GT Bicycles today announced its increased involvement in the 2018 Fox US Open of Mountain Biking. After a successful event in 2017, GT is stepping up to present the GT Bicycles Enduro and GT Bicycles Downhill events in 2018.
The newly branded Fox US Open of Mountain Biking will take place at Killington Resort August 1st-5th, 2018.
“We couldn’t be more pumped to continue our support of the US Open,” said Mike Marro, Global Brand Manager, GT Bicycles. “The event is a perfect match for the GT brand. It brings mountain bikers of all skill levels together to share their love of two wheels both on the race course and in the festival-like atmosphere around the venue.
“Our athletes (and colleagues) are looking forward to the combination of good vibes, great racing and serious fun at Killington,” Marro added.
In addition to the GT Bicycles Downhill and Enduro races, the Fox US Open of Mountain biking will feature a wide range of events including a best whip comp, the Grom Bomb as well as Super Grom Downhill events. There will also be an adaptive class downhill race as well, giving everyone of all abilities the chance to show off what they’ve got.
GT Bicycles will have a full roster of athletes attending the event including the full GT Factory Racing Team including; Noga Korem, Martin Maes, Wyn Masters, George Brannigan, and Joey Foresta. Other GT athletes who will be present and competing include; Tyler McCaul, Rachel Strait, Hans Rey, Doug Henry, Lars Tribus, Chris Ridder, and David Lieb.
“We’re incredibly happy to partner with GT Bicycles again this year,” said Clay Harper, US Open Event Director. “Everyone at GT lives and breathes the sport and that dedication is visible in the way they support the US Open. Most importantly, they’re truly committed to keeping mountain biking fun and so are we!”
GT Bicycles will be on site at the event supporting its athletes and hanging with fans. Be sure to sign up, book accommodations, and rub shoulders with some of the most fun rad-thletes in the world!
Learn more about the US Open of Mountain Biking here, and keep an eye out for more event information and registration details. For more information on GT, its pro riders and the bikes they ride, visit www.gtbicycles.com. Be sure to check out GT Bicycles and the US Open of Mountain Biking on Instagram.