Crash Test Research Hi5 linkage plates for Giant ATX

I used these Hi5 replacement linkage plates on my Giant ATX frames for almost a decade.  Rear travel went from 3.5" to about 5".  With a 130mm front fork it made for a pretty versatile bike.  There were several drawbacks: it made the bottom bracket pretty high by modern standards and it gave an already flexy rear end more flex.  This was particularly noticeable when going back to this bike after riding my Anthem X.


Crash Test Research Hi5 linkage plates for Giant ATX

They were made in Australia by Crash Test Research Pty Limited.


CTR packaging

Here's a close-up of the instructions in case anyone ever needs them:


Hi5 linkage plates instructions

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