The hustle and bustle of the World Cup started at full blast in Houffalize for which headed also the newly formed caravan of the AGang team attracting attention everywhere it appeared. Ford F350 at the head followed by another American classic u2;013 unmistakable Airstream caravan. Even many a trucker at a filling station would amazedly raised his eyebrowsu2;026 Then, the Czech team started a big nonstop barbecue in pits.
When the traditional host of the World Cup Cross Country Series added also fourcross in the program last year it showed to be an excellent idea. And Michal enjoyed the whole night show before thousands of keen fans to the finish. His third place splendidly topped the successful premiere of the new team.
A short stop at the Slim Grafix and a discussion about the new helmet of Michalu2;019s fellow-traveller on his journey to Maribor, and the second round of the World Cup in fourcross may start. Endless downpour, bottomless mud, and fall in the second bend of the first ride... This is a short summary of the Slovenian stop on the journey of the fourcross circus, but it was only a part of the true. In the end, the disappointment over the result was drowned by the unexpected win of the mentioned fellow-traveller, matador of World tracks, Michal Maroši.
Prokop on a four-wheeler, Marosi on his motorbike u2;013 after return from the Slovenian mud bath both Michals set out together to a wild countryside of the former military area of the Soviet army near Milovice with their motor and pedal toys to relax after the hectic race program. In short, bike is always the first concern, no matter if it relates to races or to an ordinary free day. We will enjoy bike in the May part of TWELVE, even if the Mother Nature tries to convince us that there will be no summer this year.