With the beginning of the month of September the Team Framusa Garden Grasshopper MTB began to face the final straight of the season with a wide calendar of competitions in which the members of the team are getting good results.
Last September 2, was disputed in Logrosán (Cáceres) The Titan Villuercas, Championship of Spain of XCM in which Manuel was present.
The test was marked by the hardness of the terrain, (106 km and 3200 meters of positive slope) and extreme weather, due to heat, 40Âº in some areas, which would cause a large number of dropouts.
The biker totanero managed to complete the test in a time of 6 hours and 18 minutes, finishing in the 11th position of the 30A master category (category that had a 60% dropout percentage.) And 114 of the general classification.
The same day 2 in Murcia was the traditional climbing to the Cresta del Gallo in its XXXIII edition in which Antonio Ginés was present making his debut on the road.
From the beginning of the race he was riding at the head of the race, and finally he finished the race in 12th master position, and 7th master 30.
On the other hand this past Sunday, was held in Santomera XIII Concentracion MTB Coto Cuadros, penultimate scoring test for the Open Marathon of the Region of Murcia, which moved Antonio Gines, Manuel and Gabri, and that was disputed on a tour of 48 km and a drop of 800 meters positive, which made it a very fast and nervous race, which made Antonio Gines suffered a strong fall in a descent, to be hooked with the handlebar of another participant, but fortunately not It had great consequences.
Finally Antonio managed to finish the race in the 26th position and 4th Master 30A, Manuel would enter the position 28 and 5th Master 30A, and Gabri would do it in the 30th and 6th Elite position.
Next week the members of the Framusa will travel to Campos del Río where the final scoring round of the Open Marathon circuit of the Region of Murcia will be played, and in which Manuel will try to defend the 3rd place of the general classification in the 30A master.