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Scott Tucker & Casey Northern Show Notes
Casey talks first, about the structure of the races, and some history about the NW Cup
Scot comes in at 5:17 to talk about age and gender categories per USA Cycling structure, new categories for women and kids.
7:50 The NW Cup is attracting younger riders, due in part to bike manufacturers building better gear for them.
8:55 Race beginnings
10:40 Do they plan to expand to Enduro, Slope style…?
Cascadia Dirt Cup mention: Trey Wilson. http://www.racecascadia.com/cdc
15:30 The NW Cup Formula
19:00 Scott’s racing story
21:55 Casey wishes they would have given Enduro racing its “proper name”
23:10 NW Cup size and scope in the US
23:55 Life after NORBA
25:50 NW Cup is part of the national series called the Pro Gravity Tour http://www.usacycling.org/progrt
27:30 Pride of expert riders and attendance in The NW Cup
28:35 Canadian Mountain Bike Racers attendance
29:30 Race course locations and their history
33:15 Joe Prisel mentions
34:34 Race Course design, digging, who makes decisions about features…
39:40 Local people dedicated to digging and building trails and features for the races
47:15 Course features and design re classes
54:40 NW Cup Race Series Sponsors
100:27 Safety, injuries, course design to avoid…
104:20 Safety equipment requirements
107:20 How to win a mountain biking downhill race
111:40 Favorite gear, bikes…
120:00 Kirt Voreis mention. Video suggestions from Scot and Casey.