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UCI MTB World Cup, Next leg kicks off tomorrow

The next event in the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup is upon us. Taking place in the picturesque Val Di Sol, in Italy.
Be sure to keep your eyes on Greg Minnaar (RSA) and Tracey Hannah (Aus) who will be defending their first round win, from Pietermaritzburg earlier this year. But lets not forget the Atherton’s and the likes of Sam Hill, who will be sure to chase those seconds as they head down the course. Continue reading UCI MTB World Cup, Next leg kicks off tomorrow

2012 UCI Mountain Bike World Cup – Round 1

The first leg of the RockyRoads UCI Mountain Bike World Cup presented by Shimano came to a finish on Sunday 18 March 2012 with the Downhill Elite, clearly a crowd favourite in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.

I have to admit I was quite impressed at the turn out, spectators littered the banks on the lower half of the downhill course. The sound of Vuvuzelas echoing out around the course as the commentator kept the crowd alive throughout the day. Something one can only truly experience in South Africa. Continue reading 2012 UCI Mountain Bike World Cup РRound 1