Yeti sponsored pro rider suspended by Yeti following illegal trail riding incident near Boulder
Golden, Colorado—Yeti Cycles has announced the suspension of professional team rider, Mike West following an incident in Boulder, Colorado earlier this month.
West was cited by the City of Boulder on March 19th for allegedly riding on an illegal trail on Flagstaff Mountain. Yeti Cycles learned of the incident yesterday and responded by immediately suspending West. "Yeti Cycles is strongly opposed to riding on illegal trails and takes this issue very seriously," said Steve Hoogendoorn, Vice President of Yeti Cycles. "We have talked to Mike and informed him he has been suspended from our team pending further investigation."
West received two tickets for the incident and will be arraigned in Boulder Municipal Court on April 12. After legal proceedings against West are complete, Yeti Cycles will determine their relationship with the National Championship winning rider.
Yeti Cycles is a high-end mountain bike company based in Golden, Colorado. The company has over twenty-five years of experience in racing and product development and is known for its cutting-edge mountain bikes.
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