February 4, 2006 – Quebec provincial road champ, Charles Dionne, racing with Saunier Duval-Prodir in 2006, is taking part in the Challenge 2006 Vuelta Mallorca which begins tomorrow in Mallorca, Spain. The five-stage race runs from February 5-9, 2006.
The race is set in the beautiful Mallorca region, a favourite spot for pro team training camps. Challenge 2006 kicks off today with a 100K road race. Cycling stars such as Laurent Jalabert, Alex Zulle, Paco Cabello, Lance Armstrong and Miguel Indurain have raced at the Challenge in the past.
Twenty top-ranked teams are at the starting line including some of Europe’s best – Euskatel, CSC, Gerolsteiner, Phonak in addition to many of Spain’s top teams. Stay tuned to pedalmag.com to get all the results.