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Film: Fergus Ryan's Regression

Ferg mid air next to Privateer logo

Fergus Ryan is back! After an accident that took Ferg out of racing late last season, we're excited to announce that he is back riding and fighting fit! During a pre-race trip in Morzine, Ferg overshot a gap leading to a broken ankle and an early end to his season. With the last few rounds slipping through his fingertips, Ferg was extra motivated to heal up as quickly as possible and get back out on this bike!

In his latest edit, Ferg and Jacob Gibbins headed out to the Forest of Dean to shoot some footage of Ferg back up to speed.

Film shot by Jacob Gibbins

Ferg will be racing the entire EDR season this year, which sees Enduro athletes from around the world compete in diverse locations ranging from Tasmania, the French Alps and Whistler! The 2023 season is shaping up to be a blast, and with the first 2 rounds of racing set to kick off in March, we don't have long to wait!

Ferg ripping a turn on his 161

Ferg will be heading to Tasmania with his Privateer 161, our flagship enduro race bike. Designed to offer riders a race-ready bike out of the box, the Privateer 161 boasts geometry that was light years ahead of other bikes at launch and still sits on the leading edge of progression today.

The all-alloy frame, single-piece CNC suspension rocker and oversized bearings of the Privateer 161 enduro bike are the perfect privateer racers weapon. Weekend warriors and riders who prefer rallying in the woods rather than racing love the 161 for this rugged construction, low maintenance and progressive geometry.

Ferg jumping a gap
Ferg techy mid air

For more information about the Privateer 161 and the rest of the Privateer Bike range, head over to our Bike Collections pages here.

Privateer 161 Complete Bike (GX) in Black

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Privateer 161 Shimano XT Bike in Black

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