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Bike Check: Patrolling The World With David Cachon

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There aren’t many riders who can claim to be a 2 x Trials World Champion a Guinness World Record Holder, an adventurer, photographer and content creator, but David Cachon wears all those hats.

  • Frame: Patrol Mountain 691 Evo Enduro MTB, 12x157mm Super Boost, 150mm
  • Fork: SR Suntour Auron 35 Boost – 160mm
  • Shock: SR Suntour Triair 3CR
  • Handlebar: PRO Tharsis 3Five High Rise Carbon – cut to 750mm
  • Stem: PRO Tharsis 3Five 45mm
  • Spacers: PRO carbon
  • Grips: PRO Lock On
  • Brakes: Shimano XT 4 pistons – 180mm rotors
  • Shifter: Shimano XT 12-speed
  • Rear Mech: Shimano XT 12-speed
  • Cassette: Shimano SLX 12-speed
  • Crankset: Shimano XT 175mm
  • Chainring: Shimano XT 32T
  • Rims: Alchemist MH27
  • Front hub: Alchemist 28 spokes
  • Rear hub: Shimano SLX Super boost
  • Tires: Vittoria Mazza Graphene 2.0 29×2.6in
  • Seatpost: PRO Koryak 30.9 – 150mm
  • Seat clamp: PRO
  • Saddle: PRO Stealth Offroad Carbon 142mm

David Cachon is a Spanish MTB rider who made a name for himself winning trials competitions, but in recent years he is better known for creating adventure videos, photo epics and generally wheeling through the mountains to the delight of his fans and sponsors.

If you want to get a rough idea of the types of things he likes to get up to then check out his latest edit below.

David Cachon’s Patrol 691 Evo

Patrol 691 evo
David joined Indonesian brand Patrol for 2021 and has been primarily been riding their updated enduro bike, the Patrol 691 Evo.
SR Suntour provides control of the Evo’s 150mm of rear wheel movement and upfront David also runs an SR Suntour Auron 160mm fork. We’ve even been told his settings with the TriAir rear shock set at 190psi and the Auron fitted with 4 volume spacers 90psi, 2 clicks of high and 8 of low-speed compression.
Vittoria launched a bunch of new tread last year and here we have the Mazza fitted to the 691 Evo. The Mazza is aimed at the trail/enduro end of the market featuring an aggressive tread pattern.

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