I Entered A World Cup Marathon XC Race And This Was My Bike! | Bike And Kit Check

Published on September 25th 2023


After competing in the @uci_mtbworldseries World Cup XC Marathon (XCM) in Haute-Savoie, Rich Payne gives us a tour of the bike and kit he used to finish the 100km race. Comfort is key when competing in long-distance races so Rich shares what he's done to make his bike as comfortable as possible. Check out Rich's race here! πŸ‘‰ youtu.be/FuXYN3Fz1-o Rider info: Height: 183cm / 6ft Weight: 82kg / 181lbs Frame: Mondraker F-Podium DC - Size Large Fork: 120mm RockShox SID Ultimate Sid w/integrated mudguard Shock: 115mm RockShox SID Luxe Ultimate Lockout: RockShox TwistLoc Wheelset: Zipp Tyres: Front - Vittoria Barzo Trail Casing 29" 2.35. Rear - Vittoria Mezcal Trail Casing 29" 2.35 Insert: Rear only Brakes: SRAM Level Ultimate, 180mm Front, 160mm Rear Handlebar: SQlab 311 FL-X Carbon 12Β° Back Sweep, 760mm Wide Stem: SQlab 80X 70mm Long Grips: SQlab 70X Seatpost: RockShox Reverb AXS Saddle: SQlab 612 R Chainset: SRAM XX SL 170mm, 34t Power Meter Chainring Drivetrain: SRAM XX SL AXS, 10-52t Cassette Pedals: Crank Brothers Egg Beater Pedals, Titanium Computer: Garmin Edge 840 Solar Useful Links: Watch The UCI MTB World Series Elite Racing On GCN+ πŸ‘‰ https://gmbn.eu/mtb23 NEW GMBN XC Kit! πŸ‘‰ https://gmbn.eu/XCKit Racing Highlights & More On GMBN Racing πŸ‘‰ https://gmbn.eu/GMBNracing Watch Shorts on GMBN πŸ‘‰ https://gmbn.eu/GMBNshorts Ride with us at the Global Bike Festival πŸ‘‰ https://gmbn.eu/GBF2023 Submit your Photo and Video to us πŸ‘‰ https://upload.gmbn.com/ Sign-up to our newsletter πŸ‘‰ https://gmbn.eu/newsletter What do you think of Rich's setup? Is it World Cup-worthy? πŸŒπŸ† Let us know in the comments! πŸ‘‡ Watch more on GMBN... πŸ“Ή DH Or eBike? πŸ‘‰ youtu.be/tYm4ithg8oc πŸ“Ή Watch our Editor’s Choice Playlist πŸ‘‰ https://gmbn.eu/EditorsChoice πŸ“Ή Watch our weekly show, The Dirt Shed Show πŸ‘‰ https://gmbn.eu/dirtshedplaylist 🎡 Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound 🎡 Conundrums (Instrumental Version) - Pandaraps Night in Dubai - Sarah, the Illstrumentalist Good Vibes Only (Instrumental Version) - Nbhd Nick Golden Hour - Sarah, the Illstrumentalist Derive - Jobii #GMBN #GlobalMountainBikeNetwork #MTB #MountainBiking 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: http://gmbn.eu/Canyon Nukeproof Bikes: http://gmbn.eu/nukeproof Orbea Bikes: https://gmbn.eu/Orbea Park Tool: http://gmbn.eu/ParkTool Smith Helmets & Eyewear: https://gmbn.eu/Smith Crankbrothers Pedals: http://gmbn.eu/crankbros Shimano Footwear: https://gmbn.eu/ShimanoShoes Ergon: http://gmbn.eu/ergon Vittoria Tires: https://gmbn.eu/Vittoria FSA: http://gmbn.eu/fsa Spank: https://gmbn.eu/Spank Topeak: http://gmbn.eu/topeak Garmin: https://gmbn.eu/Garmin Peaty's Products: https://gmbn.eu/Peatys Wahoo: https://gmbn.eu/WahooTraining Worx Power Tools: https://gmbn.eu/Worx CamelBak: https://gmbn.eu/CamelBak Watch our sister channels: GMBN Racing - https://gmbn.eu/GMBNracing GMBN Tech - https://www.youtube.com/gmbntech Electric Mountain Bike Network - https://www.youtube.com/embn GMBN auf Deutsch - https://www.youtube.com/c/gmbnaufdeutsch Global Cycling Network - https://www.youtube.com/gcn GCN Tech - https://www.youtube.com/gcntech GCN Racing - https://www.youtube.com/gcnracing Global Triathlon Network - https://www.youtube.com/gtn GCN Italia - https://www.youtube.com/gcnitalia GCN en Espanol - https://www.youtube.com/gcnenespanol GCN auf Deutsch - https://www.youtube.com/gcnaufdeutsch GCN en Francais - https://www.youtube.com/gcnenfrancais GCN Japan - https://www.youtube.com/gcnjapan GCN Training - https://www.youtube.com/gcntrainin