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Sponsored Athletes, Teams and Events

2019 EVENTS & SPONSORSHIPS

Find out which events Velochampion will be attending this year, sponsored Team, athletes and more. 

SPONSORED TEAMS:

NIPPO VINI FANTINI

Team NIPPO–Vini Fantini is a leading professional cycling team based in Italy which participates in UCI races at the Pro-Continental level.

VELOCHAMPION is an Official Technical Sponsor of the team and all riders in the team wear our VELOCHAMPION branded sunglasses.

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ACOSTA BAGOLI BOU CANOLA CIMA
Hatsuyama ITO LOBATO LONARDI MOSER
 Nakane Nishimura Osorio Santaromita Yoshida Zaccanti Find out about our sponsorship announcement here.
TEAM left to right: 
Row 1: Ruben Acosta, Nicola Bagoli, Joan Bou, Marco Canola, Damiano Cima
Row 2: Sho Hatsuyama, Masakazu Ito, Juan Jose Lobato, Giovanni Lonardi, Moreno Moser
Row 3: Hideto Nakane, Hiroki Nishimura, Alejandro Osorio, Ivan Santaromita, Hayato Yoshida
Row 4: Filippo Zaccanti


 

BURY CLARION CC

Bury Clarion CC

Local cycle club to Velochampion HQ. Established in 1901 Bury Clarion are one of the oldest cycling clubs in the North West and have supported the development of top Pro Riders including Bury-born Simon and Adam Yates (currently riding for Mitchelton Scott). 

Bury Clarion host rides for adults weekly and also support the development of younger riders, the Bury Bullets. 

Click here to visit Bury Clarion website. 


OXFORD UNI CC

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Oxford University Cycling Club (OUCC) is a lively cycling club for students and associated members of the University of Oxford. The club was originally founded in 1873 and it is suggested that we are the oldest student cycling club in the world. The club has a strong tradition centred on the annual Varsity match, which is contested in both road and off-road competitions.
Click here to view Oxford CC website.


INDIVIDUAL ATHLETES:

We also look to sponsor a number of individual athletes over Triathlon and Cycling disciplines. Read more about our athletes:

MARCUS DEY (Triathlon)

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VELOCHAMPION Teams up with Local Lad and GB Triathlete Marcus Dey

Velochampion is pleased to announce another new partnership with leading Triathlete Marcus Dey for the 2019 season. 

Marcus, aged 17, has competed in a wide range of Regional and National Triathlons. He has represented Team GB in Elite International events and is the current British Junior Series Champion.  Velochampion is sponsoring Marcus with a range of bike accessories and clothing to give him the boost to keep performing at the highest level. 

Living locally to Velochampion HQ, Marcus often trains with the Rochdale Triathlon Club, Bury Clarion Cycling Club and Bury Athletic Club. Velochampion wants to ensure it supports local athletes and local clubs to achieve their full potential.

Managing Director Ciaran Dunne said:

“Competing in triathlons is an expensive sport. That’s why we have partnered with Marcus to provide top quality cycling gear from our VC Comp Pro Collection for training and races. We look forward to following Marcus’ performance during the forthcoming season.”

Marcus wears the VC Comp Pro Collection:
Vento Jacket
Girona Bib Tights
Overshoes
Gloves


EVENTS:

We will be attending events across the UK this year, make sure you come across to attend.

TOUR DE MANC

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Taking place on the 5th May, the 104 mile long route will travel through all 10 boroughs of Greater Manchester, with over 9000ft of climbing to complete, a guaranteed leg stinger.

Velochampion.cc have teamed up with the Tour De Manc for a second year running to support the local sportive. Interested? Each race entry will receive 10% off when using code MAX10 at the checkout.

Come along to say hello on the day and pick up any additional kit you'll need on the day. 

www.tourdemanc.co.uk/event/full-manc 


VELOCHAMPION.CC have announced we will be sponsoring the Tour of Britain, Women's Tour and Tour Series as the official Shoe and Sunglasses Sponsor for 2019. Read our press release here.

TOUR SERIES

The OVO Energy Tour Series will return for its 11th edition in May 2019 for more fun, fast and free cycling. VELOCHAMPION will be attending Round 5 in Birkenhead, join us in the retail village on the day.

  • Round One – Redditch
  • Round Two – Motherwell
  • Round Three – Aberdeen
  • Round Four – Durham
  • Round Five – Birkenhead
  • Round Six – Salisbury
  • Grand Final – Brooklands

WOMEN'S TOUR

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The Women's Tour, known as the OVO Energy Women's Tour is a women's staged cycle race which takes place in Great Britain and has been part of the new UCI Women's World Tour since 2016. Join us in supporting the Women's Tour at the locations listed below. VELOCHAMPION will be supporting the Women's Tour as official sponsors and attending stages too. Stage attendance to be confirmed.

Stage 

Date Location Distance (KM) 
Stage 1 Monday 10th June
Beccles to Stowmarket
157.6km
Stage 2
Tuesday June 11
The Kent Cyclopark, Gravesend
62.5km
Stage 3
Wednesday June 12
Henley-on-Thames to Blenheim Palace
145.1km
Stage 4
Thursday June 13
Warwick to Burton Dassett Country Park
158.9km
Stage 5
Friday June 14
Llandrindod Wells to Builth Wells
140km
Stage 6
Saturday June 15
Carmarthen to Pembrey Country Park
126km


TOUR OF BRITAIN

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Running from the 8th - 14th September, the Tour of Britain is yet to announce full routes for 2019, but we are excited to announce we have agreed and elevated sponsorship for the next two years with the Tour of Britain.  

We will be attending a number of stages, but you will have to wait to hear from Tour of Britain which stages those will be. Stay tuned.

Stage Date Location Distance 
Stage 1 Saturday 7th September

Glasgow > Kirkcudbright

201km
Stage 2
Sunday 8th September
Kelso > Kelso
166.5km
Stage 3
Monday 9th September
Berwick upon Tweed > Newcastle
182.2km
Stage 4
Tuesday 10th September
Gateshead > Kendal
171.5km
Stage 5
Wednesday 11th September
Birkenhead > Birkenhead
174km
Stage 6
Thursday 12th September
Worcestershire 
TBC
Stage 7
Friday 13th September
Warwick > Burton Dassett
186.5km
Stage 8
Saturday 14th September
Altrincham > Manchester
165km

 

Following an incredible 15th edition of the modern race in 2018, which saw Frenchman Julian Alaphilippe (Quick-Step Floors) beat Team Sky’s Wout Poels to the Green Jersey, we’re already planning next year’s stages and route innovations.

Full details of our eight stages will be revealed at our National Launch on Wednesday 29 May, although we recommend keeping your eyes peeled for some exciting route announcements before then.

www.tourofbritain.co.uk


Global Brand Ambassadors:

VELOCHAMPION is always looking for Global Ambassadors to represent the Brand. If you are a team, athlete or an event which is seeking sponsorship for the forthcoming season, then please drop us an email with the following information:

  • Current Club Membership
  • Sporting ‘CV’ to date
  • Race results from the current / previous season
  • Draft race plan for next season
  • What other sponsorship deals you currently have in place
  • Social Media Profiles

velochampion@maxgear.co.uk

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