[EES Punta Ala] Ines Thoma’s Canyon Strive Bike Check

[EES Punta Ala] Ines Thoma’s Canyon Strive Bike Check


Ines Thoma is one of the fastest ladies in the world on the Enduro race circuit. Whilst in Punta Ala at the European Enduro Series she let us have a look at her Canyon Strive Carbon race bike.

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This beauty is one sweat looking bike, available as you see it here off the shelf.

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Ines runs Mavic Crossmax wheels, tubeless front and rear.

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Ergon grips and her shape shifter control

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The front of the head tube is wide and has pleasing lines.

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Ines runs the small platform form of Shimano’s XTR pedals.

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A carbon railed Ergon saddle, saving weight.

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Renthal’s Apex Zero gap stem and Carbon Fatbar.

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A Pike fork and Mavic Tyre up front.

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A highspeed rolling Rock Razor Behind from Schwalbe.

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SRAM XX1 shifter, set to zero on the angle.

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Her shape shifter control cable, enters the frame here.

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30 percent sag behind.

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20-25 percent sag up front.

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SRAM Xsync 32T chain ring with direct spiderless mount.

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A RockShox Monarch Plus.

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The Shape shifter link that adapts to travel.

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This bike has been approved somewhere before…

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Under frame guard, protecting from rock smashes etc.

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Reverb control for the seat post with some gripper surface tape.

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Ines has the SRAM Ultimate Guide brakes.

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This is how close she runs them to the bar.

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The pressure valve for controlling how the shape shifter works.

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Guide Ultimate caliper.

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SRAM XX1 shifting.

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Thanks Ines, as she stands on the beach in Punta Ala.