BIKE CHECK: WHEN HE SAYS “ION A NICOLAI”

BIKE CHECK: WHEN HE SAYS "ION A NICOLAI"

WHO'S RIDING WHAT: ANN WEI AND HIS NICOLAI ION-15 CUSTOM SHORT TRAVEL

 

 

We ride with Ann Wei often and has been ogling his very special bike for a while. When he did a recent brake set upgrade, we could hold on no longer –  it's just not fair to let such a beauty stay under the radar. And so, here's the bike check with his Nicolai Ion-15 Custom Short Travel, a one-of-its-kind bike that is built just for him.

 

 

MAIN SKELETON

Frame: Nicolai Ion-15 Custom Short Travel

Rear Shock: Rockshox Monarch RC3

Fork: Lefty Supermax Carbon PBR 130mm

 

 

COCKPIT

Grips: Ergon GE1

Handlebars: Atomlab CFR Prototype

Stem: Atomlab SL MTB Stem 35mm

Headset: Reset Racing Headset

Saddle: Fizik Tundra 00 Carbon Saddle

Seat post: Rockshox Reverb Stealth

Brakes: Magura MT7 Danny Macaskill Edition

 

 

DRIVETRAIN

Cranks: XTR M980

Pedals: DMR Vault Lacon Signature Pedals

Chain Ring: Blackspire Narrow-wide

Cassette: Shimano XTR M980

Shifters: Shimano Saint M820 1x10S Trigger Shifter

Rear Derailleur: Shimano Saint M820

 

 

WHEELSET

Rims: Atomlab SL Trail 29er

Hubs: Lefty Front Hub, Atomlab 102 Rear Hub

Spokes: Sapim CX RAY

Tyres: Maxxis DHF Front, HighRoller II rear

Tubeless/Tube: Tubeless

 

 

OTHERS

Chain guide: Blackspire

 

 

WHO'S ICON IS IT ANYWAY

Name: Ann Wei

Age: 25

How often do you ride: Weekend Warrior

Favourite Trail: Jet Khot, Suphanburi, Chiang Mai

 

 

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All photos by Mak Ann Wei

 

 

 

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