After a few years absence, Golden Grove Orchard returned to the Western Australian DH race calendar as the site of state round #4. With steep open grass sections and plenty of rocks, the track at Golden Grove is very different to the technical pine forest tracks WA riders are used to. A good showing from volunteer track builders in the weeks leading up to the event had the track in great condition. It began in natural bush at the top of the hill with a few dusty blown out corners and a rock garden, before heading through fast sweeping grassy turns and a few drops in the middle section, then shooting through a fast rock section out into the open, off a drop and into a steep fast grass paddock with two ski jumps. …View More
Round three of the WA downhill state series headed to Wellington Mills in the states southwest. This round saw a welcome return of the loamy, rooty pine forest tracks that WA riders love. After a good showing of volunteers for a maintenance day, the track was in top condition and riding fast. Some tight loamy off camber corners up top and a triple at the bottom made for an exciting new additions to the track, and had everyone smiling, hucking and throwing roost.
Come Sunday the sun was out and 107 riders fronted up to race. Once again it was great to see plenty of fresh faces having a crack at racing. Unfortunately not many of them were women, Kristie Lanigan held it down for the ladies and took out Elite Womens uncontested. Don’t be afraid ladies, get in there next round and give her some competition! …View More
Introducing the Wembley Cycles Specialized DH team. The team currently consists of two elite riders; Shaun Thomlinson and Rex Dubois. For 2013 the team’s main focus will be on the Western Australian state downhill series and championships, along with select national gravity events. Shaun and Rex will be competing aboard Specialized Demo 8′s, running Specialized equipment, using Mavic wheels and riding in custom Track X gear. Keep up to date with the team by following them on Facebook; ‘Wembley Cycles Specialized DH team’. All Images with great thanks to Brad Serls …View More
Rex Dubois has been picked to represent Track X Clothing over in WA and there couldn’t have been a better rider chosen. We currently have some Track X clothing in to test sure you keep a eye out in the future.