New Year, New Faces, New Energy

Though it’s been a few weeks since you heard from us, the team has been busy in preparations for 2015. To be honest we’re still on the high from the 2014 season. New teammates with our grassroots riders brought depth to the team and along the way a few solid results: NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS *Seamus Powell – Super D National Champion …

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Race Report: Wildwood Games, ESC, NAE, MASS, and Race to the Top of Vermont.

Seamus

North American Enduro Tour: Highland OverMountain. Northfield, NH. Seamus Powell and Amy Alton both attended the eighth stop of the North American Enduro Tour, which includes ten races held across the continent. Seamus reports on the weekend: Close racing this weekend at Highland Over Mountain Challenge / North American Enduro Tour (NAET). Won by 1/10 of a second over 4 …

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Race Report: Downhill Cup at Mount Snow, Midnight at Marsh Creek, Taconic 909, Big Bear Ultra Light, and Pro GRT at Beech Mountain.

Wendi 909

In our last race report, the recurring themes seemed to be recovery, tired bodies, and and finding ways to cope with setbacks during racing. In this week’s race report, you’ll find riders plunging into new challenges, celebrating on podiums, and enjoying the beginning of the end of a long summer of racing. Eastern States Cup/New England DH Cup: Mount Snow, Vermont. Mount …

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Race Report: NYSMTB Burly; MASS XC D&Q Summer Sizzler; ESC Enduro, DH, and Super-D; and the Patapsco 100

Collin

With XC and Super-D National Championships just two weeks off, many of the riders on the Giant Northeast team competed in their final Nats tune-up races last weekend. Enduro and downhillers kept busy, as well, with the most recent Eastern States Cup event in Killington, Vermont. NY State MTB Series: West Hurley Burly Backyard World Championships. West Hurley, NY. Pro …

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Race Report: Gravity National Championships; ESC; MASS; Curse of the Dark Hollow; H2H; and Pro XCT.

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2014 USA Cycling Gravity Mountain Bike National Championships. Angel Fire, New Mexico. Pro downhill rider Brian Scolforo traveled to Angel Fire, NM, to compete in the Gravity National Championships, which featured downhill and dual slalom events. The downhill course, which included reworked sections of last year’s course, started at 10,500 feet above sea level and dropped 1700 feet over the …

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