Blake Samson Joins Saracen For 2012!

Feb 9, 2012 at 0:05
Feb 9, 2012
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Blake Samson join Saracen for 2012

Blake is a well-known face on both the UK and international scenes, being consistently ranked within the top 50 riders in the world on the Freeride Mountain Bike World Tour for the last two years.

From his own impressive solo video showcases, to the light-hearted Bike Riders United How-To web edits, Blake is a massive character with an even bigger bag of jaw-dropping skills and we are stoked to have Blake riding on Saracen for the 2012 season.

Blake Samson s new Saracen CR3

bigquotesThis might be a surprise to some, but I have moved over to Saracen bikes for 2012. I am so excited to be riding for a British bike brand and looking forward to be working with all the guys at Saracen. I've been riding the new Amplitude ALX and CR3 models and I am loving them so much. I'm looking forward to iceBike in a few weeks and then it's off to California for a 3 weeks to kick off my new 2012 season. I will also be riding on the Animal Bike Tour this year and as well as a number of FMB world tour events. It's going to be a big, exiting year for myself and Saracen bikes! -Blake Samson

Blake will be competing in domestic and international competitions aboard both our CR3 and ALX frames, as well as helping out with the development of our 2013 models. Blake joins long-time Saracen rider Lance McDermott on the Saracen Dirt Team, making for a formidable team roster that we hope to see atop plenty of podiums in the coming year!
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26 Comments

  • + 18
 the second piture his stancions look like pure gold
  • - 1
 yeh man, special edition 36's!
  • - 23
 It's Kashima. They use it on all of their forks since 2011
  • + 13
 well yeah, we know this.. it just looks more gold in that picture.
  • + 1
 I don't even think they are kashima (the kashima ones have Kashima anodized onto the top of the stantion) Razz
  • + 0
 2011 did not have the kashima logo.
  • - 3
 the secodn picture has the forks edited on !!!!!
  • + 0
 he has a 2011 fork as shown with the blue decals
  • + 0
 Fair doos.
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  • + 5
 I was sitting at a table with blake at the london bike show while he was discussing this with a woman from madison (saracen distributors). I didn't think i would hear anything more of it so i was well suprised when I saw this story.
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  • + 7
 This year all the Teams a putting together some Rad Teams.. First Gt with the Athertons Blake Samson for Saracen.. I think this year is Gonna be pretty cool..
  • + 1
 i think your right on the money about this year
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  • + 8
 Is that a teletubby?
  • + 3
 HAHA I think you are right.
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  • + 7
 Blake changes sponsor more often that I change my bed sheets. No joke.
  • + 5
 It's no joke that you never change your bed sheets, what if you got a girl back?
  • + 2
 I have a sofa for that shit...
  • - 1
 dude i agree,i have an octane one void and now il have to change to a sarasun. Wink
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  • + 7
 In depth interview with Blake coming soon to getabmx.co.uk Smile
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  • + 3
 that was a surprise...
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  • + 1
 Pritty sick stoked for him i just ordered the 2012 amplitude cr 3 today well worth the money !!!
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  • + 2
 That is the sickest saracen i have seen!
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  • + 1
 is that ventnor mini in the background of the top pic?
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  • + 1
 So much changes for this year.. its crazy!
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  • + 2
 Sick bike!!!!!
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