Giant Armor for The World Cup
The factory team will strengthen Liam Killeen and Andrew Neethling,Rabobank Giant pulls healed Craig …
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Giant brand expanded its factory team back to the international levelin both cross country and downhill. The largest manufacturer ofbicycles will be in the next two World Cup teams.
Dutch Rabobank Giant Off-Road Team focused on cross countryand cyclocross winter also on its composition have been quiet. The main pillars of the men’s team are probably the same as last season, a Swede Emil Lindgren, Swiss Fabian Giger, DutchmanHenk Jaap Moorlag and American Adam Craig.
Craig just wants to return last season promaroděné among worldleaders. Giant is a multiple champion of the American faithful, he willsaddle the ninth season already.
“I look forward to, spend a whole season. Last year I missed racingand I am grateful for the support team. I look forward to the Julyrace in the U.S. and Canada and of course the World Cup inChampery, which is a nice track that I sat in the past.” Adam saidbefore the season.
Much effort was made to be his teammate and Czech Jan Škarnitzlbiker. Jack eventually stayed in the Czech Republic andstrengthened the UCI Elite Team Jaroslav Rye Ruben BirellSpecialized (see article John Škarnitzl strengthen Ruben BirellSpecialized).
Conversely, blue and orange team may grow by one woman.
The second team, which is the international competition appearsto be a factory direct Giant Factory Team Off-Road.
The jerseys were last seen mostly in the American races and on the ski slopes. At this year but came reinforcements to show up inthe World Cup.
The first is Brit Liam Killeen specializing in cross country.Osmadvacetiletý competitor due to medical complications left theteam prior to Trek World Racing. Now it seems to be fine, asconfirmed by the British defense of the title.
Its main aim is the Olympics. On their two previous Olympic racescould very well prepared - in Athens finished seventh, fifth inBeijing. In addition, London will go almost home.
Refuge in Giant Factory Off-Road Team also found Downhill skierAndrew Neethling. And last year he worked at a competitive Trek.Now make up the talented Danny Hart, who is age nineteen the youngest rider in the top ten World Cup. In 2009 he won the juniors,last year, finished eighth among the elite.
The third man in the party is American downhill Duncan riffle.
Other team members are factory Kelli Emmett and Carl Decker.Both shine primarily in America and there are popular disciplines.Kelli is the reigning world champion in allmountainu and He has the title on a singlespeed. Carl also won the World Championships inDownieville allmoutainový, a two-stage race consisting of a racepoint-to-point at 27 miles and 17 miles long downhill!
It is interesting that in addition to the racing bike Decker also addressed the rally car. Also with the support of Giant, and not only financial, as it does to some races the passenger’s Adam Craig!
The changes also come from suppliers of materials, but only for theU.S. team. After six years on the team will replace Shimano bikecomponents from SRAM group. Another novelty is embroiled DT Swiss wheels, Schwalbe tires, and accessories from Fox.
Cross country racers will saddle Anthem X full suspension bikesand the Anthem Advanced SL X 29er hardtail or XTC AdvancedSL. Downhill skiers, then of course the Giant Glory.
The Rabobank team while remaining faithful to the Giantdesetirychlostnímu new XTR.