Bikechecks are always interesting to me, and are even more interesting when a rider is making his own personal choices about what he’s riding rather than sponsors dictating what he or she may use. So.. lets start these bikechecks up again, with John Yull and his Fenix ride!
Frame: Fenix 18.6
Fork:Odyssey flatware zero offset
Handlebars: S&M intrikat
Barends: Sequence titanium
Grips: Adam Banton 2:
Griplocks: Sequence custom titanium
Brakes: I don’t understand this one??
Tyres: Odyssey Frequency G tan wall 20×1.75
Pegs: front: Sequence plastic majic sticks Back: Sequence aluminum pirate peg legs with titanium inserts.
Seatpost: Thomson straight
Seat: KHE Watanabe
Chain adjustor: Sequence custom
Cranks: Profile 150′s
Chainring: Profile 20 spline drive
Rims: Fly front and back
Front hub: Proper female (thanks Carlo)
Freecoaster: KHE greyhound shell (don’t get me started)/ geisha light guts
Spokes: DT stainless
Photo by David Larocca.
Any modifications: This frame was ridden by Pete Brandt & Bo Wade before I got it as a warranty & Bo had cut the seat tube down.
Anything specific to you that you must have on your own ride: A Yoda sticker it never hurts to have the force on your side! & my Adidas shoe tongue stem pad. It’s saved my knees many times.
Sponsors: Empire BMX, thanks Tina & Tom.
Advice to beginners on bike set ups? Don’t fall into the trap of constantly changing your set up thinking it will improve your riding. Find a good bike and improve yourself.