The upcoming Lightweight products!Sun, 08 Dec 2013 00:00:00 +0100 - MTB
We are continously testing and developing new products to be able to offer you even lighter quality products “Manufactured in Germany”! This is our new Carbon-Axle prototype together with the new Lockring. Compared to that is an Axle and Lockring from the actual production on the picture too.
2014 will be an exciting year!
Sónia Lopes – PortugalWed, 04 Dec 2013 00:00:00 +0100 - MTB
She is one of the best female riders Portugal has to offer right now. With an incredible ambition and commitment she was rocking the 2013 season. This year her biggest successes were e.g.: #1 (Women Elite) – 24H of Madrid, #1 (Women Elite) – „Oh My God“(Non-Stop 500km Race), #1 (Women Elite) – Portugal Open XCR, #2 (Women Elite) – 24H of Famalicão and #4 (4-Mixed Team) – Brasil Ride(UCI Stage-Race). Since the beginning of 2013 she trusts on our B.O.R Germany wheelsets. We are really proud to support her with our parts and whish all the best for the upcoming year and many more successes!
Dinner is served!Sun, 01 Dec 2013 00:00:00 +0100 - MTB
May I introduce: Our newly modified 2014 MTB-Axle with weight-optimised Locknut! Better handling due to the use of a standard bike-tool holding fixture. Available in six colors (black, red, gold, orange, green and blue) and combinable with 4 different spider types (3×10, 2×10xx, 2×10xx29er and XX1 1×11)! All together we have reached a weight tuning of around 20g with the modifications at the Axle, Locknut, Lockring and the Crank arms! For people who prefer a bigger ride, the setting is also available as a FATBIKE-Version.
Raceteam Radleck MeringThu, 28 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +0100 - MTB
The Raceteam Radleck Mering had a fantastic season 2013. 32 TopTen rankings and 22x podium stands are the result of that season! The highlights were the European Champion title for the Ladies at the 12H Race in Dießen and the vice European Champion title for the Mens. And also the vice Worldchampion title for the Mens at the 12H Race in Weilheim! Some of the racers are using our B.O.R Germany wheelsets as their racing equipment. We want to congratulate for that successful season and wish all the best for the upcoming year!
Skørn – NorwayMon, 25 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +0100 - MTB
The small Norwegian premium manufacturer Skørn from Wubbo Boiten offers his customers the option to equip the bikes directly with B.O.R Germany parts! Quality and Elegance – A Partnership with future!
BAD BIKERS MTB-SPORTSun, 17 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +0100 - MTB
The BAD BIKERS are a team of passionate bikers, who are enjoying the love for the bike sport as it best! They are present on several regional and transregional MTB-Events. In 2013 these were e.g. Harzer MTB Cup, European Marathon Series (Bikefestival/Riva del Garda, Salzkammerguttrophy/Bad Goisern .AT, Melevil Cup .CZ, Erzgebirgsmarathon/Seiffen), MadEast in Altenberg and several regional races. The team consists of 10 racers and is part of the BAD BIKERS MTB.SPORT e.V. club from Wernigerode since 2009. So the most members of the team are from the Harz area or the Harz foreland (Saxony-Anhalt, Lower Saxony). They are trusting in our B.O.R Germany products for several years and using our XC666 crank and some of them B.O.R wheelsets. Furthermore they are also using the New Ultimate 29er handlebars! We say Thank You for the trust and wish you all the best for the upcoming season!
Team STEIN-bikesTue, 12 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +0100 - MTB
This week we want to give you a short inside of another sponsored Team: Team STEIN-bikes. Two girls and twelve men compete together on different races in Germany and abroad. The most of the racers are using the own STEIN-BIKE frame (Mauna Loa 29-CB). A big number are using our B.O.R Germany wheelsets and some of our XC666 MTB-cranks are in use. During the 2013 season the Team was able to achieve some top-ranks at regional races. One of them was #1 at the biggest 24h race in the “new eastern states” area with the 8-Male-Team at the “HEAVY24”! We want to congratulate to that successful season and want to say thank you for the trust. For the upcoming season we wish all the best!
B.O.R Germany – Product presentation: SpiderMon, 04 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +0100 - MTB
Our spider portfolio has increased. Beside the 3×10 MTB 104/64, 2×10xx MTB 120/80 and the 29er-2×10 MTB 104/64 versions, there is also a XX1-1×11 MTB 76 Spider available now. These spiders do not only fit on the MTB-cranks of B.O.R Germany and Tune. The 2×10xx, 29er-2×10 and the XX1-1×11 Spiders are also as “CANNONDALE compatible” version available!
MHW Cube Racing TeamTue, 22 Oct 2013 00:00:00 +0200 - MTB
For two years now we are delivering B.O.R wheelsets to the MHW Cube Racing Team. We want to take that fact as a cause to say “Thank You” and give you a little inside of the Team and their successes. 22 Racers in different age classes are racing for the team in national and international events. So it is probably the biggest and most successful team using our wheelsets right now.
