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Reportage – Prazske Schody

 

Starting Point of the circuit. Battle for Prague Castle
Ceska Sporitelna Grand Prix
Robert Bakalar Memorial Trophy
29.5.2018 25th Annual mountain bike races through Prague Castle grounds.
3 different Groups
15:35 Open Race for the Public
17:00 Elite Womens 7 laps
18:30 Elite Mens 11 Laps

Crowds of fan and supporters gather with anticipation for the final round of Elite Mens 11 lap race. while some not so interested.

first obstacle to meet the riders after a butt pain of down hill stairs. feeling of danger around the spectators. some riders could not get past this.

National Czech Team drift thru a tight corner to enter the technical section of the circuit behind St. Nicholas Church (Mama Strana)

Riders discuss their battle plans

Elite Mens group use gravity to speed down the castle steps and battle for the trophy.