La Bresse World Cup - Gwin and Moseley qualify fastest!

Aug 6, 2011
by Ian Hylands  
Photos by Colin Meagher and Fraser Britton

In what has become almost expected, Aaron Gwin has qualified fastest at La Bresse. He's followed by Steve Smith, Gee Atherton,and Steve Peat, all over two seconds back. Brook MacDonald has been a regular fixture in the top 10 this year however he flatted and finished 195th, but as a top 20 rider he still gets to race tomorrow. In the women's qualifying it was no surprise with Tracy Moseley qualifying first ahead of Floriane Pugin two seconds back, and then Sabrina Jonnier at six seconds back. Rachel Atherton crashed in practice and chose to sit out qualifying, she's in the top 20 so she's protected and will race tomorrow in the final.

Day one in the pits saw a fair number of cut spikes taking to the track the grass and rain earlier in the week meant softer turf and a need for some extra grip. Once the track started to burn in many riders swapped out the spikes for more all conditions tires like the Maxxis Minion or the Schwalbe Muddy Mary tires.
Day one in the pits saw a fair number of cut spikes taking to the track; the grass and rain earlier in the week meant softer turf and a need for some extra grip. Once the track started to burn in many riders swapped out the spikes for more all conditions tires like the Maxxis Minion or the Schwalbe Muddy Mary tires.
Beaumont is one who could put it all together here in La Bresse. It s a short track with more than a few interesting bits that mean making mistakes here will punish a careless racer with a shit time vs glory.
Beaumont is one who could put it all together here in La Bresse. It's a short track with more than a few 'interesting' bits that mean making mistakes here will punish a careless racer with a shit time vs glory.13th in qualifying.
Peaty s won here before. And his last race showed that Sheffield Steel is by no means ready to retire.
Peaty's won here before. And his last race showed that 'Sheffield Steel' is by no means ready to retire. 4th in qualifying.
Blenki heads into the last section of track full speed during timed training on Friday. If you can carry speed into this last few tight corners you can absolutely fly into the finish steeps.
Blenki heads into the last section of track full speed during timed training on Friday. If you can carry speed into this last few tight corners you can absolutely fly into the finish steeps.
Brook MacDonald and the rest of the young guns will be the ones to take chances here. And on a short track like this that s either going to mean going big or blowing up--there truly is very little room for mistakes here and there are a lot of places with potential for errors on this track despite it s abbreviated length.
Brook MacDonald and the rest of the young guns will be the ones to take chances here. And on a short track like this, that's either going to mean going big, or blowing up--there truly is very little room for mistakes here, and there are a lot of places with potential for errors on this track, despite it's abbreviated length. Brook flatted in qualies but will race tomorrow.
Young guns What young guns. Greg Minnaar is worried about only one thing winning.
Young guns? What young guns. Greg Minnaar is worried about only one thing: winning. 5th in qualies
Elliot Jackson was one of the first riders go get a bit wild on his way into the second steep section double up the rocks hidden in the grass and pinning it into the rocky corner.
Eliot Jackson was one of the first riders go get a bit wild on his way into the second steep section, double up the rocks hidden in the grass and pinning it into the rocky corner.
Aaron Gwin was the other rider absolutely pinning it into this section he skipped across eveything onthe way in and dropped into the middle line here avoiding most of the chunder and holes.
Aaron Gwin was the other rider absolutely pinning it into this section, he skipped across eveything on the way in, and dropped into the middle line here, avoiding most of the chunder and holes. Whatever he did on track it worked, qualifying fastest by 2 seconds.
Can you say PROtotype Aaron Gwin is not rocking a standard XTR master cylinder on his Session.
Can you say "PROtotype"? Aaron Gwin is not rocking a standard XTR master cylinder on his Session.
Nor is Gwin rocking a standard Saint rear caliper.
Nor is Gwin rocking a standard Saint rear caliper.
Gee Atherton is another racer who s struggled with bad luck this season. But the sheer grit he exhibits as well as his power and technical prowess will likely see the G-Man stepping back onto the box.
Gee Atherton is another racer who's struggled with bad luck this season. But the sheer grit he exhibits as well as his power and technical prowess will likely see the G-Man stepping back onto the box. 3rd in qualifying, can he keep it together in the final?
Sabrina Jonnier s tailbone injury has continued to plague her. Originally injured in February Sabo has most definitely had a off year. But the time off to heal up since Windham could very well see her return to form. And a home crowd will definitely be pushing a motivated Jonnier.
Sabrina Jonnier's tailbone injury has continued to plague her. Originally injured in February, Sabo has most definitely had a "off" year. But the time off to heal up since Windham could very well see her return to form. And a "home" crowd will definitely be pushing a motivated Jonnier. 3rd in qualifying but 6 seconds back on a short track...
Danny Hart is most definitely a threat to derail other riders dreams of glory he performs well under pressure and his ability to both see lines and his willingness to take chances make him damn near a lock for podium.
Danny Hart is most definitely a threat to derail other riders dreams of glory; he performs well under pressure and his ability to both see lines and his willingness to take chances make him damn near a lock for podium. 10th in qualifying


