Ed Zunda – Bike Check

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Name: Ed Zunda
Age: 26  
Height: 6ft
Weight: 80kg
Hometown: Latvia – originally from Saldus, but I’ve been been living in Riga, since I turned 18.  
Sponsors: Vans, Monster energy, Wethepeople, Mental, ParBMX

What custom mods have you made to your bike?

I always cut my bars down a little bit, cut the seatpost, that’s pretty much it.

What’s the newest part on your bike?

I think it’s pegs and hubguards.

What’s the oldest part on your bike – any part you just won’t change?

My Awake frame is the oldest part on this bike so far, it’s a prototype and I’ve had it for more than eight months now! Still perfect.

How often do you put together a new set-up?

I try not to do that very often! I usually paint my bike, I get tired of colours fast, that’s why and how I’m trying to switch it up a bit! I feel like when you change parts a lot it’s harder to get used to your bike again if the parts aren’t the same a you rode before…

How good are you at keeping the thing dialled?

It’s mostly pretty dialed, but there also days when the bike just gets tired, would say mostly on trips. If you’re on the road all the time, it’s just the way it is!

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Frame: WTP Awake
Fork: WTP Patron   
Bars: WTP Switch
Stem: WTP Hydra stem 30mm rise   
Grips: WTP Hilt
Bar-Ends: WTP
Headset: WTP Compact
Seatpost: WTP Pivotal
Seat: WTP Team Pivotal
Pedals: Shadow  
Cranks: WTP Awake
Sprocket: Mental Check
Chain: Shadow
Front Tyre: WTP Stickin’   
Rear Tyre: WTP Stickin’
Front Wheel: WTP Supreme laced to an Éclat rim
Rear Wheel: WTP Helix freecoaster laced to an Éclat rim
Pegs: Éclat Venom peg