How to buy a Pole bike

How to buy a Pole bike

Buying a Pole is simple. Choose the size best for your height (see sizing chart), choose the build option that suits your budget and style, choose the color or finishing …

Size matters – Sizing guide for Pole Bicycles

Size matters – Sizing guide for Pole Bicycles

There is nothing more satisfying than blasting around on a bike that fits you perfectly. A correctly sized bike becomes an extension of your body. So it’s really worth putting …

Bicycle dynamics and pedaling efficiency

Bicycle dynamics and pedaling efficiency

Pedalling efficiency in suspension bike depends from many variables. There’s nothing really special about the physics to person who is educated in physics and mechanics. If you want to market …

What is Anti Squat and pedal kickback

What is Anti Squat and pedal kickback

I’ve been part of many discussions about how Anti Squat (later AS) affects the suspension. I’ve noticed that it’s not a simple way to explain this but I’ll try. Anti …

Suspension overview

Suspension overview

We wanted to make a short video to explain what are the main principals in kinematics and damping. It is not a simple subject and I am shooting from a …

Size dependent chainstay length is not necessary

Size dependent chainstay length is not necessary

First of all: a bicycle is not a vehicle. You don’t drive it, you ride it. Please keep this in mind throughout the article. With CNC machining it would be …

What does testing mean

What does testing mean

Mountain bikes go through a tremendous amount of testing before we can put our name on it. First, we need to define the geometry and kinematics of the bike and …

Pole Stamina™

Pole Stamina™

Stamina will make you a better rider immediately. The balanced bike geometry and suspension kinematics will give you a sensation of riding that you have experienced never before. Stop listening …

The fastest bike

The fastest bike

We test all our bikes and try to improve their performance. Bicycle testing is often overlooked in the performance point of view, and the industry is often focused on weight …

Pole Framesets and EN Goes EXT

Pole Framesets and EN Goes EXT

UPDATE 12/2019: Check out this review of the EXT Storia Lok V3: Tested: EXT Storia Lok V3 Shock Now you can get a high-end EXT shock with the EVOLINK and …

Pole Stamina prototype is rolling in

Pole Stamina prototype is rolling in

We published one month ago that we have Stamina. Now we have made it. The bike is now first of it’s kind, and it is built to go fast. The …

The tipping point

The tipping point

My name is Leo Kokkonen. I’m the founder, major shareholder and President of Pole Bicycle Company. People often address me as a CEO but I’m not. CEO’s handle the daily …

Pole Machine vlog part 1

Pole Machine vlog part 1

Happy new year everyone! We have been working really hard to get the Machine to production and here’s some inside stuff about Leo’s engineering and training. Here’s the first edit …

Why aren’t we going for carbon frames

Why aren’t we going for carbon frames

Today we shocked the MTB world by saying that the whole carbon process is unethical. Last year here at Pole Bicycles, we announced that we would go carbon just like the rest …

How to set up your Pole

How to set up your Pole

Watch the video below 1. Check the tire pressure Tire pressure plays very important role how your bike handles. A harsh ride can be caused from over inflated tires and …

The 2017 EVOLINK

The 2017 EVOLINK

Our EVOLINK frames gets some new features on 2017. Here’s the changes we did and stories behind them. 1. Rear hub standards The BOOST rear hub standard has been around …