Lexware Mountainbike Team, the German mountain bike team supported by Sapim, looks back on a very successful first part of the season. The team collected twelve medals at different national championships, took silver at the Europeans and victories at the MTB-Bundesliga International.
The end of the season is still some months away, but major achievements have been reached by the team so far. For the first time the Lexware Mountainbike Team earned a victory in the elite category of the MTB-Bundesliga. Markus Bauer showed an impressive race in Schopp to take the win.
One week later he celebrated his and the team first ever National Champs medal in the elite category. With Bronze he additionally completed a kind of historic serie: Within ten months Markus Bauer won medals in three disciplines, Marathon, Eliminator and Cross Country.
Furthermore the u23 riders Georg Egger and Lena Wehrle crowned themselves to German Champions in the Espoir category. So Lexware Mountainbike team owns three national champion jerseys in the same time.
Five more medals at German Championships were won by riders in the Lexware jersey, the last one surprisingly in the downhill discipline by cadet Torben Drach – in his very first downhill competition.
Heiko Gutmann impressed in May, when he could beat Eliminator world champion Paul van der Ploeg (Aus) in the Bundesliga sprint race at famous BiketheRock in Heubach.
All in all, with a lot more good results, the team looks back on exciting months. “It’s amazing. It shows, that we are on a good way and the whole setup works very well. All these results are extra motivation for the second part of the season. The team is eager to add some more highlights in this year.
The Sapim team congratulates Lexware Mountainbike Team for these good results and wishes them the best for the second half of the season.