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September 10/98 6:46 am - Commonwealth Games Report, New Brunswick, & Nova Scotia News, Midweek Results

Posted by Editor on 09/10/98

Commonwealth Games Report
courtesy Steve Lund

The Canadian Cycling Team arrived in Malaysia this week, unfortunatly a few of the bikes got left in Montreal thanks too an over crowded, overbooked last minute airline (the team mechanic almost didn't make it too) Eric, Cezlaw and Lynne are riding the spare bikes this week, there own should arrive by Friday in time for Saturdays men's RR. The RR course was reportedly flat, however, upon inspection 2 hills are present on every 16 km lap. One is long (about a km but a big ringer for the guys) but the second is a very short 500m grade that should cause some excitment. There are also a few tight corners and cobbled round-abouts to make things exciting. The team is all very motivated and ready to kick some butt. The Aussies will be the big competition as they got just about all of their Euro roadies to commit to the Commonwealth Games.

Nova Scotia News

The 6th Race of the Bicycle Nova Scotia Mountain Bike Series will be held this Sunday, September 13th in Falmouth, Nova Scotia. Contact Mark kazimirski at (902)798-2171 for more information.

New Brunswick News

The final event of the 9 race NB Cup MTB series will be held at Centennial Park in Moncton on Sunday, September 13, 1998. Registration, location and schedule details can be found on the Velo NB web page at:

Good News for Downhiilers

Blue Mountain in Collingwood has opened its chairlift to downhillers on weekends from 10am to 5pm. There are three trails, two intermediate and one expert.

For more info contact The Adventure Mountain Bike School 416-869-3799 or 705-445-0231 Extension 6125 or

Job for Sports Marketing/Cycling Enthusiast

Keep the wheels turning at the World's Best Cycling event for women. As Marketing Director of the HP LaserJet Women's Challenge (formerly The Hewlett-Packard International Women's Challenge), you will pursue sponsors, recruit board members, interact with HP divisions, establish cycling and vendor relationships and manage marketing programs. As a catalyst for growth and expansion of this premier event, you must possess 5 years marketing experience, media knowledge, public speaking, presentation, leadership and people skills, and a passion for cycling. Salary is $40K plus commissions, benefits and moving allowance. Send or fax resume by Oct. 1 to:HPLWC, PO Box 299, Boise, ID 83701. Fax (208) 345-5325.

Mississauga Midweek Final Event and Final Standings

Heath CockburnJet Fuel Coffee11:03:4512
Don ZuckPavanVBs.t.11
Augusto GoncalvezIndependentVBs.t.10
Michael MooreEvian MississaugaVAs.t.9
Jan BlindertJet Fuel Coffee1s.t.8
Simon SmallItal Pasta1s.t.7
Andrew RandallJet Fuel Coffee1s.t.6
Steve LesseyJet Fuel Coffee2s.t.5
Joe JulianoJet Fuel Coffee1s.t.4
Derek BurgessEvian Mississauga3s.t.2

FINAL STANDINGS (complete standings to follow)

POSLast NameFirst NameCATCLUBpointsCat pos.
1CockburnHeath1Jet Fuel Coffee1381
2CavanaghGregVAWoodstock C.C.1351
3DavidgePiers1Evian Mississauga952
4ArthursBrent1Woodbridge Italia873
5FryDavid2Hummingbirds C.C.721
7MooreMichaelVAEvian Mississauga602
10YbanezMichael2Evian Mississauga562
10AysonBen2Evian Mississauga562
12RigatoDomenic2Brampton C.C.554
14LesseySteve2Jet Fuel Coffee525
17KripBruce1Woodbridge Italia456
18VillanoTom1Woodbridge Italia437
19AbramaviciusTonyVASchwinn Canada424
20HansenMatt1Jet Fuel Coffee418
29JarvisAmyWEvian Mississuga361
54EstavezAlexJUNRacer Sportif191
54EstavezJoseMINRacer Sportif191
60Porter TimVCJet Fuel Coffee181


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