Race Report UCI MTB trophy SteenwijkGepubliceerd op: 4 juli 2013
STEENWIJK one of the few UCI races in The Netherlands prey for Feenstra Felt.
The whole Dutch Feenstra Felt pb Kenda squat participated in the Men’s race with U23 and Men Elite combined.
Erik Groen was 8th overall and Zuurbier and de Nijs finished 2 and 3 after a very strong riding Bart de Vocht from Belgium.
"I'm even a little surprised," said de Nijs. "A great training process towards the nationals made this possible. This confirms my position in the Dutch Mountainbike series and is very special for me."
Zuurbier crossed the line to secure the final round of the Dutch Dyna-sys Mountainbike Series in 1:30:14, over a minute ahead of the runner-up teammate Robbert de Nijs.
Both Zuurbier and de Nijs raced a 29er, which the said helped them feel more confident on the fast singe tracks and a bit more upright.
Zuurbier will race his 3th World Cup of the year in Andorra at the end of the month. He is focusing on the Worlds in late August in South Africa.