Portrait: Jiří Fikejz and his AGang Patriot 2.0 27.5″

Patriot cover Jiří Fikejz is a 22-year old racer from Voděrady-Sitiny, Czech. He rides for BEFI, AGang, 3riders, Kali, Oakley and e.13 components. After his 13 years on trials motorcycles, the 2x Czech junior Champion and 7th place on European championship has found a new way with MTB enduro!  In 2013 he won: MTB Trilogy stage enduro race, Susice Enduro, Czech enduro series- Spicak and Zadov Patriot ride!

His first year on DH bike – Video

Cult 2012 project – Video

Biggest singletracks location in Czech- Singltrek pod Smrkem – Video

Jiřís set-up: AGang Patriot 2.0 – 27.5″

Patriot8 Patriot10 Patriot11 Frame: pre-production AGang Patriot 2.0 27,5´, 140mm Drive Link Pivot by AGang, BB30, 142x12mm Patriot2 Rear shock: Rock Shox Monarch Plus, Enduro Bearings tuned, SAG- 30 percents, 120PSI, rebound- 2 clicks+ from fastest. Patriot5 Fork: Rock Shox Pike RCT3 2Step 140-160mm, 70psi, rebound- 8 clicks+ and low speed compression 2 clicks+ Patriot7 Tires: front- Schwalbe Hans Dampf 650b 2.35 Trailstar compound and 23 PSI pressure | rear- Geax Goma 2.25 Tubeless ready, 26 PSI | riding without tubes with NoTubes set-up and 60ml NoTubes milk in wheels. Wheels: E.13 TRS+ 650b, 28 quad butted spokes, alu nipples, XX1 freehub, tubeless friendly and incredibly fast! Weight about 1680g Patriot4 Brakes: Shimano XT, Ti bolts, front brake on right side from moto and 180mm TRP rotors with Ti bolts, best brakes ever. Stem: Spank Oozy 65mm, 0 degrees and Ti bolts Patriot6 Handlebars: Spank Subrosa, 15 mm, 747 mm Grips: foam Sting, real grip and best weight Head set: Prestine taper Patriot13 Seat: RavX with Ti tubes, XC race specific, 215grams Seatpost: Kind Shock LEV 30,9mm, 385mm, 125mm and lock out on bars and Ti bolts Gear: pre-production SRAM X01 1×11 Derailleur: pre-producion SRAM X01 1×11 Patriot12 Chain: SRAM XX1 Patriot9 Cassette: SRAM XX1 42-10T Patriot3 Crankset: pre-production SRAM X01 with 32T sprocket and BB30 bottom bracket by SRAM, alu A2Z bolts and e.13 XCX+ chainguide Pedals: usual Shimano SPD M520 Words & Photos: Jiří Fikejz
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