February 22, 2006 – After the most successful season in team history, the Kona Les Gets Factory Team is in preparation for another championship winning year in 2006.
Kona Les Gets is the home of Men’s World Downhill Champion, European Downhill Champion and French Downhill Champion Fabien Barel, the UCI number one ranked Women’s Downhill racer Tracy Moseley along with top XC racers Barry Wicks,Ryan Trebon, Kris Sneddon and Kamil Tatarkovic coving the 4X category, the Kona Les Gets squad is poised for another huge season.
Again in ’06, the Kona Les Gets Factory Team will be winning aboard Kona’s lightweight, durable and purpose built bikes, ranging from Barel and Moseley’s World Championship winning Stab Supreme downhill bike, Tatarkovic on the new Howler 4X bike, to the King Supreme and Kula Supreme XC race rockets, for Trebon and Wicks.
Other generous sponsors for the Kona Les Gets Team include Marzocchi, Maxxis, Hayes, Sun-Ringle, Shimano, Fox Racing Shox, Race Face, Verge, WTB, Paligap, Heinz, E13, Sombrio and not forgetting Dan & Jake!
The Kona Les Gets riders will be contending events around the globe with the main focus being on the UCI World Cup & Norba Series with other apperances at other major events around the world and withe season start at the Sea Otter Classic.
With a combination of top flight athletes and world class bikes, the Kona Les Gets Factory Team is ready for another year of dominating the field in 2006, and having fun doing it.
Keep upto date with the team through out 2006 here – www.konalesgets.com
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