The biggest successes this season were:
Overall winner of the German National League U19 (Philipp Bertsch), #9 at the World Championship in South Africa (Philipp Bertsch), #2 at the “Finale Ligure 24H” and #3 ath the 24H Race in Duisburg/Germany.
We are saying “Thank You” and wishing for the future all the best and much more successes!
DM-Münsingen – Followup and impressionsThu, 17 Oct 2013 00:00:00 +0200 - MTB
We don‘t want to keep back another gold medal from the German MTB Marathon Championships 2013. Markus Westhäuser (Team VOBA RSV 06 Nattheim) continued his fantastic performance after winning the VAUDE Transschwarzwald and the Sparkasse TRANS Zollernalb 2013 with winning the gold medal at the German Championships in his class (Masters 2)! We want to congratulate him for that fantastic season and the National Champion title! For B.O.R Germany means that: Double Gold on our wheelsets! We are really thrilled by that! Enjoy the impressions!
Magazine RAD.SPORT.SZENE – The fastest bikes of the country (AT)Mon, 14 Oct 2013 00:00:00 +0200 - MTB
In the current issue (September/October 2013) the Austrian magazine: RAD.SPORT.SZENE.at had a look behind the scenes of the Austrian national championships. The fastest bikes of the country – What components are used by the professional bikers? We are represented in that listing too! The two Austrian MTB talents Felix Ritzinger and Nadja Heigl are using our B.O.R Germany – XC666 29er-Crank and wheel sets. Big thanks to the magazine for that wonderful look behind the scenes!
MTB Marathon-DM 2013: Silke Schmidt - German Champion!Mon, 07 Oct 2013 00:00:00 +0200 - MTB
For Silke Schmidt (Herzlichst Zypern) a dream come true last weekend. After 83km in 3:24:29H she finished first at the MTB Marathon-DM! Ahead of triple Olympia-Medal-Winner: Sabine Spitz (Haibike) and last years’ winner: Elisabeth Brandau (EBE-Racing Team). After #2 at the Marathon DM last year, that’s now the first champion-title for Silke Schmidt! She was #3 at the German XC Championship in July and reached #2 at the TRANS Zollernalb in September. So the German Marathon Champion-Title is a perfect ending for this season! We want to congratulate Silke for this strong season and her great successes on the B.O.R Germany wheelset. For the future we wish her all the best!
12H – MTB European ChampionshipsWed, 02 Oct 2013 00:00:00 +0200 - MTB
Michael Kalivoda is 24H-World-Champion MTB from 2007 / 2009 and vice world champion in the 12H MTB race 2013. Despite some issues during the season he finished this race year with another success! At the first “Dießener 12H MTB European Championships” – Round the Schatzberg – he finished first and is now the new “European Champion” in 12H-MTB! At those physically and technically demanding long distance races he trusts in our B.O.R Germany wheelset. We are proud and happy for this trust and wish him all the best for the upcoming season 2014!
Sparkasse TRANS Zollernalb 2013Sun, 22 Sep 2013 00:00:00 +0200 - MTB
This weekend was lot going on in the Swabian Jura! It was time again for the TRANS Zollernalb race in three stages. Silke Schmidt (Herzlichst Zypern) was able to reach #2 with only a deficit of 3:45min in the Womans-Elite ranking. And that with a cold! Elisabeth Brandau (EBE-Racing Team) who also started ill reached #5 in the total ranking this weekend. Markus Westhäuser (Team VOBA RSV 06 Nattheim) reached #1 in the total ranking of Masters 2. In August he also won the VAUDE Trans Schwarzwald in his class! We are proud and happy to support the bikers at their passion with our parts! For the future we wish all the best!
Austrian juniors riding B.O.R Germany parts on international grounds!Wed, 18 Sep 2013 00:00:00 +0200 - MTB
The two 17-years-old Austrian MTB talents Nadja Heigl and Felix Ritzinger were able to show their skills on international grounds. After a fantastic #8 at the World Cup in Andorra and #14 at the World Championships in South Africa, Felix Ritzinger reached #9 at the UCI World Cup in Hafjell/Norway last weekend. Nadja Heigl reached a fantastic #5 at her first WM participation in Pietermaritzburg/South Africa! Both talents are trusting on B.O.R Germany parts as their racing equipment. For the future we wish both of them all the best and much more successes!
What are your plans for the weekend?Fri, 06 Sep 2013 00:00:00 +0200 - MTB
The sunny weather is just perfect to grab your bikes and going out on the track! Get a break of the daily routine. What about a tour from Luzern to Aosta? We received this beautiful picture from exactly that alpine tour. Our XC666 crank is shown here just in front of that awesome mountain views. Big thanks to Frank for sharing this picture from his crossing! We wish you all a nice weekend and lots of fun!
