Andorra 500 team
Discover the team of the Andorra 500 2016 edition.
- Cyril Despres:
Five times winner of the Dakar with a motorcycle and now oficial pilot of Peugeot 2008DKR Cyril nevertheless remains a great lover of bikes of all kinds.
In 2014 he gots the idea to organize an unprecedented regularity race for vintage motorcycles with a spirit melting competition and friendlynes. In addition, Andorra, his adopted country, is the perfect setting for this kind of event!
- Alex Antor:
A former professional skier born in Andorra, Àlex is a passionate biker who has taken part in countless international enduro competitions. He has worked with Cyril for three years now, most notably at the 2010 and 2011 Dakar Rallies as logistics manager of the Red Bull KTM team. This year, 2016, Àlex is in charge of organising this latest edition of Andorra 500. He is the main contact person with the rest of the team, and anyone interested in taking part in the event should contact him.
- Roberto Conde:
Rob is from Paris, but has lived in Andorra since he was ten years old. A mechanic for Yamaha in 2014 and then for Honda at Dakar 2015 and 2016, Rob is a member of a dying species who fix things instead of changing them! He is in charge of maintaining Cyril’s bikes, as well as building scramblers and café racers. Over the three days of Andorra 500, Rob will lead a team of mechanics ready to fix any bikes that break down and to give participants all the assistance they may require.
- David Castera:
An enduro and rally-raid biker and organiser of sports events like the el Shark X Trem, as well as former sports director of the Dakar Rally, David is currently Cyril’s co-rider in the Peugeot Sport team. An Andorran resident since 2015, he was a natural choice to become sporting director of Andorra 500, with designing the course as his main duty. Now, in 2016, it will be his job to enable participants to discover the most beautiful Pyrenean routes.
-WEB FACTORY ANDORRA / CHICANE GARAGE :
Digital strategy agency based in Andorra, Web Factory Andorra is headed by partners which they are bikers since long. Web specialists and particularly of SEO, the agency wished to accompany Cyril Despres and his team in this second edition creating all the digital communication tools.
Karine Oger Eric Barse, Valery Beauvillain and Marc Casadevall, passionate by the CAFE RACER universe are also in progress of creation of a web portal dedicated to the world of motorcycle customisation.
The CHICANE GARAGE portal will be launched in a few months and will offer some classifieds, directory of custom builders, directory of accessories, pilot equipment, fashion, etc ... in an environment designed for bikers by passionate bikers. To discover very soon, in the meantime, you can visit the "trailer" on-line: www.chicanegarage.com
Eric Barse and Marc Casadevall are members of the andorran blues band Bluetonics who will lead one of the evenings of Andorra 500.
A very picturesque place with mountain roads that makes dream all the bikers...Cyril Despres