Bromont, Quebec


Team Major Cycles is proud to announce a new partnership with Banshee Bikes. The completely revamped team will attend most of the remaining World Cups, the Canada Cups, the Crankworx in Whistler and many local events such as the BC Cups and the Quebec Cups. Mainly focussing on DH, the team will also attend couple enduro races across Canada and United States.


Team Banshee / Major Cycles consists of two fast canadian racers; Sam Thibault (Bromont, QC) and the current Junior Canadian National Champion, Daniel Shaw (North Vancouver, BC). The management side of things will be handled by Bastien Major.

The team will debut the 2015 season aboard the new Banshee Legend 650B currently in prototype stage. Riders will also be spotted on their Banshee Spitfires during training and enduro events.

Prototype 650B Banshee Legend

Sam Thibault, 2nd overall 2014 Canada Cup Series and current Elite Quebec Provincial Champion will look forward to attend more World Cups in 2015.


Team Banshee Major Cycles


After a solid 2014 season, Daniel Shaw will enter into his second year as Junior. Aiming for a second Canadian Junior National Champ title and the Prince of Crankworx title in Whistler, Dan will also travel to a couple of World Cups this season.


Team Banshee Major Cycles


«I’ve always been impressed by Banshee’s engineering behind their products and being able to work closely with them in order to develop and help with feedbacks for the new version of the legendary Legend is something great! Sam and Dan will both be good test riders for the new DH bike and we look forward to a solid season of development, testing and racing!» - Bastien Major, Team Manager

«We are stoked to welcome these guys on our program this season. They will do great presence for us in many events all across North America and even on the World Cup stage. We look forward to a great season and we can’t wait to reveil more about our new 650B Legend! Stay tuned!» - Dennis Beare, Banshee Bikes Brand Manager


Keep an eye out for the team as they will race the first Canada Cup in Mont Tremblant this week-end.


2015 Team Sponsors

As well as Banshee Bikes, Team Major Cycles is welcoming new sponsors; ManitouFormula BrakesMaxxis TiresMuscle MLK CanadaYaban ChainsOneUp Components and iXS. And again this season, we can count on the great support ofSpankDakineGamut USAVelo SaddlesSpy OpticHT ComponentsObtainiumFeedback SportsWhistler Performance Lubricants and Giro.


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