Nove Mesto na Morave, Czech Republic, second round of the World Cup, a route considered by many to be the best in the Mountain Bike circuit.
The athletes of the Ktm Protek Elettrosystem, a team equipped with Repente saddles, faced it with the right grit and determination, and the results were not lacking.
The two days of the World Cup got off to a good start, the two Under 23s, Andreas Vittone and Juri Zanotti from Brianza start well, the first immediately attacked, the second a few positions behind. Halfway through the race, Juri's comeback begins, gaining positions lap after lap and taking his KTM Scarp to the finish line in seventh position. Unfortunate Andreas who has to stop due to a mechanical accident.
In the women's Under 23 race, our race was good, the Italian Champion Marika Tovo (photo) has difficulty finding the right rhythm, then shifts gear and recovers several positions, she will close in 8th position, separated by a few seconds from Giada Specia, 9th, more late, Nicole Pesse, at her second experience in the World Cup, 18th.
In the closing race of the two days of Nove Mesto na Morave, the one dedicated to the Elite Men, Mirko Tabacchi, starting from the rear, with his usual grit and determination conquers positions after positions and closes his race 33rd.
The bikers of the Team were also involved in races on the national territory. In Nocera Umbra Alessio Agostinelli won the silver medal in the Gf delle Sorgenti, beaten in the sprint, after a race always in the lead.
In Gardone Riviera the classic Gf D'Annunzio sees the good performance of the Under 23 team, Mattia Beretta, 11th overall and of the same age, Marta Zanga, 6th in the women's Open.