This years Nuvali Dirtweekend event was joined by more 1500+ mountain biker from different walks of life, from weekend riders to elite groups riders. Rider welcomed by muddy, wet and slippery terrain inside Nuvali trails. Because the race is a UCI sanctioned, it is more discipline and more organized, to begin with, the race started at exactly 6am. This race had implemented strict FTZ (Feed Zone), where riders’ crew were positioned to accommodate their team mates need like food, water or to do mechanical needs. There were also positioned Doping Control Team where officers had taken urine samples from elite for evaluation and analysation at the laboratory. According to results, all athletes were cleaned.
Few riders told me, there are some habits that are really hard to break because few came late hahahaha!
Below is the official results of XCM Championship for Elite Athletes:
Motoshi Kadota from Giant / Japan led the race to finish 04:06:17.87
Alvin Benosa from BMC / Philippines 04:09:13.92
Eusebio Quinones from Ground Zero / Philippines 04:11:05.79
Ariana Dormitorio from Specialized / Philippines 05:12:12
Melissa Jaroda from Attack Bikeshop / Philippines 05:16:45
Avegail Rombaon from Corratec / Philippines 05:19:12