Russell and his partner, Cole Kirkpatrick, have formed Gnarly Routes, a company that enables riding enthusiasts to rent the latest generation trail bikes and fly to hand-picked riding destinations. The tour packages include a three-day bike rental and lodging.  The bikes are equipped, of course, with XCGear equipment.


  • 10 Consecutive Years as a Factory Racer
  • 2017 Powerline Park GNCC 3rd Overall
  • 2016 National Enduro Champion
  • 2014 National Enduro Overall Winner (Husqvarna Factory Team)
  • 2013 OMA Overall Champion (Husaberg Factory Team)
  • 2011 AMA Athlete of the Year
  • 2011 National Enduro Champion
  • 4 ISDE Gold Medals and Trophy Team Podiums
  • 3 ISDE Silver Medals
  • 3rd Place Tennessee Knockout Extreme Race
  • 2009 AMA Athlete of the Year Nominee
  • 2009 National Enduro Champion
  • 2008 National Enduro Champion
  • 2006 National Enduro Champion
  • 2006 ISDE Junior Trophy Team World Champion
  • 2006 Red Bull Last Man Standing 5th Overall
  • 4 Time SE&TRA Enduro Overall Champion
  • 2006 SE&TRA Harescramble Overall Champion
  • 2 Time Florida Trail Riders Enduro Overall Champion

“After years of running stiff bar clamps, switching to the XCGEAR Mako360 offered much needed compliance to my wrists and hands and makes riding much less fatiguing.“

Russell Bobbitt



  • Enduro