Results: Day 1 Prologue at EWS Colombia

Mar 31, 2018
by Pinkbike Staff  
Enduro World Series releases its 2018 calendar

After one stage of racing at the Enduro World Series in Manizales, here are your leaders.



Men's Urban DH Prologue, Day 1

1st. Marcelo GUTIERREZ VILLEGAS (1:09.36)
2nd. Jared GRAVES (+0:02.57)
2nd. Theo GALY (+0:02.57)
4th. Ruaridh CUNNINGHAM (+0:03.00)
5th. Baptiste GAILLOT (+0:03.90)
Women's Urban DH Prologue, Day 1

1st. Anneke BEERTEN ( 1:19.30)
2nd. Isabeau COURDURIER (+0:00.61)
3rd. Katy WINTON (+0:01.45)
4th. Bex BARAONA (+0:01.90)
5th. Cecile RAVANEL (+0:02.37)


Provisional Results

Notably missing is Martin Maes, after he took a rough slam on the infamous Stage 6 drop and injured his shoulder.

To see what the riders have in store tomorrow, view the Essential Guide to EWS Colombia.


Mentions: @EnduroWorldSeries



61 Comments

  • 83 0
 Woah! Graves' tires actually held together!
  • 5 7
 ????????????
  • 44 0
 My comment was supposed to be laughing faces
  • 1 0
 Where is Sam Hill after stage 2!?!
  • 2 0
 @mtbmaniatv: won stage 2 by 25 seconds.
  • 1 0
 @thenotoriousmic: Holy Smokes!! Marcelo with a 10 second lead on Bryceland before the rest of the lads come down the hill on stage 4
  • 44 0
 But of course! That's Marcelo's daily milk route to the shops....
  • 26 1
 No surprise that Marcelo is leading so far.
  • 22 0
 Stoked for Anneke, she needed this!!
  • 3 1
 GO BEER-10 !!!!!
  • 15 1
 Cool for Marcelo to be repping his country in his country, I love Sam Hill but am rooting for Marcelo.
  • 8 0
 Anyone know why many of the French riders seem to have a 20 second penalty? Too many sneaky French lines?
  • 1 0
 What happened?
  • 10 0
 Some riders were bunnyhopping the hay bales that were at the apex of corners. I think the penalty was 5 seconds each time they did it. Here is a rebroadcast from some live local footage. youtu.be/7qxhD0iEq0A
  • 5 0
 @Iamwarthog: Too bad I didn't know about that stream, would have been great to watch it live.
  • 3 0
 @Iamwarthog: Thanks for the link! Marcelo's run is at 1:44:25. Looks like WRC-style spectator madness. Were riders warned about the bale-hop penalty beforehand? Dunno how EWS rules are written--looks like a legit line choice unless they were told not to do it.
  • 3 1
 @doakwolf cause they are French?
  • 6 0
 @Iamwarthog: first real live stream in EWS history and no one talks about it...
  • 3 0
 @Iamwarthog: Must have been something more to it than just that. Here is Daniel Wolfe jumping numerous bales and only being docked 5 sec

www.youtube.com/watch?v=7qxhD0iEq0A&feature=youtu.be&t=1h52m45s
  • 7 0
 Borges and Wolfe got 5 seconds for jumping the hay bales. Tordo, Nicolai and Daily got 20 seconds because they were shuttling on Friday to stage 6, which wasn't allowed.
  • 1 1
 @DDB1: Yeah, good point. Must have been something else than. I wonder if a few riders showed up late for their start time?
  • 1 0
 @chri92: Okay, that makes a lot more sense. Thanks for the info!
  • 2 0
 @phile99: It was crazy the amount of people cheering the riders!Totally agree it look like Portugal WRC maddens whit group B cars!
  • 7 0
 I love how marcelo’s Lead over graves is larger than the spread between women’s top 5
  • 3 1
 Normally it is the other way around, the difference between Cecile and second is often more than the spread in the Top 5 men. (no offence to the women as they will kick my ass on any trail Wink )
  • 1 0
 Haha yup that’s why it caught my eye, shows how rad Marcelo’s run must have been @kusanagi72:
  • 7 0
 RADNESS ALERT:
Iago Garay, totally gratuitous wallride, in warthog's link:
youtu.be/7qxhD0iEq0A?t=1h46m52s
  • 3 0
 Next rider down the hill did the same thing! Big Grin

www.youtube.com/watch?v=7qxhD0iEq0A&feature=youtu.be&t=1h48m53s
  • 2 0
 @DDB1: an the rat was skidding throughout all the slaloms !!!
  • 5 1
 I actually really like this as an opener to the race! I’m sure the locals are super stoked and it’s good for sponsors as well.
  • 6 1
 The top riders got rained on so their times sucked.
  • 3 0
 Graves?
  • 2 1
 Graves had DNF round 1 @Tmackstab:
  • 1 0
 @hyperider: But we're talking about round 2 now...
  • 11 12
 its supposed to be mountain biking not urban biking
  • 2 0
 @Tmackstab: He's talking about why he didn't have a top rider start time.
  • 7 7
 @alejandrolz1250: I completely agree the road race is bs
  • 2 0
 @jeff444:
You’re not a real rider if you think mountains are the only cool place to ride mountain bikes.
Maybe get out of your car a bit and learn some bike control.
  • 3 0
 @alejandrolz1250: some urban areas are on a mountainside. my favorite north shore trail ends in a flight of steps through a residence
  • 2 0
 Amazing coverage of Colombian TV. It was the best live event I ever saw in my life related to enduro or DH. Sam Hill run was crazy whit all the people there making some real noise!!!
  • 1 0
 ATTENTION PINKBIKE That is actually wrong! The winer of stage one was Jose Borges - A Portuguese rider from BG-Miranda team. He has been on the top 10-20 last year, and deserves some credit, that than being muffled by the big names in the big teams!!!
  • 3 0
 Why did no one go on slicks? Is one not allowed to change? Looks like it would’ve helped.
  • 2 0
 I've never seen slicks with DoubleDown or DH casing.
  • 1 0
 I dont think its the point....who wants to do that anyways, its a kooky competitive advantage that favors pros.
  • 4 0
 Super stoked for Anneke! Hope she kills it this season.
  • 3 0
 Marcelo the urban king
  • 2 0
 The Portuguese guy beat Marcelo I thought by 0.05
  • 2 1
 Pillage the earth, long live humanity!
  • 2 0
 I like how there's a dude using a drone as a handheld camera at the end
  • 1 0
 A tie for second! Don't see that every day
  • 1 0
 None of my top 3 are in order hahaha
  • 6 6
 Marcelo will definitely win this ews round.
  • 1 3
 Urban stage = cool. One minute stage though?
  • 1 0
 wait till you see the 25 second Stage 8!
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