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Bike Check – Karim Amour’s Mega Avalanche BH Lynx 6

Karim of the crop!

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

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

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, so trick!

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 and a special 20mm spacer below the head tube, Michelin tyres on DT Swiss wheels (alloy rims)

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

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 to match the rims, Magura MT6 brakes

DT Swiss hubs

Slack 65 degree head angle for the beast of a track

Slack 65 degree head angle for the beast of a track

Karim ner the front in qually before the puncture

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

Check out the oval Leonari chainring, chain kept on by chain device of the same make, plus XX1 no less

Powerful Magura MT6 Brakes

Powerful Magura MT6 Brakes

Carbon Easton bars attached to 45mm FSA Gravity Light stem

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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