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May 25/00 10:19 am - Ontario/New Brunswick Events, Trail Workshop, Chiotti, Registration Closing

Posted by Editor on 05/25/00

Chatham Cycling Classic - Ontario

After 5 years absence this event returns to the calendar. Go to the website for details:

Multi-User Trail Construction And Maintenance Workshop

The Ontario Cycling Association is pleased to announce that it is hosting a Multi-User Trail Construction And Maintenance Workshop June 3rd and 4th, 2000. The workshop will be held in the Collingwood area and at the Kolopore Uplands MTB trails. For more information please download the PDF brochure in the news section on our web site Please register early as the workshop is expected to fill up quickly. For additional information you can send us an e-mail at:

New Brunswick Road Series
(courtesy Dave Macfarlane)

The third event of the Velo NB Road Series will be a road race on Sunday, May 28 near Frederiction. Senior races will be 91 kms through the rolling hills of the Keswick Valley. Full details including registration information, category race lengths and a location map are available on the Velo NB web site at

Chiotti & Frischknecht Hold Ceremony

Jerome Chiotti, the 1996 cross-country world champion who has admitted to drug use during the period in which he won the world title, has formally given his rainbow jersey to second place finisher Thomas Frischknecht. Both riders also signed a letter to be presented to the UCI asking that the record book be changed to reflect Frischknecht as the winner.

While this action has no official standing, the publicity may force the UCI to finally act on the matter. Both Chiotti's French federation and the UCI have deplored Chiotti's admitted drug use, but neither has taken any action to date.

Hardwood Canada Cup Registration

Closes at 8:00 pm EDT today... Don't leave it too late.

Hardwood Dual Course Open
(courtesy Glenn Meeuwisse)

The Dual course for the Schwinn/Toyota Canada Cup is now set. Many thanks to Mike Stewart and Cecile Gambin for all the help. I think it is fair to say that you won't believe it until you see it. There are some HUGE jumps. The course is open for inspection for the next three days. Coor's Light has signed on a the Title Sponsor for the Dual, guaranteeing a $1,000 prize purse. The race is at 6:00 pm Saturday for those with the brains just to watch. This one's a don't miss.


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