1. 2013 KHS Bicycles SixFifty
6500 frame, 5. 5 inches of travel.
“I run an aluminum frame in size
extra large. Everything is stock, but I
run a 135x12-millimeter rear axle and
offset shock hardware, lowering my
2. X-fusion Vengeance fork, 6. 3
inches of travel.
3. MAXXIS Minion DHF rear tire,
27.5x2.3 inches, with EXO (1.5
ply) casing and Max Terra rubber
“This is my favorite all-around tire
and has been hands down the best
tread pattern I’ve ridden, giving the
bike very predictable characteristics. They always seem to get the job
done and keep me going where I want
to go. When I start sliding, these are
the most predictable tires I’ve raced
4. Maxxis High Roller II front tire;
27.5x2.4 inches, HD casing.
5. Stan’s No Tubes tubeless sealant
instead of inner tubes.
6. Sun Ringle Charger Pro SL 27. 5
“They are strong, straight and roll
7. Sun Ringle Charger front hub.
8. Sun Ringle Charger rear hub.
9. Shimano Zee brakes with a
6-inch rotor in the rear and
an 8-inch in the front.
“This gives me the stopping power I
need in some of the steeper parts of
the track while still allowing me to
feather my brakes through the slick
10. Joystick 8-Bit alloy LT handle-
bar; 1.5-inch rise, 31.5-inch width.
“This bar has an excellent feel and
allows me to get the proper bar
height for somebody my size. It
also has great flex, deadening
some of the choppy vibrations
up into your arms.”
11. Shimano XT bottom
12. ODI Ruffian MX Lock-On
“This is the only grip I ever
run. It fits my hand just right,
and the waffle pattern keeps my
hands where they need to be.”
13. Shimano XT 175-
“These are light and
strong as nails. I run a
longer crankarm for my
14. FSA 36-tooth
15. HT Components
“I like these because they
are simply better than any
other pedal out there. This
is my signature pedal that
features a big surface area
with aggressive breakaway
pins. The pins are centered over
the axle, allowing a natural heel
drop that helps you feel more
connected to the bike while
improving traction and braking.”
16. KMC hollow-pin, hollow-
link, 10-speed chain.
“I usually change my chain out
about every two to four races,
depending on wear and tear.”
17. Shimano Zee short-cage
“This keeps my bike quiet and
my shifting crispy.”
18. C Sixx chainguide, custom
model with no bash ring.
19. Shimano Zee shifter.
20. Shimano Zee brake levers.
21. Shimano Ultegra; 11-25t,
10-speed rear cassette