Well here is number two of this week’s super cool red and green themed Honzo ST builds. Enjoy. Craig wanted to get in shape for dirt bike racing, that’s what motivated him to decide to get this Honzo, his first-ever custom mountain bike. “The reason why I went with the custom option is I wanted to build the bike to suit me and my style. I’m new to the MTB world but after the help of my friend who is an avid MTB rider and doing a bunch of research on the web, this is what I came up with for my forever bike. Special thanks to my friend Craig Santos. This bike rips at my favorite place to ride, Demo Forest in Santa Cruz.”
Like Joshua’s build from yesterday, Craig has kicked this impressive build off with a set of red anodized Race Face cranks with a matching 32t Race Face oval chainring. Things then take a radical turn as you see what Craig and his buddy have spec’d out back. Yup that is a SRAM XX1 AXS rear derailleur and matching XX1 11-50t cassette and chain.
Suspension wise the bike is sporting a 140mm RockShox Pike. The bike rolls on a