TEST SESSION WITH MONDRAKER MS TEAM IN BARCELONA!
After the test session in New Zealand where Brook MacDonald and Markus Pekoll worked with Cesar Rojo of Mondraker and Jono, Marzocchi engineer from Wide Open Distribution on setting up the bike, the MS Mondraker Team was back in Europe, and testing continued close to Barcelona.Damien Spagnolo, Emmeline Ragot and Markus Pekoll were testing suspension setups for the first worldcup in Pietermaritzburg with the Marzocchi M works engineer Stéphane Guillaume. In order to get the final touch and some race experience all three riders were competing a race in St. Andreu de la Barca, which ends up with 2 podiums for the MS Mondraker team. World champion Emmeline won by almost 20 seconds and vice world champion Damien got 2nd just 0,8 seconds behind local matador Guardia Pascual Bernat.
Now the whole team is off to South Africa to the first worldcup race of the 2012 race season in Pietermaritzburg. Stay tuned on Sunday 18/3 12:15 for the finals of the 1st UCI MTB DH worldcup!