Phoebe Gale
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PHOEBE GALE

She's a World Cup winner and one of the fastest women in downhill racing but who is Phoebe?

Having already achieved success on the UK mountain biking scene, this young Scotswoman is taking the world stage by storm. She lights up the Junior Women races delivering bistering runs on the World Cup circuit time after time.

Age:
17
Height:
166 cm
What's your warm-up routine before a race?
A bit of turbo then dynamic movements.
What are your top 3 music tracks for getting pumped to ride?
Without Me by Eminem, Shut Up and Drive by Rihanna and Pour the Milk by Robbie Doherty & Keees.
What's the dumbest way you've injured yourself?
Probably looping out from a wheelie!
What’s your favourite training ride?
Love a local ride when the conditions are prime.
Phoebe Gale
What’s your favourite race track or place to ride - and why?
Morzine is always a sick place to go, so much to ride there!
What do you think the future of mountain biking looks like?
More girls riding bike and having fun.
What are your tips for coming back from injury?
Patience.

Morzine is a sick place to ride!

Training in the gym or training on the bike?
Definitely on the bike.
Mud or dust?
I mostly ride mud at home so would have to say mud.
Roots or Rocks?
Rocks
27.5" or 29er?
Mullet
What scares you?
Spiders
Phoebe Gale at Leogang World Cup 2021
Would you rather old school geometry with modern suspension or old school suspension and modern geometry?
Old school suspension with modern geometry!
Would you rather come first with a run you weren’t happy with or come second knowing you left everything on the course?
First with a run I wasn't happy with.
How do you remain calm before a race or hitting a big feature?
I listen to music
Goals for 2021:
Ride well and have fun

What's your race bike setup?

Fork tokens: 2
Shock spring weight/pressure: 350 LBS/inch
Tyre pressure: 24 psi / 22 psi

Achievements

  • 1st - UCI MTB World Cup 2021

    Les Gets, France

  • 1st - UCI MTB World Cup 2021

    Maribor, Slovenia

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