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Gould, Horgan-Kobelski wins Triple Crown Round 2

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gould horgan kobelski wins triple crown round 2 300x168   Gould, Horgan Kobelski wins Triple Crown Round 2The US Cup Triple Crown at Chalk Creek, Colorado was won by Jeremy Horgan-Kobelski and Georgia Gould. This stop was part of the Mountain States Cup series as well.

On Saturday at Nathrop, Colorado, Horgan-Kobelski of Subaru-Gary Fisher won the pro short track division while Gould of Luna Pro Team won the Super D race. Come Sunday, both won the cross-country races.

Horgan-Kobelski was victorious over Jay Henry of Tokyo Joe’s and Sid Taberlay of ShoAir-Specialized.

At the XC, Gould bested Kelli Emmett of Giant and Katie Compton of Planet Bike. Compton hoped to win her first mountain bike race but it was not meant to be. She will be competing next in Offenburg, Germany on May 22-23 for the World Cup round three.

The next stop for the US Cup Triple Crown will be on June 19-20 at Massanutten Resort, Virginia. To be crowned overall series champion, the rider’s best out of three…

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Subaru-Gary Fisher Goes 29 for 2010

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The Subaru-Gary Fisher Mountain Bike Team has decided to go for “29 all the time” this year, after enjoying remarkable results with a string of victories and podium finishes on the big wheels.

Last year, the team started weaning their riders to go from the 26-inch wheels and move up to the 29-inchers, but it was not a smooth start. Most of the complaints were from their women riders who felt uncomfortable with the steering and overall quality of the bike.

However, it turned out that the big wheels were not the problem, but the frames. “It took me until early season 2009 to realize that my troubles were due to the frame size rather than due to the wheel size,” says Heather Irmiger. She adds that once she started using a bigger frame, the problems got solved and she was “blown away…

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