Name: Claire Buchar
About Me: Claire Buchar is known for her dedication to the sport, having spent most of her career as a privateer. She is a talented rider with a lot of heart. As a 10 time Canadian National Team Member, World Championships Bronze Medalist, Canadian National Champion, Top 10 World Cup Racer, media regular, coach and event organizer, Claire is a true ambassador of mountain biking.
Nickname: Klarko or BUCK
Years riding/racing: riding since '99 and racing since '02. Still remember the first time I picked up a mountain bike and my first national race, I was a squid.…but never looked back!
Favorite place to ride: Whistler Bike Park
Best riding memory: Summers in Whistler and Racing World Cups
Other hobbies or likes:XC riding, road trips, art, graphic design, yoga, tea, snowboarding, friends.
Hero's or Inspirations in riding: Champions-not just riders that have won championships but people with heart and attitude-those are real champions to me.
Goals for 2012: Canadian National Champion, Podium at every 2012 Event
Describe a perfect days riding: Whistler Bike Park laps in the morning, XC ride to the lake in the afternoon with Chris, my bro and some key friends.
Hotlines Products you Use: NukeProof wheels, bars, grips, seat posts, saddles, flat pedals, headsets, stems