CRC mechanic shows us the new goldie looking stanchions from Marzocchi. Dave tells us this coating is slightly more clingy and holds the oil better. They should be available towards the end of the year.
I don't know much about Elka suspension but they are based just down the road in Quebec. They've got a number of riders running their kit this weekend including Mr Gas to Flat, Adam Brayton and Canadian Chris Del Boscoe.
Jared Gaves is running a ghetto tubeless set up at MSA due to the harsh rocky nature of the track.
Jill Kintner got the blade out and cut herself a smaller more compact light weight race seat. THink these will be in production soon.
Marshy at Transition has been taping up and taping over all mud gathering holes on Jill Kintners TR450
It's been all about mud prevention this week. This piece of perfectly shaped moto foam was designed for motocross footpegs, but is a perfect fit in the Lapierre.
What with these four girls and the sun being out...yes life is good at MSA.
GT jacuzzi: Marc Beaumont twanged his ankle in practise this morning. The doctor has prescribed a bucket full of cold water.
Mick Hannah has been testing some monster massive 220mm rotors this weekend. MSA is hard on the brakes.
It's not just the Mondrakers that are slack, Nick Beer is running a 62 degree head angle on the Scott.
Peaty is also rocking some aerodynamic anti mud protectors.
Steve Peat has also raised his bars to the max. A damaged wrist at Llangollen means this set up makes for a less painful ride.
Riffle likes a high front end so has had a custom spacer made to increase bar height.
Duncan Riffle has been running the Cage and is loving it.
Minnaar, Neethling and Riffle are all running the new Rock Shox Kage rear shock. It's a simpler version of the popular Vivid which means it should be a touch cheaper too. Feedback so far is very positive indeed.
Dirt Norco mechanic Ali B reckons this Fenwick's chain cleaning sponge is the dogs balls for thoroughly lubing up your chain. And to think he was going to cut it up for moto foam when he first got it!