Loris Vergier wins men's qualifying in Lourdes
29ers show their worth
The Santa Cruz 29ers finally showed their hand in qualifying as Loris Vergier went fastest and Luca Shaw third.
Vergier was sixth down the hill and his time of 2:2:52.684 never came close to beaten. Splitting the Syndicate members was Loic Bruni with a time of 2:53.106, just 0.1 ahead of Luca Shaw.
World Champion Danny Hart was fourth with a 2:53.329 and Aaron Gwin fifth on 2:53.992.
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It's all to play for tomorrow as just 1.8 seconds separates the top 7. However we spoke to Rob Roskopp and he just said: "that'll do".