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2011 Trek World Racing Team

12:10 16th March 2011 by Billy Thackray
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Trek World Racing 2011 World Cup downhill team of Tracy Moseley, Aaron Gwin, Justin Leov and Neko Mulally and have just been out in Spain testing recently and have just released details of their full co-sponsors, program and support staff as well as a tasty teaser video and some choice photos.

Trek are looking strong this year and it’s going to be exciting to see how they get on at the first World Cup in Pietermaritzburg in just over four weeks time.

Since announcing the complete roster of Trek World Racing athletes for the upcoming season, planning has been in full swing with the confirmation of the all-important co-sponsors of the program, as well as the support and support staff, and the team’s participation in the first test camp of the year. Held on the Costa del Sol in Spain, all 7 riders attended a test camp with key Trek staff, with participation by Fox Racing Shox and Shimano.


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Next month sees the launch of www.trekworldracing.com, a new freestanding website dedicated to the team and the popular In Pursuit video series.

23 Degrees Sports Management, along with Trek Bicycles, are proud to announce that Trek World Racing’s co-sponsors for 2011 will be:

Major Sponsor: Shimano – Drive Train and Brakes
www.shimano.com

Major Sponsor: JBL – World leaders in Home and Car Audio
www.jbl.com

Major Sponsor: Fox Racing Shox – Suspension, Technical Support
www.foxracingshox.com

Major Sponsor: Bontrager – XC Clothing, XC Bars, XC Stems, XC Seats/Seat Posts, XC Grips, XC Tires, Wheels – www.bontrager.com

Team Sponsors:

Kabuto Helmets: XC Helmets – www.ogkhelmet.com
Royal Racing: DH Clothing and Casual Gear – www.royalracing.com
FUNN: DH Handlebars, Stems – www.funnmtb.com
Gamut USA: Chain Guides – www.gamutusa.com
SDG: DH Saddles and I-Beam Seat Posts – www.sdgusa.com
Motorex: Lubricants and Cleaning Products – www.motorex.com
Maxxis: DH Tires and Tubes – www.maxxis.com
Alpinestars: DH Protection and Bags – www.alpinestars.com
Isostar: Sports Drink and Nutrition – www.isostar.com
Hope Technology: DH Hubs – www.hopetechnology.com
ODI: DH Grips – www.odigrips.com

Quotes from some of the team’s new sponsors for 2011:

President/CEO of OGK Kabuto, Mr Hidehito Kimura: -

“KABUTO as a Japanese bicycle & motorcycle helmet manufacturer, we have been in the leading spot here in Japan and Asia. Now it was about time to show the rest of the world our products, and we cannot be happier to do this with Trek World Racing, the best Mountain Bike team in the World Cup scene for the 2011-2012 season. We are very excited and cannot wait the season to start.”

Managing Director of Royal Racing, Mr Martin Lloyd Evans: -

“Royal is delighted to be sponsoring Trek World Racing and we have been long term admirers of the Trek brand. TWR are the perfect research and development partner for our design team.”

Co-founder of Gamut USA, Mr Mateo Graziosi: -

“Gamut is very proud to be selected as the chain device sponsor of the Trek World Racing team. Its elite riders and support crew will certainly add value to our brand while providing feedback to ensure we continue to make best in class products.”

Isostar Brand Manager, Mr Daniel Schmid: -

“Isostar sports nutrition is very excited to be a new sponsor of Trek World Racing. We can’t wait to support one of the best mountain bike teams in the world and to develop further nutrition products in close collaboration with the riders. We wish TWR lots of success for the upcoming season!”

Trek World Racing athletes will be supported by some of the most experienced and talented staff in the business:

Team Director – Martin Whiteley (AUS)
Road Manager/DH Soigneur – Paul Schlitz (AUS)
XC Soigneur – Gabby Murphy (AUS)
Head Mechanic – Sander Gijs (NED)
Team Mechanic – Ely Woody (USA)
Team Mechanic – Chris “Monkey” Vasquez (USA)
Team Videographers – John and Rob Parkin (GBR)

The primary focus for Trek World Racing will be the World Cups and supporting all riders at the World Championships in Switzerland. The team will attend all XC and Downhill World Cups this season as well as selected events such as the Absa Cape Epic, US Open, Roc d’Azur, Selected Pro GRT Events and Swiss Racer Cups, Maxxis Cups and British National DH events.

  1. zac

    the video is lame, top riders and no shredding !
    simply an AD fill.

  2. ddmonkey

    Hmmm.. increasingly seems like you need to fit a certain marketing profile to be a top sponsored female XC rider these days?

  3. booboy

    black white red

    looks good but that scheme has been kicking round for years….

  4. billy

    @Zac, it’s a TEASER!!!

  5. captain pugwash

    emily batty still riding for trek? ;)

  6. Jack

    Ho hum…well judging by this teaser, Trek are set to continue to produce most boring team videos out there this season.

  7. stubob

    Trek looking good for this year me thinks. Billy whats happening with the Fantasy league this year?

  8. Tim

    I think the bikes look really good in that colour scheme. I’d have one.
    Kits quite ‘busy’, but ok. Fantasy league… I’m glad I didn’t have money on my teams the past couple of years, everytime I picked someone, they nailed themselves and were out for most of the season. Jinx-meister.

  9. billy

    Fantasy News: we’re sorting it out at the mo…stay tuned.

  10. Rob H

    The Trek’s graphics and design remind me of a mass produced road bike for some reason. It doesnt shout dh to me.

  11. Rob

    They’re gonna bore each other to death without Needles this year. Whitely seems to have a knack for replacing fun with hardcore professionalism…

  12. tony adams

    the first 88 was one of the best lookin bikes ever made….what happened?? who died and forgot to make the rest of them look good???

    whos the blonde though???? whoaaaahhhhhh!!!! wont make me by a bike but ill be watchin the videos…..now, wheres that tissue

  13. sideways sid

    Can’t help thinkin it’s a bit weird that Mr. Bonty isn’t on board for hubs, tyres, grips etc on the DH team. Alright, the hubs are a bit poo (compared to King) but the tyres are the best on the market at the moment and the grips are top quid too!

  14. AD

    Hey ddmonkey. I’m not sure what certain marketing profile your referring to but I’d venture a guess that being ranked #2 in the world of Female Elite Womens XC had something to do with it.

  15. sideways sid

    Who’s the blondey at 0:22? That’s definitely not Emily or T-Mo!!

  16. AD

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