During the upcoming week, the team corratec will participate in the Tour Transalp. The Tour Transalp is the most fascinating and spectacular stage race in Europe for amateur cyclists. This year the course of the race goes over 867 km and 18.233 meters of altitude splitted in seven Stages. The start of the race will take place in Sonthofen / GER and ends in Arco / ITA after seven stages and 19 mountain passes. In history, the team corratec managed to win 3 time the Tour Transalp.
In 2017 the team wants to tie up to the numerous impressive successes of this year’s season. In the 2017 edition of the race the Team corratec will start with 3 Teams in 3 out of the 5 categories.
The following riders will race the Tour Transalp in 2017 for the Team corratec:
Bernd Hornetz: Winner of the legendary Oetztaler Radmarathon 2017 and winner of the SuperGiroDolomiti 2017.
Bart Bury: The Belgian marathon expert won the Tour Transalp in 2015.
Stefan Oettl: Winner of the Tour Transalp in 2014 and second at the SuperGiroDolomiti 2017.
Michael Markolf: Finished 3rd at the Overall at the Tour de Sardegna and 9th at the Oetztaler Radmarathon in 2016.
Michael Reisner: Stage win at the Tour de Sardegna and 8th place Overall.
Erwin Hickl: VIP guest rider for Team corratec. 6 successful starts at the Tour Transalp in the past years. In 2009 he rode the race very successful with his friend Bernd Hornetz.
With the following team constellations, the Team corratec will start at the 2017 Tour Transalp.
Team corratec 1 – category Master: Bart Bury & Stefan Oettl
Team corratec 2 – category Men: Michael Markolf & Martin Reisner
Team corratec 3 – category Grand Master: Bernd Hornez & Erwin Hickl
More information about the team and the races visit the Team corratec Homepage.
More information about the Tour Transalp and its different stages visit the official Homepage