Radka Gustavsson
aka Rhea Ayase
writes and teaches C# code on Linux. Former game programmer with passionate opinions about the industry, Community Manager and active contributor to gaming and open source communities. Currently wearing her RedHat, playing with the delicate C# letters in Linux.

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Titanium Dream Hardtail (2020)

…for fun 😏

Rhea's titanium hardtail

Rhea's titanium hardtail

  • Frame: Pässilä Bicycles - Rämäkkä - 63HA
  • Fork: Fox Factory 36 160mm GRIP2 44mm (910-20-905)
  • Brakes: Custom edition Hope E4 200/180mm
  • Seat Post: 9point8 Fall Line 175mm
  • Drivetrain: SRAM GX 1x11; Raceface 32t chainring, cranks & BB; Garbaruk 10-46t XD casette)
  • Bash guard: 77designz Taco; Stem: NS Bikes Quantum
  • Bars: Nukeproof Horizon Riser 780mm, 31.8mm, backsweep 9°, upsweep 6°
  • Wheelset: 29” Hope Fortus 30 with purple Pro 4 hubs and purple Nukeproof valves
  • Tyres: 2.4” MAXXIS Minion DHR II 3C front, Ardent in the back with a Nukeproof tire noodle - Tubeless (Muc-Off sealant)
  • Saddle & Grips: Specialized Lithia & Contour (women’s)
  • More purple: Flat Pedals FireEye Grill; Hope headset & bar plugs; custom top cap
  • Weight on the trail: 12.9 kg

Bike Check video

Custom top cap

Custom top cap

Rhea's titanium hardtail - drivetrain

Rhea's titanium hardtail - drivetrain

Canyon Sender 6 (2021)

…for all the jumps, drops, roots and rocks in all the bikeparks!

Rhea's Mountain Bike

Rhea's Canyon Sender

  • Alloy frame with 203mm rear wheel travel
  • Fork: Marzocchi 58 grip 203mm
  • Rear shock: Marzocchi Bomber CR 225x75mm, 300 lbs & 400 lbs coils
  • Drivetrain: SRAM DH GX 1x7 (34t front, 11-25t rear)
  • Brakes: SRAM CODE R 200/180mm
  • Saddle & seat post: Who cares, it’s a DH bike…
  • Bars & stem: 780mm Canyon G5
  • Grips: Specialized Contour (women)
  • Flat Pedals: FireEye Grill
  • Wheelset: 27.5” Sun Ringle ADD Comp with Nukeproof tire noodle (insert)
  • Tyres: 2.5” MAXXIS Assegai DH 3C - Tubeless (Muc-Off sealant)
  • Weight on the trail: 18.0 kg

This bike needs a bit more love - replacing the brakes with Hope V4 is the first on the list. The next would be wheels.

Canyon Torque CF 9.0 (2018)

…replaced by the above bikes, but I kept it here for sentimental value x.x

Rhea's Mountain Bike

Rhea's Canyon Torque

  • Carbon frame (alloy rear triangle, alloy 780mm bars) - Downhill C5 rated.
  • Fork: Fox 36 Performance Elite 180mm FIT4
  • Rear shock: Fox FLOAT X2 Performance Elite
  • Seat Post: 9point8 Fall Line 175mm
  • Drivetrain: SRAM GX Eagle 1x12 (34t front, 10-50t rear)
  • Brakes: SRAM CODE R 200/180mm
  • Saddle: Specialized Lithia (women)
  • Grips: Specialized Contour (women)
  • Flat Pedals: HT AN-14A
  • Wheelset: 27.5” DT Swiss EX 1501 SPLINE, Muc-Off valves, with Nukeproof tire noodle (insert)
  • Tyres: 2.5” MAXXIS Assegai 3C (Grip front, Terra rear) - Tubeless (Muc-Off sealant)
  • Weight on the trail: 15.1 kg

Clothes

Rhea's Samsung Gear watch

Rhea's Samsung Gear watch with custom watch face

  • Shoes - casual/backup: Five Ten Freerider women’s
  • Shoes - DH: Five Ten Impact Pro
  • Backpack: evoc FR Enduro women’s
  • Goggles: Melon Optices Diablo
  • Helmet: Bell Super 3R MIPS 2018 (Black/Cherry)
  • Knee+shin guards: Fox Launch D3O (an older version with long shin protector)

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