38738 DHI ME Results Qualifying Round
38738 DHI WE Results Qualifying Round


107 Comments

  • 21 0
 ya stevie smith! and whats trek feeding their riders they dont seem to lose
  • 8 31
flag Deeds (Aug 6, 2011 at 9:07) (Below Threshold)
 steroids and creatine...Its the only explanation!
  • 17 0
 obviously not Mcdonalds
  • 10 0
 Shark Adrenaline !!!!
  • 16 43
flag elcielo (Aug 6, 2011 at 9:32) (Below Threshold)
 @Deeds... Yeah, I'm starting to wonder if Trek WR is spending time with Trek's Radioshack team....... I don't want to believe it to be true, but I can't help but wonder at this point. Negitive prop all you want, but Trek has all the money, all the best training, and most importantly all the best doctors. I don't know what Gwin is taking, but there must be something funny in his blood. I saw a recent interview with him (I think regarding the new carbon bike) and he said himself the last 2 years he's been missing a step over the top 4 or 5 guys. All of a sudden this year he signs with a mega company and he's unstopable. I hope it's not true, I like Gwin but I can't help but wonder anymore.

That being said, Go Stevie Smith! End Gwins streak!!!
  • 5 0
 pure tourine
  • 17 2
 DH has hardly reached the point where the only advantages you can get is though steroids or the likes of... stop trying to take away from his pure determination because it makes you look like a sad and jealous fan. The same can be turned around on Peaty and say that he is too old to be doing as well as he does so he must be taking something... pretty ridiculous.
  • 12 2
 @elcielo - or he's just that good.. i mean give the man some credit! according to interviews ive seen, he's been busting his ass off trying to get where he is. i think its sad that as soon as someone starts winning and doing something right, people automatically think that theyre doing some "wrong." you don't have to cheat to be good at something.
  • 14 0
 Gwin has the talent, Trek has the $$$$. With that said, I still say GO PEATY!!!!!!!
  • 12 5
 I'm hardly sad or jealous. Like I said, I like Gwin a lot. And I know he works his @$$ off and he has tones of talent. I give him all the credit in the world for that. I just hope/don't want it to be true. All of us are part of one of the most genuine sports on the planet. It's one of the few sports that still has credibility. I just don't wanna see the sport loose it, that's all. Trek does have the reputation for this (from road teams of course). Don't look at what I said as being negative. Fact is it's an unfortunate reality that most pro sports face. These discussions bring awareness to the problems all sports face. Talking about it raises awareness, and hopefully generates protocoil to prevent the problem so it never happens at all. All of the major north American sports (NHL, MLB, NFL etc) are so screwed when it comes to performance enhancers because they turned a blind eye to it for so many years that it has become part of the culture. I love all MTB disciplines and I just don't wanna see it turn into a negative media circus like most other sports have become. My first comment wasn't ment to sound like I was trolling or pointing fingers. Re-reading my above comment it did sound like I was accusing them. Not really the way I ment it to sound. Just ment that it's possible but hoping it's not true, and I wanted to hear others opinions as well. Sorry to thoes who took it that way. Never the less, tomorrow will be wild. The tracks looks so fun!
  • 4 4
 elcielo has a point for sure
  • 7 2
 Gwin being focused on Christianity I doubt he would do that to his body.
  • 8 0
 As long as he doesn't start thanking god for his wins lol
That's aaaallllll Gwin right there
  • 9 0
 @elcielo- Gwin's step up... JOHN TOMAC!!!! real training helps
  • 10 0
 I can't see steroids being used in DH for a very long time if I'm honest, firstly for the fact that so much of downhill skill comes from decision making and reaction times. The added strength and potentially endurance that steroid use could offer is unlikely to be capable of increasing performance a great deal on technical tracks such as most of the tracks raced at World Cup level. Strength and endurance play a role in this sport as any other, but the extent to which they would alter/effect race results is limited. Better training and technilogical improvements made by Trek are far more likely to be responsible.
  • 3 0
 they all get tested anyway so even if they did use it and win they would get stripped off the medal surely
  • 1 2
 oh yeah jdotr....everyone get tested and its the most accurate and real deal test...no drug can pass without being detected....(sarcasm here) or go talk to Contador....he'll probably start talking to you about the meat he eat....pufff...

