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Riding into his last lap, proving his confidence, Schurter whips it up.
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Jul 28, 2016
- It'd be interesting to see the results of Whip Off Worlds if riders had to compete with their seats at full extension.
Jul 10, 2016 at 14:48
Jul 10, 2016
Reaching the Boiling Point: Lenzerheide XCO World Cup, Elite Men and Women
Photo Epic: 5 Years of World Cup XC Racing at Lenzerheide
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(Jul 11, 2016 at 3:14)
So much style, especially impressive with his saddle that high!
(Jul 28, 2016 at 0:38)
Does he not like dropper posts? My favorite high seat post memory was coming down a hill from school on the commuter bike with a heavy backpack on, and generally on most bikes I can hop pretty high, but missed the timing up a curb, and crashed bad going fast. Dropper posts are a great idea.
(Jul 28, 2016 at 3:43)
: XC riders don't use dropper posts because they are too heavy compared to the seat posts they use and they're pretty keen on saving every possible gram
(Jul 28, 2016 at 6:24)
(Jul 28, 2016 at 6:49)
: yet many are using them now, but not Schurter.
(Jul 28, 2016 at 13:59)
: With some of those rock gardens these XC bikes go through, I don't know how they don't all use a dropper. It seems like it would not only improve their time through those sections but also be a lot safer. But hey, if you can whip like that with the post up, then I guess you don't need a dropper.
(Jul 28, 2016 at 18:16)
: Thats the world champ xc rider...no dropper needed!
(Jul 28, 2016 at 18:17)
: Thats why there not wearing the WC band.
(Jul 28, 2016 at 4:06)
Thanks to strong personalities like Nino in XC, Peatty in DH and Sagan in road I love every aspect of cycling.
(Jul 28, 2016 at 1:04)
hell yeah Nino !!!! such a pic shouldn't be placed in the 'XC riding" category
(Jul 28, 2016 at 6:28)
This is rad! Whipin' with seat extended. Schurter can rip it and whip it.
(Jul 28, 2016 at 8:20)
He must be taking lessons from Minnaar on his whips. I was surprised to see it was Schurter after clicking on the thumbnail as their style is very similar.
(Aug 1, 2016 at 14:56)
i hope Minnaar don't see this comment haha
(Jul 28, 2016 at 5:04)
(Jul 28, 2016 at 7:35)
Pretty impressive, considering he appears to be clipped in
(Jul 28, 2016 at 16:16)
Nino Schurter is most definitely clipped in.
(Jul 28, 2016 at 13:18)
Awesome, I'm Enduro but I respect a lot the XC Riders. Specially if they has style apart of to be stronger.
(Jul 28, 2016 at 18:18)
Schurter will smoke most of the enduro's out there
(Jul 28, 2016 at 8:10)
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