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    Canada cup #1

    So the first Canada cup is going to be this weekend. March 4. It is in Victoria so I assume there is no snow, but how about the rest of Canada?
    I live n the South Interior and none of my friends are going, we haven't even been riding outside yet.
    Doesn't it seem a little early for most of the country? If you are fortunate enough to have been south for training then you will be a big step ahead.

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    Because it's a UCI C1 race a lot of racers who are looking to add some UCI points for the start of the year will be there, likely a bunch from south of the border too. It is unusually early considering Canada Cup #2 isn't until May 20.

    Forecast for Victoria on Mar 4 is light rain and 5C for a high which would make it like the Canada Cup race at Mt.Washington in July 2007 where it was some frickin' cold and rainy. I think it was all of 7C that day.

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    Way too early for the rest of Canada. Just a way to gather the national team riders in one place for an event to keep them motivated. If I had deep pockets I'd love to go though. Course preview vid made it look like proper MTB trails.

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    At least the weather forecast has turned to merely cold for Saturday, only 4C or 5C for a high but no rain or snow.
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