Press Release: Zerode Bikes
More than a decade since the G1 and G2 made their impact on the DH World Cup privateer scene, Zerode Bikes has returned to the World stage with the new G3 – their new belt drive, gearbox equipped DH platform. And with the launch of Zerode Racing, they are ready for the 2024 World Cup season.
Zerode bikes made a significant impact on the DH scene in the early 2010s with the launch of the G1, which quickly gained a reputation for incredible suspension performance due to its low unsprung mass, centrally mounted gearbox, and high pivot. Under some of New Zealand’s fastest riders, the bikes proved they could foot it at an international level. Despite the potential of the bike and riders, a lack of resources at the time restricted the setup of a full race team.
Fast forward to 2024 – a new bike and in a year where some companies may see a chance to protect their core business and reign in racing spend, Zerode has bucked the trend and sees the current market challenges as an opportunity to make an impact on a bigger scale.
Along with the support of key partners Gates Carbon Drive , Pinion and Hayes , Zerode Racing is gearing up for their biggest race season to date.
The 2024 Zerode Racing lineup is Sam Blenkinsop (NZ) and Taylor Vernon (UK)
Both Sam and Taylor have had some time on the new G3 and have been impressed with the stability and […]