September 13/01 10:46 am - Team Relay Begins
Posted by Editor on 09/13/01
Team Relay Begins!
This report made possible through the sponsorship of CompuTrainer and Rocky Mountain Bicycles
Welcome to the start of our live coverage of the Mountain Bike World Championships in Vail, Colorado. The weather is beautiful - a cool but sunny mountain morning. Each rider of the 4 member national teams will do 1 lap of an 11.5 kilometre circuit. The start-finish is downtown in the Vail Village and then the riders head out onto the trails.
After a moment of silence for the victims of the terrorist attacks, the race is getting underway. Canada's scheduled order for the riders is:
Obviously, the strategy is to go with the fastest riders first and establish a gap.