MTB: 16 Swedish and Norwegian elite cyclists will for four days will cycle from Falun to lindvallen, via Rättvik, Mora and rörbäcksnäs. Join us here on Bicycling-video reporting every day!
During the week we told you about the elite cycling adventure through the valleys. Now the second stage avbockad:
Day two at Biking Valleys test run started with some of Rättvik mentioned fine and fast singletracks at Jarl cottage before the law went into the wilderness for onward journey against Mora. And wilderness where it with both at times unruly paths and a live bear meeting for Team 7!
Team 1 (Fredrik Ericsson and Thomas Engelsgjerd) won today’s stage victory shortly before the Team 4 (Matthias W and Axis Lind). Team 3 (Anton P and Victor L) trick 3rd place.
It means that team 1 has taken an impressive lead of 15 minutes in total, before the Team 5 and Law 8 which lies evenly in second and third place. On the women’s side, it’s not entirely unexpected Pro team Act 6 with Alexandra Engen and Ingrid Jacobsen Bøe which is fastest. But anything can happen!
Some comments from the teams after today’s stage:
“Better day in the saddle today. In addition to a dropped map final mile and a senväg initially floated it on nicely, and we came in as other teams, around a minute behind team 1. There were varied cycling, and we look forward to tomorrow. ”
Team 4 with Matthias W and Axis Lind
“Happiness for two Mtb riders to experience the beautiful trails and nature in Dalarna.Today invited round us on most of the time until an encounter with a real live bear! ”
Team 7 with True Lagerqvist and Maria Runeteg (SWE)
Tomorrow it’s off along the Cykelvasa trail backwards to Sälen, SÄLEN! A tough stage with a little shaky weather forecast as a condiment on the cake.