First in Albstadt, Jolanda Neff finished 2nd in the official premiere of a new, attractive discipline Short-Circuit (XCC) and than she struck the riders’ field completely by decisive win in the main, muddy race and mud tires Mitas HYPERION became a Hot Topic immediately. Her team partner Maja Wloszczowska finished 8th in XCC and 7th in the main XCO race.
Very different, dry and sunny weather conditions but very similar results brought the best World Cup event in Nove Mesto na Morave on the following weekend. Jolanda Neff started the weekend with 3rd place in XCC and she wrapped up the XCO race with 2nd place followed by Maja Wlosczowska on 5th position. In Nove Město na Morave also Mitas Elite Men made good results when Carlos Coloma from Primaflor Mondraker team finished 10th in the main XCO race and his team colleague Ondrej Cink was flying thru the racing field from 72nd position due to lack of UCI points to 18th overal.
From Nove Mesto a lot of riders moved to Prague for the 25th edition of exhibition race Prague Stairs. Kross Racing team riders dominated the race again - Jolanda Neff (1.), Maja Wloszczowska (2.), Fabian Giger (2.), Bartlomiej Wawak (3.) and Carlos Coloma from Mondraker team finished 4th.