2019 World Championship Downhill Bike Check

Take a closer look at the custom painted, World Championship edition, downhill bikes of #ShimanoMTB athletes at the 2019 UCI Mountain Bike World Championship in Mont-Sainte-Anne.


Danny Hart: Great Britain 

Two time World Champion Danny Hart unveiled a custom digi-camo and brushed aluminum paint scheme created together with Alistair Mcclean of Fat Creations. Danny is running SAINT Drivetrain and Brakes complete with a PRO Cockpit.

Danny Hart World Champ Custom Paint Bike
Danny Hart World Champ Bike


Tahnée Seagrave: Great Britian 

Tahnee Seagrave is back in action after suffering a collarbone injury at the Fort William World Cup earlier this year. Tahnee will be the lone racer representing Great Britain in the Elite Downhill class. 

World Champs Bike
World Champ Bikes


Joey Foresta: USA

Joey Foresta of the GT Factory Racing Team is represting the red, white, and blue on this GT Fury equipped with full SAINT drivetrain and brakes. At just 17 years of age, Joey is racing in the Junior Men class after spending the past two seasons racing in the UCI DH World Cup season under the mentorship of Wyn Masters and George Brannigan.

GT Bikes


Loris Vergier: France

The 2014 Junior Downhill World Champion, Loris Vergier has been on a roll this season. The Frenchman has earned himself two podiums in 2019.

Santa Cruz World Champs Bikes
Santa Cruz bikes World Champs


Jamie Edmondson: Great Britain 

Jamie Edmonson of the Transition Mucoff Factory Racing Team is ready to represent Great Britain on board his Transition TR11 putting ZEE to the test at Mont-Saint-Anne.

World Champ Bikes


Luca Shaw: USA

Luca Shaw will be racing on a Santa Cruz V10 with a similar paint job as his Syndicate teammate Loris Vergier, equipped with a full SAINT drivetrain and brake set up.

Santa Cruz Bikes World Champs
Santa Cruz Bikes World Champs


George Brannigan: New Zealand 

The Kiwi racer is on board this gunmetal grey GT Fury with New Zealand accents.

GT Bikes World Champs


Greg Minnaar: South Africa

Greg Minnaar is one of the most decorated downhill mountain bikers in the World. The Syndicate rider will be chasing his fourth World Championship title.

Greg Minnar Santa Cruz bike World Champs
Greg Minnaar Santa Cruz Bikes World Champs