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Bike Check – Markus Stockl’s record breaking Mondraker Summum

The fastest bike on Earth

Markus Stockl recently beat his own World Record for the highest speed achieved on a production downhill bike on dirt. In case you were skeptical, here’s a quick run down of all the kit he used:

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It’s all stuff you could pick up off a shelf at a local bike shop – no protostypes, no special tech (red suit aside, of course). It just goes to show how advanced and capable the kit we ride is.

Stockl said: “My idea of downhill mountain biking is that you should be able buy everything in a shop. That means I didn’t want any special parts on my bike. It should be a bike – not a motorbike without an engine.”

Here’s a run down of the fastest kit on planet Earth:

Markus Stockl ‘V-Max’ Summum Bike Check

Frame: Mondraker Summum 27.5″ XL Pro Team – the same used by Danny Hart and Laurie Greenland on his MS team.

Fork: FOX 40 Float FIT HSC/LSC Kashima.

Shock: FOX DHX2

Tyres: Maxxis Minion Semislick

Wheels: DT Swiss XMC 1200 SPLINE – weight:1410 grams

Drivetrain: Full Shimano Saint

Full bike weight – 14.91 kg

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