'14 World Champs DH

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  1. herzalot

    herzalot Well-Known Member

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    Yes - as I re-read my post from Sept. 2014, now I can add Gwinny's chainless WIN in Leogang last year, winning four out of 7 races, then the World Cup, then parting ways with Specialized.

    I can add Loic Bruni's incredible run of top two qualifiers and second place finishes, getting his first win in the little race known as the World Championships. Oh, and then his team ditching LapPierre and getting served up with some Specialized bikes.

    Or Rachel Atherton having no legitimate competition, winning 6 of 7 World Cup races and World Championship - then changing bikes (along with Gee and Dan) from GT to Trek.

    Or Greg Minnaar going slow to go fast, taking two wins and moving ahead of Steve Peat for all time World Cup DH wins (male). At least Greg will still be on the same bike this year.

    Or Richie Rude winning the Enduro World Series two years after winning Junior World Championships in DH - and still not old enough to buy a beer in the U.S.

    Or Jared Graves moving to Specialized after 12 years with Yeti...

    Should be an exciting 2016!
     
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    trailninja Going Slideways!!!! Staff Member

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    There's going to be so much stoke! It will be interesting to see who adapts better to a new bike. Commencal and Spesh are looking good.
     
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    Gwin on YT or KTM...

    Those are the top two rumors, but at this point, almost nothing would surprise me.

    Press release coming January 22.
     
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    Ktm e-bike !
     
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    trailninja Going Slideways!!!! Staff Member

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    If he is truly riding for YT they should have done the press release on Tuesday not Friday! Lol. He's been riding that KTM moto a whole lot.
     
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    I can't help but to think that Zink's speaking out against Rampage had something /leverageing/ to do with getting red-bull to pony up some $$ to get Gwin on YT. I like conspiracy theories lol. Just all fun and games don't flame me please.
     
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    Cats outta the bag
     

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