Name: Team Ledschends
Ledschends is a 24h cycle race on the world famous Nürburgring (Nordschleife + Grand Prix Track), the “Green Hell”, Germany. The event grew from 74 riders in 2003 up to over 11000 participants in 2017. 26,6 km, 82 corners and 507 m of climbing per lap. We are a mix of pro athletes from Cycling and Motorsport as ambitious amateur riders, which is the key to a superb and fun team. Names like Karl Platt (Team Bulls), Christian Knees (Team Sky), Roger Kluge (Team Orica-Scott), Rene Haselbacher (Austria, Tour de France and WC), Pirmin Lang (IAM Cycling), Olaf Pollack (T-Mobile), Simon Stiebjahn (Team Bulls) Manuel Reuter (former ITC and Le Mans Champ), Timo Scheider (former DTM Champ) are team members. Over 60 Riders have been part of it since 2013 and riding for a good cause. Managers, Physios, Mechanics, family and friends and prominent supporters like SA hero Greg Minnaar or Peter Sagan are completing the team year by year.
We have raised over 70.000€ and aided kids with rare diseases, cancer and disabilities.