Tracy Moseley talks 2013 race plans
We caught up with DH legend Tracy Moseley at the Forest of Dean recently to hear about her 2013 race plans which will include the Enduro World Series, UK Gravity Series and for the pain factor some UK XC races too!
T-MO RACING ANNOUNCES RACE SCHEDULE AND SPONSOR LIST FOR 2013
2013 will mark the start of a new era for Tracy but also for the sport of mountain biking as Tracy will take part in the newly formed Enduro World Series (EWS).
Taking place over 7 races throughout Europe and North America, the EWS series will be Tracy’s primary focus.
“It’s going to be amazing to be part of the first ever international enduro series and to have the chance to race in a World Enduro Championship," said Moseley. “This format is a huge goal for me this season."
Tracy also plans to take part in select rounds of the UK Gravity Enduro Series and the UK National XC series as part of her training and preparation for the Enduro World Series. For a full calendar of events go to www.tracymoseley.com
Alongside Tracy’s racing she will also be slowly developing her coaching career and interest in helping the next generation of young female mountain bikers. She will host a set of events designed to provide an introduction to mountain biking to girls, and development platform for up-and-coming riders.
Tracy will receive continued sponsorship support from a host of well-known brands.
Trek Bicycles will be supplying Tracy with a stable of bikes for races throughout the year. The Remedy and Slash will be her weapons of choice for enduro racing and the Superfly will be the bike for XC racing.
‘I am really happy to be staying with Trek for another season and really look forward to bringing home some wins for them in the enduro world,“ she said.
Bontrager stays on for open face helmets, wheels, tyres and some XC components. Tracy will continue to work with Bontrager on product development.
Tracy’s longest running sponsor, Oakley, is back for 2013 with on and off the bike eyewear.
Also returning are clothing sponsor Endura, who will be providing all of Tracy’s custom T-MO racing kit, as well as all-weather riding gear.
Wildwolf are back as Tracy’s nutritional drink sponsor. 2013 will be an exciting year for WildWolf as they will be launching their range of sports drinks during the summer.
Deity also returns as Tracy’s handlebar and stem sponsor for Enduro racing. Tracy has been working closely with Deity over the last 12 months and will be launching a T-MO signature Enduro bar in the Spring this year.
“I can’t wait to see my very own signature handlebar, it’s been great working with Deity and I look forward to a great year ahead,“ Tracy said.
Osprey will also be another important sponsor for 2013. Riders must carry all of their supplies during enduro races. Tracy is happy to have Osprey on board again with great products
Also returning are Trixter, Fox Racing Shocks, and Shimano.
E*thirteen will once again be providing Tracy with chainguides, while RRP will be supplying mud guards.
And finally a new sponsor to Tracy’s line up is Urge helmets, who will be supplying Tracy with full face helmets for Enduro racing. “Urge have a great ethos behind the brand and also produce one of the most breathable full face helmets on the market. I am excited the represent the brand in 2013,“ says Tracy.