Video: How Greg Callaghan's Family Helped Him Get to the Top of the EWS

Apr 27, 2021
by Cycles Devinci  

It’s hard to find a photo from Greg Callahan’s childhood without a bike or moto in it. The Irishman has been racing and riding bikes with his dad, Stanley, his entire life. To this day, even as Greg’s career as an EWS racer has him travelling for months at a time, the pair still get out to ride whenever they can, if only for the banter.

Rooted In Ireland is the story of a bond between father and son that was built on the muddy race tracks and trails of Ireland, where two generations of Callahan boys regularly take their place on the podium.


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 It has been scientifically proven that having a good beard makes you faster!
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 or a moustache Smile
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 or a mono
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 I've been trying to bring my dad on mtb but he always have a excuses that his butt get hurt on a mile ride .lol i MIGHT have to buy him a e-bike to enjoy. Now, this is what e-bike for for old fart like my dad. lol ps. just want my dad to be healthy.
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 I convinced my dad to buy himself an ebike last year. Best decision he ever made! It makes riding with him so much more fun!
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 @Brendonl: Perfect use case for e-bikes! And folks with injuries that hamper steep climbing and restrict ride length.
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 Dutch Gold can is a nice touch!
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 It seems to me that Devinci always had great people riding for them.
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 Love this! My dad, who got me into MTB, started riding again last year after a 25 year break. So great to ride with him again, though he's a bit slower than I remember from when I was 8! Also, I feel like a foundation in moto trials sets you up for success in literally any two wheeled sport. Trials people are nuts.
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 a few years ago, on Cube bikes they did a spot light on him called 'against the odds' and it was like what? he was born and raised on a bike, was there any question ever that he'd make his career on a bike. this one is more like it.
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 I love to see top riders taking this approach to riding. The difference between Greg and Gwinn (and nothing against Gwinn btw) is huge. I know I'd rather be the rider having fun.
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 Dutch Gold on Dutch Gold...
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 Wow that was incredible. Also, Greg's dad is an absolute shredder!
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 That was awesome. Thank you for this.
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 John Lawlor always makes stellar content.
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 Next up, EWS Podium
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 Stan is the man! Always enjoyed a chat with him at races! Rad team during the event and for the after party Wink
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 On Track next season?
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 Good stuff!
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 that was great!!!
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 Appears to be a new Shimano rotor design in the second photo.
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 Rooted MTB????
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 The can of dutch gold !!
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