European and French Mountain Bike Masters Championships


Six months to go…
In a little less than 180 days, the first ever European and French Championships will start at Praloup resort. Although the mountainside is currently covered in several feet of snow the organising committee have already turned their thoughts to MTB. The race routes are being considered (we have a great circuit planned), the list of commissaires from the FFC is being drawn up…..

As of February 24th 2010, 10 nations are already represented – including Spain, Italy, Austria… There are numerous big names from the world of MTB including, amongst others, Jean-Paul STEPHAN, Christian TAILLEFER, Yves MAVILLA and André FOSSE.

As the new competitive season gets underway, we would like to take this opportunity to wish everyone well in their training and preparation, and to wish you all a great 2010 season.


Competitors, we would like to draw your attention to the fact that the new rules stipulate that the starting order is dependent on both your ranking and the date of your registration. Sign-up now to guarantee the best possible starting position.. Rules here (link to .pdf file)

An exhibitors information pack has just been put online. To consult it click here French version (link to .pdf file). Don’t miss the opportunity to be part of this enjoyable event.

Are you over 18? Interested in MTB? Would you like to be part of this international event? Why not sign up here as a volunteer and enjoy this unique experience. French (link to .pdf file)

UPDATE: As of February 24rd 2010, 138 competitors have already registered. (116 in XCO and 22 in DHI)


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About the author: Gregg Kato

Gregg Kato studied journalism and broadcasting in college while working many different jobs including deejaying, driving a forklift and building web sites (not all at the same time). Kato enjoys riding local Santa Cruz trails. Besides being an avid mountain biker, he is also a motorcycle fanatic. Two wheels, one Passion.

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