It feels like we have been waiting for ever, but round 1 of the 2016 UCI Downhill World Cup from Lourdes in France is on.

Track walk was yesterday (Thursday) and the awesome talent that is Seb Schieck documented it all for us. Practice today, and it already sounds like the wet and slippy conditions are making it tough... carnage!!! Enjoy...

World Cup #1 Lourdes 2016
World Cup #1 Lourdes 2016
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With a lot of team and bike changes for 2016 it was one of the busiest off–seasons in a long time for many riders… and Aaron Gwin especially. A whole new set–up with YT for the 2015 World Cup Champion.
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World Cup #1 Lourdes 2016
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Ed Masters with his best Jesus impression while jibbing in the pits.
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