HYDRA

HYDRA

29” downhill / carbon frame / GPS / integrated display / pedal assisted

Born to tackle the most extreme terrain, to embrace the World Cup racing spirit.
This is the ultimate e-Downhill Bike.

Design

Elegant and clean lines meet next-level engineering. This is the unmistakable Forestal signature design.

Hydra — The beauty and speed of downhill racing represented in pure carbon. Never has something so rugged looked so sophisticated.

Frame

Alpha Box

2.5kg

Based on Siryon, the Forestal Hydra keeps a race-ready weight to stiffness ration (weight without motor and hardware).

Carbon

Carbon Cocktail - A blend of T1000, T800 and T700 carbon fibres for extreme precision rigidity.

Shape

Alpha Box Symmetric. A monocoque construction thought for the highest level of demand on the tracks.

63° / 62.7°*

Head tube angle

Race-ready geometry with handling to match, for a genuinely quick ride.

*Geometry details present small variations between Hydra Halo and Hydra Diōde due to small specification differences from suspension manufacturers.

76° / 75.7°*

Seat tube angle

-18mm / -16mm*

BB drop

S

Recommended height
< 165 cm

M

Recommended height
165 cm – 177 cm

L

Recommended height
177 cm – 187 cm

XL

Recommended height
> 187 cm

Fits every rider.
Size-specific chainstay lengths and optimal reach for a balanced handling whatever your size.

See more detailed geometry table

Extreme carbon.
Hydra's Alpha Box has been re-engineered to offer maximum strength without sacrificing traction or comfort.

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Suspension System

Twin Levity

The simplicity and clean lines of a single pivot suspension design combined with the tuned kinematics of our Twin Levity linkage system. An innovative lightweight suspension system for a smooth, supple, fast and active ride.

Patented Twin Levity suspension system with Hydra-specific downhill tune.

Single pivot, rocker and connecting rod, with linkage-driven kinematics.

Balance, performance and precision. Twin Levity is adjusted to provide the perfect ride.

Secure, direct in-mould main bearings.

Smooth floating linkage design.

Reduced component stress means Hydra will serve you long.

180mm

Front

Ready to tame any terrain.

170mm

Rear

Twin Levity suspension for Hydra has been fine-tuned for extreme downhills and high-speed runs. Features coil shocks for extra aggressive behaviour and DH-looks, still being suitable for air shocks.

Universe of colours

Elegant and clean lines meet next-level engineering. This is the unmistakable Forestal signature design.

Halō

Halō - An optical phenomena produced by light.

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Diōde

Diōde — An ultra‑violet pearl. The jewel of the Forestal range.

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Active Flow

Active Flow with Hydra unlocks the true potential of natural downhill trails. Self‑shuttle has never been so convenient.

Active Flow

Motor

EonDrive

Hydra is a downhill race weapon and uplift shuttle in one. Benefitting from EonDrive's elegant integration and natural Active Flow assist, Hydra is the go-anywhere e-Downhill bike.

1.95kg

The lightest and most compact high-performance motor today.

170mm

A narrow Q-factor for a natural riding position.

250W / 60 Nm

Range and torque to maintain trail flow.

104BCD

Standard chainrings and ISIS chainset.

IP67

Protection against the elements.

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Built to last from the highest quality materials. EonDrive uses titanium for key components and is housed in a magnesium shell.

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Without assistance, EonDrive is completely disengaged, bringing zero friction to the transmission. No noise, no drag, only resistance-free and intuitive pedalling.

Battery

Aurora

The Aurora battery is a technological masterpiece. Fully integrated, lightweight and incredibly energy efficient.

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360Wh 51V

Incredibly light and compact. Optimized to the maximum range.

1h 24min

Rapid charge technology brings Aurora to 80% capacity in just 84 minutes.

up to 610Wh

Increase Hydra`s battery capacity up to 610 Wh by easily fitting 250wh Aurora range extender to the bottle cage.

Interface

Built-in to Hydra is our advanced,
and fully-connected smart display.
Keep track of riding stats and fully explore your trails.

Display

Smart Dashboard

An immersive 3.2” touch-screen display boasting stunning high-definition visuals.
Through this crisp clear panel, you can keep track of information, directions and more all while on a ride.

  • Navigation
  • Maps
  • Geolocation
  • Anti-theft
  • Battery status
  • Assist control
  • Bike notifications
  • Record
  • Synchronize
  • Statistics
  • Training
  • Heart rate
  • Power
  • Speedometer
  • Elevation
  • G-force
  • Air time
  • Updates
  • Low energy consumption
  • All-conditions touch screen
  • Water, scratch and impact resistant
  • High definition

Remote

Smart Trigger

Minimalistic and multifunctional method of controlling the most advanced cycling system on the planet. Responsive controls to provide interference-free fun for any rider.

Application

Forestal app

A world of information at your fingertips. Our custom coded App connects your smart device to Hydra. There you will discover a wealth of data, stats and valuable tools to help you make the most of your ride.

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  • Geolocation
  • Anti-theft
  • Activities
  • Statistics
  • Strava
  • Bike condition
  • Notifications
  • Battery data
  • Motor data
  • Biometrics
  • Settings
  • Maintenance
  • FAQs
  • Manuals
  • Warranty
  • Chat
  • News
  • Updates3

Highlights

Forestal Hydra

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Your Uplift Awaits.
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mountain into your personal
downhill park.

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