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7/29/2002

Marzocchi leadership at the Bike Transalp Challenge

Marzocchi showed their Leadership at the Transalp, the MTB marathon which ended on saturday 27th in Riva del Garda (Italy).

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Marzocchi showed their Leadership at the Transalp, the MTB marathon which ended on saturday 27th in Riva del Garda (Italy). Three countries, eight stages, 569 kilometers , about 19.700 meters in elevation gain, 406 teams involved in one of the hardest MTB marathon of the world. Big success in all the categories. The german biker Karl Platt, equipped with the new Marzocchi Marathon won the Men category. In addition, the Rocky Mountain Marzocchi Team (Lesley Tomlinson e Gretchen Reeves )was the fastest in the Women category. Great performances for all Marzocchi riders. Another proof of the quality and the reliability of the Marzocchi suspension, which enable the bikers to overcome the difficulties and to reach the best results in the extreme condition.

NEWS

New Orange Patriot in 2012 with Marzocchi 66 fork
Orange plans to relaunch its legendary Patriot downhill bike in 2012. Three years ago it got replaced for all downhill competitions by Orange’s Alpina. After three years of iterating tests and improvement, next year a new Patriot will come to the market, rolling with a Marzocchi 66 fork.
TIbor Simai
Part of the Bike Festival in Willingen, the Crema Cycles Short Track Race took place as another stop of a series for MTB, Singlespeed, 4X and XC riders. Because of the relatively long track, this is not really a reace for sprinters.
Successful 4X weekend in Fort William!
The second UCI World Cup stop was a big success for the Chain Reaction Cycles Team. Especially young talented rider Michael Mechura who participated in his first World Cup race ever, showed a fantastic performace.
Anne Caroline Chausson
IBIS and Marzocchi rider Anne Caroline Chausson has won the all mountain series#2 in Joucas (FRA). Despite the unconfortable weather conditions, Chausson took an easy race and finished before Morgan Such and Morgane Jonnier. With her victory in the South of France, she drastically improves in the General Ranking. After her big triumph she will lean back and recover for a week to get in form for the maxivalanche next week in Andorra.
team AXO
200 riders joined the competition, 15 of them were from Italy. Among these, the AXO Pro Gest and Argentina Bike teams - both endorsed by Marzocchi - stood out with pretty good results.
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