Smart Spindle System – BB386 EVO MTB / BBRight MTBMon, 02 Sep 2013 00:00:00 +0200 - MTB
Eurobike 2013 in Friedrichshafen/Germany is over. There was a lot to see and more to dream about. But still we have some more news for you! Our Smart Spindle System is now ready for BB386 EVO MTB and BBRight MTB. As one of the most versatile platform systems on the market we are curious about what the future will bring. The Smart Spindle System is ready! As one of the first Gara+ is now using BB386 EVO MTB on his bikes and has sent us some nice pictures.
VAUDE Transschwarzwald 2013Mon, 19 Aug 2013 00:00:00 +0200 - MTB
Daniel Geismayr (Team CENTURION VAUDE), winner of 2011 was also brilliant at this year’s edition. He won by a margin of 6 seconds ahead his team partner Markus Kaufmann the queen’s stage with 61,3km and 2.300m elevation gain from Wolfach to Schonach. Elisabeth Brandau reached rank #2 in the all over womens class rating! Both riders are using our XC666 – crank with a powermeter system. We want to congratulate both of them to their success and wish all the best for the future!
24H full power!Thu, 08 Aug 2013 00:00:00 +0200 - MTB
Silke Schmidt (Herzlichst Zypern) has won together with her teammates Udo Vollmer, Daniel Schlegel and Philipp Becker the 4er-Team mixed ranking at the 24H Race in Duisburg last weekend. With 76 rounds in 23h56min the team was 2 rounds ahead. Silke was riding a B.O.R Germany wheelset as she was already using in her #3 run at the Cross Country DM. We want to congratulate her to that success and wish her all the best for the future!
B.O.R Germany XC666 crank ready for Enduro!Fri, 02 Aug 2013 00:00:00 +0200 - MTB
Just in time for the weekend we have something special for you. The first Enduro-Bike equipped with B.O.R Germany XC666 crank. A special thanks to Basti Espunkt for the picture!
We wish you all a great weekend!
Exciting Worldcup in Andorra!Thu, 01 Aug 2013 00:00:00 +0200 - MTB
Lot was going on in Andorra last weekend. The only 17-Years-Old Austrian rider, Felix Ritzinger surprised with his fantastic result. Equipped with B.O.R Germany wheelset and crank he got on rank #8 in the XCO Juniors/U19-Run! With that result the Austrian U19 XCO-Champion continued his fantastic results and topped his 19 national titles with the qualification for the world championship in South Africa. On the world ranking list he is now on rank #12 as second of the first year and best Austrian rider. Elisabeth Brandau (EBE – Racing Team) had her second-best world cup result but just failed the qualification for South Africa with rank #21. We want to congratulate both of them for the fantastic performances and wish all the best for the upcoming races!
With B.O.R Germany to Andorra!Thu, 25 Jul 2013 00:00:00 +0200 - MTB
Triple German Marathon Champion (2008/2011 and 2012), German Mountainbike Sprint Champion (2012) and double runner-up German XCO Champion (2011/2013), Elisabeth Brandau (EBE – Racing Team) is biking for her WM-Qualification in Andorra this weekend. Equipped with B.O.R Germany chainrings and a XC666 crankset with Power2Max-Powermeter for her training she is now on her way to the Pyrenees. We wish her all the best, a good result and fun in the mountains!
B.O.R Germany at ISPO BIKE 2013Wed, 24 Jul 2013 00:00:00 +0200 - MTB
The guys from APACE Bikes are showing their C1M 29er Carbon Frame equipped with a B.O.R Germany 666XC 29er crankset, 1266XM BlackTusk-29er wheelset and NewUltimate parts at the ISPO BIKE 2013 in Munich. If you are in Munich visit them here:
ISPO BIKE 2013 – 25.7 – 28.7.2013 Hall B6/Booth 420, Fairground Munich
Bronze medal for Silke Schmidt at the Cross Country DM!Thu, 18 Jul 2013 00:00:00 +0200 - MTB
We want to congratulate Silke Schmidt (Herzlichst Zypern) on her bronze medal at the Cross Country DM in Bad Salzdetfurth last weekend. Some more achievements in the recent past including #5 at the Marathon EM in Singen and #2 at Oberammergau BikeMarathon. Of course she is riding a B.O.R Germany wheelset! For the next big run on 27./28.7 in Duisburg (24H Race) we wish her all the best!
Factory Outlet – Sommer BlowOutMon, 15 Jul 2013 00:00:00 +0200 - MTB & ROAD
Summer has arrived finally, and money is gone for holidays. Therefore we have the Factoy Outlet – Summer BlowOut with reduced prices. We added new products and others were reduced even more: Last Year models and products with optical mistakes. Take a look!
