National Downhill Champion Geritt Beytagh Joins Freelap USA Team

Aug 26, 2008
by Luc 'Acadian' Albert  
News Source: Shawn Orecchio
Freelap USA is proud to announce that current U.S. National Downhill Champion, Geritt Beytagh, has signed-on to represent the Freelap USA product line as a featured athlete.“I have been using the Freelap Timing System since May and in addition to being fun to use, it has aided my training sessions tremendously”, said Geritt Beytagh. “I have discovered some unique concepts using Freelap that have really helped my racing.” In addition to capturing the U.S. National Downhill Championship, Geritt has been a force to be reckoned with in 2008 claiming top podium finishes up-and-down the east coast.

“We are excited to have an athlete of Geritt Beytagh’s caliber join the Freelap USA Team and serve as an ambassador for our products,” said Shawn Orecchio of Freelap USA. “Due to his dedication and tremendous work ethic, Geritt is leading the contingent of up-and-coming American mountain bike racers. We look forward to working with Geritt to help create awareness for this valuable training tool.”

Freelap USA offers portable, accurate and affordable timing products designed specifically to improve athlete training sessions in timed-discipline sports. In addition, Freelap provides unique timing solutions for mountain bike parks, BMX, Motocross and Cycling tracks, Alpine skiing and snowboarding, among many others.

For more information about Freelap Personal Timing Solutions, including online sales, please visit Train Smarter. Race Faster.

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 This system is hands down the most fun item I have used this year in relation to riding and learning about true speed on tracks. Check out the article from a few months ago:

If you get a chance to try one out, do it!

Congrats Geritt!
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 The URL for freelap-usa posted above is now a cyber squatter. A working link is or the manufacturer at
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 If there is anyone in the Calgary area interested in the free lap systems send me a message via pink bike,

or email me @

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 sorry make that Ed @
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 definatly a most constructive bit of kit sex
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 Yeah, Freelaps for the win! I have the clock and our local spot has poles, they work like a charm!
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 If only the watch/timer was cheaper, then clubs/large groups could invest in this great system.
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 Anybody have one of these in Oregon? I got the track.........
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 Geritt is a piner.
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 freelap is awsome!
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 Sounds awesome!

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