Cynthia Carson, the first woman to finish the 2024 Atlas Mountain Race, just published a bike check video that walks through the Open One+ she rode and the gear used during her winning ride in the event. Learn more about Cynthia’s 2024 Atlas Mountain Race rig here…

As we reported a couple of weeks ago, Cynthia Carson from Virginia, USA, finished the 2024 Atlas Mountain Race in 4 days, 19 hours, and 3 minutes, taking first place in the women’s race and 15th overall. Cynthia rode a carbon Open One+, the brand’s ultralight hardtail. In her latest video, Cynthia walks through the bike and all the gear she brought along for her winning ride. Watch it below and scroll down for a build kit list.

  • cynthia carson 2024 atlas mountain race
  • cynthia carson 2024 atlas mountain race
  • Bike: Open One +
  • Wheels: PROVEN Beyond Dynamo wheels
  • Fork: RockShox SID Ultimate, remote lockout
  • Dynamo: Son 28 Boost
  • Tires: Schwalbe Racing Ralph 2.25, Racing Ray 2.1
  • Groupset: SRAM Eagle AXS
  • Gearing: 32T chain ring, 10-52 cassette
  • Derailleur cage: Kogal Kolossos ceramic oversized
  • Saddle: Fizik Argo saddle
  • Bar: Ritchey Alloy
  • Handlebar add on: SQLabs Innerbarends, Ergon grips
  • Lights: Sinewave Beacon Dynamo front light, Fenix headlight hm65r
  • Water: 3L hydration bladder from Apidura, 1 bottle on aerobars
  • Frame pump: Lezyne road drive
  • Extra tool: Muc Off bar end with tire plug
  • Top tube bag: Apidura 1L backcountry top tube pack
  • Frame pack: Apidura 4L backcountry full
  • Seat bag: Apidura 10L Backcountry Saddle Pack
  • Extra: Old Man Mountain Axle pack for water attachment on fork

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