We contacted a few of our longtime mountain bike friends to see how they were dealing with the changes taking place in our industry due to the coronavirus. Read on to see what they had to say.
(Brian Lopes was a multi-time national and world champion in gravity racing, and he is still shredding today.)
So far it hasn’t had a huge impact on me or my family. Everyone is healthy. Paula is working from home, and I am doing the primary teaching for Maverick’s first-grade school. That is probably the biggest change with me. It’s been great to spend more one-on-one time with him, but I definitely have less time to ride, shoot and take care of sponsor stuff. Luckily, I’m in a position to take this on, as Paula is locked in the home office, working as if she was going into the office.
Traveling to events obviously stopped. Not sure when that will start to happen again, but we have taken a couple of family trips, driving to different spots just to get out of town.
(Chloe was America’s 2019 XC National champion, and she is the founder of the Stan’s-Pivot Pro Team presented by Maxxis.)
Well, the Olympics has been postponed and the entire race schedule to date. So, it’s had a huge impact on…