Thursday, August 31, 2006 11.00pm
The Session 10 is the bike ridden by freeride star Andrew Shandro and it's one hell of a beast.
We recently spent some time thrashing it around the freeride Mecca of Whistler, Canada. Here's the deal - rear suspension is provided by a 254mm (10in) travel Manitou Revox shock, a unit designed around this rig, and you get a 203mm (8in) travel Manitou Travis Triple fork with Intrinsic Damping.
The bike uses what is essentially a high single-pivot design with a rocker in the belly of the frame to drive the shock. The chain is routed over the high front pivot so it pedals like a low-pivot bike and the bottom bracket and head angle are adjustable. We also think the monocoque mainframe design looks cool. Buying the frame only will cost you £1,800.
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