While the world’s best slopestyle riders were busy pouring Monster Energy coffee drinks all over newly anointed champ Greg Watts, a closer look at bikes that were thrown down around the winners circle reveals some tricks to the trade.
The smell of victory—in this case, the smell of Monster Mean Bean energy drink, which Greg Watts and his custom Gary Fisher Roscoe got drenched in after he cinched the win
Semenuk's Trek Remedy goes where most Trek Remedy's have never gone before—thanks in part to some trick upgrades.
To keep free from all those bar-spins, Semenuk's custom shifter is stowed on his downtube.
Trixer hydraulic brake gyro.
SRAM's BlackBox product development program in action
Third-place finisher Martin Soederstrom's NS full suspension slopestyle rig
This NS frame has just enough travel to take the edge off of big-time slopestyle courses like the boneyard. No shit.
Soederstroem was representing a whole continent on the podium.
A strategically placed rubber block acts as a spring to let the chain account for the frame's suspension