Topeak-Ergon Racing Team

Absa Cape Epic 2017

Sand, Salt and Spirit

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News

  1. Never give up …

    Alban Lakata and Kristian Hynek fought like lions at the 14th edition of the Cape Epic, combating external conditions and the body of the Austrian. Alban was almost crippled by an allergy, hurting the team’s chances for a successful race.

  2. The Engine Overheats

    It’s more of a fight against the heat, than against the competition. After 6 days Alban Lakata and Kristian Hynek nevertheless are in good position at the 14th edition of The Cape Epic in South Africa.

  3. Eight days on a wild horse

    “Ready to rumble“ – Kristian Hynek and Alban Lakata are ready to take on Cape Epic 2017. The 14th edition of the legendary mountain bike stage race across the untamed wilderness South Africa’s starts this Sunday in Meerendal.

  4. Last finishing touches for Cape Epic

    World Champion Runner-up Alban Lakata uses the 6-day Andalucia Bike Race in Cordoba and Linares as his last preparation building blocks for the Cape Epic 2017.

  5. “We are on the right track!”

    Five weeks to Cape Epic, Alban Lakata and Kristian Hynek conclude the three-day Tankwa trek stage race in South Africa in fifth place. The Topeak-Ergon duo show themselves still confident.

Pro Team

The Topeak Ergon Racing Team was established in 2005, and since that time has become one of the greatest endurance mountain bike teams of all time. The team has achieved numerous victories around the World, including four World Championship titles and a course record at the legendary Leadville Trail 100.

Team USA

Team Topeak-Ergon US hits the road each season seeking out the most adventurous endurance mountain bike events. The riders from America show off their strengths in a variety or racing formats—stages in the Himalayas, 100-mile races in the desert, marathons, and multi-day events. The team is lead by mountain bike legend and 6× Leadville 100 winner, Dave Wiens.

Team Staff

Without these guys nothing will work. They take care of organization, material and procedures. A team you can work with.

Material

Canyon Hardtail Exceed CF SLX

The bike became the Marathon World Champion before it was even on the market. This lightweight machine is characterized by its uncompromising desire to be ridden swiftly and aggressively.

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Eqiupment

Frame
Canyon Exceed CF SL
Frame
RockShox RS1
Gear
SRAM XX1 Eagle
Brakes
SRAM Level Ultimate
Wheels
DT SWISS XR 1200 Spline
Tires
Maxxis Ikon 2.2
Cranks
SRAM XX1 Eagle
Grips
Ergon GS1
Saddle
Ergon SMR3 Pro Carbon
Pedals
Crankbrothers Candy 11
Weight
9,4 kg

Canyon Full Suspension LUX CF

When the trails get bumpy, the rider’s choice is always the proven Lux CF.

Seitenansicht des Canyon Hardtail Exceed CF SLX

Eqiupment

Frame
Canyon Lux CF 29
Fork
RockShox RS1
Rear Shock
Monarch XX
Gear
SRAM XX1 Eagle
Brakes
SRAM Level Ultimate
Wheels
DT SWISS XR 1200 SPLINE
Tires
MAXXIS IKON 2.2
Cranks
SRAM XX1 Eagle
Grips
Ergon GS1
Saddle
Ergon SMR3 Pro Carbon
Pedals
Crankbrothers Candy 11
Weight
10,1 kg