Team ALB GOLD took over sponsorship of the Gonso Rawoflex team, and it is already considered a source great mountain bikers for the next generation. When established in January 2006, the team featured only six young riders, but in 2007, the team will expand to about 60 riders, the best of which will form an elite team on and off road. The elite team will aim to win national races and earn top 10 spots in marathons.
Team director Rainer Schairer said, "The motivation of the team is enormous, helped by the sponsorship of ALB GOLD. They believe the hurdles to improve young riders so they can achieve more are not insurmountable."