SPOTLIGHT: POLYGON UR TEAM GEARING UP FOR 2015
The UR Team is starting fresh for 2015. From now on Downhill, Enduro and Slopestyle riders will be riding for the extended “Polygon UR team”. Here's the details …
If you are a mountain biker or downhiller, it's unlikely that you have not heard of Polygon UR Team. The UR Team had been catching lots of limelight in the UCI Downhill scene. And come 2015, the team will be extended to cover Downhill, Enduro and Slopestyle. For the past 2 years, Polygon has been an major sponsor helping the team and the athletes reaching some amazing results. For 2015 Polygon will continue with their sponsorship of UR Team!
Just in case some readers are confused, the UR Team is a professional team of riders for Downhill, Enduro and Slopestyle. Their vision is DREAM / RIDE / SHARE. Their major sponsor currently is Polygon, thus the name Polygon UR Team.
In 2015 Polygon UR rooster will be :
– Downhill : Mick Hannah, Tracey Hannah, Andrew Neethling and Remy Morton
– Enduro : Jamie Nicoll, Aurelien Giordanengo and Fabien Cousinié
– Slopestyle : Sam Reynolds and Loic Esteve
THE OTHER SPONSORS
For 2015 Kenda Tires, Box Components Promax, KMC Chain, Skyline MTB Queenstown and Shimano Brakes will be establishing another year of working relationship.
KENDA TIRES : Throughout the past seasons the team has acquired a great deal of experience in tires development. For a few months now, team riders have started to ride their new Kenda prototypes and they have shown huge potential. The team is really excited to work with Kenda especially because they are working on new technologies and also helping developing some new gravity racing tires. The team is confident they will soon hit podiums on Kenda tires.
BOX COMPONENTS PROMAX: Polygon UR Team always welcome what is challenging, new or innovative. BOX components is viewed as being on the same page as the team. Their team-up will see the development and testing of Box Components Promax's new shifting and derailleur system.
KMC : KMC Chain is one of the largest professional bicycle chain manufacturers and suppliers in the world. They have the best chains in terms of weight and reliability. On top of being able to resist to Sik Mik's power, they have a whole range of colors to give the last cool touch to the team's bikes.
Skyline Mountain biking Queenstown : Season after season Queenstown Skyline bike park is improving to become one of the best places in the world to ride. Jumps, flow trails, tech tracks and amazing views are on the menu. Definitely a must do. Polygon UR team is now partnering up with Skyline Mountain Biking Queenstown to be the team's official bike park to make sure the riders are training and testing on the best tracks. The team hopes to produce better videos at that venue too.
SHIMANO : Reliable and powerful! Polygon UR Team definitely jumped on the opportunity to ride the brakes with the best reputation.
Polygon UR team is also proud and thankful to keep working with their faithful sponsors : BOS Suspension, Alpinestars, E*thirteen, VP Components, Spank Industry, IXS, Zéfal, 100%, ODI, Camelbak, Jetblack, Reverse Components, Clear protect, Unior Tools, Shimano, Moonlight, Five Ten and TI Springs.
All information by Polygon UR Team
Photos : Creat'UR Agency and Sean Lee Photography and Dave Trumpore