Think Sweden think Abba, Roxette, blond haired nymphomaniacs and also a mass start downhill race, the Avalanche Trophy at Are.

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Saladini leads. World Cup 4X, Maribor, Slovenia

The race is on 6th, 7th September so hurry up.

Cheap flights to Trondheim are still available plus the Avalanche Trophy guys will shuttle you to the race from the airport.

Check out the Avalanche website here for more details.

Contact Cathy cathy@avalanchetrophy.com if you fancy a Swedish adventure.

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Saladini leads. World Cup 4X, Maribor, Slovenia
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Saladini leads. World Cup 4X, Maribor, Slovenia
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Saladini leads. World Cup 4X, Maribor, Slovenia

Two typical Swedish girls sharing some chewing gum, you could share some too if you go to the Avalanche race at Are.

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Saladini leads. World Cup 4X, Maribor, Slovenia

Abba famously used to race their 6 inch travel bikes down the side of Swedish mountains after a gig.

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Saladini leads. World Cup 4X, Maribor, Slovenia

Why not hire a couple of Swedish Volvos while you're there and rag them around abit?

Here's the timetable:

Friday September, 05th

14 h 30 - 19 h 00 : Riders reception, Administrative control: race plates, registrations.

10h - 17h30 : free trainings

Saturday June, 06th : Qualifying races

08 h 00 - 12 h 30 : Riders reception, Administrative control: race plates, registrations.

Race plate complusory for a free access to the lift

08h30 - 12h30 : Officials Trainings

All riders must be on the start line 30 minutes before his departure time to be positionned on his line

14 h 00 :

1st qualifying - positionning race - N°1 to 100

14 h 30 :

2nd qualifying - positionning race - N°101 to 200

15 h 00 :

3rd qualifying - positionning race - N°201 to 300

15 h 30 :

4th qualifying - positionning race - N°301 to 400

15 h 45:

Lady race N° 401 - 450

19 h 30 : Results of qualifying races - Favourite riders presentation

Stikers withdrawal (it is a letter that you get depends on you rank during your qualying race andyou have to stick it on your race plate) ID or licence compulsory to withdraw the letter.

Sunday September 7th - Maxiavalanche

09 h 15 Riders positionning on start line according to line letter.

10 h 00 : 1st Race start for Europe Cup: 152 riders qualified

10 h 10 : 1st Race start for Europe Ladies Cup

10 h 20 : 1st Race start for Maxi Promo Europe

13 h 15 : Riders positionning on start line according to line letter.

14 h 00 : 2nd Race start for Europe Cup: 152 riders qualified

14 h 10 : 2nd Race start for Europe Ladies Cup

14 h 20 : 2nd Race start for Maxi Promo Europe

16 h 30 : Results and Awards Ceremony

Avalanche Trophy at Are in Sweden