Triumphs for Antonio David Villegas and María Isabel Felipe in the ‘X Ruta Pinares de Aljaraque’
The ‘Huelva Series XCM 2023’provincial mountain biking competition that promotes Huelva Provincial Council, celebrated last Saturday in aljaraque the fifth of his eight scoring tests. He CD Los Rebicyclados de Aljaraque He was in charge of organizing a massive event where around 350 bikers enjoyed the surroundings of this town. so, this ‘X Pinares de Aljaraque Route’ it was once again the epicenter of Huelva cycling. And it is that the appointment was very important, since after it comes the summer break and the competition will not resume until September, so for the cyclists it was vital to complete it in the best way to set goals after the summer.
His demanding 50km course He had a very rolling first part, where the head of the race literally flew to an average of 28km/h at km17. A large front group made up of about 20 units faced the area of more technical trails and little by little it broke down to become a group of 5-6 cyclists who would play for victory.
the local broker Antonio David Villegas (Bar Patrón-Sportbici) he used caste and knowledge of the terrain to open a sufficient gap in the last kilometers and win the final victory. Second was his teammate Manuel Palanco and third overall was Francisco José Peña from Seville (CD Animal Race). This time David Rodríguez, Peña’s teammate, could not fight to be on the overall podium and finished fourth.
For their part, the women saw how the Almonteña María Isabel Felipe (Conway Orquín CDC Trujillo) He clearly dominated to rise as the great female winner. Behind Sara Caballero (CC Delgado Bike) took second place and a little less than two minutes after she crossed the finish line as third classified from the female general Isabel Borrero (CD Ciclismo Superprestigio) forming a purely Huelva podium.
Winners of the test by categories:
Cadet: Javier Cazorla (Bayo Bikes Master House Team).
Junior: Óscar de los Ángeles (Bike Store Ayamonte) and Lucía Pérez (Bayo Bikes Master House Team).
U23: José Alfonso Grajea (Bar Patrón-Sportbici).
Elite: Manuel Palanco (Bar Patrón-Sportbici) and María Isabel Salguero (Bayo Bikes Master House Team).
Master 30: Antonio David Villegas (Bar Patrón-Sportbici) and María Isabel Felipe (Conway Orquín CDC Trujillo).
Master 40: Óscar Villegas (Bar Patrón-Sportbici) and Isabel Borrero (CD Ciclismo Superprestigio).
Master 50: Francisco Sánchez (CDC Sport Bike).
Master 60: Juan Carlos Vazquez.
This cycling sporting event was attended by members of the cycling club, including Ignacio Pomares, who in turn is Councilor for Economy, Finance, Personnel and Prevention of the Aljaraque City Council.
The next test of this provincial circuit will already be in the month of September, specifically on the 3rd in Villanueva de los Castillejos, where the ‘VI Dehesa de Castillejos BTT Half Marathon’ will be held, an event for which registrations are not yet enabled.
Classification by clubs
After five tests disputed the CC The Horn Bayobikes He consolidates himself at the head of the table with 940 points and is postulated as the top favorite for the final victory. It is followed by CC Delgado Bike, which takes advantage of its good results in Aljaraque to rise to second place thanks to its 734 points, while CD Patronbikes is third with 682 points.