The countdown is on for the 1st ever UCI Mountain Bike Enduro Globe Cup, which kicks off the 2023 UCI Mountain Bike Globe Series race season this weekend in Maydena, Australia. This historic race will see the world’s quickest enduro riders descend on the Maydena Bike Park, a goal constructed trail centre positioned higher in the forests of Tasmania’s Derwent Valley.

For this season all six race stages are now raced on the very same day (Sunday, March 26) and points will be awarded for each stage in addition to all round time, major to tighter and extra fascinating racing, as effectively as a closer season-extended competitors as athletes bid to be awarded the elusive all round UCI Globe Cup title. With more than 800 metres of vertical to operate with, there will be no easing into the new season, as riders go up against a six-stage course featuring the major jumps and extremely technical terrain that Maydena is renowned for.

In the women’s competitors it is Isabeau Courdurier who will leave the beginning line with a weight of expectation on her shoulders. The reigning Enduro Globe Series winner from 2022 has dominated the enduro field due to the fact 2019. On the other hand, fellow Frenchwoman Morgane Charre and the UK’s Harriet Harnden will be hot on her wheels and carrying out their ideal to cease her from claiming the 1st win of the year.

In the men’s competitors all eyes will be on 2022 Enduro Globe Series Winner Jesse Melamed. This weekend’s race will mark his debut functionality for new group Canyon CLLCTV Factory Enduro Group, and the 1st in his skilled racing profession not aboard a Rocky Mountain. Two time Enduro Globe Series Winner Richie Rude will be seeking to claim the UCI Globe Cup win, though Martin Maes had a sturdy finish to his season final year to be back on the podium. Australia’s Jack Moir will get the 1st race for his new group below his belt on house soil and will no doubt be turning it on for his Aussie fans. In addition preserve an eye out for Aussie pinners like Troy Brosnan, Luke Meier-Smith, Conor Fearon, and Dan Booker to shake up the final results on Sunday.

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