A coalition of state-owned companies founded the Astana team in 2006, aiming at promoting the image of Kazakhstan and its capital Astana all around the world and to develop the Kazakh cycling at International level. The numerous victories of the team – just to quote some a gold medal at London Olympic games and 8 final victories at Grand Tours–together with outstanding team leaders along these years, like Vinokourov, Contador, Nibali and Aru, -have made Astana reach the podium of the premium teams, that won the most in the World Tour scenario.
Limar has been the sponsor and the official helmets supplier for WTT Astana since 2017.
Primed to put it all on the line at the most punishing races around the globe, Canyon Topeak Factory Racing launches into 2018 with one goal: to win! Along the way the athletes of the team, among the others the five times world champion Alban Lakata, will take their equipment through hell and back in mountain biking’s most gruelling discipline.
Thomas Voeckler and Sylvain Chavanel are just two of the riders that have contributed to make Direct Energie team shine. Even more impressive than the several victories of the team is their ability of creating great excitement amongst their fans and transmitting incredible emotions to the bicycle lovers thanks to their riders’ epic deeds.
Since 2005 Topeak-Ergon Racing Team has been one of the most successful Professional Mountain Bike Teams in the world. Team highlights include: European Marathon Champion, World Marathon Championship, German National Champion, British National Marathon Champion….and the list goes on. Topeak-Ergon Racing Team continues to make their mark internationally with the US-based 4 rider squad – whether on the podium at an international stage races, a gruelling marathon, a multi-day bike-packing event, or an ultra endurance event, the Team is always targetting the top step of the podium.