POLYGON UR TEAM LAUNCH 2018
We are beyond excited to be back into racing for the 2018 season. 2017 has been one of our best season so far and we can’t wait to see what 2018 has in store for us.
“2018 marks my 17th World Cup season. I’m excited to be heading into another year with Polygon UR behind me. I believe we have the best support and equipment to help us reach our goals!” — Mick Hannah
“I’m really looking forward to starting the 2018 season, I’ve had an awesome off season and I’m ready to race!” — Tracey Hannah
“I’m really happy to be back racing for another season with the Polygon UR Team, we’ve done some great testing sessions with new products this winter and I feel really well on the bike. I can’t wait to start the season and see how it goes” — Alexandre Fayolle
“Happy to be with the Polygon UR Team for a second year, 2017 was a year I’d like to forget due to all the injuries so I’m looking forward to getting 2018 underway and getting faster and stronger as the year progresses!” — Kenta Gallagher
“I’m really looking forward to competing in Speed and Style events this year at Crankworx as well as Fest Series and some special events I’m working on!” — Sam Reynolds
« It feels really good to start this season with the same group of riders and consolidate the hard work that everyone has done last year. We still have a couple of big goals on our calendar and that for sure makes it a super exciting season for everyone! On my riding side this year I’ll take you on a new video series to hopefully motivate you to travel with your bike more often, stay tuned! » — Fabien Cousinié
We are proud to welcome three new sponsors :
We welcome Promax Components for handlebars, stems, seatposts and gear housing. Promax is part of a leading group manufacturing bike components; we are actively working with them to develop high-end components while keeping them affordable for all riders. We learnt a lot from the past few years and we will bring our experience to develop some new technologies on Promax products. It’s a really exciting challenge!
Smanie saddles really wants to push into mountain bike high-end market and we are going to work on product development with cool custom designs and new features!
We will be working with the new Australian brand M2O industries, which will support the team with riding compression socks. This will help riders on recovery as well as on the performance side.
We are also thrilled to continue our partnership with all the brands that have been supporting us for the past few years:
Polygon Bikes — Bikes
Kenda Tires — Tires
SR Suntour — Suspensions
Alpinestars — Riding gear, protections and team uniforms
E*Thirteen — Wheels, cranksets, cassettes & dropper seatpost
Box Components — Derailleurs & shifters
Bluegrass — Helmets
Camelbak — Hydration packs & water bottles
Zéfal — Pumps, mud guard, accessories and cleaning products
KMC — Chains
High5 — Nutrition
ilabb — Lifestyle clothing
Galfer — Rotors & brake pads
ODI — Grips
Trickstuff — Brakes
JetBlack — Hometrainers
Skyline Queenstown MTB — Bike park
Unior — Tools
FiveTen — Shoes
Yakima — Bike racks
As far as racing schedule, you’ll find us at all DH world cups, all Crankworx, selected EWS, other fun events and festivals.
During the Crankworx Redwoods DH yesterday, Tracey went over the bars. After a check with a doctor, she was advise not to compete after a concussion and to stay off the bike for a week. Tracey will take the rest she needs and we will see her back in Croatia! (https://www.pinkbike.com/news/tracey-hannah-and-Darren-Kinnaird-crankworx-rotorua-2018-head-injury-mtb.html)
Thank you for your support!