Race: 2014 Taxco Urban Downhill bike check

A look at Team Incycle's Jon Buckell's Santa Cruz V10 and others

Race Coverage

As the riders inspected then practiced on the 2014 Taxco Urban Downhill course in advance of tomorrow’s race, Team Incycle’s Jon Buckell gives us a look at his specially-prepped Santa Cruz V-10, as well as the bikes of a few of his competitors.

Jon Buckell's Santa Cruz V10

Jon Buckell’s Santa Cruz V10 looks appropriate for Mexico with its red, white and green accents.

Jon Buckell’s Santa Cruz V10 build and setup details
  • Santa Cruz V10 carbon frame, large, 8.5-inch mode
  • DVO Emerald fork, 80 PSI, OTT in fully clockwise, light compression stack
  • DVO Jade rear shock, 400lb spring
  • ODI Flight Control bars, 750mm plus 18mm extensions
  • ODI direct mount stem, 50mm, 31.6 clamp
  • ODI Ruffian lock-on grips
  • Cane Creek 1.125/1.5 mix taper headset
  • Shimano Saint M820 brakeset, RT86 rotors, 203mm f, 180mm r
  • Shimano Saint M820 right shifter
  • Shimano Saint M820 rear derailleur
  • Shimano Saint M820 crankset, 170mm, Zee 38t ring
  • Shimano Ultegra 11-28 cassette
  • Shimano Ultegra 10 spd chain
  • MRP G3 Mega chainguide, carbon backplate
  • Thomson Elite seatpost
  • Hadley hubs
  • Mavic EX721 rims
  • DT Swiss Competition spokes front, Champion spokes rear
  • Continental Der Kaiser Projekt Tires, 2.4, 33 psi front, 35 psi rear
Alfonso Garcia's Intense M9

Alfonso Garcia’s Intense M9 Modelo Edicion

Finn Iles' Trek Session 9.9

Finn Iles’ Trek Session 9.9

Bernard Kerr's Pivot Phoenix

Bernard Kerr’s Pivot Phoenix

Bas Van Steenbergen's Transition TR500

Bas Van Steenbergen’s Transition TR500

Buckell will be filing more reports from the Taxco DH throughout the event, so check Mtbr for updates throughout the weekend and follow Jon on Instagram at @djyoungbuck.

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