February 13/03 12:43 pm - Team Seeking Riders, MTB Race in Victoria
Posted by Editoress on 02/13/03
Team Seeking Male Riders for UCI Event in Dominican Republic
Veulta Independencia Nacional (UCI 2.5) in the Dominican Republic. Starts Wednesday, Feb 19, 2003.
Requires UCI elite license and passport or driver's license and birth certificate (should be embossed with local seal) in hand (and team release - if license is attached)
Event is 9 stages and is 1286km.
Waaay better then a little 3-day in so cal or a week in the carolinas!
Cost is $900 per person. Includes, mechanic support, feed support. hotel/food and air/ground transfers from nycity, usa. yes, that does INCLUDE airfare from usa, too!
Also includes team clothing. ride your own bike. U will need to bring some ancillary cash... but most is covered in the plan.
Includes all race fees (you need your own uci license.. either unattached team or bring a waiver-release letter allowing you to join a composite team).
Includes gu/BOTTLED water, other on-bike food (Clif bars, etc) and buffet at hotel nitely.
Includes housing until Saturday, the 1st of March.. Stay a day or two and recover and get sunburned. Two weeks of fun (grinding very hard stage race is fun?) in the sun. Racing is over 27th, hotels until the 28th, if you want to stay a day or three, bring some cash for cheap tourist hotel.
Depart NY on Monday Feb 17 (if not flying from NY area or connecting through NY, make contact to determine appropriate course of action).
ability to speak/read/communicate in spanish is a plus - but NOT required.
Down n' Dirty at the Dump Race Returns
Schwalbe-Epic CC presents the "Down n' Dirty at the Dump XC Classic", April,6 2003. This XC race with be held at the Hartland Mountainbike Park in Victoria. "D-3" as it is becoming to be known,will be part of the Vancouver Island XC Race Series. The race is the first of the series. Information about the race can be found at the "Southern Island Mountainbike Society" web site www.simbs.com. Go to forums/XC discussion/Island series race update.