Name: Simone Tetsche Christensen
Sponsors: Wiawis, Renthal, Avian, HT Components, Tioga
Mechanic: Rich Townsend
How long have you been riding a Wiawis bike now?
Simone Tetsche Christensen: Nearly 2 years
How do you like the feel and look of your bike?
Simone Tetsche Christensen: I really love how it both looks and feels. I like the clean black look of the frame, with the rainbow spokes standing out. The pictures are of my training bike, where I chose blue
Name: Dani George
Sponsors: Alpha Bicycle Products, Danscomp, Answer BMX, Tangent Products, Fly Racing, Onyx Racing, BBQ Islands Inc, Granger Print Solutions
Mechanic: Dani George
How much have you raced on your Alpha Bicycle so far?
Dani George: 1 race! I built it up the day before I left to race our National Championships in Houston.
Where have you been riding your bike lately?
Dani George: On the streets of Riverside.
Name: Camille Maire
Sponsors: BVC Bikes Supercross, DN Saint Etienne BMX, Oakley bike, Ht Components, DMT Cycling, Riderinmeproducts, Lead, Fist Handwear, Ville de Saint Etienne
Mechanic: My boyfriend :)
How long have you been riding a Carbon Supercross BMX bike now?
Camille: I’m on a Supercross since November 2017.
Any special reason for the all black bike set-up?
Camille: I really like a stealthy bike, this one is a nice compromise with the red accents. I feel like I don’t get tired of a black bike.
Name: Anthony Dean
Sponsors: Formula BMX
How's life on the Formula squad?
Anthony Dean: It's great, it’s a small emerging team and I am enjoying helping it re-grow.
The colour of your bike matches the Aussie colours. Do you have a say on the colour of your frame?
Anthony Dean: Yes, I wanted an Australian frame to match the outfit. As you can tell I love to color coordinate haha.
Is strength more important than weight on your bike??
Anthony Dean: A little of both, power to weight is also important to me! And while carbon fiber is very strong when done right.
What is the geometry and length of your race frame?
Name: Mathis Ragot Richard
Sponsors: Wiawis BMX, Pride racing parts, Pro Start BMX, HT components, Lizard skin, Shot, 6D
When did you first pick up a Wiawis frame?
Mathis Ragot: Winter 2017-2018
How long did it take you to get used to it?
Mathis Ragot: I got immediately used to it. I rode carbon back in 2015 but didn’t like it, and re-tried it with Wiawis and fell in love with the bike on my first session. Did a gate pb (personal best) at the first session.
Name: Jeremy Rencurel
Sponsors: Inspyre Bicycles - Frenchys distribution - Pride racing - HT - Tioga - Rennen
How's racing for a French company?
Jeremy Rencurel: The company is going really well, Inspyre Bicycles grew every year since 2016.
How often do you take your bike apart to thoroughly clean and grease it?
Jeremy Rencurel: I take care of my bike everytime, the bike must be clean and properly adjusted. This is necessary to me!
What is the geometry and length of your frame. Do you know by heart or do you have to look that up?
Name: Kyle Evans #211
Sponsors: Radio Bikes, Moore Large, Clark and Kent Contractors, NorthWest Mountain bike Centre, Box, Lake, Oakley, Fox Racing, Peatys Products, Burgtec, ENV Graphics.
Mechanic: Myself and Alan Williams
How long have you been riding the frame that you are currently on?
Kyle Evans: I built the Radio Quartz frame up the minute I landed in Australia for the start of the race season. Works out at about 13/14 weeks in total.
Do you know the geometry and length of your frame?
Sponsors: French Army, WIAWIS, French Cycling, Lead, HT, DigTracks, Icefast, 6D helmets, Tangent, FiveGloves, VW, TIOGA, Suplest shoes
Mechanic: Eva and myself
Wiawis, for those who have no clue, can you tell us a little about that brand?
Sylvain André: Leaders in the Archery market, they went to BMX late 2016. Pretty simple geometry, I was on the Redline and asked them to keep it simple.
Any special reason for the purple parts on your current bike?
Name: Rebecca Petch
Sponsors: Schick Civil Construction, Mc Fall Fuel, Affco –The Adastra foundation, Royalty BMX, CXP Racing, No Logo, ilabb.
Mechanic: Me, myself and I
Your bike is looking stealth. Any specific reason for that?
Rebecca Petch: I wanted to change it up from having a colour and thought having a black bike would go good with the NZ kit.
What is the geometry and length of your frame. Do you know?
Name: Drew Mechielsen
Sponsors: Yess BMX, Fly Racing, Infinit Canada, Tangent, HT components
Mechanic: and coach, Adam Muys (he’s a jack of all trades really)
How's racing for Yess?
Drew Mechielsen: It’s been really awesome. I have been with Yess for 11 years now, they picked me up when I was a young amateur and have rode the wave with me through so many ups and downs. Renny and Bill are incredible with their support for me and help me with anything I need. I love the frame and the Yess family!
Your bike is looking stealth with pink hubs and pink grips. Any specific reason to keep it at least a