What does it take to be a World Cup downhill racer? And what’s it like to come home and race on your home soil, in front of your home crowd? We follow South African National Champion Andrew Neethling and the rest of the Giant Factory Off-Road Team as they prepare for and race the first event of the 2012 World Cup downhill series in Pietermaritzburg. Get ready. It’s going to be a wild ride.
Last week Giant unveiled its 2012 road bike lineup at a global media event in Mallorca, Spain. Reporters from major cycling publications around the world were granted a sneak peek at Giant’s exciting new products and technologies, including the TCR Advanced SL bikes that will be ridden by the Rabobank Team at the upcoming Tour de France. Giant also showed off its all-new Defy/Avail range of endurance road bikes, along with the new OverDrive 2 steerer-tube technology and WheelSystems. After learning about all the new products, reporters had a chance to test everything out in one of the world’s most spectacular road riding locales. Here’s a peek at Giant’s 2012 Global Road Media Camp.
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