Hell...I think webbe has my vote from all this discussion...at that level, i just can't picture someone talking any thing to get considerable advantage at Downhill scene...perhaps in some way it can be use something to help on the strenght of arms...and somewhat the legs....but definitively this is your freaking skills and performance of the bike itself as a combo...and the Session have being proven since long ago that is the real deal bike, it just needed the right rider....or what? you'r going to say now that Semenuk, McCaul, Moseley, Leov and Mulaly are into something too...?!!!....If we were off discussing road cycling/XC...then, yes, I would definitively reserve my comments here...but in this...I just don't buy it...
  • 2 1
 They are feeding them top of the line bikes and components.... mix that with world cup talent and a passion for racing downhill? I dont see the need for any blood doping or 'cheating'
  • 4 0
 It's Bull sperm
  • 1 2
 Chuck Norris baptized the crew in his 'holy water'
  • 3 1
 Lets be honest though, quite clearly Gwin is being supplied with Charlie Sheen's tiger blood.
  • 3 2
 Except elcielo I NEVER see anyone else here question any other rider. When Gee was on fire no one even brought up the idea or would fathom uttering it here. But because Gwin is an American and he's doing good the accusations came out almost immediately after his first win this season. But let's not question the fact that anyone else could be doing it right? Because that's impossible. No, only the American can be the one accused of it.

Utterly classless and tasteless actions. These kind of accusations are disgraceful and are LITERALLY based on absolutely nothing other than people angered an American is doing well. No one involved with the WC ever suggested anything of the sort or even joked about it, all these accusations came from people like deeds and you.

Also, go Peaty.
  • 1 0
 I don't think speculations about Gwin doping will bring us anywhere. But I want to say, that alpine skiing also is a lot about skills and talent and so on. And it goes downhill aswell, but they are still doping as much as they can, and it helps them go faster. I think doping makes a difference in downhill racing, but as long as nobody can proof any of these allegations, arguing doesn't help!
  • 3 0
 Gwin is definetly not using anything illegal. i met with his trainer Ryan Hughes a month ago and he explained what really prepared him for this season. a lot of emphasis on his focus has helped unimaginably and i got an insight on what his training consisted of. Dieting and hard work has paid off for him huge this year. Gwin is an honest man and i truely dont believe he would ever take an illegal substance to up his game.
  • 1 0
 the WC leader gets piss tested after each round. He's clean.
  • 1 0
 exactly, i dont know why anybody would be making these assumptions when its obvious that he was the most prepared rider coming into this season
  • 1 0
 @Kenny:
I'd REALLY lay of the anti-faith remarks.
TYVM
  • 2 0
 people are very quick to blurt out things they've heard like: "he's on roids!" - but reality is, the only kinda drug that might help increase performance in dh mtb would be speed or some other kind of energy & awareness/reaction-time enhancer - but Gwin is waaaaay to mellow to be on that - I think it really is just all talent!

- some people just operate on another level!
  • 1 0
 @ctd07 that could even be caffeine, everyone drinks energy drink so that's probably cool.
the only stuff gwin will be taking is a hight intake of carbs, protein, and possibly creatine (it's not a drug, it's a natural supplement), but i just think it's his sheer determination, any of the brits that read Dirt Mag this month will find an interview in there, he's so chill, but so determined and focused! props to the dude!
  • 1 0
 cyrix, it has nothing to do with him being American. At least for most. Trek just has a history. I'm going to go ahead and say that the man's just on a tear though. Everything's going right for him this year and it shows on the clock. Nothing wrong with being wary of doping though. It's brutally common in other sports and I'd hate to see it make an appearence here.
  • 3 0
 Yeah right it's because of trek. I've seen so many comments that flat out stated that because he was an American and was doing so well this season he should be tested, and hell even when they were told he IS tested just like all the other riders people demand HARDER testing for only him and no one else. If it REALLY was just because of Trek then why isn't anyone demanding that the entire team be tested? Why are they instead only demanding he be put through advanced and more demanding testing? The bias here couldn't be more clear if it were a neon sign.

