PRESS RELEASE: Ribble Pro Cycling Steps Up with Weldtite
Capitalising upon the success of the last season, Ribble Pro Cycling are aiming high with dynamic and ambitious plans for 2020 – and as part of this new directive Ribble Cycles and Ribble Pro Cycling are pleased to announce Weldtite as a new team sponsor – to form Ribble Weldtite Pro Cycling.
Tom Timothy, Ribble Pro Cycling Team Principal says, “We are really thrilled to establish this partnership with Ribble Cycles and Weldtite. We had an impactful first year at UCI Continental level and plan to build on that for 2020. The investment and support that Ribble Cycles and Weldtite are providing will be instrumental in allowing the team to continue to develop and progress. It is important to us as a wholly British team, to bring in a British based company that really reflects our core values.”
“I am immensely proud of how the team performed and supported the rapidly growing momentum of the Ribble brand and business in 2019 and this new partnership will allow Ribble Weldtite Pro Cycling to truly build on the teams success to date and take the team to the next level… their international plans align with Ribble Cycle’s own global business growth – which all adds for a very exciting season. Ribble Cycles and Weldtite are leading British Brands that share a passion for cycling which enhances the synergy and overall partnership.” adds Andy Smallwood, Ribble Cycles CEO
Weldtite, who are a market leader in bike care product development and manufacture, export to over 50 countries across the globe. This international reach will be supported by Ribble Weldtite Pro Cycling who will race across Europe and Asia, as well as in the most prestigious road races in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
Paul Davis, Managing Director, Weldtite said on the partnership, “Ribble Pro Cycling’s 2019 season was full of excitement and success on the domestic scene and on the world stage. Similarly to Weldtite, the team have grown very organically and are well-positioned to mount a strong assault on the domestic scene and Internationally in 2020. The Tour de Yorkshire and the Tour of Britain are now huge events in the cycling world and are a fantastic platform to increase consumer knowledge of Weldtite products.”
Following a successful 2019 campaign that included over 80 victories both in the UK and Europe. Ribble Weldtite Pro Cycling has built a sustainable platform for success and progression. The team are competing at UCI Continental Level in 2020 and are putting their final preparations together ahead of the coming season.
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About Ribble Cycles:
Trading since 1897 Ribble is a British bike brand proudly steeped with innovative bike building design heritage and has been ridden by British Cycling Champions at various points in their career.
Ribble’s primary focus and passion is designing, developing and building high-quality bikes at a competitive price. Bikes for each and every discerning cyclist – from future champions, to daily commuters, hardy hobbyists to dedicated seasoned competitors. Bikes hand-built by our experienced and dedicated mechanics, available online and in store. Bikes that all deliver real consumer satisfaction and award-winning results.
To find out more visit: ribblecycles.co.uk
Weldtite were founded in the 1940’s supplying puncture repair kits to the British Military. The brand continues to create innovative products and solutions for bicycle maintenance from their factory in North Lincolnshire. In 2019 the company was awarded Export Champion status by the Department for Trade.
To find out more visit: weldtite.co.uk