Bikecheck: Xavier “Chabz” Cloutier’s Partymaster

Today, we`re stoked to bring you the Bikecheck of a true MTB Street pioneer; Xavier "Chabz" Cloutier. His name might not ring a bell to the younger generation, but Chabz is one of the OGs we started riding street with back in 2005. He took some time off the Freestyle scene for a while because of studies, injuries and also to focus on his own Handmade Frames Company; Cycles Narval. Despite not riding his Street bike much during the past few years, Chabz stayed heavily involved in Montreal's Cycling scene by building handmade steel frames and organizing various Fixed Gear races and events. He recently built up a new Partymaster and the thing is looking damn fresh! Keep on reading for all the specs and more pictures of his build!

Photos by Julien Grimard

Specs

Frame: The Rise Partymaster
Fork: Rock Shox Argyle RCT 70mm
Handlebars: NS District
Stem: FIT Ben Lewis
Grips: ODI Long Neck
Bar ends: Animal Bikes Plastic Bar Ends
Headset: Neco ZS 44mm Headset
Seatpost: No Name 27.2 Pivotal
Seat: Animal
Pedals: United Valentino
Cranks: Eclat Tibia
Sprocket: Odyssey 25t
Chain: KMC K710SL Kool Chain
Front Tire: KHE Mac 2 Dirt
Back Tire: KHE Mac 2 Park
Rims : Sun Ringle Rhino Lite XL
Front Hub: Old Ass 20mm hub
Rear Hub: Madera V2 BMX Hub

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