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As always, Specialized has showed up in Losinj ready to throw down, with a rad line up of fresh new looks and some brand new parts. Listen in as we caught up with Loic Bruni after track walk for a few words on the off-season, the new bike, and the track here in Losinj.

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Loic could not share much info on the new fork, but we can say it now has a bespoke chassis (the predecessor was sort of an off-the-shelf chassis from Suntour), it now has larger stanchions (up to 38mm, from 36 previously), and a new cartridge.

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Interestingly, Loic runs 2.3" tires, we'll have to see if he can get away with it here in rocky Losinj.

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The team has moved over to Magura brakes for 2018, Loic is stoked on the new anchors, in particular with an eye towards longer, steeper tracks.

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To conclude, the bikes are lovingly built and finished off right down to the last details. As pro as it gets!

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