Jason McRoy's Specialized S-Works FSR – Find Out About A Mountain Biking Legend

Published on September 12th 2015


Jason McRoy is a legend of mountain biking; the first British rider to truly make it in the USA. Subscribe to GMBN: http://gmbn.eu/Subscribe Jason McRoy is legendary as the first British mountain biker to truly make it, back at a time when downhill bikes were simply modified mountain bikes. Sadly Jason passed away in his prime in 1995. This is the bike that he rode at the Mammoth Mountain Kamikaze race in '95. Let's take a closer look at the spec of this iconic bike: Frame: Specialized S-works FSR, steel frame Fork: Rockshox Judy DH, 80mm travel Shock: Fox coil spring with oil dampening, 76mm travel with the specially-made, one-off, linkage Bars: Azonic high-rise riser bars, 660mm wide Grips: Onza Shifter: Grip-Shift X-Ray Shifter, 8 speed Rear mech: Shimano XTR 8-speed Cassette: 11-28 Chainring: 56 tooth (yep, that's right) Cranks: Shimano XTR, 175mm Pedals: Shimano DX Chain device: AC Chain device Bottom bracket: Square taper Brakes: Avid cantilevers with titanium bolts Brake levers: Avid with titanium bolts Rims: Mavic 121 SUP ceramic rims Hubs: DT HUGI Swissmade hubs Spokes: soldered on the rear wheel for extra strength Tyres: Specialized Team Control with Armadillo technology, 26x2.0mm Headset: 1 1/8" Dia Compe AHeadset Weight: 31.5lbs / 14.3kg Music: My Life With The Thrill Kill Cult - Leathersex (Paul Lancaster Wipe Clean) Click here to buy GMBN T-shirts, hoodies and more: http://gmbn.eu/shopgmbn