6
Oct
2010

What The Pros Ride: Steve Peat’s Santa Cruz Carbon V10

10/6/2010 : sicklines

Steve Peat may not have won World Championships for 2010 but that doesn’t mean his bike doesn’t look like a winner. Check inside for details on Steve’s 2010 World Champs Santa Cruz Carbon V10.

Steve Peat’s Santa Cruz Carbon V10

, What The Pros Ride: Steve Peat’s Santa Cruz Carbon V10

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Steve’s V10 sports a highly custom paint job with nods to his British homeland.

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, What The Pros Ride: Steve Peat’s Santa Cruz Carbon V10

For Queen And Country (click to enlarge)

, What The Pros Ride: Steve Peat’s Santa Cruz Carbon V10

God Save The Queen (click to enlarge)

Steve’s Bike still wears the number 1 plate from last year’s amazing World Champs victory.

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When you’re a World Champ money is no object for custom items like signature RockShox BoXXer stickers.

, What The Pros Ride: Steve Peat’s Santa Cruz Carbon V10

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For the World Champs Peaty ran a Ti coil Vivid shock.

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The gold anodized lower link sits like a jewel in the frame.

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Steve Peat and many other SRAM BlackBox riders have been on the new Descendant cranks for the past couple of years. Now the public will be able to run what the Pro’s have.

, What The Pros Ride: Steve Peat’s Santa Cruz Carbon V10

notice all the custom blue and red ano bolts all over Peat's bike (click to enlarge)

10-Speed SRAM BlackBox rear derailleur.

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Custom WTB saddle for the Syndicate.

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It’s be hard to expect Steve to run anything but the best. Chris King hubs are certainly one of those items.

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World Champs this year were a bit wet. Cut down Maxxis Wetscreams seemed to be one of the tires of choice for the race.

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XO brakes with blue bolts to match the rest of the bolts on his bike.  Have you ever seen a rear maxle like this before…

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As we’ve seen with a few other taller riders and varying course steepness. A super low cockpit isn’t always preferred. UCI colored spacer stack.

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Peaty gets his own signature XO shifter and rocks his signature grips from Lizard Skins.

, What The Pros Ride: Steve Peat’s Santa Cruz Carbon V10

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BlackBox brake levers round out the cockpit.

, What The Pros Ride: Steve Peat’s Santa Cruz Carbon V10

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