Which of these 22 custom paintjobs is the coolest?

This is the real World Championships – the World Champs of paintjobs! The title that everyone is secretly more interested in.

Sure, the actual downhill racing part of the World Champs is pretty exciting too but let’s spend some time paying our respect to the hours and hours of painstaking work that goes into these custom bikes.

Bikes like these are now part of the whole World Champs story and build up. A noble tradition that brings out the very best in the designers – most of the time anyway. Occasionally there are some right old howlers in the mix.

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This year sees the designers most definitely taking more of a conservative and sedate approach on the whole. But there are definitely two or three standout machines in our opinion.

But this poll is for you. Vote away!