The 2009 UCI Downhill and 4x dates have been realeased, and it’s going to be a long season with 8 rounds.
We knew about the first round in South Africa but a new track has been added in France, La Bresse which will be downhill only.
Belgium has a 4x only race which could be interesting.
Round 1 DH/4X/XC Pietermaritzburg, South Africa APRIL 11/12
4X Round 2 4X Houffalize, Belguim MAY 2/3
DH Round 2 DH La Bresse, France MAY 9/10
Round 3 DH/4X Vallnord, Andorra MAY 16/17
Round 4 DH/4X Fort William, UK JUNE 6/7
Round 5 DH/4X Maribor, Slovenia JUNE 20/21
Round 6 DH/4X/XC Mont–Sainte–Anne, Canada JULY 25/26
Round 7 DH/4X/XC Bromont, Canada AUGUST 1/2
Round 8 DH/4X/XC Schladming, Austria SEPTEMBER 19/20
La Bresse circa 2006 ish.
2009 UCI World Cup dates