Matt Stuttard on the Privateer 161 from Proto to Production.

Matt Stuttard has been with the Privateer 161 from the drawings all the way to the production race bike sliding into the top 10 at an EWS.

It’s rare for a pro rider to be on board for the inception of a brand’s first bike at the drawing stages before taking it overseas to do battle at the sharp end, but that’s exactly what Matt Stuttard and the Privateer 161 have done.

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