News for November 11

LONGO FAILS - Another miss for Jeannie Longo yesterday (11/9) in Bordeaux. She covered 46,395 kms, more than a kilometre less than Yvonne McGregor's record (47,411 kms, Manchester, June 1995).

PLANCKAERT TO REFIN - Belgian Jo Planckaert (24) leaves Collstrop and joins the Italian team Refin together with Italian veteran Mauro Bettin (from Aki-Gipiemme).

BORDEAUX SIX-DAY - after the first day Italians Martinello-Villa leads with 49 points, ahead of Danish team Madsen-Veggerby (37 points) and the French-Dutch pair Lino-Peeters (20 points).