There have been some big changes to the Trek World Racing team for 2011, with Aaron Gwin replacing Andrew Neethling on the downhill side and Willow Koerber taking the place of Emily Batty on the cross-country squad.
They've also got some new sponsors, including audio specialists JBL and Britain's Royal Racing. However, one thing is staying the same: they're going to continue producing the In Pursuit web video series that had such a great blend of action and behind-the-scenes insight last year.
The teaser episode below shows the riders – including reigning downhill world champion Tracy Moseley, Justin Leov, Neko Mulally and the Fluckiger brothers, Lukas and Matthias – at their first test camp of the year on the Costa del Sol in Spain:
New helmet for Moseley
In other Trek World Racing news, Tracy Moseley this week showed us her 2011 helmet – a Fox V3R provided by Trixter, the people behind the Xdream exercise bike/simulator, with custom paintwork by Piers Dowell. We were impressed by the Xdream when we tried it out a couple of years back, and it sounds like Tracy's going to help Trixter develop their next generation of machines.
"Feedback from Tracy on our products is, and always has been, invaluable as we continuously strive to make our products, especially the Xdream, the ultimate in training machines," says CEO Michael Rice. "With this new contract we're delighted to see Tracy becoming even more involved with the development of our products over the coming years."