And nothing wrong with being wary of doping? Why then has no one here even brought it up or accused other pro riders UNTIL Gwin started winning, and why is he the ONLY one being accused? Just all of a sudden people here are "concerned" and "worried", despite years of no one making a peep about it, yeah right. He is far from my favorite rider right now, but even I can see the BS from a mile away.

And yes, that will probably come across as abrasive, but I'm genuinely pissed about this garbage being perpetuated here and anyone else who genuinely loves the sport and all the riders should be as well.
  • 1 0
 are people seriously thinking gwin or whoever are taking things to make them go faster!? c'mon guys this is downhill not any other gay sport like athletics! if you think how close all the riders are and how open they seem to feel with each other, they are all mega tight it would seem stupid if one of them was taking something, because it seems that the downhill community is a caring and stimulating community, not a phoney and a fake!

i don't believe it at all! gwins been training hard! maybe harder than the rest, and like elcielo said he has some of the best crew to help him do it!

personally i doubt doping will ever be introduced in downhill.
  • 1 1
 Cyrix, that doesn't come across as abrasive. It IS abrasive.

I think the anti-American comments are bullshit too, but the fact is, it's a very small minority that have suggested Gwin be tested solely because he's American. Whenever someone goes on a winning steak like he has, particualrly now, when times are tighter than ever it's bound to remind people of similar feats performed by athletes who were doping. People suggest that he be tested because he's the one putting 5 second gaps between himself and second place. When this kind of thing happens in sport it means that an athlete has some kind of leg up on the competition, whether it be training, gear, confidance, raw talent or something shadier.

Nobody wants to see biking go down the path that many sports have, and this kind of domination by one rider simply brings that idea to mind. It's hardly fair to Gwin, but assuming he's not doping (and I truly doubt he is) he won't mind proving that he doesn't need a banned substnace to dominate.
  • 1 0
 "it's a very small minority that have suggested Gwin be tested solely because he's American."

"but assuming he's not doping (and I truly doubt he is) he won't mind proving that he doesn't need a banned substnace to dominate."

I've seen a lot of people say it. And he HAS done everything they asked of him testing wise and nothing came up. So he didn't mind proving he was clean at all, because he's done it multiple times throughout the season.

The fact is the vast majority of these accusations only surfaced because gwin was winning and he was American. Like I said, when Gee was killing it no one even thought to bring up the fact he could be doping, any time ANY rider has done amazing no one made a peep. All of a sudden though people are getting out their pitchforks and torches because of the nationality of a rider. How you can't see this...I don't understand.
  • 1 1
 Tinfoil, that's about the weakest excuse I've heard... it's anti-American sentiment and that's all it is. The guy above me knows what's up and brings up incredibly good points. Although it may be a minority, it's still people who would never question a rider of their own nationality. By the sounds of it you're no different by suggesting that he takes doping tests on a regular basis (which they already do) and for some reason to make them public so you kids know that he's negative. I hate to be insulting but it's seriously pathetic and way to obvious.
  • 1 0
 I can't believe this conversation is still going on. Just end it already, waste of notifications
  • 4 0
 Complain about getting notifications. Post to create more notifications. tee hee
  • 1 0
 Got me there Wink
  • 1 0
 Scott, I never suggested anyone make them public. The point I was trying to make is that I doubt it's a big deal for him.

I'm not making excuses for anyone, as I realize that many of these people would never accuse a rider of thier own nationality.

I could repeat my points in an effort to change your mind and get through what appears to me to be a bit of a 'world is out to get us' mentality, but until now I feel like this has avoided descending into an argument, and I'd rather it stopped before it did. cyrix, I should mention what you said is undeniably very valid, I just feel like from your point of view the problem seems much larger than from mine (which is fair enough), or in my opinion than it is in reality.

If you really feel like I'm out to lunch, go ahead and PM me. (Wouldn't want to clutter up poor Kenny's dash Wink ) Should you have anything new to add, or need to repeat something that you don't think has gotten through to me I'd be happy to hear it.
  • 1 0
 The only thing I'd like to add is that we should keep on doing this to piss off all the people including Kenny Wink
  • 1 0
 I agree. I think it may just be Kenny that minds, which makes it that much better Beer
  • 1 0
 I apologize for this....

It's not a "'world is out to get us' mentality" when people actually say these things with relative frequency. Maybe if no one actually said anything like what I had posted, yes. But a ton of people have said those things. And what's worse is they get upvoted for it when it's complete propaganda.

