Bike Check: Sarah Hill’s Liv Pique

Sarah Hill Liv Pique Bike Check Review

Sarah Hill is a mountain bike skills coach and professional racer for the Liv Global mountain bike team. She is currently preparing for the South African Marathon Championships before jetting off to begin her first season abroad. Look out for her flying the South African flag at the UCI XCO World Cups and other major international events.

Rider Name: Sarah Hill
Age: 27
Hometown: Johannesburg
Team: Liv Cycling
Instagram: @sarahhillrsa

Sarah Hill Liv Pique Bike Check Review
Sarah Hill Liv Pique Bike Check Review
Sarah rides a size medium Liv Pique Advanced Pro 0 with Giant’s XCR-O carbon wheels.
Sarah Hill Liv Pique Bike Check Review
The bike is damped by the Fox Live Valve suspension technology which uses sensors to adjust the front and rear suspension to react to the terrain independently.
Sarah Hill Liv Pique Bike Check Review
The Live Valve dampers in the fork and shock are wired to a controller and battery which sits on the frame.
Sarah Hill Liv Pique Bike Check Review
The Live Valve damper allows the rider – in this case Sarah – to concentrate on the trail and not think about tinkering with compression or lockout levers.
Sarah Hill Liv Pique Bike Check Review
Sarah uses a 125mm Giant Contact SL dropper post.
Sarah Hill Liv Pique Bike Check Review
Sarah uses a PRO Stealth saddle.
Sarah Hill Liv Pique Bike Check Review
That’s a 100mm Fox Factory 32 Stepcast fork with 2.25 Maxxis Aspen tires front and rear.
Sarah Hill Liv Pique Bike Check Review
Sarah has an impressive palmares with podium finishes or victories on just about every major event the country has.
Sarah Hill Liv Pique Bike Check Review
The Liv Pique is a 100mm rear cross-country race bike with the Maestro floating pivot design which eliminates pedal feedback and is as such one of the most efficient systems available.
Sarah Hill Liv Pique Bike Check Review
Shimano XTR 12-speed
Sarah Hill Liv Pique Bike Check Review
All XTR drivetrain with a 36t chainring.
Sarah Hill Liv Pique Bike Check Review
720mm PRO Tharsis carbon bars with a 9-degree backsweep.
Sarah Hill Liv Pique Bike Check Review
Keep it pinned Sarah!

| IMAGES: Retroyspective / Troy Davies / Liv Cycling |



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