Full Speed Ahead announces Team Gravity

Jan 25, 2006
by Luc 'Acadian' Albert  
Seattle, WA. – Component manufacturer Full Speed Ahead has assembled the most progressive team of freeride mountain bikers ever formed. Featuring six of North America’s most talented freeride cyclists, Team Gravity has been assembled to promote FSA’s exciting new line of freeride products called Gravity.Riding for and managing Team Gravity, Eric Porter is a mainstay on the freeride circuit. His innovation and consistency make him a contender in any event he enters. Porter says of the team, “We have amassed a team that will be a threat to podium anywhere, anytime.” “Randy Spangler was a pioneer in the sport of freeride and is looked up to by many of the up and comers we have added to the squad such as Ben Boyko and Evan Holmgren. Seattle local Phil Sundbaum turned his focus last year from BMX to mountain bike and found success in last years Gathering contest. And finally, Chris Van Dine’s barrel role in competition secured his standing as the rider to watch.”

Beginning its 2006 campaign in Renton, Washington at The Gathering, January 27th-28th, Team Gravity is sure to find success on the freeride circuit this coming year. FSA’s new website dedicated to its Gravity product line and the team called www.ridegravity.com will feature frequent updates and blogs from Gravity team members as they travel and compete in 2006 events. These events will include; Honda Monster Park, Sea Otter, Adidas Slopestyle and Crankworx.

Full Speed Ahead will be supplying the team with components from its new Gravity product line. Parts will include Gravity seatposts, handlebars, stems, headsets and cranksets. The Gravity product line represents the best materials on the market, built into products designed and engineered to hold up to whatever trauma riders can dish out.

“Advanced design and manufacturing techniques combined with the simple, subdued graphics that our pro riders and consumers asked for are making this new product line an instant success with consumers as well as product managers as they spec their 2007 bicycles”, according to Doug Stuart, President of Full Speed Ahead.

Full Speed Ahead is based in the Seattle Washington area and is the manufacturer of high quality bicycle parts targeted to the road, triathlon, mountain and BMX cycling markets. In recent years FSA has experienced strong growth based on its success in developing and manufacturing high performance carbon fiber components including cranksets, handlebars, stems, seatposts and headsets.

For more information please contact:

In North America – Doug Stuartdoug@fullspeedahead.com, 425 488 8653
In Europe – Claudio MarraClaudio@fullspeedahead.com, 039 029 533 5308

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