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

Sunweb Group is one of the largest travel operators in Europe with a turnover in excess of €600 million. The company is the driving force behind several brands operating in seven international markets: The Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden, Belgium, Great Britain, Germany and France. Sunweb is the best-known brand of the group. Sunweb is a leading online operator of package holidays to sun and winter sports destinations.

Sunweb Group employs around 500 people and sends more than 400 tour guides and area managers to various holiday destinations to support its customers. Sunweb Group has a pan-European identity with tour operator operations in Zurich (head office), Rotterdam (back-office), Girona (software and web development) and several offices in Europe. The combination of a centralised organisation, unique self-contracted content and a strong online business model has resulted in more than one million satisfied customers for Sunweb Group each year. Sunweb Group was acquired by Triton Fund V in February 2019.

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