Race: 2013 ELITE BIKE CHECK with Tyler Faoro. The Phoenix Talon

2013/2/28 3:00:00 (3167 reads)
Name: Tyler Faoro
Hometown: Coral Springs FL
2013 team: Profile Racing
Bike: Phoenix Pro Cycle
Sponsors: ProfileRacing, OptimumNutrition, PhoenixProCycles, ABBPerformance, MaxxisTires, Vonzipper.

-Frame: Phoenix Talon
-Forks: light chromoly ones matte black
-Headset: FSA

-Stem: Profile Racing Push
-Bars: 6 degree sweep matte black
-Grips: ODI ruffian lock on
-Bar ends: Profile Racing
-Brake lever: black&silver
-Brake caliper: none
-Brake shoes: stock
-Chain: shram
-Chain tensioners: ProfileRacing
-Sprocket: Profile racing elite 4 bolt
-Cranks: Profile Elite cranks
-Bottom Bracket set: Profile elite bottom bracket
-Pedals: TIMES
-Seatpost: all black
-Seat: Profile Racing Pivotal
-Front tire: Maxxis DTH 1.95
-Front rim: Sun Envy
-Front hub: Profile elite
-Rear rim: Sun Envy
-Rear tire: new Maxxis Torch 1.75
-Rear hub: Profile elite
-Number plate: Profile Pimped my ride plate, The same one the fans get when Gus/Profile pimps their ride at a race!

Weight: 19.4

What tire pressure do you run in the front and in the rear tire?
Tyler: 100 in both

What part of the bike do you like the most?
Tyler: I love everything about my bike, all perfect geometry, the stiffest most quality bike I have ever rode, with all the best parts

How long did it take you to get used to your new bike?
Tyler: Everything is made to the specs I like so it feels perfect every single time :)

What’s the trickest/coolest part of your bike?
Tyler: The design. It looks like it is made specifically for racing I think.

Do you think a bit bigger wheels would give you an advantage?
Tyler: I don't think so.

What part do you replace most often during the season?
Tyler: I like to put new Maxxis Tires on all the time, and always like to have a fresh chain on.

Thanks to: I have to send a huge thank you to all my amazing sponsors! ProfileRacing, OptimumNutrition, PhoenixProCycles, ABBPerformance, MaxxisTires, VonZipper. A special thank you to my Family, friends and coach for always believing in me. Thank you to all my amazing fans all around the world I really appreciate all of you. And thank you FATBMX for taking the time to send this bike check over to me. Have a good one everyone!

Follow me on my social media pages if you are not already, I will be doing some cool giveaways. Twitter.com/TylerFaoro | Facebook.com/TylerFaoro | Instagram.com/TylerFaoro
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