Ibis Bex Says Goodbye to Baraona


4 years in the past, Ibis signed a little-known privateer named Bex Baraona to its first manufacturing unit contract. She had simply began a self-funded season the place she completed sixth general.
We knew she had the potential to be EWS Champion again then, and this yr the Becks fulfilled that promise by profitable their first EWS race! Alongside the best way, she raised a number of EWS podiums, gained two phases, turned the British Nationwide Enduro Champion, and impressed riders world wide by Gowan gals.

It has been an important experience and we’re grateful for all of the laughs alongside the best way.
We want him the very best.

Becoming a member of my first professional crew will all the time be such a particular reminiscence, so to begin with an enormous thanks to Tom for seeing one thing in me and giving me the possibility to bike and run world wide… I by no means dreamed of This was after I was slightly smash and actually pinched myself on a regular basis what a tremendous profession that is!

I’ve discovered so much, have loved all of the bikes I’ve ridden with Ibis and have discovered nice assist in races, which has helped me obtain some large racing objectives!! They’re: constructing the EWS podium and profitable the EWS race!

I’m very grateful to all of the sponsors of the crew for giving me the very best stuff and all the time getting all the pieces I have to carry out. Additionally, thanks to the crew employees and everybody at Ibis, for working so onerous and being an enormous a part of my racing profession. Thanks for the previous 4 years and see you within the race.

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After we signed Bex in 2018, she was coming off a prime ten season as a personal particular person. She had self-funded her season with a mixture of fundraisers, odd jobs, and true grit. She was his nutritionist, coach, mechanic and crew supervisor. We admired her willpower, and we have been excited to be provided a place on our manufacturing unit crew. In that first season, he made his first podium. Over the subsequent three years, she continued to work on her objectives with the identical willpower that originally attracted us to her. It was unimaginable to see him win EWS in his hometown.

Alongside the best way, we loved his wonderful humor (and laughs). We’ll miss working with Bex however sit up for working with him. Goa lady!

,Tom Morgan, President of Ibis, Watchmen, and former Ibis Cycles EWS Staff Supervisor

Due to the individuals who make this doable, our sponsors: Ibis Cycles, POC, Maxxis Tire, Bike Yoke, Shimano, Fox, Lizardskins Grips, One-Up Elements, Wilderness Path Bikes, Dumonde Tech, Umrah, Kush Core, Stage Biking, movement devices.



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