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Jan. 3, 2019, 4:53 p.m. -  Steve Mathews

Entirely possible - hopefully we'll find out once Leo signs him to Pole next year! :) In all seriousness though it's hard to know. The super long/slack bikes are still mostly coming from relatively small manufacturers who aren't really able to afford to put the guys who are winning races on them. Mondraker is obviously the historical exception to that (although compared to Pole/Mondraker, the geometry is not as extreme), and they have pulled a few wins on the DH bike under several different riders (Barel, Hart and Brook IIRC?). Interestingly though, the Summum's FC:RC ratio @50% travel is about 1.61 in size large (if their figure of 1250mm WB is correct at the longest chainstay setting of 460mm?) which is actually quite low compared to many bikes.


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