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Maria Leijerstam 2023 Bicycle

Maria Leijerstam 2023 Bicycle

Description

In 2013 Maria Leijerstam became the first person to cycle to the South Pole from the edge of the continent. In December 2023, to commemorate her 2013 trip to the South Pole, Maria Leijerstam cycled from the east edge of Ireland all the way to the South Pole Inn on the west side of Ireland. She did the 320km trip in just under 27 hours.

Click here for Maria's website



Click here for Maria's Facebook page



Click here to order her book on Amazon.com



Here are the details on her tricycle used in 2013 to cycle to the South Pole



Click here for Harry Kraemer's newsletter post and interview with Maria



Maria's bicycle for the 2023 trip was a 2016 Scott Scale 910 Carbon Mountain Bike.

Here are the specs on the 2016 Scott Mountain Bike:

Brand:Scott

Code:VAR241297
The SCOTT Scale 910 boasts a super light HMF Carbon Fibre frame.

The 910 comes fully equipped with a FOX 32 Float Performance fork with three modes, along with our RideLoc technology to allow for three travel settings to always optimise your ride.

IDS SL Dropout System

Interchangeable and lightweight, the IDS-SL dropout system works with 142x12mm, 135x12mm and 135x5mm QR rear axle standards. Shred the turns more aggressively and with enhanced control, thanks to a laterally stiff rear end.

Frame - Scale HMF Carbon IMP Technology / Tapered Headtube / BB92 / IDS SL DM Dropouts 142x12mm / SDS Shock Damping System

Travel - 100mm

Fork - Fox 32 Float Performance Air / FIT4 3-Modes / 15mm QR Axle / Tapered Steerer / Lockout / Rebound Adjustment / 100mm Travel

Remote System - RideLoc Remote Technology 3-modes

Headset - Syncros Pro / 1.5" - 1-1/8" Tapered / Semi Integrated

Rear Derailleur - Shimano XT RD-M8000 DSGS Shadow Plus Type, 22 Speed

Front Derailleur - Shimano XT FD-M8025

Shifters - Shimano XT SL-M8000 iSpec / Rapidfire Plus, 2-way Release

Brake Levers - Shimano XT BL-M8000 Hydraulic Disc

Brakes - Shimano XT BR-M8000 Hydraulic Disc / 180mmF/160mmR

Crankset - Shimano XT FC-M8000 HollowTech II / 34x24 T

BB-Set - Shimano SM-BB71

Handlebar - Syncros FL1.5 T-Bar 7075 Alloy 720mm

Handlebar Stem - Syncros XR1.5 7075 Alloy

Seatpost - Syncros FL1.5 Alloy, 31.6mm

Seat - Syncros XR1.5 Titanium Rails

Hub (Front) - Syncros XR2.0 CL 15mm

Hub (Rear) - Syncros XR2.0 CL 142x12mm RWS

Chain - Shimano CN-HG700

Cassette - Shimano XT CS-M8000 11-40 T

Spokes - DT Swiss Competition black

Rims - Syncros XR2.0 / 28H / Tubeless Ready

Tyres - Schwalbe Rocket Ron EVO / PaceStar Compound / Kevlar Bead / 29 × 2.1


Tags: PolarCycle
Detailed Information
Detailed Description
Bicycle used by Maria Leijerstam to pedal across Ireland. Maria has also used this bicycle in races all over the world.

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