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Shimano Saint Brake - WINNING BIKE: Nico Lau's Cube Stereo 140 29 - Mountain Biking Pictures - Vital MTB

Nico Lau took his Cube Stereo 140 C:68 29er to victory at the Trans-Provence. For the six-day epic event, Nico raced the 29-inch-wheeled bike for the first time and it proved successful. He ran a Shimano XTR Di2 electronic-shifting 2x drivetrain...yep, he used a front derailleur. Throw in some serious stopping power of Shimano Saint Brakes and you have a setup that was custom-tailored to Nico's Trans-Provence needs.

Bike Highlights

  • Cube Stereo 140 29 - 140mm travel, 29-inch wheels, 68-degree head angle and 1164mm wheelbase (stock bike)
  • Shimano XTR Di2 2x drivetrain, 11-speed, electronic shifting, using rear shifter only
  • FOX suspension with RAD technology - 36 Float RC2 Fork and Float X with EVOL sleeve rear shock
  • Shimano Saint brakes
  • Shimano XTR Trail Pedals - 25-year anniversary edition
  • Schwalbe Magic Mary tires front and rear
  • FOX Transfer seat post
  • Race Face cockpit - Atlas stem and Sixc handlebar
  • DT Swiss EX1501 Spline One wheels
  • On-bike water bottle, pump and tube.
  • Garmin GPS device
Credit: Sven Martin

WINNING BIKE: Nico Lau's Cube Stereo 140 29

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