Broken bars and bloody shins plagued Santa Cruz Factory Racing at the second round of the Central Coast Cyclo-Cross series September 13, yet the team once again ended up on top.
Sandy conditions, slick gravel, and flat turns tested the team of Santa Cruz Bicycle wheel builders and factory workers, but with a summer of enduro behind them, they excelled and blasted the course’s technical sections.
“It’s a lot more painful than enduro,” Zach Wick commented after his stunning victory in B Men. “I think the bike handling skills I picked up [mountain bike] racing definitely helped.”
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