Alessandro Riva, born in Bergamo – the birthplace of Enduro Sports, was a former italian downhill MTB Champion. After his career in the MTB scene, he later on decided to enter into the world of Hard and Extreme Enduro racing. He competed in the early years from 2005 on at various races like Erzberg, Hellsgate, Redbull Romaniacs and many others along with all the big riders out of the scene. At the same time he bought an Agriturismo near Mugello and started developing it to what it is today! At present he also coaches the WEC and SUPER ENDURO Champions Billy Bolt and Manuel Lettenbichler. They visit him for Training regularly around his Agriturismo with also Obstacle Park. He also manages famous Hard Enduro Rider Travis Taesdale from South Africa on this Europe Tour for the Worlds as well.
THE PEOPLE BEHIND ACE
Marc Seeh, born in South Germany, is also an expierenced Hard Enduro Rider for over decades. He bought his first Enduro Bike in 1988 – a Honda XR600R. At age 22 he went on a Trans-Sahara Trip by car, where he discoverd his passion for Motor Adventures. For more then two decades, Marc was running his Industrial Businesses in Europe and North America. At the same time he founded his well reputated Wakeboarding School at Lake Constance, Crazywake, along with his other passions Photography and Pop-Art as well. Went on many Hard Enduro Tours mainly in South Europe – The spirit for Motorbike Adventures never disappeared!
HOW IT ALL STARTED…
After Marc had sold his shares in his Industrial Buisinesses, boths pathes crossed again – either one of them just recently bought Adventure Bikes after all these years in the saddle of mainly Hard Enduro Bikes. They quickly decided to discover different Regions together on Dual Sport Adventure Bikes, such as Mugello, around Sandros homebase the Agriturismo “Ca Nova”. They also went to Sardinia together, where Sandro had guided many Enduro Tours already and knows the Island inside out.
ACE Enduro was born!