Race Preview: Sea Otter Classic, Downhill and Dual Slalom

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Dan and Martin are heading to Monterey County this weekend to race some Downhill!  This year the Sea Otter Classic is celebrating it’s 25th anniversary and expecting to host over 10,000 athletes and 65,000 fans, it’s going to be wild! As well as racing expect to see the Enduro team catching up with sponsors, friends from the circuit and lots… Read more

Race Report: UCI World Cup Round 1 presented by Shimano: Lourdes

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Rachel takes 2nd but Gee’s qualifying crash almost finishes his weekend. A mixed start to the season for a battered and bruised GT Factory Racing team with a 2nd for Rachel, a solid 30th for Taylor in his first Elite race (even with a broken thumb) but a massive crash in qualifying almost put Gee out of action. The brutal Lourdes track… Read more

Race Preview: UCI World Cup Round 1 presented by Shimano: Lourdes

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The 2015 Word Cup DH season is here at last! After probably the most intense and certainly the most geographically widespread winter’s training the team has seen to date Gee, Rachel and Taylor have flown to Lourdes. Lourdes is a brand new venue, until now a mostly well-kept secret of the French national team described as a “ludicrous” track –… Read more

Race Report: British Downhill Series Round 1 : Ae Forest

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Gee takes the win!!! It was a smaller DH team that set out for Ae Forest from Athy Racing HQ this week, Rachel Atherton was resting up before World Cup Round 1 and Taylor Vernon nursing an injured hand so it was Gee and Kade, the youngest and the most experienced rider who flew the flag for the team this… Read more

Race Report : Enduro World Series Round 1

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Disappointment for Dan & Martin at Giant Toa Enduro, Crankworx, Rotorua. Amazing dirt, amazing trails and two riders in the physical and mental form of their lives, Round 1 of the 2015 EWS seemed like the perfect race for Dan Atherton’s first international after a 2014 compromised by injury and young Martin Maes’s continuing quest for his first win in… Read more