WTB Riders Dominate Trans Provence 7-Day Enduro Stage Race


WTB-Equipped Riders Dominate Third Annual 7-Day; 26-Stage Trans Provence Enduro Race
Clementz, Barel and Weir Finish in Top 5 Overall Using the Latest in MTB Technology from WTB

Monte-Carlo, MONACO (CFEpr+) October 11, 2011 – - WTB racers Jerome Clementz (Cannondale), Fabien Barel (Mondraker) and Mark Weir (WTB/Cannondale/Fox) finished first, third and fourth in the third annual Trans-Provence Enduro Stage Race last week using WTB products. The race featured twenty-six primarily downhill single-track stages over a seven-day period, starting near the town of Gap in the South of France, and winding its way nearly 200 miles farther south to Monaco, with over 3100 feet of climbing, and 5000 feet of descent.

Clementz and Weir utilized WTB’s new All-Mountain Casing Tubeless Compatible System(TCS) Weirwolf and Wolverine tires and Stryker All Mountain TCS Wheelsets to stay at the front of the pack throughout the week. TCS wheels, rims and tires provide the only UST-Certified Sealant-based System on the planet.

“This race was an awesome once-in-a-lifetime experience,” states Weir, “we ran our new TCS tires with ‘InnerPeace’ sidewalls. They feature a butyl liner that is lighter than UST tire sidewalls, and provides excellent puncture protection and stability when we are hitting it hard! It was so fun to ride from stage to stage with your competitors and then put the hammer down all the way to Monaco.”

All three racers use WTB’s extensive range of saddlesas well. Former World Downhill Champion Fabien Barel uses a classic Silverado, while Clementz and Weir are riding on the Valcon Carbon.

WTB has been making saddles for over fifteen years, and has over thirty rider-developed models, each available with our “Try Before You Buy” program. Your favorite retailer can get a complete set of WTB’s most popular shapes featuring the latest in saddle technology for you and your friends to try!

Keep your eyes on your inbox for more exciting developments from the racers and designers at the leading mountain bike development company – WTB.

Founded in 1982, WTB has been defining State-of-the-Art cycling products since its inception. With a profound focus on wheel, tire, rim, saddle, grip and accessory technology, this rider-owned and staffed company builds superior products through constant real-world testing and a ground-breaking passion for mountain biking.

Visit WTB.com to get a glimpse into the next 30 years of mountain bike design.

Source: Steve Boehmke

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