DEFT TOUCH WRIT LARGE ON GOMEZ’S FACE

BIKE (UK) - - INSIDE ERZBERG RODEO -

The 2017 race was largely a dusty af­fair but like all moun­tains Erzberg sees plenty of rain. Steep, lush green hills need a del­i­cate touch and feel at the very bot­tom of the revs, us­ing the clutch. Moun­tain bear and even­tual win­ner Gomez’s face shows just how hard that is.

‘No grip for wheels and no grip for feet it is as tough as rid­ing gets’

Gomez, en route to vic­tory

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