Power2Max North AmericaThu, 04 Jul 2013 00:00:00 +0200 - MTB & ROAD
B.O.R has officially arrived in North America. B.O.R has its own Road crank plattform, which is manufactured in Germany. Thanx to the “Smart Spindle System” the cranks fit into any bottom braket (except for Trek). Available with or without Power2Max-Meter. Chainrings are DI2-Ready and have a “Double Surface Hardening Treatment”.
B.O.R Germany in Österreich auf dem Vormarsch!Wed, 03 Jul 2013 00:00:00 +0200 - MTB
Der österreichische MTB-Profi und doppelte Staatsmeister Querfeldein CX Elite (2012/2013), Daniel Geismayr (Team Centurion VAUDE), nutzt unsere 666XC Kurbel mit SRM-Powermeter um seine Technik …noch weiter zu optimieren.
Wir wünschen weiterhin viele Erfolge und natürlich Spaß beim Biken!
World of MTB – Best Of 2013Mon, 11 Feb 2013 00:00:00 +0100 - MTB
Pünktlich zum Saisonstart erscheint die World of MTB-Sonderausgabe BEST OF am 15. Februar. In 15 Kategorien wurden die 435 besten, schönsten und bemerkenswertesten Bikes und Parts der Saison 2013 von der World of MTB Redaktion ausgewählt, beschrieben und einzeln nachgewogen. Die hochwertige Präsentation lässt die Herzen von Bike- und Technikbegeisterten gleichermaßen hochschlagen. Auf 212 Seiten finden sie Fakten, Emotionen und exklusive Fotos der besten Bikes und Parts der Saison 2013.
World Of MTB Link
XC666 in World Of MTB TestFri, 08 Feb 2013 00:00:00 +0100 - MTB
World of Mountainbike 01/2013 (German): 2013er Crankset Text with 17 MTB models. With a good STW-factor B.O.R’s XC666 is one of the lightest ….
3000 B.O.R Germany Facebook Fans within a Year's Time!Mon, 04 Feb 2013 00:00:00 +0100 - MTB & ROAD
Today, Monday 04th, February 2013 we have 3000-Fans-Hurdle!
VeloTotal Magazin 01/2013 : InterviewFri, 01 Feb 2013 00:00:00 +0100 - MTB & ROAD
LAGERKOLLER: Um das Innenlager dreht sich zwar am Rad nicht alles, aber doch vieles. Kurbeln und Innenlager gibt es beinahe wie Sand am Meer, benahe genauso groß ist die Zahl der unterschiedlichen Standards.
Yes, we can!Wed, 30 Jan 2013 00:00:00 +0100 - MTB
We have stopped counting, how many possible options our Smart Spindle MTB Plattform is able to generate. However having at disposition 7 different spiders, 11 different chainring combinations (from April onwards), 6 different colors and 2 different spindles (MTB and FatBike) we could continue uploading pictures quite some time. So help yourself!
XX-1 Spider for Cannondale + SRAM X-OTue, 29 Jan 2013 00:00:00 +0100 - MTB
From End of February onwards we will have a XX-1-compatible spider also for Cannondale (35 grams) and for SRAM X-O (GXP version, 39 grams).
The World's Only FatBike Crank with PowermeterThu, 24 Jan 2013 00:00:00 +0100 - MTB
The B.O.R XC666-FB is probably not only the lightest FatBike Cranks on the market but definetly the World’s First Powermeter FatBike Crank. Diffent test on different frames (manufacturers) have been done. The delivery time is already at minimum 3-4 weeks.
XX-1 compatible Wheels and HubsWed, 23 Jan 2013 00:00:00 +0100 - MTB
Starting from Mid February will be B.O.R MD7 Hubs with XX-1 compatible Freehub. Existing MD7 Hubs can be modified.
XX-1 compatible Spider for XC666Sat, 19 Jan 2013 00:00:00 +0100 - MTB
Starting from Mid February, the B.O.R XC666 will be availabe as XX-1 compatible version. Weight without bearing kit and chainrings about 505 grams.
2013 Pre-series Version of the XC666-29erWed, 12 Dec 2012 00:00:00 +0100 - MTB
The B.O.R 666FB FatBike is born!Tue, 11 Dec 2012 00:00:00 +0100 - MTB
The first ever built B.O.R 666 FB (FatBike) crank goes to Belgium to the Mountainbike.be online magazine, today. And Mannie Heymans gets one in Pink! 615 grams without Bearing-Kit. Chaka!
Elisabeth Brandau starting her Cyclo Cross Season!Wed, 05 Dec 2012 00:00:00 +0100 - ROAD
Santa Claus is coming and Germany’s 3-time Marathon Champion Elisabeth Brandau starts her CycloCross Season!