Deck Chair Landing: B&M

In case you missed it, Trek recently released a new Session. It’s a new DH bike with a bang on trend high pivot that set the internet alight and, more interestingly, allowed all the Trek riders to finally show us the riding they’d been getting up to in the off season.

One of these riders is World Champion Reece Wilson, and the evidence would suggest the bike goes well.

I know, I know, it’s verging on a Vlog, but with no ‘Hey guys welcome to my channel’ drivel we’ll let this one pass. Furthermore, the riding in it is as good as it gets.

Whilst there’s a lot of clips of good riding to pick out (that drift), I want to focus in on the not so glamorous case at 3:00. Firstly, it’s good to see that the World Champion cases things as well. Granted, this isn’t the ten foot table we all are casing but it’s good to see that the world’s best are also human. 

What isn’t human about it, and what’s probably most impressive, is the way that Reece absorbs this case. Give it another watch and focus on his torso and head as he lands. They literally barely move. 99.9% of riders would have folded like a deck chair in the same situation. 

Evidently the training is paying off and I can’t wait to see what the racing brings.

HG

SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTERS

By subscribing to our newsletters you agree to receive general emails and marketing from Misspent Summers. Please be assured that we won’t ever share or sell your details in any way, shape or form.

misspent summers

CORE TEAM:
FOUNDER-DIRECTOR: James McKnight
CO-DIRECTOR: Ben Winder
CO-DIRECTOR: Mike Rose
CO-DIRECTOR: Victor Lucas
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Chris Jones
DOOD OF DOODLES: Jon Gregory

REGULARS:
Morgane Charre: Research
Harriet Jones: Management
Sven Martin: Photography
Boris Beyer: Photography
Sebastian Schieck: Photography
John Parkin: Legendary

FRIENDS:
Ric McLaughlin, Paul Aston, Lauren Jenkins, Tom Caldwell, Chris Kilmurray, Kerstin Kauffmann, Chris Jackson, Pedro Ballin, Alan

Misspent Summers MTB books

BEFORE YOU GO

Sign up to our newsletters for fun times, exclusive content, regular discounts, competitions and insight.

We’d love you to join the gang.

Misspent Summers MTB books

Stay up to date on all things Misspent Summers by joining our mailing list. We’ll send you discount codes and ask your input to help make our company and products better. Plus, we’ll send you stories, comment and insight you won’t find anywhere else.