Photos: Seb Schiek

Despite predictions that riders would need an ark to get down the course on Thursday, the sun peeped out yesterday to give riders some dry time to practice. Mud tyres and flats were out in force though and rain is still predicted for the rest of the weekend though, so don't expect the respite to last.

World Cup #4 Leogang 2016
World Cup #4 Leogang 2016
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WC_Leogang_2016_14_0450
World Cup #4 Leogang 2016
World Cup #4 Leogang 2016
World Cup #4 Leogang 2016
World Cup #4 Leogang 2016
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WC_Leogang_2016_14_3152
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WC_Leogang_2016_14_0735
World Cup #4 Leogang 2016
World Cup #4 Leogang 2016
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WC_Leogang_2016_14_1246
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WC_Leogang_2016_14_1019
All eyes are on this man for Sunday. He's running a chain, for now
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WC_Leogang_2016_14_3075
World Cup #4 Leogang 2016
World Cup #4 Leogang 2016
Minnaar right back on it after demolishing Fort William. Fourth in timed training.
World Cup #4 Leogang 2016
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WC_Leogang_2016_14_2920
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WC_Leogang_2016_14_2968
World Cup #4 Leogang 2016
World Cup #4 Leogang 2016
Uca Shaw, by contrast, had a great time, just missing the podium
World Cup #4 Leogang 2016
World Cup #4 Leogang 2016
World Cup #4 Leogang 2016
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WC_Leogang_2016_82A0589
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WC_Leogang_2016_14_2026
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WC_Leogang_2016_14_3358