The 1st Wadi Degla MTB Challenge: Registration now open!

The Wadi Degla MTB Challenge website is now live at the race website http://mtbegypt.com/wdmtbc2009/

Click on “Register for the race” if you intend to participate.

Please do not register unless you are sure you are going to participate. We need to get an accurate idea of the number of participants to make suitable arrangements. The registration deadline is February 25th.

The first volunteer team meeting is this weekend and will be announced very shortly.

MTB Egypt rider profile: January 2009

Name: Sara Tabana

Age: 25

Where are you from?:

Fort Lee, NJ    / Nasr City, Cairo

What do you do for a living?

Grad student

When and why did you start cycling?

I started a long time ago, cycling on and off with friends in the New York area, I recently started Mountain Biking in Egypt and I LOVE IT! <3

Road, off-road, or both?

hmm, I’m ok with both.

Tell us about your bike(s)!:

My bike is pink with yellow and green ribbons, and a family size basket. the tires are white and the pedals are purple. hehehe.. Im actually bikeless, I am bumming off an awesome mountain bike right now until I buy a new one for myself.

Favorite ride(s) (road or off-road):

Wadi Degla

Do you practice other sports?:

a bit of everything. I play soccer, water ski, started sailing classes, I’m big on diving, rock climbing.. anything exciting, I’ll at least try it once.

Tell us about your cycling-related injuries/accidents:

non that I can remember..

Anything else you want to tell us about yourself?

I have a 6th toe on my left foot. It functions perfectly fine. It looks pretty normal, you wouldn’t even notice it didn’t belong. hmm, thats pretty much it folks, i look forward to more rides this year and meeting more people with similar interests. oh, was kidding about the toe 😉