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2018 MTB World Championships bikes

Welcome to the candy shop. Choose your favourite. In the days prior to the 2018 Lenzerheide UCI MTB World Championships new bikes are popping up at the Lenzerheide bike park. We sent a photographer to our sponsored teams and captured the bikes of our sponsored athletes. They look ready!

📷: @Irmo Keizer

GT Fury - Wyn Masters

Wyn is riding this Worlds a custom black and silver painted GT Fury with a full Shimano SAINT group set. He chooses for a 165mm crankset with a 36T chain ring and a 11-25 cassette. He brakes with 203mm rotors with metal finned brake pads. 

 

Cannondale Scalpel-Si - Maxime Marotte

Maxime his bike is built with the brand new XTR M9100 group set. He's riding the M9120 175mm crankset with a 36T chain ring. The cassette in the back is 10-51, which is the largest option the new XTR offers for the biggest range possible. 180mm rotor in the front gives him the maximum braking control around the track. 

 

Saracen Myst - Danny Hart

Danny chooses the M9020 brakes on his Saracen Myst. Hart chooses for a 165mm crankset with a 36T chain ring and a 11-25 cassette. His brakes are equipped with 203mm rotors and metal finned brake pads. 

 

Canyon Lux - Mathieu van der Poel

Van der Poel his special "Dutch" painted Lux is fully equipped with the new XTR M9100 group set. Also Mathieu chooses for the 34T chain ring and 10-51 cassette. In the rear he has the new Scylence rear hub, which ensures better engagement and no sound. 

 

GT Fury - Martin Maes

Last week's final MTB World Cup winner Martin Maes brought a special Belgium coloured GT Fury equipped with a full Shimano SAINT group set to Lenzerheide. He chooses for a 165mm crankset with a 36T chain ring and a 11-25 cassette. He brakes with 203mm rotors with metal finned brake pads. 

 

Santa Cruz V10 29 - Loris Vergier

Vergier his Santa Crus V10 29 has M9020 brake levers connected to SAINT calipers. His drivetrain is fully Shimano SAINT with 165mm, 36T chain ring in the front and 11-21 cassette in the back. 

 

Transition TR11 - Tahnee Seagrave

After winning three MTB World Cups this year she's aiming with a brand new painted Transition TR11 for her biggest goal this year, the rainbow jersey. Next to the fully SAINT group set she uses the PRO Bikegear Tharsis 9.8 handlebar, stem and seat post to power her performance.

 

Mondraker Summun - Brook MacDonald

Next the SAINT group set Brook chooses the brand-new Shimano SAINT pedals (PD-M820). The Bull Dog is back on speed again and aiming for a spot on the Worlds podium. 

 

Kross Earth - Maja Włoszczowska

Maja’s Kross Earth is fully built with the new Shimano XTR group set. Maja is really happy that the new cassette is wide and uses the 10-51 in the back. The 32T chain ring in the front and XTR pedals conclude the complete XTR drive train.

 

Torpado Matador - Gerhard Kerschbaumer

Gerry's Torpado Matador is decorated with the new XTR M9100 group set. He chooses to ride the 36T chain ring with 10-51 cassette setup like most XC riders do in the field riding with XTR.

 

Santa Cruz V10 29 - Greg Minnaar

Of course, his special painted Santa Cruz represent the colours of the South-African flag. For stopping power Greg is using the 4-piston SAINT calipers with metal finned brake pads.  

 

Giant Glory Advanced - Marcelo Gutierrez

The machine of the seven-time national downhill champion from Colombia features the Shimano SAINT drivetrain, SAINT brakes, PRO cockpit components and PRO seat post.

 

Pivot Firebird 29 - Ed Masters

The kiwi is riding fully SAINT group set with 203mm rotos and metal finned brake pads. His AM9 shoes clicking into the  retro style DX pedals. A little bit old fashioned if you ask us ;-)

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