Amongst the world of pro bikes, there live some that are just meant for play. By which we mean Thomas Vanderham doesn’t really race, but he’s about as “pro” of a rider as you’ll find. Making a living by just being rad, Vanderham shreds this Rocky Mountain Instinct 29er in front of the camera, but also plays a role in product development for brands like OneUp Components, Fox, Rocky Mountain Bicycles, Maxxis, and Shimano…which is where we caught up with him, at the launch event for the new XT and SLX 12-speed mountain bike groups.
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