Everyone has a different strategy for success at the Downieville Classic. This year I opted for a slightly longer travel bike with burly tires so I could really send it on the downhill day, the bikes no slouch on the climbs though.
6 months ago
Here is a quick bike check of my All mountain set up from the race.
Frame - 2019 Trance Advanced Pro 29.
Fork - DVO sapphire 130mm.
Rear shock - DVO Topaz 115mm.
Tires - Maxxis minion DHF 2.3 front, Minion SS 2.3 rear.
Drivetrain - Shimano M9000 XTR.
Brakes - M8000 XT Trail.
Wheels - Giant TRX1 29.
Pedals - HT m1.
Bar - Raceface next carbon, 760mm.
Stem - Raceface next 55mm.
Accessories - purple Togs & Wahoo ELEMNT Bolt.
Total weight 27.12lbs