LOS ANGELES, CA. (Dec. 20th, 2016) – GasGas North America is proud to announce its 2017 National Trials Team led by 10 Time AMA National Trials Champion Geoff Aaron. Geoff brings enormously credibility and a track record for success as one of America’s most prolific trials champions. The four rider factory effort will consist of: Bryan Roper and Alex Niederer in the Pro class, Micah Hertrich in the Expert 125 class and Madeleine Hoover riding the Womens Pro division in the 2017 AMA/NATC National Championship Trials Series. They will compete in the NATC National Trials Series along with major regional and local events Turing 2017.
Bryan Roper AZ (Pro Class) GasGas TXT300. Bryan is a talented athlete that has previously finished as high as 2nd in the overall National standings. Bryan will help represent the GasGas brand on the West coast and in the 2017 NATC National Trials Series. He will also compete in his home state of Arizona where he is a multi-time champ. Expect solid performances from this newly signed GasGas rider.
Alex Niederer FL (Pro Class) GasGas TXT300. Alex is currently 5th in the 2016 National standings and looks to improve his results. A flashy rider that works hard and is fun to watch. Alex will be representing GasGas on the East coast by also competing in both the Florida state championship and STRA series.
Micah HertrichCO (125 Expert Class) GasGas TXT125. Micah is an up-and-coming rider from Colorado. He will ride another year in the Expert 125 class where he is the current champion. Keep your eye on this rider as he continues to improve and graduate to the pro ranks. Micah will also compete in the youth nationals, the World GP and the RMTA series.
Madeleine Hoover NC (Womens Pro) GasGas TXT250. Maddie is capable of winning the Womens Pro class in the 2017 championship. She is one of the youngest riders in the class and continues to improve at each competition. Maddie will be honing her skills by competing in all the World GP events and the STRA series.
“We have a great team out in the field representing the latest GasGas TXT models. I’m excited to go back to my roots and help these young talented riders achieve their goals in the U.S. National Trials Championship. 2017 is shaping up to be a great year!” says Geoff Aaron. “With an FIM World Championship round coming to the U.S. in 2017 there’s never been better to come out and see what trials is all about”.
For more information on the 2017 North American Championship Trials series including schedules and locations for U.S. Nationals, Youth Nationals and Womens Open events as well as the upcoming FIM World Trials GP Championship round in Kingman, Arizona in 2017 visit www.mototrials.com.