Leogang – UCI DH #3 – Results

Rachel Atherton 🇬🇧 is back in women elite category but Myriam ‘Pompon’ Nicole 🇫🇷 2nd is still white leader jersey !

Amaury Pierron 🇫🇷 took his second win in a row in Austria at Leogang Bikepark : the Commencal  rider is unbeatable at the moment !

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Fort William – UCI DH #2 – Results

Cocorico Amaury Pierron 🇫🇷 took the win in Elite Men (1st one for him!) at today Fort William UCI DH Round #2 ! He was strong pedalling… and quite lucky  after the Aaron Gwin fall. Congrats to  Reece Wilson 🇬🇧 4th as a privateer ! Loris Vergier  🇫🇷 is 2nd but 1st from the Syndicate Santa Cruz boys ! Troy Brosnan 🇦🇺 is more and more present (3rd today) and Loïc Bruni 🇫🇷 is back too after been injuried in Croatia 🇭🇷 at Round #1 !

Congrats to Tahnée Seagrave for the win in Women Elite ; Myriam 2nd  !

Fort William – UCI DH #2 – Greg Minnaar Out

Greg get injuried while training with the latest Santa Cruz V10  at Fort Bill 😦

The new V10 is explored thru this pinkbike article.

UCI DH World Cup Calendar

A new stage for 2018 UCI DH World Cup : Round #1 will take place in Croatia in  Lošinj in April !

|--------+--------------+-----------------+-----------|
|  Round | Date         | Spot            | Country   |
|--------+--------------+-----------------+-----------|
|  #1    | April 21-22  | Lošinj          |    🇭🇷     |
|  #2    | June 1-2     | Fort William    |    🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿     |
|  #3    | June 8-9     | Leogang         |    🇦🇹     |
|  #4    | July 7-8     | Val di Sole     |    🇮🇹     |
|  #5    | July 14-15   | Vallnord        |    🇦🇩     |
|  #6    | August 11-12 | Mont Saint-Anne |    🇨🇦     |
|  #7    | August 25-26 | La Bresse       |    🇫🇷     |
|--------+--------------+-----------------+-----------|

No huge news for the other Rounds : no unknown stages 5 out of 6 remainings were at 2017 calendar and remaining spot La Bresse already welcomed UCI DH World Cup in 2011 (a Round won by a certain Greg Minnaar 🇿🇦).

Val di Sole UCI – Round #7 (Final)

Congrats to Aaron Gwin 🇺🇸 & Pompon 🇫🇷 for their respective overall Downhill UCI World Cup win !

Here is Gwin final victory after Greg Minnaar unlucky run 😦

2017 UCI Downhill World Cup was amazing with a ranking that was decided at last round ! The podium of final Val di Sole Round #7 men race seems to be particularly promising for France 🇫🇷 for 2018 with Amaury Pierron, Loïc Bruni and Loris Vergier ranked #2, #3 and #4… and in women Pompon back quite confident and regular !

Moreover 2018 will have new stages ! A fact that was so uncommon in the last seasons : Round #1 will be in April in Lošinj, Croatia 🇭🇷 !

Now next stage : the Cairns Worlds !