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Sydor and Prémont to lead Rocky Mountain XC team

Olympic silver medallists Marie-Hélène Prémont (Athens, 2004) and Alison Sydor (Atlanta, 1996) will head up the Rocky Mountain Bicycles team. Also returning to the team are third place Cape Epic racer Jean Anne McKirdy, 2006 bronze medallist at the World Championship Max Plaxton, and Raphael Gagne.

Andreas Hestler, three time winner of the Trans Rockies will be back for select events and along with Plaxton, has planned to attack the BC Bike Race.

On the epic front Sydor and team-mates Carsten Bresser and Pia Sundsted from the German squad Bike Action-Rocky Mountain Bicycles will share duties on the Trans Germany and the Trans Alps and the World Cup Marathon series.

The team also welcomes Peter Vallance as the new manager.

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