Friday, July 24, 2009

Top Mountain Bikers at Mt. Ste. Anne

Mountain biker test-rides downhill course at Mt. Ste. Anne (July 23, 2009)

From CTV:

The best mountain bikers in the world are crawling over Mont Ste. Anne, near Quebec City, as they prepare for this weekend's Velirium '09.

Three major events for the Nissan UCI World Cup will take place: the Downhill, the 4-cross and the Cross-Country

Spectators get the best view at the downhill.

"It's not an asphalt track you know, there's a lot of wood, trees, rocks and sometimes they go as fast as 80 km per hour," said organizer Chantale Lachance. "You don't even need to like mountain bikes to appreciate that show."

It's even better in the rain.

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