Pyga’s Cully Inspired Throwback Bike

Pyga’s Cully Inspired Throwback Bike

Francesco Mazza, 16/02/2021
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Francesco Mazza, 16/02/2021

South African brand Pyga, founded in 2010 by Patrick Morewood, former owner of the Morewood bikes, has dedicated an outfitting of its Hyrax to an absolute icon of MTB – the Iron Horse FS Works, the frame with which Dave Cullinan won the DH World Championships of Bromont, Canada, in 1992.

The celebratory build of the historic bike that literally conquered the world from Italy with numerous re-brands from other famous brands, is based on a frame obviously made of aluminum, with 140mm of rear travel combined with 150mm of fork travel and 29 inche wheels.

The components are very current but with a deliberately retro look, such as the Onza tires, the purple anodized pieces made by Hope and the pedals of the British brand Pembree which are a special version dedicated to this project.

Frame: PYGA HYRAX (140mm)
Fork: RockShox PIKE (150mm)
Shock absorber: RockShox Deluxe RT3
Stem: Hope AM
Brakes: Hope Tech 3 E4
Pedals: Pembree R1V
Cranks
: Hope Evo
Shifter: Sram GX Eagle
Derailleur: Sram GX Eagle
Cassette: Sram GX Eagle
Handlebar: Hope Carbon
Grips: Deed
Wheels: Hope Fortus 30 Pro 4
Tires: Onza Porcupine TRC 60
Headset: Cane Creek Forty
Saddle: Deed
Seatpost: BikeYoke Revive Max

More information: Pyga Mountain Bikes