BORA-hansgrohe Cycling

Since 2015 BORA is the main sponsor of UCI WorldTour Team BORA – hansgrohe, with hansgrohe joining the title sponsor since 2017. The team‘s owner and principal is Ralph Denk, who also managed the Team NetApp (2010 – 2012), the Team NetApp – Endura (2013 – 2014), and the Team BORA – Argon18 (2015 – 2016) based in Raubling (Bayern/GER).

Both, BORA and hansgrohe follow a long term strategy together with the team. Part of this strategy is to establish BORA – hansgrohe as a brand with its own identity, this team identity is based on the philosophy “ride.natural.”.

In less than five years the team established itself in the UCI WorldTour, finishing in third place in the 2018 WordTour team ranking. It was the only UCI Professional Continental Team that participated in only three years in all three Grand Tours.

In 2019 the team consists of 27 riders from 10 different countries. Led by three-time World Champion Peter Sagan who is now the reigning Slovakian Champion, also the national Champion of Germany – Pascal Ackermann – ,the Austrian Champion – Lukas Pöstlberger – and the polish ITT Champion – Maciej Bodnar are part of the team BORA – hansgrohe.

Peter Sagan

How HIGH5 fits in:

BORA – hansgrohe is using HIGH5 products during training and competitions to maintain optimum performance by constantly fueling with bars and gels. Fueling is key in modern cycling, as the performance level in the UCI WorldTour is extremely high with lots of riders being able to compete for victories. After hours of intense racing, the one who still can deliver his optimum performance will take the win. HIGH5 is a strong supplier to BORA – hansgrohe on their hunt for success.

Top tips for aspiring athletes

  • Give yourself enough time to rest after intense training sessions.
  • Fuel and hydrate consistently during exercise.
  • Better to train moderately but regularly than to only train once with too much intensity

Major Results

  • 3rd place UCI WorldTour team ranking 2018
  • Winner Paris-Roubaix 2018
  • Green Jersey Tour de France 2018
  • 3 stage wins Tour de France 2018
  • 3 stage wins Giro d’Italia 2018

BORA-hansgrohe's Favourite High5 Products

  • Energy Gel – 20 Pack

    HIGH5 Energy Gel
  • Energy Bar – 25 Pack

    HIGH5 Energy Bar
  • Recovery Bar – 25 Pack

    HIGH5 Recovery Bar
  • Energy Gel Aqua Caffeine Hit – 20 Pack

    Energy Gel Aqua Caffeine Hit