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March 7/00 2:20 am - Rockies Challenge, Marin Canada Team, Paris-Nice

Posted by Editor on 03/7/00

Rockies Challenge Indoor Mountain Bike Competition

Following on the recent spectacular success of the North Shore Indoor competition at the Vancouver Outdoor Adventure Sports Show, Altitude Events and National Event Management are pleased to announce the Rockies Challenge Indoor Mountain Bike Competition at the Calgary Round Up Centre March 24-26, 2000.

This event is designed to test fitness, technical ability, and all out aggressive riding skills. There will be three stages: a time trial, a dual elimination, and a stock trials competition. Points will be awarded in each competition and the rider with the lowest point total at the end of the competition wins.

The course will be both indoor and (weather permitting) outdoor. The course will be a dirt track featuring some of the features that you might find on a downhill mountain bike course: berms, jumps, tabletops, as well as a few that you might find on the north shore, like ramps. Inside the loop, several obstacles and stunts will be set up, such as teeter-totters, log pyramids, and wheelie drops.

For more information or to enter... go to or call toll free 1-877-678-1635.

Marin Canada Team

The 2000 Marin Factory race team consist of a new Rosters and sponsors lineup! The new sponsors are ; Zoom Media , Manitou , IRC tire , Scary Fast, Prorider eyewear and Airwalk . Other sponsors to be announce soon !!


Trish Sinclair XC
Matt Decore XC
Chris Blanchard XC
Jimmy Coll DH/SL
Mathieu Laurin DH/SL
Melanie Desrocher SL/BMX

Paris-Nice, France

Stage 3 - Nevers to Belleville 204 km

1. Fabio Baldato (Ita) Fassa Bortolo 4:49:21
2. Giuliano Figueras (Ita) Mapei
3. Laurent Brochard (Fra) Jean Delatour
4. Kai Hundertmarck (Ger) Telekom
5. Francois Simon (Fra) Bonjour
6. Andrei Kivilev (Kaz) Ag2R Prevoyance
7. Francesco Casagrande (Ita) Vini Caldirola
8. Mario Aerts (Bel) Lotto Adecco
9. Stephane Heulot (Fra) Francaise des Jeux
10. Andreas Kloden (Ger) Telekom

14. Frankie Andreu (USA) US Postal
15. Bobby Julich (USA) Credit Agricole all s.t.


1. Laurent Brochard (Fra) Jean Delatour 9:54:50
2. Andreas Kloden (Ger) Telekom at 0:09
3. Frankie Andreu (USA) US Postal 0:12
4. Francisco Mancebo (Esp) Banesto 0:13
5. Francois Simon (Fra) Bonjour 0:16
6. Martin Rittsel (Swe) Memorycard 0:17
7. Bobby Julich (USA) Credit Agricole s.t.
8. Didier Rous (Fra) 0:20
9. Javier Pascual Rodriguez (Esp) 0:22
10. Fabio Baldato (Ita) 0:28

19. George Hincapie (USA) US Postal 0:45


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