Tracey Hannah is currently sitting in the lead in the women's World Cup DH points race, but with only a slim, 5-point margin separating her from Myriam Nicole she'll need to lay down a strong performance at Lenzerheide in order to stay at the front of the pack. Ross Bell caught up with Polygon UR team mechanic Jamie Tilbury to learn more about Tracey's Polygon Collosus DH9 race machine.
Tracey Hannah's Polygon DH9 Details
• Rider height: 5' 6”
• Frame size: medium, with headset cups to increase reach by 5mm
• Wheelsize: 27.5"
• Travel: 203mm
• Handlebar width: 760mm
• Stem length: 50mm
• e*thirteen LG1r carbon wheelset
• Trickstuff Direttissima brakes
• SR Suntour Rux R2C2 fork
• Kenda Hellcat Pro tires - 27.5 x 2.4"
Tracey is running the German-made Trickstuff Direttissima brakes, which use mineral oil and a four piston design to provide plenty of stopping power.
e*thirteen doesn't have a derailleur or a shifter in their lineup, but with their cassette, cranks, and chainrings they make all of other necessary parts for a drivetrain. They also provide the bike's LG1r carbon wheels