PRESS RELEASE: WD-40 BIKE
WD-40 BIKE chosen as the official lubrication and cleaning product by the Santa Cruz Syndicate downhill race team.
The 2018 UCI Downhill World Cup season sees the Santa Cruz Syndicate and WD-40 BIKE working together to deliver an entirely new level in maintenance and lubricant performance.
The Croatian island of Lošinj plays host to the first round of the series and is an all new venue on the circuit. Competitors are faced with a suite of variables — new terrain on an unfamiliar course with a threat of uncertain weather. So how do you prepare for the unknown?
Doug has been wrenching on the UCI World Cup circuit since 2001 and has experienced every kind of condition imaginable. He is the principal mechanic for fast young American DH talent, Luca Shaw.
“One of the biggest advantages of being on the Syndicate is the shared knowledge amongst the team” says Luca. “The mechanics and racers all help each other be prepared for whatever the mountain throws our way. Sometimes our approach can seem a little bit strange to others, but we’re all encouraged to be ourselves and find whatever works best for us, no matter how weird that may be!”
Luca races alongside teammates Vergier of France and the winningest DH racer of all time, Greg Minnaar of South Africa.
Together, their personalities reflect everything the Syndicate stands for — a trio of focused athletes who know how to have as much fun off the race track as on it. We share their attitude and are proud to be helping the guys prepare for their biggest moments of the year. Together we’ll build a new legacy as one of the most effective race products in downhill mountain biking history.
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