So, you’re going to be on a Hightower LT. You’ve been on a 29er all season, right?
Scott: Almost two years now, actually.
Any special tires for Whistler?
Scott: Downhill Minion DHFs 2.5, front and rear. I use 22psi in the front and 24 for the rear tire.
So, you are sponsored by RockShox, right? Any custom tuning?
Scott: Yeah, I have the new Charger damper in the Lyrik fork and there's a Monarch Plus in the rear—I just ramp it up with a load of tokens for these faster tracks. There's maybe five or six in there.
That's a monster chainring for Whistler, Any other components we should know about?
Scott: It's a 36. Yeah—the biggest one I can find. Brakes are the new SRAM Code RSCs with 200-mm rotors. My bars are Descendants, cut to 760 millimeters.
How are those new wheels working out?
Scott: Yeah, the new Santa Cruz wheels. They’re sweet. We have the 30s on now. We had the 27-millimeter ones, then we got a hold of these. They’re 30-millimeters wide and they work really well with the bigger tires.
Anything special that you will change on the bike for Whistler?
Scott: No, other than it’s set up for going like f**k.