PRESS RELEASE: Polygon UR
In a world of a standardize team announcements where rider X is stoked to ride for brand Z, here at the Polygon UR we are trying to keep things fun to announce our 2019 roster and to celebrate our 10th year anniversary.
10 years is a long time and you will see that for our oldest riders we start to notice their age but luckily they are not feeling old yet when on the bike, enjoy! RIDERS
Our core top DH riders remains the same with:Sick Mick Hannah / 8th year on the team Tracey Hannah / 8th year on the team Alexandre Fayolle / 4th year on the team
Our young gun Simon Chapelet goes from the development team to join our 3 DH riders as his first year racing the World Cup circuit in the junior category.SImon Chapelet / 1st year on the team
On the freeride side we will still have a strong team with:Sam Reynolds / 6th year on the teamLoic Esteve / 5th year on the team
Loic Esteve will be doing some cool video projects showing his crazy moves.Tim Bringer / 1st year on the team
Tim comes from a BMX background and is promoted to the official team. We hope to show you more of him as he is a crazy machine!
From the Enduro side, our team owner Fabien Cousinié will be racing selected enduro events and Crankworx. He also will take us around the world on a new trail travel web series.Fabien Cousinié / 10th year on the team Bikes and SponsorsPolygon XQUARONE DH9
This is the standard Polygon XQUARONE DH9 that we are going to use in most situations Polygon XQUARONE DH9 29 front - 27.5 rear
As the UCI regulation changed, this is a special XQUARONE DH9 built that some of our racers will use. It has a 27.5 rear wheel and a 29 front wheel with a steeper head angle.Polygon Siskiu N9
For enduro riding and racing in 2019 the team has chosen to use the new Polygon Siskiu N9 in both 27 and 29 wheels size.Polygon Trid ZZ
For slopestyle and speed and style the Trid ZZ will be our main weapon of choice.
We are really thankful to keep working with these brands:Polygon Bikes —
Bikes, Kenda Tires —
Tires, SR Suntour —
Suspensions, Alpinestars —
Riding gear, protections and team kits, Bluegrass —
Helmets, E*Thirteen —
Wheels, cranksets, cassettes & dropper seatpost, Camelbak —
Hydration packs & water bottles, Promax Components —
handlebar, stem, cable housing, seat post, Zéfal —
Pumps, mud guard, accessories and cleaning products, Smanie —
Saddles, KMC —
Chains, Box Components —
Derailleurs & shifters, High5 —
Nutrition, Ilabb —
Lifestyle clothing, Galfer —
Rotors & brake pads, ODI —
Grips, Trickstuff —
Brakes, M2O —
Compression socks, JetBlack —
Home trainers, Unior —
Tools, FiveTen —
Shoes, Skyline Queenstown MTB —
Bike park, Yakima —
We will see additional support from: Fast suspension —
coil shocks, Crankbrother —
Pedals, Works components —
Finally, as far as schedule you will find us at all World Cups, all Crankworx, selected Enduros races, selected festivals, selected FMB events and as much on our bikes as possible!
Living from our passion takes a lot so we would like to thanks again all our partners, fans, friends, families and also the strangers that we meet on the road, thanks for helping us chase our dreams.