Singletrack Issue 126 | Hope’s Helping Hand

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How one engineering student’s idea became a reality thanks to Hope Technology. Words & Photography Chipps Maxime Lallemand loves riding bikes in the French mountains. He loves racing enduros, and blasting down mountains flat out. The only trouble is, he’s always had a bit of a weak grip on one hand. Not enough to stop him from hanging on, but enough to make constant hauling on the brakes an issue on long descents. Being an engineering student, he decided to see if he could engineer a solution to his problem. Other riders and engineers have looked at this predicament in...

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