power2max and Etixx – Quick-Step announce that the team will race with the power2max Type S in 2015.
power2max will provide the Etixx – Quick-Step Team with the power2max Type S K-Force Light BB386 Evo power meter 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 with the Specialized S-Works models as well as it is 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, among them the World Champion, Michal 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 will fight for the first victories of the year.
“It is a big compliment for such 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 riders. We’re convinced that with our Type S they can perform at their best and of course, we are already curious 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 workout of our athletes and provide them with the best training program, as well as analyze their effort during competition, and give them the right feedback to perform at the top.”
Since 2009 power2max develops and produces its cycle power meters in Germany, with the PASSION for cycling, the VISION of technical perfection, and the MISSION to offer high quality power meters to cyclists and triathletes. power2max cycle power meters for road bikes and MTBs measure with high precision and very reliably your power output on the bike.
About Etixx Quick-Step
Etixx – Quick-Step is a World Tour cycling team established in 2003 and based in Wevelgem, Belgium, a city that’s symbolic to Flemish cycling. The team is made up of 27 athletes of 12 different nationalities.
Since his inception the team captured almost 500 victories including 14 Monumentum Classics, 4 Road World Championship, 5 ITT Road World Champion, 2 TTT World Championship, 2 World Cup and an Olympic Title.
Current top riders for the team are legendary sprinter Mark Cavendish (25 stage victories at Tour de France), Tom Boonen (4 times Paris Roubaix winner), Michal Kwiatkowski (current World Champion), three-time UCI World TT Champion Tony Martin, Niki Terpstra and GC extraordinaire Rigoberto Uran.
Team work, talent, sports-applied technology, commitment, willpower, excellence are the principles that guide the activities of the team day by day.