UPDATE! Race rumors: who went who, who joined who
New Year, new you. This is what they say. The off-season has seen many changes and changes. Here is the inventory as it stands.
Below is our as simple as possible summary of the motions and racing rumors. No extended 50 page message board post on the discussion board. No slow loading Instagram integration. Straw wheat. Brass nails. Up to the point.
Shout out at Vital MTB’s legendary Team Rumors thread (unlike some outlets, we’re not going to pretend it’s not a very useful article to study) and Instagram’s search feature.
We’re going to break this down into three categories: completed trips, confirmed departures with suspicious destinations, and confirmed departures with no idea where they are headed.
Neko mulally – leaves Intense – joins, uhâ¦ Frank The Welder, as a privateer (sort of)
Martin maes – leaves GT – joins Orbea.
The handyman Juarez – leaves Cannondale – joins the CDB Leadville team of Floyd Landis (not really)
Ines Thomas – leave Canyon – continue as a privateer
Riley amos – joined Trek Factory Racing
Gerardo Ulloa – joined Massi
Louise ferguson – joined Nukeproof
Mona mitterwallner – joined Cannondale Factory Racing
Barbara benko – leaves Ghost – joins Aldi national purchasing services (not really)
Nina Hoffmann – leaves Stif-support – joins Santa Cruz Syndicate as the first runner
Laurie Greenland – leaves Mondraker – joins the Santa Cruz union
Jackson goldstone – leaves Miranda Factory DH – joins the Santa Cruz union
Connor fearon – leaves Kona – joins Forbidden (on a brand new DH bike it seems)
Confirmed departures with suspicious destinations:
Luca Shaw – leaves the Santa Cruz Syndicate – joins Canyon?
Bex Baraona – leave Ibis – join the Yeti?
Katy winton – leaves Nukeproof – joins GT?
Angel Suarez – leaves Commencal 21 – joins Mondraker?
Thousand Johnset – leaves Atherton Racing – joins Commencal something or other?
Joe barnes – leave Orange – join Hope?
Dakota norton – leaves YT Mob – joins Stan’s-Canyon?
Dave trummer – leaves YT Mob – joins Mondraker?
Izabela Yankova – joined Specialized?
George brannigan – leaves Propain – joins GT?
Evan Wall – leave Orbea – join Devinci?
Departures confirmed without any idea of ââtheir destination:
Joe breeden – leaves the UR team
Hayley hunter – share of Norco
Alex Marin – departure Commencal 21
Christophe Blevins – leaves Trinity Racing
Keegan Wright – Devinci departure
Matt stuttard – privateer part
Oisin O’Callaghan – quit YT Mob
Guy johnston – quit YT Mob
Carson Storch – part of Rocky Mountain
Florian Nicolai – leaves Trek Factory Racing
Stephane Tempier – leaves Trek Factory Racing
Chloe taylor – leave Privateer – join Scott?
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