Chemnitz, January 21st, 2015
power2max announces today that the World Tour Team Etixx – Quick-Step will race with power2max Type S power meters in 2015.
power2max will provide Etixx – Quick-Step with power2max Type S K-Force Light BB386 Evo power meters for the 2015 season. Based on the feature “designed2fit” the Type S K-Force Light power meter is highly compatible with almost every road bike frame and perfectly fits the Specialized S-Works models. It is also one of the lightest and stiffest spider based power meters on the market.
Starting with the Tour de San Louis (Argentina, 19th – 25th of January) six Etixx – Quick-Step riders, including World Champion Mihal Kwiatkowski (Poland) and Mark Cavendish (United Kingdom) will race with the power2max Type S BB386 Evo for the first time, followed by the Santos Tour Down Under (Australia, 20th to 25th of January), where another seven athletes of the team fight for the first victories of the year.
“It is a big compliment for a young brand like us that Etixx – Quick-Step has chosen power2max to be the team’s power meter. With the power2max Type S K-Force Light we provide a very precise and highly reliable power meters to the team’s riders. We are convinced that with our Type S they can perform at their best and we are of course excited to see all those famous riders, like the World Champion, Michal Kwiatkowski, Tom Boonen, Mark Cavendish and Tony Martin, race with power2max,” comments Julia Leenders, power2max Marketing & Communication Manager.
“We are very excited to start this partnership with power2max as our technical partner for power meters” Etixx – Quick-Step Sport and Development manager Rolf Aldag said. “In a short time since their inception, power2max have already built up a good reputation. Etixx – Quick-Step is always focused on performance and committed to technology. We feel that power2max shares the same values that guide our activities day-by-day. Science and a technological approach is becoming more and more important in cycling. Thanks to the support of power2max our technical and training staff will be able to monitor the workouts of our athletes and provide them with the best training programs, as well as analyze their effort during competition, and give them the right feedback to perform at the top.”