Team Novo Nordisk, the world’s first all-diabetes professional cycling team, welcomes top high-end bike component manufacturers Full Speed Ahead and Vision as exclusive suppliers of bars, stems, and seat posts in 2017.
“Full Speed Ahead and Vision are world leaders in bicycle components with victories at the Giro d’Italia, Tour de France and Vuelta a España. It is now our privilege to partner with them for next year. We are eager to start 2017 on what we see as the best components available,” said Team Novo Nordisk Senior Vice President of Athletics Vassili Davidenko. “Full Speed Ahead and Vision have designed, researched and developed components that are the most aerodynamic and technically superior on the market. We believe this passion and expertise will help our riders achieve their best results in 2017.”
“We are proud to partner with Team Novo Nordisk and support their unique mission throughout the 2017 season,” said FSA and Vision Global Sales and Marketing Manager Claudio Marra. “FSA and Vision’s products are used by some of the top teams in the professional peloton, including World Tour and Pro-Conti squads, and we are always honored to support riders on their way to victory.”
Team Novo Nordisk’s men’s professional team kicks off the 2017 season riding Full Speed Ahead (FSA) K-force Handlebar, OS-99CSI Stem and K-force Seatpost, and Vision’s Metron 4D Handlebar, Metron Stem and Metron Seatpost. FSA and Vision products are designed to be lightweight and ergonomic, while FSA’s components focus on endurance and Vision components emphasize aerodynamics.
For the 18 athletes from eight different countries on Team Novo Nordisk men’s professional squad, 2017 will be the fifth season racing on the International Cycling Union (UCI) Professional Continental Tour. This year will take them to numerous countries around the world in Europe, North America, Asia and the Middle East as they continue racing to change diabetes.
Established in 1992, US-based Full Speed Ahead is committed to designing high-end cycling components. Expanding fully into Europe in 2001, the company now carries more than 3,000 items under the brands Full Speed Ahead, Vision and Metropolis.
About Full Speed Ahead and Vision
Full Speed Ahead is a top manufacturer of high-end bicycle components. Full Speed Ahead’s full line of cranksets, handlebars, headsets, bottom brackets, wheels, seatposts, brakes and accessories are known the world over for their quality and performance. Vision is a top manufacturer of aerobars, wheels, cranksets and accessories for triathlon, time trial and road racing. Vision is on the forefront of aerodynamics and carbon technology.