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Bike Check | R-Dog's Banquet Session

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Monday, August 14, 2017

What makes R-Dog's custom painted Trek Session uniquely his own?

 

TRUVATIV Descendant 35mm DH Handlebar and Stem.

R-DOG: "Well, we’ll start off with the wheel size, because that seems to be a big topic these days in our sport: I’m still on the 26-inch, and people are blown away that I have a new bike and it’s a 26-inch bike.

I’m a heavy dirt-jump background, so my suspension is stiff. I get on a racer’s bike and I’m like, “This is so plush.”

Who is Howard?

The more I ride dirt bikes, the higher my levers come up. I used to [position them] like straight down — just blowing hands off — but now my levers are almost flat.

And obviously, for Crankworx Whistler, lots of Coors Banquets are going to be going around, so I just thought it would be appropriate to have a Banquet-style bike."

R-Dog's build consists of:

 

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