Specialized Racing – 2013 POV: Mitch Ropelato Taxco Urban Downhill Race

Uploaded by specialized411. In the world of Elite Downhill, Specialized Racing Downhill Team rider Mitch Ropelato is one of the most exciting bike handlers there is. Jump aboard with him for a run at the wild Taxco Urban Downhill race in Mexico. –Music– Song: Natasha Composer: Doug Towle Publishers: Mother West Music c/o Downtown DLJ… Continue reading Specialized Racing – 2013 POV: Mitch Ropelato Taxco Urban Downhill Race

Specialized Racing – UCI 4X World Championships 2013 with Anneke Beerten

Uploaded by specialized411. Follow Anneke Beerten, former 4X World Champion, as she prepares her equipment and races the 2013 4X World Championships in Leogang, Austria. She battles her way into the finals and races for her chance to pull on the rainbow stripes again as World Champion.

Specialized Racing – 2013 UCI World Cup DH6: Leogang

Uploaded by specialized411. Time flies. The entire Specialized Racing crew is trying to wrap our heads around the fact that another season has drawn to a close. For the downhill team, all eyes at the final event were upon Troy Brosnan. Gwin’s out due to shoulder injury and Mitch opted to stay in the USA.… Continue reading Specialized Racing – 2013 UCI World Cup DH6: Leogang

Specialized Racing – 2013 UCI World Cup XC Finals: Norway

Uploaded by specialized411. Specialized Racing traveled to the far northern latitudes for the conclusion of the 2013 cross-country mountain bike season, where the team posted great results. Reigning Olympic champion, Jaroslav Kulhavy, seems to have found the groove on his new Epic bike, winning a head-to-head race with defending World Champ, Nino Schurter. Lea Davison… Continue reading Specialized Racing – 2013 UCI World Cup XC Finals: Norway

Specialized Racing – 2013 UCI World Cup DH5: Norway

Uploaded by specialized411. The gravity-fed guys go way, way north for the penultimate round of the 2013 UCI Downhill World Cup held at Hafjell, Norway. Troy Brosnan and Mitch Ropelato headline for Specialized Racing, while Aaron Gwin is forced to sit out due to a shoulder injury sustained at the World Championships. In rain-soaked conditions,… Continue reading Specialized Racing – 2013 UCI World Cup DH5: Norway

Specialized Racing – 2013 UCI XC World Championships

Uploaded by specialized411. Specialized Racing headed to South Africa for the 2013 UCI Cross-Country (XC) World Championships for a shot at the coveted rainbow jersey. The men’s and women’s races were somewhat defined by crashes on the rather technical course. Current Olympic gold medalist and 2011 world champion, Jaroslav Kulhavy, posted the team’s best result,… Continue reading Specialized Racing – 2013 UCI XC World Championships

Specialized Racing – 2013 UCI Downhill World Championships

Uploaded by specialized411. The lads headed to South Africa fully pumped for DH Worlds. Recognizing that the season has not gone according to plan and each only had one run at the rainbow stripes Aaron, Troy, and Mitch hung it all out there. Maybe two of them hung it out there a little too far.… Continue reading Specialized Racing – 2013 UCI Downhill World Championships

I Am Specialized – Loretta Lynn’s P.Series Pump Track

Uploaded by specialized411. Every year the best young motocross talent in North America and from around the world gather at the Loretta Lynn Ranch for the annual motocross championship. Most MX athletes, young and not-as-young, now realize that in order to perform at the best, proper fitness and training often takes place away from the… Continue reading I Am Specialized – Loretta Lynn’s P.Series Pump Track

Specialized Racing – 2013 World Cup XC5: Mont Sainte Anne

Uploaded by specialized411. The XC men and women of Specialized Racing continue the build-up to the 2013 world championships with the 5th round of the UCI World Cup at Mont Sainte Anne, Quebec. The highlight of the weekend was Lea Davidson racing onto the podium in the stars & stripes as the new USA national… Continue reading Specialized Racing – 2013 World Cup XC5: Mont Sainte Anne

Specialized Racing – 2013 UCI World Cup DH4: Mont Sainte Anne

Uploaded by specialized411. The Specialized Racing downhill team took to the slopes of Mont Sainte Anne, Quebec for the 4th round of the 2013 UCI World Cup. Course modifications and changing weather kept everyone guessing on line selection, tire choices, etc. But the guys seemed relaxed and confident in the lead-up to the world championships… Continue reading Specialized Racing – 2013 UCI World Cup DH4: Mont Sainte Anne

Specialized Racing – 2013 Leadville Trail 100

Uploaded by specialized411. The Specialized Racing crew took to the rarefied air of the Rockies for the 2013 Leadville Trail 100, where Rebecca Rusch, Christoph Sauser and Todd Wells each made strong showings on a record-breaking day. Todd and Susi both opted for the fast-climbing and quick-rolling Stumpjumper Hardtail bike. Reba opted for a similar… Continue reading Specialized Racing – 2013 Leadville Trail 100

Specialized Racing – 2013 World Cup XC4: Vallnord

Uploaded by specialized411. Specialized Racing traveled to the thin air of Vallnord, Andorra for the fourth round of the 2013 UCI World Cup XC series. It was a special weekend, featuring the launch of an all-new S-Works Epic bike. Despite the motivation that comes with a new machine, most of the riders experienced “un jour… Continue reading Specialized Racing – 2013 World Cup XC4: Vallnord

Specialized Racing – 2013 UCI World Cup DH3: Vallnord

Uploaded by specialized411. The downhill boys head to Andorra as the 2013 UCI Downhill World Cup season continues. The ski area at Vallnord offers a particularly dynamic and demanding track, with a mix of tight sections that require a of pedaling, technical terrain and some remarkably steep flat-out runs. Though it’s already late July, this… Continue reading Specialized Racing – 2013 UCI World Cup DH3: Vallnord