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August 25/99 11:06 am - Euro MTB Champs, NB MTB Champs, Ontario Race Announcement, Birthday

Posted by Editoress on 08/25/99

European MTB Championships - Porto de Mos, Portugal

Elite Men (6 laps, 42 km)

1. Miguel Martinez (Fra) 2:08:49
2. Grégory Vollet (Fra) 2:11:07
3. Roberto Lezaun Zubiria (Esp) 2:11:24
4. Michael Rasmussen (Den) 2:12:44
5. Dominique Arnould (Fra) 2:13:55

Elite Women (4 laps, 28 km)

1. Paola Pezzo (Ita) 1.39.05
2. Barbara Blatter (Sui) 1:39:05
3. Margarita Fullana Riera (Esp) 1:40:13
4. Annabella Stopparo (Ita) 1:40:49
5. Sandra Temporelli (Fra) 1:46:03

New Brunswick Provincial MTB Championships
NBTel Mobility NB Cup # 8 - Saint John, August 22
(courtesy Dave McFarlane)

Go Here for the complete results.


Pinnacle Sports and the Sudbury Cycling Club are co-sponsoring a two day cycling event to be held in Sudbury on Saturday, August 28 and Sunday, August 29.

Saturday's event organized by Pinnacle Sports is a 15km time trial, while Sunday's event organized by the Sudbury Cycling Club will include criterium racing at Delki Dozzi Cycling Track. The cost is $5.00 per day per person and prizes and cash will be awarded for category top finishers. Racers 14 years and older are welcome to register and bike restrictions are not in effect for Saturday's time trial. Approved helmets are mandatory for all events. Registration for both days will be between 11:00 am and 12:00 noon (Saturday: at Kantola Road & Sunday: at Delki Dozzi Park) with racing commencing between 12:30 and 1:00 pm. Come challenge yourself against some of the best riders in the North or simply race against the clock. Race categories will be determined at start time.

For more information call Adrian Gedye Pinnacle Sports at 523-7400.

Cycling Is Expensive...

A bidding war for a 1891 British-built Diamond Frame Safety model bike at an auction in England led to a record selling price of $255,000 (Can). This beat the old record of $111,000 for a 1880s tricycle. Time to pull out that old stuff you haven't used for a few years...

Birthday Greetings to...... elite road racer Tim Hadfield.


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