If you’re like us, you’re always wondering what the pros ride and how they make their bikes lightweight yet capable of performing at their level.  Here’s one answer: Pua Sawicki’s 21.1 lb full suspension Ellsworth Truth mountain bike.  This is the bike she uses to win things like the NORBA Marathon and 24 Hour Solo National Championships, Baja Ultra Endurance 100K, Dirt, Sweat & Gears, etc.  (She races a 19lb Ellsworth hardtail for regular XC events).  Here’s the spec:

Frame: Ellsworth Truth
Wheels: DT Swiss XR1250s carbon
Fork: DT Swiss XRC 100 race
Shock: DT Swiss XR Carbon
Tubeless Conversions: DT Swiss tubeless kit
Brakes: Magura Marta SL*
Grips: Ergon GX-1
Crankset: Control Tech Double Play 2×9
Bars: Control Tech Carbon comp MT 28
Stem: Control Tech Scored 99
Seat Post: Control Tech Carbon We Post
Bottle Cage: Control Tech Carbon
Skewers: Control Tech carbon QR
Pedals: CrankBrothers Candy 4ti
Headset: CrankBrothers Cobolt XC/Race SL
Shifting/pods/derailleurs: Shimano XTR
Chain: Shimano CN-HG93 XT
Tires: Hutchinson Tubeless Ready Cobras
Seat: WTB Devo
* She’s getting ready to swap in Magura SL Magnesium brakes, which will drop another ounce.
RELATED: You can read our “How I Roll…” interview with Pua here.


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