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28.07.2014
425 teams of two master Craft BIKE Transalp powered by Sigma 2014

A total of 425 teams of two plus 55 so-called individual finishers and as a result 905 of the 1,034 racers who started eight days ago in Oberammergau completed the total distance of 587.06 km and 19,147 metres of altitude to Riva de Garda.

26.07.2014
Lakata/Hynek clinch final stage of Craft BIKE Transalp powered by Sigma | Kaufmann/Käß defend title

Alban Lakata (AUT) and Kristian Hynek (CZE) of Topeak Ergon Racing have won the last stage of the Craft BIKE Transalp powered by Sigma wrapping up their so far disappointing stage race with a pleasing result. The title went to Markus Kaufmann (GER) and Jochen Käß (GER) of Centurion Vaude 1 (overall time 25:32:29.9) who secured the first successful Transalp title defence since 2008 (Platt/Sahm) as third best team today (+1:03).

25.07.2014
Stage 7: Trento (ITA) – Riva del Garda (ITA)

Other than the previous years, the final stage of the Craft BIKE Transalp powered by Sigma isn't that easy anymore. 62.74 km and 2,325 metres of altitude have to be mastered from Trento to Riva del Garda.

25.07.2014
Markus Kaufmann and Jochen Käß claim third stage win and are close to title defence | Women leaders with big step towards first Transalp triumph

Leading racers of the 17th Craft BIKE Transalp powered by Sigma Markus Kaufmann (GER) and Jochen Käß (GER) have clinched the sixth stage from Kaltern to Trento today.

25.07.2014
Apetrap to rock Transalp

Like last year Race Organisers have once again hired a band for the final pasta party at Lake Garda.

24.07.2014
Stage 6: Kaltern (ITA) – Trento (ITA)

On leg #6 the participants write Transalp history over 98.25 km and 2,894 metres of altitude from Kaltern to Trento as they reach deeply into regions, where no Transalp mountain biker has been before.

24.07.2014
Franz Hofer and Daniele Mensi clinch career's first Transalp stage win | Markus Kaufmann and Jochen Käß still in front

Yesterday's third ranked Italian national team members Franz Hofer and Daniele Mensi have clinched the fifth stage of the 17th Craft BIKE Transalp powered by Sigma which led from Sarnthein to Kaltern today.

23.07.2014
Stage 5: Sarnthein (ITA) – Kaltern (ITA)

The fifth stage, which leads over 67.42 km and 2,785 metres of altitude from Sarnthein to Kaltern, is a repetition of 2009 – well, almost.

23.07.2014
Transalp leaders Kaufmann and Käß getting closer to a title defence | Topeak Ergon with bad luck

Markus Kaufmann (GER) and Jochen Käß (GER) have taken a big step forward to keeping hold to their title clinching their second consecutive stage win at this year's Craft BIKE Transalp powered by Sigma today. The defending champions of Centurion Vaude 1 mastered the 73.79 km and 2,645 metres of altitude from Naturns to Sarnthein in 3:22:25.7.

22.07.2014
Stage 4: Naturns (ITA) – Sarnthein (ITA)

The fourth stage over 73.20 km and 2,646 metres of altitude from Naturns to Sarnthein comes up with some more highlights of this year's Transalp which makes it not only a full mountain bike package but also the Race Directors personal tip.

22.07.2014
Transalp leaders Kaufmann and Käß celebrate first win on 2014 queen stage

On today's queen stage of the 2014 Craft BIKE Transalp powered by Sigma over 100.97 km and 3,452 metres of altitude, Markus Kaufmann (GER) and Jochen Käß (GER) secured their first stage win in 4:24:57.1.

21.07.2014
Stage 3: Nauders (AUT) – Naturns (ITA)

The queen stage of the 17th Craft BIKE Transalp powered by Sigma couldn't be any more diversified – especially as the 100.23 km and 3,365 metres of altitude from Nauders across the border to Naturns provide a true trail mania in the Vinschgau region.

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