Team Unior – Sinter
In 2021 we became proud member of Slovenian alliance for the global racing scene. Unior is the leading European manufacturer of the specialized tools for the bicycle mechanics who has created its own factory team back in 2010 and has been since racing across the disciplines. This time with three extraordinary Slovenian riders: Tanja Žakelj, Jure Žabjek and Žak Gomilšček.
The team is ready for the World Cup season in both cross-country & downhill. Trio with numerous national titles, several European titles and both World Cup & iXS EDC victories under their belt has high ambitions for the biggest events out there, Tanja also has her sight set on Tokio.
Bigger team sponsors are also Fox, Race Face, MaximaUSA, Maxxis & Royal Racing; Tanja will race on the Specialized S-Works bikes, Jure & Žak will continue to rely on Devinci Wilsons. Team is also supported by City of Ljubljana has become a true mountain bike capital with several trail centers (Bike Park Ljubljana, Golovec Trails, BMX Park Ljubljana, pump tracks). Made in Slovenia sports-business alliance is further strengthen with the introduction of two new team partners: BleedKit.com with their top-level Gold hydraulic oil for disc brakes and bike repair shop Bikehanic. BleedKit.com manufacturers innovative bleeding kits and is building a strong global sales network – just like Unior & Sinter.
Team Unior – Sinter will focus on the full UCI World Cup program, World & European Championships and other international events, Tanja also has a ticket for Tokio Olympic games.