Gustav Gulholm, aka Dangerholm, is back with another drool-worthy dream build. This time, it’s the 9.19 kg Scott Spark RC Hypersonic. We got eyes on this at Eurobike last month, where Dangerholm himself talked us through the build process, and how he painstakingly went about selecting lightweight, but functionally appropriate parts for this 120mm travel downcountry rig. The lighting was really poor, doing the hybrid carbon-pink paint job a great disservice, so we waited until now to show you the entirely of the bike in all its glory. “The plan for this bike was to build a modern cross-country bike with all the new important features such as a capable frame and suspension, dropper seat post and 2.4″ tires but at an old-school low weight. Quick and responsive on the climbs, fast and fun on the descents. In short – the best of two worlds” – Dangerholm Dangerholm’s Scott Spark RC Hypersonic
A Scott Spark RC sits at the heart of this Hypersonic dream build, a HMX carbon frameset that weighs just 1956g to begin with. That includes the RockShox Nude 3-Position Shock that is hidden inside the seat tube, driven by the linkage-driven single-pivot.
A highlight of the Hypersonic is the Intend Samurai XC fork. It is one of the lightest 120mm travel forks in the World, weighing a claimed 1,495g. The one on Dangerholm’s bike has an aluminum steerer tube, but there is a CC version with a carbon steerer tube that weighs an incredible 1,385g.
Dangerholm opted to […]