Bogense, Denmark – IRC Tire sponsored, Squid Bikes athletes to ride for the USA at The UCI CX World Championships, February 2-3, 2019 in Bogense, Denmark.

Anthony Clark, Squid Bikes athlete was selected to compete in the Men’s Elite field on Sunday, February 3, 2019. “I’m stoked to be selected to participate in the World’s. Tires are an integral part of CX. I have two choices based on course conditions, so I feel very prepared. I’m looking forward to pushing my IRC Serac tires to the limits,” said Anthony.

Sammi Runnels, Squid Bikes athlete was selected to compete in the Woman’s Elite field on Saturday, February 2, 2019. “It's crazy making such a huge goal and even more so to be able to accomplish it... This season has been mind-blowing. IRC Tires are fast, smooth and comfortable so that coupled with the full squad at World’s, I am stoked,” said Sammi

“We are very proud to be tested and proven at the highest level of CX competition at the 2019 World’s. Our Tubeless Serac CX X-Guard and Serac CX Mud X-Guard tires offer supreme grip and a smooth ride. Depending on conditions, Sammi and Anthony have perfect options for course conditions,” said Bruno Suttles, IRC Tire USA’s sales and marketing manager.

IRC Tire is proud to sponsor the Squid Bikes team. The team has been on the “Squid World Tour” racing in Asia and Europe and several other countries. Chris Namba, the team mechanic and co-owner will be in full force at the World Championships supporting Sammi and Anthony. “IRC has been a fantastic partner for Squid. We have never been so prepared to take on CX courses around the world. IRC has been making quality tires since 1926 and we trust them to ensure our riders have the best chances of winning. We are honored to represent and ride IRC Tires,” said Chris.

About IRC Tire

Founded in 1926 in Japan, IRC Tire has more than 90 years of experience developing and manufacturing tires for all types of cycling including BMX, road, gravel and mountain biking. IRC owns seven manufacturing plants worldwide. For information visit

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