Article published on Feb. 7th/2019 by Amael Donnet on Velovert.com
# Eric Barone / #UCI / # World Cup DH on Snowbike / # World Cup Snowbike / # Alpine Snowbike
Through their Press Release dated Feb. 1, 2019, UCI disclosed a beautiful surprise : their scheduling of a first DH World Cup on Snowbike in 2020
After drafting their Rules & Regulations for Snow Bike to regulate Alpine Snow Bike events organised by Eric Barone, UCI foresees the creation of a DH World Cup on Snow, as early as next season. It would include 5 Stops through several continents. Here is an excerpt from UCI’s Press Release : Following the announcement of the introduction of the snow bike in the UCI Rules & Regulations, 3 events, all organised in France are registered in the International Mountain Bike UCI Calendar in 2019 : Chatel (07-08 02. 2019) ; Vars-Hautes Alpes (14.03.2019) ; and Isola 2000 ( 20-21. 04. 2019 )
In 2020 the main goal will be to organise a UCI World Cup in this new Alpine Snowbike discipline with 5 stops over several continents.