Meg Whyte’s Custom Mega 275c

Monday, January 14th, 2019

“Sharky Mega 275c” 

To be honest, I had my reservations, but assured by Meg that her colours of choice would look amazing. Safely say she won the argument and her new “Sharky” spec Mega 275c looks stunning with custom hot pink decals. 

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New bike days are always awesome, pealing the sticker off the logo on the head tube never gets old. Being one of our newest sponsored athletes, this was a pretty rad day. and a first for us to see this set up on a Mega.   

Bike sizing is one of the most often asked questions, but with our team comprising of Sandra at 5′ & Meg stands 5’3 through, both on Small’s, through to other riders at 6’5, hopefully there is is a Mega to fit most people. 

Frame: Small Mega 275c (Frame Only-Blueberry) 

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Custom overlay graphics: Invisiframe

Rear Shock: Fox DPX2 165mm Travel (custom tune- as Meg is pretty light weight)

Set up: Open lever, 5 clicks, Rebound fully open

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Fork: Fox 36 Float Factory 160mm, FIT GRIP 2, Kashima, 44mm Offset

Set Up: 50psi, 2 clicks high speed Compression, 4 clicks of low speed compression, 7 Clicks Rebound

Dropper: Fox Transfer 150mm Dropper

Cockpit: Raceface SIXc Carbon bars, 50mm Stem

Drivetrain: SRAM X0 Eagle 12 speed Mech

Cassette: SRAM GX Eagle 12 speed

Cranks: Raceface SIXc Carbon Cranks 170mm, 32t Chainring

Saddle: SDG Chepi Duster saddle

Wheelset: Hope Hoops Enduro

Brakes: Hope Tech 3, 180mm Rotors

Tyres: MAXXIS Minion FR/ Rear

Grips: DMR Deathgrip

Mudguard: RRP enduro guard

Thanks to her mechanic Adam Brayton for building this

Follow Meg’s adventures this year at: @Meg_Whyte

Photos: Laurence CE

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