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[Holliston, Massachusetts] – November 1, 2023 – Karbon Bikes, LLC, a rapidly growing name in the world of high-performance mountain bikes, is thrilled to announce the signing of Stivian Gatev, an eight-time Downhill Series National Champion and two-time Enduro National Champion in Bulgaria, to its prestigious newly formed Karbon Factory Racing Team. Stivian will play a pivotal role in assisting Karbon Bikes with the development of its new downhill bike and other exciting product development projects.

Stivian’s remarkable career in downhill and enduro racing has solidified his reputation as one of the most accomplished and dedicated athletes in the sport. With 90 podium finishes, including 46 P1 finishes over his professional career and deep understanding of the demands of competitive cycling make him the perfect addition to the Karbon Factory Racing Team.

"We are incredibly excited to work with Stivian in the coming year," stated Tarek Tabbara, Founder and CEO of Karbon Bikes. "His dedication to the sport and his impressive record as a eight-time Downhill Series National Champion and 2022, 2023 Enduro National Champion in Bulgaria make him the ideal athlete to join our new Karbon Factory Racing Team. Stivian's expertise will be invaluable as we continue to push the boundaries of innovation in cycling technology and design."

Stivian is not only a talented athlete but also a passionate advocate for the sport of cycling. His commitment to excellence on the track and his dedication to continuous progression align perfectly with Karbon Bikes' mission to deliver high-performance, cutting-edge products to cyclists around the world.

As a member of the Karbon Factory Racing Team, Stivian will work closely with the Karbon Bikes engineering and design teams, providing valuable input and feedback on the development of the company's new downhill bike and other exciting projects on the horizon. When racing enduro, Stivian will be riding Karbon’s race-winning Stampede, which has already achieved several podiums in its first year since launch.

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"I am honored to join forces with Karbon Bikes and contribute to their journey of excellence. Karbon's commitment to innovation fits with my aspirations as a rider and athlete," said Stivian Gatev. "Together, we aim to reach new heights in mountain biking, and I'm excited about the possibilities that lie ahead."

Karbon Bikes, LLC looks forward to a successful partnership with Stivian Gatev and anticipates the positive impact his involvement will have on the future of cycling innovation.

About Karbon Bikes, LLC:

Karbon Bikes, LLC is the leading Massachusetts-based manufacturer of high-performance mountain bikes and electric mountain bikes known for its commitment to innovation, quality and stunning designs. With a passion for pushing the boundaries of cycling technology, Karbon Bikes creates cutting-edge bicycles that provide cyclists of all levels with exceptional riding experiences. For more information, visit

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