Check announcement video new partnership Team Sunweb & Cervélo

Check announcement video new partnership Team Sunweb & Cervélo

It's official: new partnership

It's official: new partnership between Cervélo and Team Sunweb, beginning on 1st january 2019. as of that moment Cervélo will be the bike of choice of both the men and women WorldTour programs, as well as Team Sunweb’s development program.

“We’re very excited to partner with Team Sunweb, for us it’s the perfect match in ambition and performance,” explained Richard Keeskamp, Sports Marketing Director at Cervélo. “The team is word-class and active in a wide range of fields and disciplines with men, women and U23 programs – competitive in the one-day races, time trials, sprints and grand tours, which requires very specific equipment to be able to make the difference over competition. It challenges us to raise the bar even further in developing and delivering new and state-of-art technologies.

 “We proudly launch the new S5, which heralds a new era for our company and stunning advances in aero and engineering technology for Team Sunweb’s riders. The partnership will allow us excellent R&D opportunities to continue to develop new technologies in close cooperation with the team, benefiting from their feedback and experience.”

On Cervélo bikes Team Sunweb have prospects of taking things to the next level in 2019. Team Sunweb CEO, Iwan Spekenbrink said: 

“We’re thrilled to welcome one of the most high-tech brands in the industry to our team. Having the resources and knowledge at hand to make our equipment lighter, better and faster will make the difference. Time trials and road races are sometimes won or lost by a fraction of a second, which is a confirmation to us that these efforts do pay off. We’ve a shared DNA to keep pushing technology forward and innovation is key to both our organisations, which makes for the perfect fit. Behind the scenes Cervélo has been working hard on the new S5 race bikes revealed today, this emphasizes their commitment to helping us and we’re already looking forward to kicking off the 2019 season.”

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Tim Van den Bergh
Tim Van den Bergh CCO - Chief Commercial Officer, Sunweb Group
Tim Van den Bergh
Tim Van den Bergh CCO - Chief Commercial Officer, Sunweb Group
About Sunweb Group

As one of the largest travel operators in Europe, Sunweb Group is the driving force behind brands across seven international markets - in the Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark, France, UK, and Germany.

At Sunweb Group, our ambition is to become the leading digital holiday expert. We’ll do this by continuing to develop digital brands that stand out, leading the way for our partners through truly human interactions and ever-expanding hospitality expertise. To achieve this, we’re not afraid to do things differently, shaking up the market and setting new and bolder standards.

Sunweb and Eliza was here are the best-known brands of the group. Sunweb leads the way in online package holidays for sun worshippers and winter sports enthusiasts alike. Eliza was here is focussed on small-scale package travels to unique destinations for the discerning traveller. 

With around 400 employees and more than 250 tour guides and area managers in local destinations, we’re always there for our customers. And as an employer, Sunweb Group are proud of our unique attitude, encouraging our people to develop an open mind, personal growth and to make a meaningful impact every day. 

This combination of our people focussed ethos, centralised management and strong online business model has paid off with more than a million happy customers for Sunweb Group every year. Sunweb Group were acquired by Triton Fund V in February 2019, and we look forward to continuing to make travel a pleasure for millions more. 

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