Full-Dynamix is the mountain bike division of Italian bike maker Battaglin Cicli. The Higher is the company's professional level bike for marathon and XC racing.
A Marzocchi 320 LCR Carbon fork does duty on the front.
Rourke favours the trusty SRAM XX1 drivetrain (with a spiderless crank) and a RockShox can to control the tail. Look's S-Track pedal was a popular choice amongst 2015 Epic pros.
The wheelset takes us back to Italy with a stunning pair of Alchemist wheels and hubs.
The cockpit features a FSA bar with XX brake levers, Marzocchi lockout, XX1 shifter, and a Powertap Joule GPS mounted on a negative angled stem.
A Selle San Marco Aspide Racing Protek Open saddle.
Rourke Croeser talks about his Full-Dynamix bike setup for the 2015 Absa Cape Epic:
Ray caught up with Rourke and Travis at Oak Valley during the 2015 Absa Cape Epic: