Independent and proud of it, our team of free agents spans the globe and racing genres. From XC to gravel to triathlon, they are the reason we continue to push the boundaries of wheel development: we want to be a big part of their success.
Eliot Jackson

Eliot Jackson

At the young age of four, Eliot was given a hand-me down motocross bike and his life on two wheels began. He eventually reached a high level of success capturing 4 MX National Championships by the age of 15. By 18, he started DH MTB racing, and two short years later found himself lining up for his first World Cup Downhill at Val di Sole, Italy. Today, Eliot is the Chairman of the Grow Cycling Foundation promoting education, access and opportunities to increase diversity and inclusion in cycling.

Discipline: Downhil, Trail Country: USA Rides: Reserve 30|SL , Reserve 30|HD , Reserve 31|DH
Vero Sandler

Vero Sandler

Born in Auckland, New Zealand, her passion for mountain bikes was ignited when she moved to the Kiwi riding hotspot that is Nelson, at the age of fifteen. She soon started competing in regional Downhill events and eventually to chasing the dream of the Downhill World Cup. IT was during the 2016 off-season spent South Wales and where Vero was introduced to the 50to01 and Vero jumped tracks to carve out, literally and figuratively, her own freestyle path of the relaxed and fun-loving attitude she’s known for.

Discipline: Freeride, Trail Country: New Zealand Rides: Reserve 30|HD , Reserve 31|DH
Andrew Discoll

Andrew Discoll

As a kid, Andrew was always into action sports and began riding bikes at the age of three to keep up with his older brother. Living right next to Highland Mountain Bike Park, he was hooked on downhill riding and racing from a young age. He was amazed by the constant opportunity to improve through competition. As his passion for racing grew, he began to progress and race at a higher level. Most recently, he has had the opportunity to compete on the World Cup circuit, and be named a member of the US National Team. On top of racing and riding, he enjoys building trails, and coaching the next generation. His main goal is to have fun while on a bike, and to encourage others to do so as well.

Discipline: Downhill, Trail Country: USA Rides: Reserve 31|DH , Reserve 30|HD , Fillmore Valves
Craig Evans

Craig Evans

Always pinned on the roots, ruts, and rocks of the UK’s most fertile hotbed for the two-wheeled talent (Sheffield), Craig’s intrinsic knowledge of style and speed caught the attention of Santa Cruz stalwart, Steve Peat, early on. From chasing the World Cup dream to working long hours in the off-season, Craig’s efforts paid off in 2017 when he effortlessly tackled the steep and treacherous track of the 2017 Red Bull Hardline to claim the victory and his rightful place in mountain bike history.

Discipline: Freeride, Trail Country: UK Rides: Reserve 30|HD
Sam Dale

Sam Dale

The big ‘Macc Lad’ from Macclesfield, England, Sam Dale shocked the world by working his way up from privateer status to full pro-team support, took a World Cup podium and a score of solidly top results, and then decided that pro-team life just wasn’t right for him. Sam re-focused his energy and is now riding and racing in the way he wants to, by bringing the fun and good times with the 50to01 crew.

Discipline: Freeride, Trail Country: UK Rides: Reserve 30|HD
Josh Lewis

Josh Lewis

Straight outta Sheffield under the tutelage of ‘Sheffield Steel’ Steve Peat, Josh ‘Loosedog’ Lewis honed his trade between the tape prior to a more creative outlook on mountain biking taking root and guiding Josh’s hand. With an insatiable appetite for two-wheeled good times on the bike or behind the camera, Josh’s contagious energy and creative point of view have altered the traditions of mountain biking and influenced a new generation of riders to explore their local trails in new and previously unimaginable ways.

Discipline: Freeride, Trail Country: UK Rides: Reserve 30|HD
Ben Hildred

Ben Hildred

Ben is a full-time bike mechanic at Vertigo Bikes in Queenstown, NZ who after ‘Everesting’ a few years back, then climbed 55,000 vertical meters in only 30 days while holding down a full-time job. He then climbed the height of Olympus Mons (a volcano on the planet Mars that stands 21,287.4m / 69,841ft above datum, said to be the tallest planetary mountain in the solar system) in three days in November 2020. After a nice month long break, Ben completed his greatest feat yet, he climbed 1 million vertical feet in 200 days (the milly in two-hundy). The only question left is, what can't he do?

Discipline: Road Country: New Zealand Rides: Reserve 50|65 , Reserve 52|63 , Fillmore Valves
Els Visser

Els Visser

Els Visser's triathlon story is unique. The Red Bull-sponsored athlete is not only a qualified doctor with a PhD in surgery, but she's also a shipwreck survivor. Els loves to inspire others with her incredible life story, and her goal is to win multiple Ironman races and to finish on the podium in Kona. Els’ slogan is “Live your life to the fullest and never hold back” and she does a great job living up to it.

