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Atherton Wins Maribor

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Sabrina Jonnier lost by ten seconds to Rachel Atherton in the mud at Maribor World Cup. Atherton broke a finger in a training accident nearly failed to qualify for this race. Another incident at the finish line hurting her already tender right hand after a massive slam over almost aborted the weekend’s races. On the final day however, Rachel in a “Chausson style” pulled off an upset win of ten seconds over Sabrina Jonnier.

After waiting a long while to get back to her winning form, this was a big win for Atherton. Sabrina, looking strong was stung by the young Commencal rider.

Myriam Nicole, the fastest qualifier smashed off her rear mech while negotiating around the rock garden yet still kept her place in the podium and Tracey Moseley only made it on the 8th spot. Pugin cruising through the speed trap settled for the bronze and Petra Bernhard took…

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The Athertons ride for Commencal

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Rachel, Gee and Dan Atherton will be racing for Team Commencal on their two years of bike brand sponsorship. The Atherton clan has reached a higher stage of competitiveness with their keen desire for riding and stubborn urge to win.

Max Commencal recalls the three years they have worked together resulting to this extraordinary team. He is grateful to Madison and their UK distributors for the time and effort put into developing the Athertons. “Rachel is rabid-like in her determination, Gee is more missile than ever, and Dan is going to surprise us once again” thus says Commencal. A number of planned projects they have drawn out together are set to be implemented both on the technological and sporting aspects of the bike brand. Max Commecal proudly further states, “We’re going to enjoy ourselves even more and help move the industry that we love those extra few steps forward.”

Dan Brown, the…

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