Maybe I'm just a rare breed of person who appreciates all the riders and roots for them all to absolutely murder a track. I think I would go ape shit if say Dan Atherton, Peaty, Brosnan, or Smith won a round. I personally am capable of not giving a shit where the riders are from because they all have unique personalities that I find interesting and nearly all of them ride with a fire in them that I can't possibly recreate. It's a sad day for the sport when you feel like the odd man out for liking all the riders while a significant amount of people here argue about nationalities being important. f*ck that noise and f*ck those people who think where you're from is what defines you as a person.
  • 2 0
 I feel the same way cryrix, but I try to look at it in two parts...

1. America already has a bad rep. so ignorant folk will look down on any American regardless of who that person actually is and to them I say, f*ck off then ignore them because they cannot be fans of the sport if they hate an accomplished rider for their nationality.

2. I'm stoked to even feel this way because the last time that people could attempt to bad mouth a winning American in DH was when I didn't even care about the DH circuit.

In the end, I feel your pain but it's going to be expected amongst SOME younger/ignorant/hating fans of the sport but even that is also a sign that it's expanding and creating more spectators. Only the ones that matter know to look beyond a person's nationality Wink

Oh and Kenny, Here's another notification! Hahaha! Just kidding, this is my last post here.
  • 1 0
 I'm agreeing with almost everything you say cyrix, except the actual severity of the issue. Perhaps it's just a matter of perspective, or maybe I'm just an argumentative arse (a definite possibility considering I'm still posting here.) Regardless, here's to Gwin for shredding so hard he must be cheating Beer
  • 17 0
 Steve Peat for the win! Don't go thinkin the godfather is too old...
  • 7 0
 yeah come on steve lets have a win for the boys back in sheff.
  • 3 0
 He's the only one I'd be more stoked on winning than Gwin.
  • 4 1
 Danny for the podium and i'm a happy man!
  • 1 0
 just when people think he's too old... the legend returns!
  • 1 0
 BLENKI WEARING GLOVES ?
  • 1 0
 blenky never wear gloves but in this pic is wearing
  • 1 0
 he had too, french law!!!!
  • 7 0
 go canada!!! atta be stevie!! Big Grin
  • 3 0
 Ima start punching people over here for this retarded anti-American bullshit. Wheter it's Gwin winning or Cam winning AND daring to publicly commmunicate his patriotism, they are being hated on for the simple fact that they are American. This goes especially to my fellow countrymen. I really hope Gwin takes it all plus world champ just to piss them off.
Gwin you got this!

btw: RIP Warriors...
  • 1 0
 Thank you!
  • 1 0
 Yeah isn't it funny how in years past we would all root for every rider who did good and we would all be stoked for them? This season though I see people saying they hope Gwin wrecks, that he's on drugs, that he's an a*shole (I have no idea why people say this....). Races used to be a great community celebration where we would all be happy no matter what happened. Then an American had the nerve to finally do good and all of a sudden people wish harm upon him and accuse him of using drugs. Some classy people we have here.

It just goes to show you who the real fans of the sport are.
  • 1 0
 The anti-Americanism is getting a little silly. As much as I'd love to see Stevie's CAN above Gwin's USA on the results sheet, I'm still stoked as hell for both of them. There's a distinct line between patriotism and blatant arseholeishness. It's sad to see people cross it in what is more often than not a very supportive communtity.
  • 2 0
 its about time shimano went back to their original style brakes, the old 4 piston calipers were amazing and now they are making them again! i still have my old xt 4 piston brakes, never been bled in 6 years and still feel the same!
  • 2 0
 umm saint m810's are 4pot?
  • 4 0
 Although I've been rooting for Gwin. I'd love to see Stevie on the top of the podium at least once this year.
  • 4 0
 Peaty still in the top 5 when he's not far off double the age of the other riders, Sheffield steel still rules the world.
  • 1 0
 Its only this year that gwin has gotten 100% confident on the bike. Everyone knows he did moto cross before this so he is well used to speed, but now he is able to use his experience at the top level.
Unless he crashes there is no doubt where he will be on the podium come sunday.
  • 1 0
 Gwin doesn't need to take anything to win, he is a very talented rider that has honed his skills and the bike he is riding is better than anything else on the market.

As far as I'm concerned this is about biking, who gives a shit where the riders come from? all I want to see is a show of skill, talent and determination.

MTB isn't a spectators sport unlike most other sports, I for one will be watching all of the techniques and incorporating them into my own riding style.

