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The CRC/Nukeproof mechanic Dave Garland talks through the spec and build of Lewis Buchanans race bike.

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In this video I head to Epicbmx and build up my new downhill mountain bike that I'm going to be riding at the local mountain ( snow summit bike park) this season. I had to buy a new front triangle for my old Trek Session and once I finally got that I built up a DH bike with parts from my slopebike and from my last Dh mtb. After building up my new mountain bike we eat some fan mail that someone sent to Epicbmx. It was another Epic day at Epicbmx, Thanks for watching and check back soon for some mountain biking videos with the new bike! Links to music:

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