HotChillee Ride Captain Sponsors 2016

Lemarq

 

LeMarq

LeMarq was established to help deliver the best possible cycling experiences, by creating truly premium cycling products. Founded by some leading figures from cycling and the wider world of sport, LeMarq is partnering with a limited number of select events that share their ethos.

For the HotChillee Ride Captains, LeMarq has created a bespoke range of apparel using the finest Italian materials and manufacturing. Further partnerships and products will be announced in the near future.

Web: www.lemarq.cc

Twitter: @LeMarq_cc


Sportique

 

Sportique

A manufacturer of All Natural Athletic and Multisport Necessities and known best for CENTURY cycling, chamois and athletic antifriction cream used by professionals and amateurs alike. Sportique offers a whole range of over 30 performance and endurance supporting embrocations and leisure activity aids. All products created for and by physically active people. Building on extensive experience from the endurance field of athletic body care, Sportique applied its know-how to introduce a complete line of complimentary products for active people to sustain a healthy lifestyle, from foot powders, sprays, creams, and gels, to muscle and joint gels, to moisturizing body, hand and lip balms, to deodorants and shaving essentials.

Twitter: @sportiqueUK


Continental

Continental

The market leading German tyre brand with a broad range of tyres for many cycling disciplines. Check out our Black Chili compound, handmade in Germany, as used by Olympic triathletes Alistair & Jonny Brownlee, stunt sensation Danny MacAskill, Downhill World Cup Champion Rachel Atherton and World Road Race Champion Phillipe Gilbert! Deutsche technik since 1871

Web: www.conti-tyres.co.uk

Twitter: @contiUK


Purple Harry

Purple Harry

Purple Harry, which was set up in 2010 by Richard Hargreaves and Dean Perry, provide a range of innovative cycle care products including Frame Polish and Protector, Maintenance Spray, Cleaner and Degreaser and Helmet and Shoe Sanitiser. However, the company evolved out of its inaugural and most popular creation; Bike Floss. Bike Floss stemmed from the frustration at the lack of products available to clean the more inaccessible parts of a bike.

"We wanted something that would get right into the nooks and crannies of every component, leaving them clean and free of dirt," Richard explains. "Initially we thought about dental floss, but after an extensive search for industrial grade dental floss proved fruitless, we stumbled on the solution which was right before our eyes - as one of our children had made a craft project out of them – pipe cleaners. We realised that the cleaners had to be abrasive, absorbent and very durable and working with the leading UK manufacturer of pipe cleaners, Bike Floss was developed. It is a totally unique product; simple, effective, reusable and inexpensive. Perfect for components such as the cassette, derailleurs, chain rings, and brake callipers etc that normal brushes and cloths just can't reach."

The company have also just launched biodegradable Dry and Wet Chain Lubes to ensure that the drivetrain runs quietly and gear shifts are super slick post cleaning.

Web: www.purpleharry.co.uk/

Twitter: @purpleharry


Cervélo

Cervélo

Phil White and Gerard Vroomen founded Cervélo in 1995 when their design for a new time trial bicycle failed to garner interest from traditional bicycle manufacturers. Today, Cervélo is one of the world's premiere manufacturers of high-performance road, triathlon and track bicycles, partnering with Ironman World Champion Frederik Van Lierde and other top triathletes, as well as Africa's first UCI Pro Continental team, MTN-Qhubeka.

Cervélo is recognized internationally as one of the most innovative and fastest-growing bike manufacturers. Cervélo riders have won Olympic medals, world championships in both road and triathlon disciplines, and a large spectrum of professional major road races from the Paris- Roubaix classic to the Giro d'Italia and Tour de France.

Web: www.cervelo.com

Twitter: @Cervelo


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Garmin

Garmin is the world's leading mobile navigation technology company and a global manufacturer of in-car sat navs, portable navigation devices, handheld GPS units, and GPS products for the marine, aviation, outdoor and fitness sectors.

Garmin has a richly diverse product line and distributors in virtually every part of the world. We have built and sold millions of GPS receivers across all our market sectors. While our immediate success has resulted from developing innovative products for a variety of markets, our long-term success is based on a strong commitment to support our customers after the sale. We strive to win over new customers by offering them quality products at tremendous value, and by delivering superior after-sales service. We have demonstrated our success by converting them into Garmin loyalists who will support us for many years to come, and recommend us to others.

Web: www.garmin.co.uk

Twitter: @GarminUK


Sigma Sport

 

Sigma Sport - Retail Partner

Sigma Sport is the UK's leading Road Cycling and Triathlon retailer based in Surrey, as a true specialist we provide expert advice through knowledgable and friendly staff who have a passion for the sport. Our destination store in Kingston Upon Thames not only hosts one of the most extensive product ranges in the UK, but is also home to specialist workshop and bike fitting services, with a treatment room also situated in store, Sigma Sport is the ideal base for those looking to take their cycling to the next level. Sigma Sport offers a true multi channel experience with a website designed to replicate the excellent service and range of product you'd find in store

Web: www.sigmasport.co.uk


Ventoux

Ventoux

Ventoux Ltd was founded in 2009 by Rob Dulson and Paul Godfrey. The company came about when we noticed a lack of stylish t-shirts for the dedicated road cycling fan and decided we would address the need personally.