Let the best riders out there on the day win!
  • 1 0
 I'd love to see Gwin take the next race. No one yet has won 5 in a season; so, if he can do it, it will light a fire under the arses of all other racers...thus making for a very interesting season next year. Give 'er the biscuit, Aaron! That said, it's nice to know Aaron is not an android, that he can be beaten. Personally, I think he backed off on the gas a little bit knowing he would take the title as long as he didn't crash. The next race...watch his smoke. He will for sure going for a fifth win, 'cause he's already gotten the Cup. And, if he can win the World Championship...he will have set the bar the highest within a single season. I'm not saying anything that everyone here doesn't already know, I realize.
  • 4 2
 Tomorrow, Gwin becomes world champion with 1 round 2 go. The man is stupidly fast.
  • 2 0
 no he'll win the world cup title, worlds are in champery
  • 4 0
 the world champion title is thrown around a ton between world cup title and world champs. either way, gwin is in the record books. if you think about it, 4 world cups, to date, puts him right behind Gee for amount of world cup wins.
  • 3 0
 Doh! no Sam Hill, no CG Frown .should still be good though.
  • 5 0
 Yeah, sucks not seeing both of those much loved riders. Heal up soon guys!
  • 3 2
 much as i respect gwin for being so awesome i cant help but wish he would let somone else win to make the series more interesting
  • 1 0
 Yeah, he really should stop trying to be the best in the world at a sport he loves, such a selfish jerk wanting to win all the time.
  • 1 0
 Gwin to win it Peaty to take the 2nd slot Gee in 3rd, love to see Peaty take it but GWIN is just on another planet I think he has the field psyched out.
  • 1 0
 I'm gonna get ripped for this, but I don't want Hill to keep racing. He's mad fast and his super slidy style would look great in some more fr vids
  • 1 0
 SRSLY. We don't need to read it anymore... "Gwin is fast, so is Mosley..." ROFL
Blah blah blah...
We know they're badass!
USA USA USA!!!
  • 1 0
 Get em Gwin! Cole was the only one to break 35 mph! Where's Hill at? (probably gonna get torn apart for that one)
  • 1 0
 his injury from last year was playing up
  • 1 0
 Its different, torn all the ligaments in his shoulder from training
  • 1 0
 ohh right, my mistake
  • 2 0
 What was on with Troy Brosnan?
  • 3 0
 Go GEE!
  • 1 0
 Gwin seems to be the Vettel of DH Its pretty predictable that he is going to win, and if not podium
  • 2 0
 Steve Smith will win tomorrow, I'm calling it now! Wink
  • 1 0
 That would be pretty damn awesome. Still pulling for peaty, this is his kind of track.
  • 2 0
 Really want to see Danny get lairy. Go on Lad!
  • 1 0
 Gwin's technique is amazing, peaty's fitness is crazy but Gee should still win Razz
  • 1 0
 So nothing has changed over the brake Razz
  • 12 0
 Stevie is getting faster and on route to his first worldcup win! ^
  • 1 0
 i hope stevie nails it wanna see him so bad!
  • 1 0
 What does protected means?
  • 3 0
 The top 20 riders are prequalified, so if they have a mechanical or a crash in qualifying they still get to race in the final.
  • 1 0
 Thanks Ian.
  • 2 1
 Aaron Gwin is the man! Love the dominance!
  • 1 0
 zOMG! New Saint? So stoked.
  • 1 0
 What?... Blenki wearing gloves...??
  • 1 0
 GO GEE !!!! NUMBER ONE !!
  • 1 0
 come on gwiny.where is blenkinsop?
  • 1 0
 treks got this!!!!!!
  • 2 1
 come on gwin!!!!!
  • 1 0
 go M9, go for victory.
  • 1 0
 Gwins got this one and all the ones after.Trek cant be stopped, they have a great team and one hell of a bike.
  • 4 0
 Has nothing to do with Trek's bikes, the fact that they signed the fastest man int he sport, put him through an amazing training program, and gave him the support he needs -- that's what has made the monster that is Gwin. It's simply a sophisticated race program in a young sport. The fact that Honda came in, signed a couple of riders, then absolutely dominated for two years (with no previous experience in the sport) is proof of this. A great race program with dedicated and talented riders will go alot further than simply claiming that you make the best bikes in the world..
  • 1 0
 Where is Gracia?
  • 1 0
 He's injured - check out his facebook profile, it explains Frown
  • 2 0
 That sucks. He adds such flair to the races.
  • 1 0
 Thanks for the reply, FunnBOB; I had no idea he was out. Get better soon, Cedrik!

cyrix...you speak the truth. CG = Legend.
  • 1 0
 Fuck yeah wareham!

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