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 www.ircbike.com.
It was a great day at the races last Sunday, earning a fourth consecutive win in the CA Endurance MTB Series. And as cool as that was (which I will get into), I want to lead this Race Report with some gratitude… I am so THANKFUL to be a part of the IRC Crew!
IRC riders Tyler Pearce (AKA the Vegan Cyclist) and Jeremiah Bishop embarked on an epic adventure to ride the California Backcountry Discovery Motorcycle Route on grave bikes.
Jeremiah Bishop and The Vegan Cyclist (Tyler Pearce) are embarking on a series of four epic rides in 2021. The first is Death Valley.
Wattie Ink. is accepting applications to join their “Gravel Collective Project.” The GCP is a gravel-focused cycling team that will include all levels of athlete, from beginner to gravel-curious to professional. Applications are open till Nov 16.
We have all had to alter our lives as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. Kristin Mayer, IRC Ambassador and Founder of Betty Designs is no different.
IRC is giving away four $300 gift cards to be used on IRCbike.com
IRC will be in Emporia Kansas for Dirty Kanza 2020. You can come see us at the All Things Gravel Expo and then have a Boken margarita at Casa Ramos. There is an excellent chance you will find the IRC team eating dinner at Casa Ramos on any given night. Come say hi!
Davis, CA—IRC Tire announces a new partnership with former UCI World Tour Cyclist, Peter Stetina. Peter announced in late 2019 that he was leaving World Tour racing to focus exclusively on gravel and mountain bike endurance events and sought out the best partners and products to help succeed in these new categories.
If you are in the San Diego area, don't miss this opportunity to hang out, swap stories and throw back some fizzy beverages with former world-tour pro and current gravel superstar Peter Stetina. Rouleur will be giving $1 off pints during the event.