Bike Check – Karim Amour’s Mega Avalanche BH Lynx 6
Karim of the crop!
We caught up with French rider Karim Amour over at Mega Avalanche to check out the all-new, full carbon Lynx 6 BH bike he was sporting which took him to 7th place in the race
Suspension is that of a floating pivot type, colour is fantastic
The Suntour Werx shock giving this incredibly light 12.5kg (27.5lbs) weapon 160mm of plush rear travel
Special 20th edition one-off paint job for the race, it has previous winners names on, so trick!
The Suntour Auron proto forks with 170mm of travel, spinning the Michelin tyres on DT Swiss wheels (alloy rims)
Karim was up for the win, but a puncture in qually set him up the back, he still clawed back through the pack to 7th
DT Swiss hubs
Slack 65 degree head angle for the beast of a track
Karim near the front in qually before the puncture
Check out the oval Leonari chainring, chain kept on by chain device of the same make, plus XX1 no less
Powerful Magura MT6 Brakes
Carbon Easton bars attached to 45mm FSA Gravity Light stem
For more information, visit www.bhbikes.com
Words: Jim Buchanan | Pictures: Doc Ward
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