All the action from Chile as the Andes Pacifico completes it’s fourth day as the tight battle at the top continues.

A cold morning in Santa Cruz, welcomes all 65 riders from the Andes Pacifico. The special stages in between vineyards made for cool scenery. The Colchagua Valley, well know for the wineries, saw a hard race between the French. Clementz won the stage followed by Mark Scott.

Bally-Maitre from France and the Spanish rider Iago Garay completed the first riders from the elite class. The surprise of the day was the female rider Florencia Espiñeira who took the first place. In second place arrived Tracy Mosley followed by Pauline Dieffenthaler and Antonia Wurth.

Andes Pacifico Enduro

On the Masters Class no big surprises. Michael West continues on the lead followed by the Chilean National Champ Claus Plaut. On third place is Rene Damseaux who is almost completing his third participation in Andes Pacifico.

Andes Pacifico Enduro

The overall ranking is leaded by Francois Bally–Maitre , second is the Scottish rider Mark Scott, 3rd is Jerome Clementz from France, fourth is the Spaniard from Santa Cruz bicycles, Iago Garay and Nicolás Prudencio from Transition Bikes Chile.

SCB, Mark Scott, Iago Garay, Allan Cooke, Scott Chapin, Nomad, Bronson, AP, Andes-Pacifico, La Parva, 16-1, Parvaso

On the women class the positions stay the same with Tracy Moseley from Trek Bicycles in the top position, followed by Dieffenthaler in second, the Chilean Florencia Espiñeira is making sure that she gets a place in the podium but she still have chances to get in second. In fourth place is Antonia Wurth followed by Josefina Gardulski.

, during the 2016 Santa Cruz Andes Pacifico. Chile.
, during the 2016 Santa Cruz Andes Pacifico. Chile.

To end up the day in a different way, riders had the chance to visit some Montes and L’Apostolle Winery and tast some great wines from Chile.

For more information and full results head to the Montenbaik-Website.

Words: Andes Pacifico PR Photos: Sven Martin, Gary Perkin, Claudio Olguin

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