Feb 08, 2018
TOPEAK CONTINUES WORKING WITH REDESIGNED CANYON TOPEAK FACTORY RACING TEAM FOR 2018
After 12 years with Topeak-Ergon Racing Team, Topeak continues to partner alongside new title sponsor, Canyon for 2018. The marathon team including World Champion, Alban Lakata, Kristian Hynek, Jeremiah Bishop, and Erik Kleinhans, will race this year as a redesigned Canyon Topeak Factory Racing Team (CFTR). Kleinhans will double as a rider and the team manager.
Canyon Topeak Factory Racing (CTFR) takes over from the highly successful pro arm of the Topeak-Ergon Racing Team, which will remain for the US team. Topeak-Ergon Racing Team gave five World Championship titles, three European championships, bronze at the Olympics, Cape Epic winners, four Leadville Trail 100 victories, tens of national championship titles, best times and track records.
Topeak is committed to supporting the team, allowing direct feedback from the athletes and put it towards new product development. Racers will use Topeak Shuttle Cage Carbon’s on their select Canyon models, along with a range of hand pumps, co2 inflators, mutli-tools, floor pumps, saddle bags, and other products to offer support on and off the bike.