The growth path of the Italian brand, increasingly focused on the interaction with the universe of Pro cycling, will evolve in 2015 thanks to the presence of Ursus wheels on the starting lines of Giro d’Italia alongside two UCI Pro Continental teams.
URSUS DOUBLES ITS COMMITMENT. Archived the collaboration undertaken in the first satisfactory season, Ursus raises with a new supply agreement for the Polish team CCC Sprandi Polkowice, captained by veteran Rebellin. Having excellent results last year (the best exploit was Polish National Title won by Matysiek), Team Orange is the emerging reality inserted by RCS Sport among the teams called to participate in the second edition of the Dubai Tour. Indeed It’s today’s news the formalization of the wild card that opens up to the team led by Gabriele Missaglia the doors of Giro d’ Italia, a tour that has to be honored like only champions do.
ITALIAN ADVENTURE. The racing vocation of the Ursus brand becomes also expression of “Made in Italy” thanks to the deal with Southeast Pro Cycling Team, new idea of the team manager Angelo Citracca, yet invited to the Giro and the 2015 edition of Strade Bianche. Southeast arouses the curiosity of many because of the presence in the ranks of the Italian Legend Petacchi (ready to ride one more year craving for important placements) and of the promise of Italian Speed: it is no mystery that the young Mareczko is already in the notebook of National team head coach Cassani after gaining his first professional victory in the third stage of Vuelta Al Tàchira in Colombia.
SUPPLY. For both Pro teams Ursus will provide its Miura T47, top range wheel with a 47 mm carbon monocoque rim totally handcrafted in Italy, and Ursus hubs made in Italy as well. Miura T37 e T24 completes the racing set. As support of the “T series” will be delivered time trial kits, composed by the three-spokes wheel Cabrera paired with the lenticular Gauro. Team Edition Stickers will be proposed in blue and orange, ID colors of the two teams.
“CCC – Sprandi Polkowice and Southeast Pro Cycling Team will allow us to bring to the world attention the quality and the reliability of our products – Explains Mirko Ferronato, Ursus CEO –. Our brand is growing in the Pro cycling field, but the real goal is to progressively become a top player on the market; in this perspective, participation in major tours can give us a big hand”.
“We are delighted to extend our partnership with CCC: – Ferronato continues – we strongly believe in the growth potential of the Polish and Eastern Europe markets, besides we look forward to great things to come in terms of visibility in the Giro d’Italia by Petacchi and the young talents of Southeast Pro Cycling team, an ambitious club born to keep on attacking the big names. As Ursus, we hope that our wheels can make a contribution to achieve many successes during this season”.
Ursus Press Office