Annie Last's Lapierre XR Special Edition | GMBN Tech Pro Bike Check

Published on July 1st 2023


Annie Last has been competing at the top level of cross country MTB racing for well over ten years, with career highlights including being 10-time British National Champion, a World Cup winner and competing at multiple Olympic games. For 2023 Annie has joined a new team, Lapierre Mavic Unity. Rich took a trip to the team pits at the NovΓ© MΔ›sto @uci_mtbworldseries Cross Country World Cup to get the inside line on what she'll be riding this season! Frame: Lapierre XR Special Edition Fork: Fox 32 Step-Cast Factory, 100mm Travel Shock: Fox Float SL Factory, 100mm Travel Wheelset: Mavic Crossmax SL Ultimate 25 Rear Tyre: Michelin Jet XC 2 at approx. 17psi Front Tyre: Michelin Jet XC 2 at approx. 17psi Brakes: Shimano XTR BL-M9100 Levers with BR-M9100 Calipers Rotors: Galfer Rotors 160mm f/r Handlebar: FSA SL-K Pro Carbon - 680mm Width Headset: n/a Stem: FSA SL-K Drop Stem - 80mm Length - 31.8mm Bar Clamp Grips: Prologo Feather Seat Post: KS Lev 75mm Dropper Saddle: Prologo Dimension Shifters: Shimano XTR M9100 12-Speed Rear Mech: Shimano XTR RD-M9100-SGS Chainset: FSA PowerBox Carbon Crankset - 170mm cranks, either 34T or 36T Chainring Chain: Taya Tolv-121 Cassette: Shimano XTR 12spd Cassette - 10-51T Pedals: Look X-Track Race Carbon Bike weight: Unknown Finishing touches: Annie has a custom paint-job on her bike to mark her winning the 2022 XCC and XCO National Titles. The colour scheme even goes down to the colours of her cables, with different colour accents taken from the GB Team Colours! Annie will occasionally use a rear tyre insert depending on the severity of the course, but almost never uses a front insert. Useful Links: Watch The UCI MTB World Series Elite Racing On GCN+ πŸ‘‰ Racing Highlights & More On GMBN Racing πŸ‘‰ Watch #shorts on GMBN πŸ‘‰ Submit your Photo and Video to us πŸ‘‰ GMBN Mountains T-Shirt πŸ‘‰ If you could have a custom paint-job on your bike, what would you choose? Which pro bike check would you like to see next? Let us know in the comments! πŸ‘‡ Watch more on GMBN Tech... πŸ“Ή Watch our Tom Pidcock Pinarello Dogma XC Bike Check πŸ‘‰ πŸ“Ή Watch our Editor’s Choice Playlist πŸ‘‰ πŸ“Ή Watch our weekly show πŸ‘‰ 🎡 Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound 🎡 The Moonlight - Shiruky #gmbntech #gmbn #mtb #mountainbiking #lapierremavicunity The Global Mountain Bike Network (GMBN) is the world’s largest and fastest-growing online mountain bike channel and community – and your destination for the best mountain bike content in the world. GMBN is dedicated to inspiring and unlocking your riding potential. Our videos cater to fans of every mountain bike discipline: from mile-munching cross-country (XC) riders, through adrenaline-fuelled dirt jumpers, gravity-hungry downhillers or aspiring enduro racers, and beyond. Every day of every month, our ex-pro presenting team are on hand to entertain and inspire you while also providing a uniquely qualified insight into the world of mountain biking. Every week we deliver original daily videos that include: Adventurous and entertaining features Mountain bike skills coaching Technical advice and guidance Mechanical know-how to keep you rolling A place for the riding community with our weekly Dirt Shed Show Thanks to our sponsors: Canyon Bikes: Nukeproof Bikes: Orbea Bikes: Park Tool: Smith Helmets & Eyewear: Crankbrothers Pedals: Shimano Footwear: Ergon: Vittoria Tires: FSA: Spank: Topeak: Garmin: Peaty's Products: Wahoo: Worx Power Tools: CamelBak: Watch our sister channels: Global Mountain Bike Network - GMBN Racing - Electric Mountain Bike Network - Global Cycling Network - GCN Tech - GCN Racing - Global Triathlon Network - GCN Italia - GCN en Espanol - GCN auf Deutsch - GCN en Francais - GCN Japan - GCN Training -