Ride For Michael Charity Auctions

If you fancy getting your hands on Danny MacAskill’s bike used in his Imaginate film or one of Steve Peat’s Custom Troy Lee lids which they have both kindly donated to help raise money for Ride for Michael. All you have to do, is bid.

Steve Peat tells us more about the charity:

Danny’s bike
Frame and Forks

Frame: Inspired Skye, 12mm bolt through axle, Shot Blast Blue
Forks: Inspired Skye, taper 1.5″ steerer, 20mm bolt through axle , Shot Blast Blue


Front hub: Hope Pro 2 EVO, 20mm bolt through axle, 32h, Black
Rear hub: Hope Pro 2 Trials EVO,12mm bolt through axle, 32h, Black (Custom made)
Cassette lockring: Trialtech
Chain tensioner: Trialtech Sport, Black
Front rim: Atomlab Pimp, Black
Rear rim: Atomlab Pimp, Black
Spokes: Sapim Race DB, Black
Rim tape: Atomlab
Front tyre: Continental 24 x 2.4″
Rear tyre: Continental 24 x 2.4″


Front brake: Hope Tech 2 EVO-Trial 180mm Disc, Black (Custom made)
Rear brake: Hope Tech 2 EVO-Trial 180mm Disc, Black (Custom made)


Cranks: Truvativ Holzfeller, 175mm, Black
Front sprocket: Truvativ 22T
Chain: KMC Z610
Rear sprocket: Trialtech Sport Splined, 16T
Pedals: Inspired Team, Black
Bottom bracket: Truvativ Howitzer
Bashring: Inspired 4-Bolt


Saddle: Inspired Pivotal, Black
Seatpost: Inspired Pivotal
Seat clamp: Hope Bolted, Black


Headset: Hope, 1-1/8″ Integral Upper, 1.5″ Standard Lower, Black
Stem: Hope, 75mm x 25˚, Black
Grips: Inspired Lock-On, Black
Handlebars: Inspired High-Rise Riser, Matt Black (Custom made)

To bid for this piece of mountain biking history, go here.

Peaty’s Lid

To get your hands on Peaty’s Custom Troy Lee lid from DH World Champs in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa get on Ebay, bid and help raise money for Ride for Michael. We all know that Peaty doesn’t part with his lids, so this is a pretty special auction.

Dig deep if you can and help raise money for a fantastic charity, something that I’m sure hits close to home for many of us as riders. It means a lot to athletes within the sport which is why they have given so generously to help the cause. In the words of Michael Bonney:

“I don’t want anybody to stop riding bikes because they think they might injure themselves. I want people to get out there and ride bikes. I’ve spent all of my working life getting people excited about bikes and even though spinal injuries happen to cyclists, and especially to mountain bikers, it’s very rare. I was unlucky, shit happens. Get out there and ride, for me.”

The money raised will hopefully help Michael get back to his home in Penrith so he can spend Christmas with his family.

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