Top 10 biggest World Cup downhill team moves

Aaron Gwin from Specialized to YT, Loic Bruni to Specialized?

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While the new Transition Factory Squad has a deep roster of young talent, their standout racer is Tahnee Seagrave.

While the new Transition Factory team has a deep roster of young talent, their standout racer is Tahnee Seagrave (click to enlarge).

The biggest World Cup downhill team roster shakeup this off-season was undoubtedly the departure of Aaron Gwin from Specialized to consumer direct brand YT Bikes, but there were a number of other interesting moves. We’re certainly curious to see how the Atherton clan fares on the Trek Factory Racing Team squad after ending their long time partnership with GT Bikes. It will also be interesting to see if Tahnee Seagrave can finally edge out Rachel Atherton on her new Transition TR500. Speaking of which, can you remember the last time a factory team roster was headlined by a woman? Well played Transition, well played. To get the full rundown on the top 10 biggest moves from this offseason, hit play below.

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