No podium finishes at the beginning of Andalucia Bike Race

With José Hermida, Rudi van Houts, Ondrej Cink and Thomas Litscher four riders of the MULTIVAN MERIDA BIKING TEAM have decided to start their 2015 season at the six-day „Andalucia Bike Race“ in Southern Spain. The first three days brought tough weather conditions and the riders missed out on podium finishes so far.

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Dahle Flesjå to start at Cape Epic for World Bicycle Relief

In mid March 2015, the Cape Epic stage race will be held in South Africa, and José Hermida and Rudi van Houts will not be the only riders of the MULTIVAN MERIDA BIKING TEAM to compete. Gunn-Rita Dahle Flesjå has decided to take part at the race as well, teaming up with Swiss rider Kathrin Stirnemann to represent the World Bicycle Relief aid organisation.

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Two more years for Gunn-Rita Dahle Flesjå

The career of Gunn-Rita Dahle Flesjå is unparalleled. Still the doyenne of mountain biking is not tired yet: The Norwegian has extended her contract with the MULTIVAN MERIDA BIKING TEAM by another two years - and sets sails to break some of the records in the history of the sport.

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José Hermida extends contract until end of 2016

The MULTIVAN MERIDA BIKING TEAM can count on one of its figurehead riders for two more years: Spaniard José Hermida has extended his contract with the team by two more years until the end of 2016. He has already set his sights on Rio de Janeiro.

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A trip to MERIDA’s home country

As a long racing season came to an end, Gunn-Rita Dahle Flesjå and Thomas Litscher of the MULTIVAN MERIDA BIKING TEAM traveled to Taiwan. They visited the headquarters of both MERIDA and MAXXIS and participated at the Merida Cup race and festival. In addition they also shared their knowledge with Taiwanese mountain bike enthusiasts at various workshops.

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Extended contract for Rudi van Houts

The MULTIVAN MERIDA BIKING TEAM has decided to extend the contract with Dutch rider Rudi van Houts for another year. After a difficult year, the athlete wants to confirm the strong performances he showed at the end of the season in order to make it to Rio de Janeiro's Olympic games.

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Cink and Litscher extend contracts with Multivan Merida Biking Team

The two young professional mountain bike racers Ondrej Cink and Thomas Litscher have both extended their contracts with the MULTIVAN MERIDA BIKING TEAM by another two years until the end of 2016. The team's highly professional structures are going to help both to tap their full potential.

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Finale of the season and a visit to the title sponsor

The finale of the Mountainbike-Bundesliga in Bad Saldetfurth marked the last race of the season for the riders of the MULTIVAN MERIDA BIKING TEAM. Gunn-Rita Dahle Flesjå scored another podium result by finishing in 2nd. Right after the race the team travelled to Hannover to visit its title sponsor Volkswagen Nutzfahrzeuge.

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No medals at the World championships

At mountain biking's World championships in Hafjell, Norway the athletes of the MULTIVAN MERIDA BIKING TEAM did not succeed to win a medal. Still not all members of the team walked away in disappointment.

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Two 2nd places at the end of the season

At the finals of the crosscountry Worldcup in Méribel, France Gunn-Rita Dahle Flesjå netted the best result for the MULTIVAN MERIDA BIKING TEAM: The Norwegian finished in 2nd just like the men did in the overall team standings. José Hermida scored another top10 finish in the men's race by finishing in 10th.

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