He's been running oval chain rings on his enduro bike, so he decided to try one out on his dirt jump bike to have consistency between all his rides. Hydraulic brake with full-length hose instead of a gyro, 2m long, or enough for approximately 12 bar spins. What’s been your favourite race/contest venue? Matt's been instrumental in the build of this bike, everything from the design of the frame to his choice of goodies. Mountain bike slopestyler Matt Jones emerged onto the British dirt jump while still at school, before breaking into the international bike scene in 2013, at the age of 18. Halo wheels with Supadrive rear hub, Chaos rims, Wideboy front hub. Concentrating on weight, this new ride allows Matt to do crazy new things, like send a flip in which he lands on his feet, on a log. Matt's been instrumental in the build of this bike, everything from the … Final Results: Lousa World Cup DH 2020 - Round 3, Final Results: Lousa DH World Cup 2020 - Round 4. 730mm wide, with a low rise. Suspension is handled by a Fox 36 831 fork set to 100mm. There are ti bolts too - Matt is weight conscious, and tried to get his bike as light as possible. Matt grew up racing, and prefers using proper brakes; in his words, there's "no point in putting a BMX gyro on an expensive mountain bike". What’s been your worst crash over the years? S2 Bar and S2 stem. A video posted by RemDawg (@remymorton) on Jan 4, 2016 at 2:11am PST, Colorado Freeride Festival, 2016 // Photo: Chris Wellhausen. What Was Loic Bruni Adjusting on His Fork in Lousa? Returning for a third shot at victory, Matt Jones came prepared for battle with his new Marin Alcatraz. Haven't seen that yet? Which bike from over the years, conjures up the best memories? Returning for a third shot at victory, Matt Jones came prepared for battle with his new Marin Alcatraz. These are one pound lighter than the cranks Matt used to run. If you were in charge of the sport, what changes would you make? When you hang up your riding shoes, how do you want to be remembered? This is what that brake hose looks like unravelled. Dangerholm vs. Kapfinger: The World's Finest DH Bike Challenge - Pinkbike Poll, Qualifying Results: Lousa DH World Cup 2020 - Round 4, Pole Bicycles' CEO Resigns, Company Founder Leo Kokkonen to Take Leading Role, Review: Shimano Deore M6100 12-Speed Drivetrain - Low Price, High Performance, Mopar Unveils a Concept Jeep for 'Serious Mountain Bikers'. Gusset S2 seat, with extra grip pads on each side. Arguably one of the most technically gifted dirt jumpers on the scene, talented Brit, Matt Jones is a rider who just loves to ride his bike. Tubeless, 80 psi front and rear. What Was Loic Bruni Adjusting on His Fork in Lousa? Final Results: Lousa World Cup DH 2020 - Round 3, Final Results: Lousa DH World Cup 2020 - Round 4. You're missing out. If you weren’t a pro mountain biker, what would you be doing? Maxxis DTH tyres - Matt usually runs an Icon on the front, but since he was riding someone's handmade jumps he wanted slicks to avoid doing any damage. Dangerholm vs. Kapfinger: The World's Finest DH Bike Challenge - Pinkbike Poll, Qualifying Results: Lousa DH World Cup 2020 - Round 4, Pole Bicycles' CEO Resigns, Company Founder Leo Kokkonen to Take Leading Role, Review: Shimano Deore M6100 12-Speed Drivetrain - Low Price, High Performance, Mopar Unveils a Concept Jeep for 'Serious Mountain Bikers'. There's also a cut tire behind the chain ring to slow down the crank rotation when his feet aren't on the pedals. What does the future hold for Matt Jones? Where are you from and where do you live? RaceFace SixC cranks, 165mm long.