GT Factory Racing unveil 2012 look
By BikeRadar, UK | Monday, March 12, 2012 12.35pm
The Athertons – siblings Dan, Gee and Rachel – have cut a dash on the downhill circuit in recent years in their distinctive blue and white Animal race kit so their stealthy new look for 2012 comes as a bit of a surprise.
Their move from Commencal to the new GT Factory Racing team, alongside fellow Brit Marc Beaumont, brings with it both a change of bike and a change of clothing sponsors. We saw Gee's new GT Fury earlier this year and today the squad unveiled their new ONE Industries race kit, during a pre-season training camp in Newport Beach, California.
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The bikes and clothing share the same black, white and yellow theme. "We've gone for a subtler look this year for our main race kit," said 2008 world champion Rachel Atherton, via press release. "But don’t worry, we'll be mixing it up with a few other offerings from ONE as the year progresses."
The team will be running Shimano Saint groupsets, Shimano shoes and Atherton edition PRO components, along with Fox suspension, Continental tyres, e*thirteen chain devices, FSA headsets, Stan’s NoTubes tubeless conversions and Tibolts.co.uk hardware. Other sponsors include
Check out the video below and for more details, visit www.athertonracing.co.uk.
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