Hrádek nad Nisou, 10.09.2018: Bike Babí léto – Bike marathon in Hrádek
This year again, the cycle race team from KSM Hrádek took part in the bike marathon Bike Babí léto in Hrádek nad Nisou – with excellent results!
From the 16 KSM-racing cyclists, four made it on the podium. The medium distance of 50km is part of the famous Haven MTB Series 2018. Here, Ivo Machek took a phenomenal second place, despite great competition in his category. On the 30km distance, Pavla Bláhová and Štěpán Šedivý were third each in their categories. The student Sofča Tůmová took part in the children race with great success.
The cycle race Bike Babí léto is the home race for KSM in Hradek. The team is composed of KSM employees and citizens from Hrádek. Some team members were also part of the organizers. The race is very important and popular due to the high number of participants and the nice course of the race through the nature. This year’s race was no exception.
Congratulations to all participants and thanks for your commitment.
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Background: The KSM Castings Group is a leading producer of automotive lightweight components for chassis, transmissions, engines and e-mobility. Specialized in aluminum and magnesium components, KSM strives for the top position in both technology and quality. As an important supplier to the global automotive industry, the company is already among the top employers. Reliable partnerships, customer orientation and cost effectiveness are essential key points of the company’s strategy. The basis, however, are first-class employees.
KSM operates nine production plants in Germany, Czech Republic, USA and China with a total of approximately 3,600 employees. Among its customers are the major automotive producers and automotive suppliers like Volkswagen, Daimler, ZF, Benteler and Bosch. In 2017, the company group achieved a turnover of approximately 564 million EUR.