September 4/99 8:46 am - Houffalize World Cup Preview
Posted by Editor on 09/4/99
World Cup Final - Houffalize, Belgium
Phil Reinaers of the Alison Sydor Fan Club will be helping with our coverage. here is a pre-race report.
Houffalize 12:00 AM
The atmospheric condition are perfect : sunny with temperatures of 22Â°C for the women race. This afternoon, It will be be very important for race's favourites to be in front of the race due to the fact that the course is very dry and so dusty.
A lot of Belgian, Dutch, German fans of MTB races are already here to support the local bikers who are taking part in the open race.
The women will do 3 laps and 3/4 of lap at the start (+/- 34 km). At the start, there will be 80 women and 6 Canadian women : #1 Alison Sydor, # 8 Christina Redden, # 16 Lesley Tomlinson, # 19 Melanie Dorion # 25 Melanie Mc Quaid, #41 Patricia Sinclair.