27.5″/650b for the win

Oldies and youngsters day at the Swedish National XCO Championship today. A lot of racing but only two 650b bikes who won. Tommy Olsson in Men 50 rode (ran over the drop) his Image 27.5″ bike faster than all others in his class:

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There are three good ways to do that. Easiest is to run like Tommy on the picture. Second and what everyone thought was the point was riding in the middle like Jenny Rissveds did yesterday:

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Also on 650b, Scott-Swisspower you know. Third and fastest way if you know what you’re doing is like Matthias Wengelin did:

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Back to today. Men 40 was won by Gunnar Töjren. Men 30 was won by Stefan Persson, 2nd Vilhelm Olsson (both with dropper posts), 3rd Robert Reijer Österling, 4th Samuel Brännlund

stats from my training on the course yesterday: Movescount