Discipline: Triathlons Country: Netherlands Rides: Reserve 77|Disc
Flora Colledge

Flora Colledge

Flora Colledge is a professional athlete focused on racing extreme triathlons. Whether it's near-freezing waters, snowy mountain passes or exposed trails, Flora thrives in long-distance races that test athletes, and their gear, to the very limits. With victories at the Patagonman and Swissman Extreme Triathlons, and three podium finishes at the legendary Norseman, Flora is looking to push the limits of high performance in these unique und grueling competitions.

Discipline: Triathlons Country: Switzerland Rides: Reserve 77|Disc
Andrew Dahlheim

Andrew Dahlheim

With over two decades in the road and mountain bike game, this proud Texan currently living in South Carolina, is evolving his love for bike racing into a new gravel program, The Imaginary Collective. Focused on creativity and drive with the idea to redesign cycling, Andrew brings a ton of experience and a steadfast work ethic to the program.

Discipline: Gravel, XC, Road Country: USA Rides: Reserve 25|GR , Reserve 28|XC , Fillmore Valves
MASH Team

MASH Team

Known for impossibly stylish track bike riding, the MASH crew defined cycling for a generation. Watch while they do it again.

Discipline: Road, Alleycats, Track Racing Country: USA Rides: Reserve 35|35
Josh Tostado

Josh Tostado

Known to many as “Toast,” Josh Tostado is wired a bit differently than most. Best known as a professional ultra endurance mountain bike racer and an altitude specialist, Josh owns the course record (and a handful of victories) at Colorado’s Montezuma’s Revenge 24 Hour race. In his spare time, he works as a handyman and tree trimmer outside of Breckenridge, Colorado, where he spends the summer months riding technical and burly terrain and the winter hitting the powder.

Discipline: Cross Country, Gravel Country: USA Rides: Reserve 28|XC , Reserve 30|SL , Reserve 25|GR
Iago Garay

Iago Garay

Iago is an Enduro racer based out of Alapardo, Spain (near Madrid) who’s been racing since the young age of 11. An accomplished racer who’s love of riding is infectious, Iago is known for his playful and style both on and off the bike. When he's not racing, you can catch Iago getting outdoors, traveling with friends, riding at the La Pinilla Bike Park that his dad once ran, or running ‘DYEDBRO’ frame protection as one of the company’s co-founders.

Discipline: Enduro Country: Spain Rides: Reserve 30|HD , Reserve 31|DH
Jamie Nicoll

Jamie Nicoll

Jamie's skill set was forged in cross country racing - then broadened by years away from bikes and in the Himalayas, working in remote areas of New Zealand and eventually finding himself in Patagonia, just as he started to reconnect with bikes. To define Jamie as adventurer or extreme multi-day events guy would be far too restrictive. Bikes have always played a critical role in his life.

Discipline: Cross Country Country: New Zealand Rides: Reserve 28|XC , Reserve 30|SL
Romain Paulhan

Romain Paulhan

Fun loving Frenchman Romain Paulhan, hails from the Massif Central, situated to the south of Les Gets. From a youth spent racing BMX, Romain soon found himself in the mountains and between the tape, starting a journey that would take him to the top of French downhill racing with the crowning achievement of winning the coveted national title in 2010. Today, Romain competes in a mix of enduro and downhill events, trail building, and coaching the next generation of rippers.

Discipline: Enduro, DH Country: France Rides: Reserve 30|HD , Reserve 31|DH
Mark Scott

Mark Scott

Anyone who’s been keeping up to date with the Enduro World Series knows that Mark Scott has been there since the beginning and has only missed one race start in the history of the EWS. Based in the Tweed Valley, Scotland, Mark started racing at the age of 11 in the competitive Scottish scene naturally progressing to World Cup level representing the UK as a junior in 2011. The move to Enduro racing came just few years later when he raced the first ever EWS in Punta Alla.

Discipline: Enduro Country: UK Rides: Reserve 30|HD
Dan Paley

Dan Paley

Dorncaster, England born Dan Paley is a category defying lover of two-wheeled good times and fun times. To say Dan is a BMXer would be true. But it’s also true to say he’s a mountain biker. One thing is absolutely true, he’s a man possessed with the need to just get his kicks and doesn’t care about the neat little boxes people want to build. He’s also a boxer, clean eater, joy bringer and a vocal supporter for his friends that are doing good things in positive ways.

Discipline: Freeride, Trail Country: UK Rides: Reserve 30|HD
TJ Eisenhart

TJ Eisenhart

Born and raised in Lehi, Utah, TJ became a national champion just two years into his professional cycling career. But, with fatherhood on the horizon, he launched into a new chapter of cycling as one half of the innovative gravel program, Imaginary Collective, focused on creativity and drive with the idea to redesign cycling and be most colorful rider out there.

Discipline: Gravel Country: USA Rides: Reserve 25|GR , Reserve 32|GR , Reserve 22|GR