Did you catch our coverage of last weekend’s Fort William World Cup? If you did then you’ll know that Aaron Gwin, Specialized’s big new signing and the man who has dominated the past two seasons, didn’t get quite the result he is capable of.
In Specialized’s team video he talks about his result and motivation for the rest of the season:
The much anticipated start to the 2013 UCI World Cup Downhill season arrived with round one at Fort William, Scotland. An unusually long break combined with atypical dry conditions on a course known for its difficulty added complexity for riders and support crew alike. Aaron Gwin and Troy Brosnan played it somewhat safe by focusing on regaining their race rhythm and dialing-in bike and equipment setup. Both put in respectable top-20 performances with eyes on the podium in coming weeks.