2014 Oveido X-Trial Trials ResultsTwo weeks ago at the penultimate round of the X-Trial Championship in Milan, Repsol Montesa Honda’s Toni Bou earned his eight-straight indoor title.
And he wasn’t about to slow down at the final round in Oveido, Spain. Bou dominated the fifth and final round, increasing his tally in the FIM X-Trial World Championship to 41, with the last 26 consecutive. The winning streak began in Barcelona on January 31, 2010, and finished the championship unbeaten, as he had in the last three editions.Repsol says on Thursday, Bou finished the Qualifying lap with no points and also closed the semi-final in first position, tied with the second-place with 6 points. In the final lap, the rider from Piera, Barcelona, showed his dominance and completed it with 0 points.Joining Bou on the Oviedo podium was Sherco’s Albert Cabestandy and Gas Gas’ Adam Raga, respectively.With no time to rest, Toni Bou will start his outdoor season tomorrow, Sunday, in Sigüenza, where it will take place the first round of the Spanish Championship, a series he has won the last three years.Toni Bou (“Repsol Montesa Honda Trials) says: “Winning is addictive and the more you have it, the more you enjoy it and want to have more. I am lucky enough to live and enjoy such especial moments. I have been winning all the rounds in this championship for four years, 26 consecutive victories. It is clear that we have worked a lot and well and the best reward is this, to be able to enjoy these moments. From now on, we are going to focus on the outdoor season, with the same will to win even more titles.”2014 FIM X-Trial Oviedo, Spain, Results: 1. Toni Bou, Repsol Montesa Honda – 0 points 2. Albert Cabestany, Sherco – 10 points 3. Adam Raga, Gas Gas – 10 points 4. James Dabill, Beta – 15 points 5. Loris Gubiana, Ossa – 15 points2014 FIM X-Trial Final Point Standings: 1. Toni Bou, Repsol Montesa Honda – 100 points 2. Albert Cabestany, Sherco – 69 points 3. Adam Raga, Gas Gas – 60 points 4. James Dabill, Beta – 41 points 5. Jeroni Fajardo, Beta – 35 points 6. Takahisa Fujinami, Repsol Montesa Honda – 26 points
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