Roc d’Azur cancelled

Roc d’Azur cancelled - The 35th edition of the Roc d'Azur mountain bike race has been cancelled due to the bad weather. Organisers were forced to cancel races planned in Frejus today following severe flooding in the region. They are however, hoping to maintain races scheduled for Friday. Since 1984, the event has grown steadily, now gathering 20 000 participants, and 300 exhibitors.  

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