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April 7/01 9:40 am - Napa World Cup, Ontario and BC News

Posted by Editoress on 04/7/01

Napa World Cup XC

We will be starting our coverage of Napa today with the time trial. Women start at 1:30 local time (4:30EDT) and the men after the women are finished.

The time trial is new for 2001. It will be used to establish the starting order for the race on Sunday. In the past the organizers have used the current UCI rankings. This new system will allow riders who are in good form and whose riding style is better suited to the course take a better position for the start.

Racing tomorrow starts at 10:30am for the women and the men at 2pm local time (the distance and lap count has not yet been determined). We will be doing lap by lap coverage.

For a look at the course go to Map
Map courtesy Galeforce

La Bicicletta Midweek Novice Series
Courtesy Peter McCaffery

Due to the fact that April 16th. is Easter Monday, the Midweek Club's novice series will ow commence on April 23rd. The Wednesday series will still start on April 18th. as originally scheduled.

New BC Road Team

Just wanted to drop a line about another new team in British Columbia.

The new road race team is made up of 6 Category 1 racers:

Rick Minichiello
Shane Savage
Mike Koski
Allan Prazsky
Bryce McCallum
Adam Faulkner (not in picture)

Team Photo

We are a lower mainland racing team, and will be competing in all BC Cup and Provincial road races, along with US races and Canadian Nationals.

We would very much like to thank our sponsors, which have been very generous in there support of product, clothing, and bikes. E-Caps (, Hammer nutrition (, Giant bikes of Canada (, and Rack Stop car rack systems of Vancouver.

Mike Koski
E-Caps/Hammergel/Giant/Rack Stop Racing Team


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