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The American is on a roll and after winning at Crankworx Rotorua and in Thun tonight, he increases the pressure on his competition for the FMB Diamond Series crown. Rogatkin was follwed by two Italians: Torquato Testa and Diego Caverzasi put on a great show, securing second and third place at the first FMB Gold Event of the season.  

A circuit like Marlene Südtirol Sunshine Race’s will always divide the riders’ opinions, between those who love it, thriving to push hard on the Nachtegallenweg hairpins, and those who play it on defense, hoping to recover on the roots of the technical descent to Nals. Anyway, there is one thing on which everybody agrees: you don’t win in Nals by case. You need strength, endurance, condition, and a fair deal of tactics.

Südtirol: a land of incredible beauty, great mountains, apples and – of course – mountain bike. The Internazionali d’Italia Series return to Sudtirol, in Nals, to renew the classic appointment with the Marlene Südtirol Sunshine Race, that on Saturday and Sunday, April 8th and 9th, celebrates the 17th edition of its prestigious history, that features some of the top names in World MTB.

After the successful opening round at the Parco delle Colombare in Verona, with the victories of Marco Aurelio Fontana and Serena Calvetti, ASD Novagli Bike set up a technical and spectacular route: a 4,3 km loop with a 195 overall altitude and 25,3% maximum gradient, completely renewed from the past edition.

Our national season opens early this year, but don’t worry it’s a shiny spring weather that is announced for the weekend in Levens : Nice’s hinterland for the first of the 5 rounds.Thanks to Florian Nicolaï : the local prodigy who will ride as the pathfinder on his daily playground, and his precious piece of advice; Alex Balaud has prepared a sturdy program for the weekend with no less than 5 stages.

After just one edition, The Pioneer is already recognized as one of the world’s leading mountain bike stage races. Taking participants from Christchurch to Queenstown, over the Alps on a stunning seven day journey that sees riders compete in pairs over 549km with 15,824m of climbing.