Funny that, we were just talking about Renthal and how Neil Donoghue has been on the latest few Renthal adverts now that Sam Hill is on CRC/Nukeproof and not running the big R bars, when…ping ping…this Renthal email news beam came through the pipes.
A revamped team structure and the addition of the all-dominating Aaron Gwin, this is guaranteed to be the team to beat this year. Troy Brosnan is back from injury and stronger than ever and last year’s guest rider, the strikingly talented Mitch Ropelato is on the roster full-time.
More team shuffling as the multi talented Jared Graves shifts his attention to the Enduro World Series. New to the team is DH World Cup podium regular, Cam Cole and staying with the team is the massively promising Richie Rude.
US no.1 DH athlete Jill Kintner and the man that can stomp a berm like no other, Bryn Atkinson, continue their self managed team into 2013.
MS Mondraker Racing
A full European flavour this year, with Damian Spagnolo and Markus Pekoll back on board. New to the team is current World Champion, Morganne Charre and the up and coming Innes Graham.
Commencal Riding Addiction
The cream of current French talent, this Gallic sledgehammer of a team features Myriam ‘Pompon’ Nicole, Rémi Thirion and brothers Thibaut & Gaetan Ruffin.
Canyon Factory Enduro Team
Back in competition for 2013, DH World Cup legend, Fabian Barel makes his Enduro World Series debut. He is flanked by Europe’s finest and the notorious Dudes of Hazard; Joe Barnes, Liam Shane, Fergus Lamb, Eugen-Maxi Dickerhoff, Ines Thoma and Marco Bühler.
An off season dominated by knee surgery, Yannick Granieri is hungry for competition and will be the man to watch on the FMB circuit.
With one of the most innovative approaches to riding any bike, Chris Akrigg is back from injury. His incredible depth of skill and imagination result in the most awe inspiring and unique edits on the web.
UK’s no.1 BMX racer, two times Olympian and BMX World Cup podium athlete, Liam Phillips heads up our BMX racing contingent.