Riders prepare for race two of Roubaix series

first_imgSince the race’s inception in 1995, racers have been faced with the gravel and snowy winter conditions, while riding on rough, muddy, icy or dusty roads.Despite the three different routes racers are given the option to race through, each participant will begin from the Baldonnel School at 2 p.m.The race will also include the option of a shorter gravel loop distance or a ‘pavement only’ loop.- Advertisement -Pat Ferris enters this year’s series as the defending champion, having won the event a record tying four times over the years. He has already put the pressure on his fellow racers, winning last Sunday’s series opening race to lead the 2012 series over Kevin Shaw and George Gamble.Sunday’s forecast predicts snowy conditions with a daytime temperature of minus four degrees.For more information on the Blizzard Bike Club, contact Ferris Fast Cycles at 250-785-3711, or visit the club’s official website.Advertisementlast_img read more

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Romelu Lukaku’s agent makes statement which should worry Everton fans

first_imgThe agent of in-demand Everton forward Romelu Lukaku says his client is ready to play for one of Europe’s “best teams”.Reports this week have suggested the Belgian’s representatives have held early discussions with Juventus about a move, while Manchester United are also monitoring his future at Goodison Park.Lukaku, 22, has scored 18 goals in 29 games for the Toffees this season but with the club languishing in mid-table, the former Chelsea man is understood to be open to leaving this summer in search of European football.And his agent, Mino Raiola, has hinted a summer move could be on the cards.He told Belgian outlet DH: “He’ll keep getting stronger.“Everything depends on his work and on luck. He’s already ready to play in Europe’s best teams.“I’m not surprised by his performances. He has a heart of gold, which is very important in football, and has a lot of talent.“Since we’ve been working together we’ve put a structure together that allows him to only think about football.“This has allowed him to think exclusively about his personal objectives.” 1 Romelu Lukaku celebrates scoring for Everton last_img read more

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