The French rider from the BH Racing Enduro team won the women’s 2021 EWS title, while Karim Amour and Laura Charles were victorious in the Men’s Masters and Women’s Electric categories respectively.
Tweed Valley in the UK hosted the ninth and final race of the 2021 Enduro World Series and although the leaders of each of the different categories came in with a considerable advantage, all of the titles were still up for grabs. The wet and muddy conditions proved very difficult with the riders having to deal with slippy rocks, slick roots and tight, twisty trails.
In the Elite Women’s category French rider Mélanie Pugin (BH Racing Enduro Team) held an advantage in the general classification and so opted for a conservative approach, not wanting to take any unnecessary risks. Pugin finished 7th in the race and was crowned the 2021 Women’s Enduro World Champion, the result of excellent consistency and a BH bike equipped with GALFER Bike brake components (Disc Wave® ø203 mm + Pro G1554T brake pads).
And the good news did not end there for the GALFER riders. In the Men’s Masters category Karim Amour (BH Racing Enduro Team) followed a similar approach to Mélanie and once again took the EWS world title. Amour finished fourth in Tweed Valley and was crowned champion again after failing to win the title in 2020.
In the EWS-E category, Laura Charles (Orbea Fox Enduro Team) finished on the podium in the final round and won the overall championship on her Orbea Wild FS with GALFER brakes.
The international mountain bike racing season comes to a close with the GALFER Bike riders having enjoyed great success in 2021: 1 UCI DH world title, 1 Olympic medal and 3 EWS titles.