Quiz: Can You Match the Rider to these 45 Custom DH Bikes

Jul 25, 2020
by Ed Spratt  
Every year we see some of the top riders in the world receive some great looking bikes but how well do you know each custom bike? We have put together 45 different custom downhill bikes from the past few years but can you name the rider?

Photography by Nathan Hughes, Ross Bell, Dave Trumpore, Matthew Delorme and Cameron Mackenzie


Wyn Masters


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DH World Champs 2018


DH World Champs 2018


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Connor Fearon s custom Kona Operator


 Shark Attack Jack s Aussie Intense M16.


Jack Moir


DH World Champs bikes 2018


The TS500 - Tahnee Seagrave s Intergalactic Worlds machine painted by Tony Bauman and designed by Darren Seeds at Transition bikes.


DH World Champs bikes 2018


DH World Champs bikes 2018


Josh Brycelands Sanata Cruz V10


Bikes of the Best - Val di Sole DH World Champs 2016


DH World Champs bikes 2018


DH World Champs 2018


DH World Champs 2018


DH World Champs 2018


Gwin amp Brosnan World Champs bikes 2015


Laurie Greenland


Finn Iles


16.5kg weight 205 psi fork amp 135 psi shock tyres at 1.8 bar front 2.0 back


Ed Masters


Danny Hart


World Champs 2017


Amaury Pierron s Supreme 29er.


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DH World Champs bikes 2018


Troy Brosnan s Sender.


Greg Minnaar s V10


DH World Champs 2018


Adam Brayton s Scott Gambler


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Bikes of the Best - Val di Sole DH World Champs 2016


Connor Fearon s reptilian green Operator.


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Danny Hart Mondraker Summum Carbon Pro


Wyn Master s Fury


Aaron Gwin YT Tues


Gwin amp Brosnan World Champs bikes 2015


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Lapierre World s Bikes Photo by Dave Trumpore


World Champs 2015 Carbon Mondraker Summum.


last Orders - Santa Cruz V10 C


Loic Bruni will be hoping to swap that 2 for a 1 after Saturday afternoon.





How many did you get right?



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55 Comments
  • 33 0
 It really helps when you don’t blur out the name on the frame...
  • 19 1
 Bryceland v10 best looking bike ever
  • 7 0
 it looks like BA Baracus painted it.
  • 26 0
 I miss Bryceland racing like the flower misses the sun.
  • 1 0
 I liked this one also:
m.pinkbike.com/photo/8922628
  • 21 10
 Anyone voting 40 plus is a liar.
  • 6 9
 Anyone voting Thirty six to thirty nine is also a liar.
  • 9 0
 @Kashima: I had 35, one more correct answer and I'd classify as a liar
  • 8 0
 We aren’t, we just spend far too much time on pinkbike
  • 1 0
 I can get pretty close
  • 1 0
 I’m just a bike nerd
  • 9 0
 Marine Cabirous chrome Scott ????
  • 3 0
 ???? Was a druel face
  • 7 0
 @matt5311: Yup. I stared waaay too long at that one.
  • 8 0
 Connor that was a gorgeous Kona!
  • 3 0
 Tis a looker. Kona, Scott, Norco for beauty pageant podium spots.
  • 6 0
 Fuck this pandemic. Look at what we have to do to pass the time.
  • 5 0
 Thank goodness for Tahnee Seagrave, I was batting zero there for a bit.
  • 6 0
 And Danny Harts bike decals
  • 1 0
 Although i bet the second transition/mucoff is a Khao's bike. Just look the saddle height...
  • 5 0
 That Hope is the bike that cocaine built.
  • 3 0
 I don't remember all of the new names in DH, but the Santa Cruz bikes were easy (country colours). I got a few of the Frenchie's and Danny Hart and Gwin were pretty obvious.
  • 6 1
 I got none but clicked 40+


Cheated the system
  • 4 0
 The answer is: No, I can't
  • 3 0
 why no banshee legend 29er???
  • 4 0
 Nope.
  • 2 0
 nope 2
  • 1 0
 Nope 3
  • 1 0
 Nope4
  • 4 0
 Sure are pretty
  • 3 0
 Kestrel on the frame and Gas To Flat on the fork , these were pretty hard
  • 3 0
 White/blue/red commencal with magura brakes deffo isn´t Pierrons.
  • 2 0
 Fook me it is damn it
  • 1 0
 And maxxis vs Schwalbe!
  • 1 0
 I had also 0 recollection of he ever riding those colours and even less Maguras.
  • 1 0
 Not even a challenging list. So many giveaways. Ratboy on the top tube...Kestrel on a chain stay....Shorty on the rear of Danny Hart's Summum. Too easy.
  • 2 0
 I realize I have a minority opinion at this point but the wagon wheel bikes just look goofy as fuck to me.
  • 2 0
 No Atherton Bikes? Zero chances...
  • 5 0
 mmm, could you tell apart Gee's from Rachel's?
  • 2 0
 Got Aaron gwin and Connor fearon
  • 3 0
 Answer: No
  • 2 0
 Finn iles's bike is definitely the coolest
  • 1 0
 I have been asking myself a question for a long time. Why in DH they are more often in EX471 (25mm) than in EX511 (30)?
  • 3 1
 Because they care more about performance than marketing hype?
  • 2 0
 How in the hell are all these bikes standing up!
  • 1 0
 The link for Manon Carpenter doesn't actually have her name. Maybe try a different caption in the photo?
  • 2 0
 No riders this year
  • 1 0
 I guessed a few right........ And a lot wrong
  • 1 0
 It's Sunday. I demand comics!
  • 1 0
 Some of them look great but others look like a color mess.
  • 1 1
 Regardless... Canyon and Devinci are bringing their A game
  • 2 2
 Duuuuuude! Those red/white/blue Hope cranks are Bad Muf*ckin' A$$!!!!
  • 1 0
 tough Frown
  • 1 1
 Literally zero.







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