DIRTy Squirrels Racing will be heading down to Colombia once again this year for La Leyenda del Dorado, a 7 day UCI MTB Stage Race. Eight of the team's elite athletes will be competing in this pairs race that will take place August 2 to 8 in the state of El Valle del Cauca with stages starting from the cities of Cali, Buga, and the Lago Calima. The athletes will be flying out on July 27th and training for a week in the region before heading to Cali for the race start. We are excited to introduce the four pairs that will be taking on this exciting challenge:
Andres Gutierrez & Charlotte Erickson (Coed Pairs)
Zsolt Kozak and Laura Alagna (Coed Pairs)
Rory Polk & Javier Elias Molina (Male Pairs)
Craig Willenborg & Becca McIntire (Coed Pairs)
Our athletes have already begun their training for this demanding yet rewarding experience.
We also want to take this opportunity to thank our sponsors that are fueling this journey, including Eleven PRO who will once again be providing our kits for this event. We are excited to show off the best quality kits in the country where they are made! Thank you to Albabici, Nuun Hydration and Honey Stinger, Wolf Tooth Components, ProNet Cycling INC, Briko, Maxxis, Tannus Tires, Power Meter City, and ESI Grips. Also a special thanks to Gold Car Colombia for providing us with vehicles to transport our athletes and their bikes during their stay in Colombia, as well as Kinesis Group who will be providing the athletes with sports massages between stages. Stay tuned for more information on our sponsors and future partnerships!