Kona Dream Builds: Connor Fearon’s Shonky Al

If you’ve watched Steel City Media’s video of Connor Fearon mucking round in Adelaide on everything but his DH bike, you’ll know that he can RIDE a dirt jump hardtail. His Shonky AL has just spent the last three weeks in Whistler with Connor and we thought we’d give you a closer look at the top ten downhillers custom DJ whip.Feron-DJ-1229
Truvativ XO cranks, a 32t X-Sync chain ring, polycarbonate pedals and a half link chain get things moving.Feron-DJ-1228
Out back Connor is rocking a 16t ring. Feron-DJ-1241
Connor put a Pike on it, a Pike DJ to be precise.Feron-DJ-1236Feron-DJ-1231
The bike rolls on Novatech Dirtride 26″ rims…Feron-DJ-1230
…with Maxxis Skinwall DTH’s (Drop The Hammer) providing traction.Feron-DJ-1238Feron-DJ-1233
An ODI Flight Control stem holds a matching ODI Flight Control handlebar while ODI’s Elite Motion grips keep Connors hands in place.
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Bar spins and tailwhips are in Connor’s repertoire hence the long brake cable. Feron-DJ-1234
The classic Avid Code slows things down.Feron-DJ-1239
Four powerful and reliable pistons.Feron-DJ-1227
A carbon Truvativ Noir seatpost and WTB’s Hightail saddle with Ti rails keep the weight down.       Feron-DJ-1235