Bike Test: Florian Nicolai’s Trek Slash Element by Element
As you’d anticipate from Trek the bike is closely spec’d with Bontrager components, and like the remainder of their mountain bike race packages encompasses a smattering of SRAM and RockShox elements, together with the brand new Zeb fork which Flo has been driving since February. Standing at 183cm tall he’s operating a big body; he would not appear overly fussy with regards to setup, and would not have a tendency to cut and alter settings fairly often apart from pressures and some clicks right here or there.
Top 183cm / 6′
Weight 75kg / 165 lb
Mannequin Trek Slash
Body Measurement Giant
Wheel Measurement 29″
Suspension RockShox Zeb and SuperDeluxe Final
Drivetrain & Brakes SRAM XX1 AXS & Code brakes
Wheels & Rubber Bontrager
The brand new Trek Slash within the TFR staff colourway made its race rebut final weekend in Zermatt.
The addition of a snack / storage compartment will certainly come in useful throughout EWS racing.
Tokens 1 token & band in unfavourable facet
SRAM Code brakes are paired to 200mm rotors. Flo says he runs his lever place very flat because it helps with consolation on lengthy phases.
Tire selection is straightforward for Florian: “I all the time run the G5”