News: Intense Cycles Seaching for America’s Next Top DH Racer

Mountain biking legend Shaun Palmer and Intense seek Junior Expert DH racers for training and coaching.

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Palmer and Intense

Intense Cycles and Shaun Palmer are looking for America’s next top DH racer. If you are an American citizen between the ages of 15-17 years old and you compete in the Junior Expert class, you just might qualify.

This is an awesome opportunity as Intense Cycles will provide bikes, kits, and tech support at major events AND racers will benefit from coaching & mental training from pro snowboard and mountain biking legend Shaun Palmer, himself!

Bikes will be special edition Intense bikes, outfitted with parts and gear from team sponsors like Fly Racing, fabric, Magura, DT Swiss, e*thirteen, Fox, EVOC, SRAM, Renthal and Maxxis.

In addition:

  • Lodging and entry fees will be reimbursed on a pre-determined per diem basis.
  • Riders must attend specific events, including Sea Otter Classic & pre-season training camp in So Cal.
  • Riders will be featured in media releases and team edits.
  • Must be accompanied by a parent or guardian

To apply for consideration, send race resume and video to: TeamPalmer@Intensecycles.com
and tell them why you belong on the team. The deadline to receive resumes is February 1, 2015 so hurry and apply now! Take a shot!

Check out this video for some riding stoke from Palmer and Intense Cycles:

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About the author: Gregg Kato

Gregg Kato studied journalism and broadcasting in college while working many different jobs including deejaying, driving a forklift and building web sites (not all at the same time). Kato enjoys riding local Santa Cruz trails. Besides being an avid mountain biker, he is also a motorcycle fanatic. Two wheels, one Passion.


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  • Sierra Gleim says:

    Hi my name is Sierra Gleim I’m 16 i ride for local bike shop that sells Scott and I’m on a 2015 gambler 710 for this season I would like to hear details on what ur looking for ?
    In the 2014 season I won the pro grt cad 1 0-99 age group, eastern state cup cad 1 along with the gravity east series and finished in the top 5 in us in 0-99 . And 1 in my age group so love to hear from u . Thanks Sierra Gleim And u can look me up on my blog page .

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