Bruce Klein Announces Departure From Commencal 100%

Dec 19, 2019
by James Smurthwaite  

Bruce Klein has announced he will no longer be racing with the Commencal 100% team from 2020 onwards.

Klein spent two years racing for the second Commencal team and, despite missing most of 2018 with an injury, picked up a best World Cup result of 16th at Snowshoe. He also won the silver medal at the Canadian Open DH race at Crankworx this year.

bigquotesMassive thanks to the Commencal 100% crew for the previous two years of racing. Lots of fun times were had and the opportunities presented second to none, but I’ll be moving forward from the team into 2020. To everyone involved, a huge thank you and I’ll see ya at the races!Bruce Klein

So what next for Bruce? Well, there's no official word yet on his future but we've seen him riding a GT Fury however it wasn't specced using current Factory Team sponsors, so it could just be a red herring. We'll update you when we have official news.




23 Comments

  • 50 0
 No mention of his biggest achievement, the 86' huck at Les Gets?
  • 12 0
 That was a contest from the OTHER website so probably nah Wink
  • 3 0
 The gap drop nose bonking a rock here in US race was even more impressive...
  • 14 0
 Met Bruce at Mont Saint Anne this summer - super nice dude. Hope he lands somewhere good for 2020. #hucktoflat
  • 3 0
 He will land to flat in 2020
  • 7 0
 "Where to next for the young American talent"

Is this a hint as to where?
  • 4 2
 Intense. I'm calling it here first.
  • 4 0
 Geez i hope you’re right. (Not intense)
  • 5 0
 Bruce is a hometown hero! wish him nothing but the best for 2020! onwards and upward!
  • 6 0
 I don't know you can depart from a team 50%.
  • 4 0
 He's going to the syndicate.. breakout year on the V10 throwback: www.pinkbike.com/video/356936
  • 2 0
 Anything will be w downgrade bike wise or if hes lucky enough ti get with intense or santa cruz itll atleast he allost as fast of a bike
  • 1 0
 There's more to a racing program than the bike.
  • 3 0
 Oh mannn where is this guy going? I can guarantee one thing, its up
  • 7 1
 2020 WC podium. You heard it here first
  • 2 1
 @pargolf8: For who? Bruni? Pierron? wait Brosnan! obviously Brosnan.
  • 3 0
 @nzandyb: definitely not arguing any of those 3
  • 5 7
 Assuming Gwin doesn't comeback to his old self then Klein is probably the next great USA DH rider. Luca Shaw just doesn't have that killer instinct, Charlie Harrison will continue to improve, but Klein is there and ready to challenge with the right team and support.
  • 1 1
 Prove it
  • 1 0
 I've see Bruce race at Mammoth - he is a ripper - F the haters.
  • 1 0
 He’s going to Intense, Spesh, or Gt. Who’s trynna bet? Lol
  • 2 0
 Spec has their eggs in the finn and loic basket. Solid basket. That being said, id bet you (hope) he doesn’t end up there.
  • 1 0
 Somebody pick this boy up! Bruce you da shit main

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