AT HOME ON THE TRAILS
Spanish cross-country specialist Sergio Mantecon has been a SIGMA brand ambassador since 2022. In his career so far, the 38-year-old has been successful in World Cups and mountain bike races all over the world. He loves testing himself against the best riders in World Cup races. “I love the limitless freedom of cycling,” he says. “My favourite trails are technically challenging. I always have the reliable SIGMA bike computer with me. It is light and compact and lets me keep an eye on all important data.”
Spanish Champion XCO ’12
2nd place, Europe Championships ’12
Overall winner, Cinturón Ciclista a Mallorca ’10
8 questions for Sergio
What motivates you to get on the bike every day?
Racing with the best riders in the world!
How did you get into cycling?
At first, I just used my bike to get from A to B. Later I started racing, and I had a lot of fun.
In one word, describe the feeling you get when you cycle.
Limitless freedom and fresh air!
What was the most difficult moment in your career?
A difficult moment for me was when I was not selected for the Olympic team.
Your favourite drink during a coffee break?
Coffee, of course!
What surface do you like riding on best?
I love technically challenging trails
What do you absolutely need during a competition?
A great view and coffee breaks!
What would a perfect day on the bike be like for you?
A racing day!
Sergio about the ROX 11.1 EVO
“The ROX 11.1 EVO is small and light. I have all the information I need, I can adjust the data screens and colours, and it’s really easy to operate.”
Sergio about the BLAZE
“I love the BLAZE rear light. I always use it to be seen in road traffic. It makes me feel safer.”