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November 8/99 11:32 am - Wohlberg 2nd, 'Cross, Auction and More

Posted by Editor on 11/8/99

Wohlberg Second in New Zealand

Eric Wohlberg was second overall in the New Zealand Southland Tour.

1 Graeme Miller (Southland Times) 19:37:24
2 Eric Wohlberg (Southland Times) at 0:59
3 Karl Moore (Sycamore Print) 3:09
4 Glen Mitchell (Southland Times) 3:36
5 Jeremy Robinson (Anchor Fresh Milk) 3:47

More News On Perras

We have a little more info on Dominique Perras' new pro team. It is, as previously stated, to be a second division team. The manager is the well-regarded former manager of the Swiss Poste team - Jean-Jacques Loup. Perras is the only North American, and the team consists mainly of neo-pros - similar to Dominique.

Editor's Note: it was interesting to see Dominique really blossom this spring (February) at the Tour of Langkawi in Malaysia. He held the Climbers Jersey for a while and, for the first time possibly, seemed to develop the confidence to believe that he really belonged at that level and could hold his own. (The real fun was on the last night when a group of us went into Kuala Lumpur, to the 'Night Markets', and then get semi-lost trying to find our way back the hotel (yours truly was driving...). But that's another story...)

'Cross Results

We have already received many e-mails regarding the Cyclo-cross Nationals results. We have contacted the CCA/organizer, and hopefully they will looking into the results. Please contact either of them about results (ie, NOT us!). Alternately, you can hash it out on the Forums...

GP de Suisse - 'Cross World Cup #1

1. Sven Nijs (Bel) 58:48
2. Richard Groenendaal (Ned) at 0:29
3. Jiri Pospisil (Cze) 1:15
4. Mario De Clercq (Bel) 1:32
5. Erwin Vervecken (Bel) 1:54
6. Peter van Santvliet (Bel) 2:04
7. Beat Wabel (Sui) 2:11
8. Marc Janssens (Bel) 2:25
9. Wim de Vos (Ned) 2:45
10. Peter Dlask (Cze) 3:14

Happy Birthday To...

Bill Hurley, today. Bill was mysteriously missing at the 'Cross Nationals...

Fly Gurlz 1999 Women's Winter Training Clinic

Achieve your GOALS for 2000 by, setting up your PERSONAL winter training schedule with:

- Cross training
- Weight training
- Winter cycling
- Injury prevention
- Bicycle maintenance 101 and beyond
- Tracking your training progress
And finally, lets RIDE!

When: Saturday November 13, 1999 - 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Where: 43 Norwood Terrace, Toronto, ON (near Gerard St. East & Main St.)

$25 for Fly Gurlz members
$40 for non-members

For information and to register call Trish at (416) 686-3744 or via e-mail at

Start Saving Your Pennies

There will be an official press release shortly, but we wanted to get the word out that we will be hosting a Silent Auction for the PacificSport National Cycling Centre - November 15-30. You will be able to bid on products donated by companies, or memorabilia from Canada's top athletes. ALL the money goes to the Centre, to support their coaching and development programs. (P.S. to athletes: if you haven't been contacted yet about donating stuff for the Auction, please contact us directly).


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