September 15, 2012

Rider Bio - Nick Sears

·        Age
o       33       
·        Height/Weight
o       5’7”, 140lbs

·        Place of Birth
o       Rising Sun, MD

·        Residence
o       Quarryville, PA

·        Job
o        Salesmen at Quality Stone Veneer

·        Favorite Trail
o       Any trail at Fair Hill Maryland; the trails there flow really well and I really like the short punchy climbs.

·        Favorite Race
o        Trail Spinners Fair Hill Classic

·        Best Race Result
o       2x PA state champion including 2012
o       2012 Marc Series Champion
o       2011 Mid Atlantic Super Series Champion
o       3rd place 2012 fair hill classic
o       2nd place Windham race against the world 2012
o       1st place Granogue night time trial 2012
o       6x race winner in the Mid Atlantic Super Series 2011

·        Mountain Bike Advocacy (trail work, rider leader, etc)
o        I take great pride in performing trail maintenance and helping new riders

·        Helmet
o       Limar Carbon Ultralight

·        Glasses
o       Optic Nerve-Thujone

·        Shoes
o        Bontrager

·        Other items you ride with
o       I never ride without peanut butter flavor GU gels.  I also never leave home without my Garmin.  I’m a big fan of Strava as it helps me to gauge my training performance and motivates me to find new trails and climbs.

Bike: Scott Scale 29er RC

·        Frame/Size
o       Medium

·        Fork
o        Fox

·        Headset
o       Ritchey Pro

·        Front Derailleur
o       SRAM XX

·        Rear Derailleur
o       SRAM XX

·        Shifters
o       SRAM XX

·        Brakes
o       SRAM XX World Cup

·        Crankset and gearing
o       SRAM XX – 39x26 gearing

·        Handlebar
o       Ritchey WCS Carbon

·        Stem
o       Ritchey WCS Carbon

·        Pedals
o       Shimano XTR

·        Hubs
o       DT SWISS

·        Cassette and gearing
o       SRAM XX - 12-36 cassette

·        Rims
o       DT Swiss

·        Tires
o        Continental Race Kings – tubeless with Stan’s sealant

·        Total Bike Weight
o       20.5 lbs

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