Our exclusively designed t-shirts are inspired by the heroes of road cycling, the races they ride and the terrain they ride in.

Following the success of our 'Apres-ride wear for the discerning cyclist' we added a kit bag to our range. Designed exclusively in-house and aimed directly at the sporting cyclist, be they a racer, sportive rider or weekend warrior. We call it The Event Bag. It features two insulated cooler-bag pockets, large main pocket, organiser pocket, tool pocket and an expanding waterproof wet pocket.

The Event Bag has proved so popular that we have added a smaller version, The Gym Bag, and now a huge, wheeled version, The Training Camp Bag, as used by the HotChillee Ride Captains in 2014.

Web: www.ventoux-wear.com


Insignia Underwriting

Insignia Underwriting

More details to follow shortly...

Web: www.insigniaunderwriting.co.uk

Twitter: @Insignia_Insure


edco - Sponsor

edco– Swiss precision since 1867. Based in Couvet, in the heartland for engineering and tool making for which Switzerland is famous, edco produce hand built wheels, cassettes and other components for the premium cycling market. Edco started producing hubs for bicycles in 1902, and now their wheel sets, which are all named after Swiss alpine passes are made with a variety of unique tools, components and techniques that make them feel like no other wheel when combining strength, speed and handling.

With focus on better braking via our CTg carbon surface and special pads, better handling via a stronger build, using our patented rim drilling machine which provides a straight spoke line from rim to hub, and our use of only the premium products from Sapim spokes and Continental tyres, edco wheelsets are the trusted choice of all HotChillee ride captains.

"The braking has been far better than I ever expected with full carbon rims" – David 'Bull' Bryant (HotChillee Head Ride Captain)"

Web: www.edco-wheels.co.uk

 

Pearl iZumi - Sponsor

Performance Apparel Since 1950 For over 60 years, Pearl Izumi has led innovations in fabric technologies, garment construction and design to achieve the highest performance and quality available without compromising comfort. Today, Pearl Izumi still lives to create the best performance apparel and footwear in the world for Ride, Run & Tri.

Designed and developed in Colorado (U.S.A.) Pearl Izumi outfits some of the world's top athletes and teams to test, race and further refine its products. The result is technical, functional, anatomical and lightweight gear engineered to perform perfectly no matter the weather.

Web: www.pearlizumi.co.uk


Wattbike

Wattbike - Training Partner & Ride Captain Sponsor

The Wattbike was born out of a desire to provide the sport of cycling with an indoor bike that delivers the authentic feel of cycling, is accessible to a wide range of users and provides an unrivalled level of accuracy in performance data. Today, the Wattbike remains the first and only indoor bike to be endorsed by British Cycling.

The Wattbike enables the user to train using a combination of power, heart rate and cadence and includes a unique pedal by pedal revolution technique analysis. The Wattbike is factory calibrated for life, ensuring that the user can monitor performance gains over a period of time with complete confidence.

This powerful combination of accurate, detailed feedback combined with a unique technique analysis and the feel of riding of a real bike makes the Wattbike the indoor cycle trainer of choice for cyclists from the elite level through to the sportive rider.

Web: www.wattbike.com

Twitter: @wattbike


Lazer - Helmet Sponsor

Established in 1919, Lazer, with headquarter in Belgium, designs, manufactures and markets its bicycle, motorcycle and leisure helmets in more than 50 countries, over 5 continents.

Lazer, the world oldest helmet manufacturers still in activity, is the result of over 90 years of experience, passion and dedication. Our objective has always been to find an excellent synergy between design, comfort, safety and technology.

Lazer stands for the passion of performance. Many great champions teamed up with Lazer along the years. Among them Paolo Bettini, Miguel Martinez, Axel Merckx, Richard Virenque, Luc van Lierde and Tom Boonen.

Web: www.lazersport.co.uk


Shimano - Shoe Sponsor

Shimano Inc. is a global producer of bicycle components, soft wear and accessories. No matter if you are a road racer, mountain biker, commuter or if you ride your bike for recreation: Shimano products improve your performance and make cycling more enjoyable.

Shimano components have meant a lot in the improvement of technology for racing bicycles, mountain bikes, city, comfort and trekking bicycles. By using advanced technology, resistance is minimized and rider energy is transmitted more efficiently into speed. New developments are being carried out over the complete range of our products so every cyclist can benefit from them.

Shimano is famous for its “Systems Engineering”. This means that all components are developed in such a way that they function perfectly together and with the human body. The result is improved control, a faster response, more efficient use of rider energy and a general feeling of precision and harmony. You feel the difference when you ride a bike with Shimano components.

Web: http://cycle.shimano-eu.com

 

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