Auric’s revolutionary performance stems from the MLink™ suspension platform, a four bar linkage system that uses a mid-length linkage in the rear triangle. This combines the suspension tuning previously possible only on short link systems with the geometry advantages of long link systems, enticing even the most insatiable rippers to drop in. MLink’s longer links rotate slower than short link systems, creating less stress on pivot bearings—and unlike a long link system, MLink connects the seatstays and chainstays for better triangulation and a stiffer rear swingarm while still taking advantage of shorter rear chainstay geometry. Or we could just give it to you straight: MLink brings you the most efficient climbing full suspension bike on the market that won’t sacrifice anything on the descents. With 27.5” wheels mated with 160mm of MLink suspension, the Auric delivers a bike so efficient you’ll want to ditch the lift and take the long way up before dropping in on your next big descent.
A tapered head tube, Boost 148 x 12 rear hub spacing, oversized hydroformed downtube and press fit 30 bottom bracket meld together to form a stiff, durable and lightweight frame that boosts confidence when hitting corners hard and stabilizes your ride on high-speed technical descents. All Auric models come with a dropper seatpost so you can crush steep, gnarly descents and rail big berms at warp speed. With 117 years of innovative bike manufacturing in our blood, we never settle for mediocrity and neither should you. The Auric with MLink redefines modern suspension with ultraefficient climbing capabilities so you can take on the whole mountain and rip harder than ever.