Stars set to be in attendance
The new 2017 Cannondale-Drapac team kit will be formally unveiled at the Rouleur Classic on Friday 4 November, with team riders Ryan Mullen and Davide Formolo plus Sport Director Charly Wegelius in attendance.
The kit will be made by POC, who are proud to announce an extended partnership with Slipstream Sports for the next three years, extending the current successful helmet and eyewear partnership to see all Cannondale-Drapac team riders in POC jerseys, shorts, socks, helmets and eyewear starting 1 Jan 2017.
POC are a leading manufacturer of helmets, eyewear, body armor, apparel, and accessories were founded in 2005 in Sweden, with a strong mission “to do the best we can to possibly save lives and to reduce the consequences of accidents for gravity sports athletes and cyclists.”
POC will be showcasing their latest products at the Rouleur Classic.
Oscar Huss, Head of Product Development, POC said:
“We are excited about the future and our continued partnership with the Cannondale-Drapac Pro Cycling Team, especially as our experiences since 2014 have been very positive. The team is packed full of cycling talent and we are really looking forward to supporting and helping them fulfil their on and off bikes objectives over the next three years. Likewise, as the team operates in a unique, high-performance environment we are constantly able to refine our equipment, ensuring that our products and the riders excel at the very highest level. Naturally the experience and feedback we gain is an important tool which allows us to continually improve, innovate and refine our award winning products and support our mission.”
Jonathan Vaughters, CEO of Slipstream Sports and Cannondale-Drapac:
“We’ve been partners with POC since the 2014 season and their innovation and support to the team has been critical in many of our achievements. I’m proud to call POC a partner, as they offer performance and quality, understand our needs perfectly and can support our future objectives. In addition, their mission, coupled with our overall approach to rider sustainability, is a true reflection on our goals with Cannondale-Drapac team riders. The emphasis POC puts on performance and safety is important to all of us on the team.”
Oscar Huss, Head of Product Development, POC continued:
“We know from experience with the team and experts in our aerodynamic group, WATTS Lab, that our helmets, Octal and Cerebel, are safe and fast. However, as we celebrate our 10th anniversary, the ability to bring our road bike apparel, mission and rider safety to the fore over the next few seasons is inspiring."
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