If you are in search of a warm and good weather or need a vacation and still want to race, check ot this new race we are organizing on beautiful island Loinj in Croatia. Yes, we are from a another state (Slovenia), bit it is very close. http://www.dhlosinj.net/ Mountainbike club Trbovlje has succesfully organized 13 downhill races (National championships, National cups and pre-season test events) in their local town Trbovlje (Slovenia), but for this year we have joined forces with AK Loinj and turist agency VAL Loinj to organize the first ever DOWNHILL LOINJ. The race takes place on a beautiful island Loinj in Kvarner gulf (Croatia), which is known for it's outstanding beauty. Race is open for all DH riders in following categories: Elite Men (ELM) 19 years and over (categories: Elite, U-23) UCI C1 (17+) Elite Women (EL) 17 years and over (categories: Elite, U-23, Junior) Junior M (JM) 13-19 years (categories: Junior, Cadet, Beginner A (U-15)) Master M (MM) 30 years and over (categories: Master A,B,C ) Hobby-Tourist categories: Sport, Hobby-Tourist, one-day licence (min 16 years.) There is special price for accomodation: Only 11/per person for 1 night in apartments! http://www.val-losinj.hr Unfortunatlly this year there will be no UCI points, but there will be total sum of 1.500 prize money for top man and woman racers. The UCI C1 race is planned for 2014.