French mountain biker, Julien Absalon opened the year of his Olympic title defence in perfect fashion by convincingly winning the men’s cross country race in the first round of the mountain bike world cup in Houffalize, Belgium. Absalon who uses a Garmin Edge 305 on his Orbea bike completed the course in 2.06.56, 51 seconds ahead of Swiss rider Nino Schurter.
Julien Absalon has just one week now until Offenburg for round two of the cross country competition. Garmin wishes him the best of luck with his forthcoming races and are very proud to be able to provide the Edge product to him. Keep winning!