Morgane Charre joins Eddie Masters and Rupert Chapman on the Bergamont Hayes Factory Team for 2016.
Bergamont Hayes Factory Team welcomes downhill world champion Morgane Charre French rider Morgan Charre, the 2012 women’s downhill world champion and currently on 5th place in the UCI rankings, has joined the Bergamont Hayes Factory Team. She will join teammates Eddie Masters, whom Steve Jones of Dirt Magazine once described as “the most casual guy” in the World Cup circus, and his New Zealand countryman Rupert Chapman. Riders will compete at all Downhill World Cup races and the Downhill World Championships in Italy, as was at all Crankworx events. We will also see the Bergamont Hayes Factory Team racing at the German iXS Downhill Cup in Winterberg. Fans should not miss this opportunity to meet the riders and burn their tracks into the course together.
Enduro: Joseph Nation
Professional enduro rider Joseph Nation from New Zealand will start his racing season on the new Bergamont EnCore in March at the first stop of the World Enduro Series in Chile. Ranking 24th overall in 2015 he showed a lot of potential and aims for the EWS top-10 in 2016.
Dirt: Pavel Alekhin
Russian dirt pro and Red Bull rider Pavel “Vishneviy” Alekhin has finally overcome his long recovery from injury and hits the world’s dirt lines once more in 2016 on his Bergamont Kiez Pro. Pavel is now based in Barcelona, Spain and has planned to ride numerous contests as well as contribute to many media projects showcasing his talents on a dirt bike. The first video released with his participation is the Russian dirt and street film “VVC Force 2015”.
The Bergamont Hayes Factory Team is sponsored by Hayes Performace Systems, Maxxis, SRAM, Abus, SDG and Dowe. Supported by Magura. Bergamont is excited to work with these exceptional riders and is looking forward to see them competing on our new bikes. We wish all riders a safe and successful season.