Readers’ Rigs: Evo Devo
Today’s Readers’ Rig comes from our youngest ever submitter with a very sweet custom carbon Evo Devo bike with SRAM Red. Not bad for an aspiring eleven year old racer!
Name: Keren Bennett
Location: Lenoir, North Carolina USA
Bike: Custom carbon Evo Devo with custom paint job
Groupset: SRAM Red gruppo, SRAM Force crank with Thorne chainrings 44/34
Wheels: Boyd Altamonts set up tubeless with Hutchinson Fusion 3
Pedals: Shimano MTB spds so I can use the one pair of shoes for CX, XC, and Road
Saddle: Specialized Toupe
Weight: sub 15 lbs (6.8kg) with pedals
When did you buy the bike?
I got it in early fall 2015 and it’s full custom geometry because of my size.
Any mods or additions done?
No, because it was custom everything is made just for me – including the custom paint job!
What components are you running?
The groupset is all SRAM Red except for the cranks which are SRAM Force.
How many miles/km do you do on your rig?
At 11 years old I’m putting in about 300-400 miles per month (480 – 640km).
What do you love about your bike?
I love it because it’s completely unique and truly the only one in the world like it. The geometry fits perfectly and it’s uber light compared to what I’ve ridden in the past.
Favorite riding area?
Definitely the Wilson Creek area of the Pisgah Forest in western North Carolina.
Favorite riding experience on your rig?
At the Road Nationals in Lake Tahoe when I got to do a warm up ride with my coach, Allison Arensman, reigning U23 national crit champ, and now newly crowned junior double world champion Chloe Dygart!
Any future upgrades?
Maybe moving to tubulars once the road season starts.
Thanks to Keren for sharing her ride with us. Got a bike that you’re proud of? Well how about sharing it with fellow PEZ fans and getting it featured in Readers’ Rigs so we can all stare at it! Contact us via the Comment box below, or send us a Readers’ Rigs submission direct to [email protected] and your bike could be featured in all its glory here on the pages of PEZ.
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