Vella and Magri outclass the pack
The second leg of the Malta Mountain Bike Association National Point Series was held last Sunday at Mizieb.
The race, characterized by technical single paths and slippery rocky surfaces, saw a record number of participants at the start. Jason Vella of Team Greens and Stephania Magri of Agones Sfc ‘Pedal Power’ set a higher pace in their respective categories from the very first lap, opening a big gap on their opponents which they controlled up to the finishing line.
Vella won the race with a time of 1 hour 14 minutes followed by Morris Formosa of The Cyclist.
Bonello placed third after battling it out for the whole race with Mark Bonnici. Magri won the female category in 1 hour 08 minutes. Ramon Sant Hili (Agones ‘Pedal Power’) won the sport category while Italian Rider Davide Arcangeli winning the Masters category.
The race was organized by Agones Sfc with the support of the Mellieha Local Council and the next race of the series will be held on the April 10.