Pro Bike Check: Logan Binggeli's KHS DH650b 1

<b>Logan Binggeli stands with his KHS DH650b, size Large. He has been racing this development prototype throughout the 2013 season.</b> -Dan Severson

<b>Logan is running a Fox DHX rear shock and Manitou Dorado with 203mm of travel up front.</b> -Dan Severson

<b>There's full Shimano Saint throughout the bike, like his 165mm cranks shown here witha CSixx chainguide.</b> -Dan Severson

<b>Shimano Saint rear derailleur with tight 10-speed cluster.</b> -Dan Severson

<b>Shimano Saint disc brakes.</b> -Dan Severson

<b>Shimano DX clipless pedals.</b> -Dan Severson

<b>The bike is weighing in at 39lbs right now.</b> -Dan Severson

<b>Manitou DH Stem and 31-inch wide Joystick bars for Logan.</b> -Dan Severson

<b>Stans ZTR Flow rims with tubeless set up keep the Maxxis High Roller 2 tires tracking.</b> -Dan Severson

<b>The medium-sized wheels mean different tire pressures than Logan would run if he were on 26's.</b> -Dan Severson

<b>27.5-inch Maxxis High Roller 2 tires.</b> -Dan Severson

<b>Manitou DH stem run in the 45mm position.</b> -Dan Severson

<b>Shimano Saint brake levers.</b> -Dan Severson

<b>KHS Factory Racing has worked hard to find the perfect geometry settings for this race bike.</b> -Dan Severson

<b>The size Large frame fits Logan like a glove.</b> -Dan Severson

<b>A 450-lb rear Ti spring on Logan's Fox DHX rear shock.</b> -Dan Severson

<b>KHS Factory Racing works of their base suspension settings at each race and tweaks accordingly. Val di Sole World Cup G-out.</b> -Brandon Turman

<b>Logan rode one of the first KHS 650b prototypes to 3rd place at Rampage in 2012 among the best freeriders in the world! He'll be hucking on it again in 2013!</b> -Dave Trumpore

<b>Superlight KMC X10SL-TI chain.</b> -Dan Severson

<b>ODI Ruffian Lock-ons...the staple of MTB grippage.</b> -Dan Severson

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<b>The KHS DH650b will be available in 2014 and productions models will be sneaking their way into Interbike in just a few weeks!</b> -Dan Severson

<b>Keep the big wheels turnin' Logan!</b> -Dan Severson

KHS was way ahead curve when it comes to 650b / 27.5-inch wheels on DH bikes. Logan Binggeli and the KHS Factory team have been on the wheel size in DH for over a year now and it's going well. Check out his current race rig that has been handling some of the roughest races of the 2013 season...And don't forget, he place 3rd at Rampage on one of the first prototype 650b DH rigs last year!

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1 comment
  • Maverickdh005

    9/5/2013 7:43 PM

    The only 27.5" bike on the market that looks and seems legit or that I like.

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