travel (mm): 130
  • Front Travel (in): 5.1
  • Rear Shock: RockShox Super Deluxe RCT
  • Rear Travel (mm): 120
  • Rear Travel (in): 4.7
  • Shifters: Shimano XT 12-Speed
  • Rear Derailleur: Shimano XT 12-Speed
  • Crankset: Shimano XT M8130, 32t, 170mm
  • Cassette: Shimano XT M8100 10-51T
  • Chain: Shimano XT
  • Bottom Bracket: Shimano XT BB-MT800
  • ISCG Tabs: Built-In Chainguide
  • Brake Levers: Shimano XT
  • Brake Calipers: Shimano XT 4-Piston
  • Rotors: Shimano RT86 Ice Tech 180mm, 6 Bolt
  • Headset: FSA No.57
  • Handlebar: Evil Boomstick 7075 Aluminum Alloy 810mm x 35mm Clamp x 35mm Rise (8° Backsweep / 5° Upsweep)
  • Bar Tape/Grips: Evil Palmela Handerson Lock-on
  • Stem: Evil 12 Gauge 45mm
  • Saddle: WTB Volt Pro
  • Seatpost: OneUp Dropper V2 S: 120mm, M: 150mm, L:180mm XL: 210mm)
  • Wheelset: Industry Nine Trail S Hydra 27mm
  • Hubs: Industry Nine Hydra 110mm Front / 157mm Superboost Rear
  • Front Tire: Maxxis Minion DHF EXO TR | 29 x 2.5"
  • Rear Tire: Maxxis Minion DHF EXO TR | 29 x 2.3"
  • Warranty: 3 Years (Frame Only)
Size S M L XL
Top Tube (mm) 585 609 626 646
Seat Tube (mm) 381 432 470 508
Stack (mm) 586 604 604 614
Reach (mm) 440 460 480 500
Standover Height (mm) 650 664 675 689
Head Tube Angle (°) 67.9 67.9 67.9 67.9
Seat Tube Angle (°) 77 77 77 77
Chainstay Length (mm) 430 430 430 430
Bottom Bracket Height (mm) 335 335 335 335
Bottom Bracket Drop (mm) 36 36 36 36
Head Tube Length (mm) 90 110 110 120
Wheelbase (mm) 1148 1176 1196 1219

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Evil products can only be shipped within the United States



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