Behind the 9: Linda Travis talks Women ‘s Cycling, the Pink Panther and being a late bike bloomer

NINER: WHAT’S YOUR ROLE AT NINER? LINDA: I am the Inside Sales Manager. I manage the Factory Store and the Rider Services Rep group while being a Riders Services Rep myself. I’ve been at Niner a year and a half. NINER: WHAT’S YOUR FIRST BIKE MEMORY? LINDA: We lived on …

A World Cyclocross Champ in his 70’s? How Rick Abbott Earned the Rainbow Jersey.

An avid bicycle tourist, Rick Abbott didn’t start competing on a bike until he turned 56. Now, in his 70’s, he’s a Masters World Cyclocross Champ with a Rainbow Jersey as proof. We were lucky enough to catch up with Rick to talk about his victory, how he handles training, …

Behind the 9: How’d Kirt Voreis become a part of the Niner family? Part 2

PART 2 in a series about Kirt Voreis and his partnership with Niner, featuring Nate Adams, former professional mountain biker who calls Kirt a friend and a mentor. NINER: What’s your first memory of Kirt? NATE: I think it was at the Mount Snow Naked Crit. (Okay, just kidding.) Truthfully, …

Behind the 9: How’d Kirt Voreis become part of the Niner family? Part 1.

Kirt Voreis and Niner started working together a little over a year ago. But Kirt started his professional career as a mountain biker back in 1994 and he’s still at it today. In that time, he’s had a number of different bike sponsors, raced downhill, dual slalom, made countless riding …