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UCI Give Green Light to Dalby World Cup

19 April 2010 | Dalby World Cup Website

The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI - Cycling's world governing body) has released the following statement about this weekend's Dalby World Cup Mountain Bike event (23-25 April), in the light of the ongoing travel disruption caused by ash from the the Icelandic Volcano.

UCI Press Release - Dalby MTB World Cup
Date: 19 April 2010

2010 UCI Mountain Bike World Cup: first round in Great Britain to take place as scheduled this weekend

The International Cycling Union has announced that the first round of the 2010 UCI Mountain Bike World Cup presented by Shimano will take place in Great Britain as scheduled this weekend despite the air traffic difficulties currently being experienced. Teams needing to reorganise their travel arrangements will be able to benefit from information provided by the event's organisers.

The opening round of the Mountain Bike World Cup will take place in Yorkshire Dalby Forest on April 24th and 25th, and will see the best Olympic cross country specialists line up for the honours. The British round is the first in the 2010 series, which will finish on August 28th and 29th in Windham (USA).

More specific information on the Dalby Forest event and transport options can be found on the event website: