Kona 2017: Joe Gambles' Quintana Roo PRSix
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Joe has been riding the Omega X brakes all year, and had very kind things to say about them.
Joe has been riding the Omega X brakes all year, and had very kind things to say about them.

We caught up with Joe Gambles just ahead of Kona 2017, for a detailed look at his Quintana Roo PRSix race rig. Enjoy!


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  • Joe Gambles is all smiles and ready to race.
  • Joe Gambles is all smiles and ready to race.
  • Joe Gambles is all smiles and ready to race.
  • Joe Gambles is all smiles and ready to race.
  • The PRSix of Joe Gambles
  • The PRSix of Joe Gambles
  • Joe's front end: PRO bars, XLAB hydration, 51 Speedshop Cups.
  • Joe's front end: PRO bars, XLAB hydration, 51 Speedshop Cups
  • Joe's front end: PRO bars, XLAB hydration, 51 Speedshop Cups
  • Joe's front end: PRO bars, XLAB hydration, 51 Speedshop Cups
  • ISM seat, XLAB rear cage.
  • ISM seat, XLAB rear cage.
  • Joe has been riding the Omega X brakes all year, and had very kind things to say about them.
  • The Omega X keeps Joe's front end nice and clean.
  • Joe says the Omega X 'feels like a road brake.'
  • Joe has been riding the Omega X brakes all year, and had very kind things to say about them.
  • The PRSix now features centerpull cable routing to keep the housing out of the wind.
  • The PRSix SHIFT frame attempts to divert wind to the non-drive side.
  • The PRSix SHIFT frame attempts to divert wind to the non-drive side.
  • Shimano Di2 8170 for Joe.
  • Shimano Di2 8170 for Joe.
  • Shimano Di2 8170 for Joe, plus CeramicSpeed bearings and OPWS.
  • CeramicSpeed OPWS.
  • Joe's PRSix rig.
  • Wedge-style seatpost clamp.
  • The MASSIVE non-drive chainstay.
  • CeramicSpeed bottom bracket.
  • 55t in the big ring for Joe. And 42t in the small ring!
  • 11-28 rear cassette.
  • Nice big storage pack on the PRSix.

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