Shimano extends Jumbo-Visma sponsorship to new women’s team for 2021

Shimano has printed valuable ingredients of its sponsorship of the original Jumbo-Visma females’s personnel, as effectively as renewing its 25-300 and sixty five days sponsorship of the men’s personnel, which changed into most famously identified as Rabobank between 1996 and 2012.

While the Dutch personnel switched from Bianchi to Cervélo for 2021, ending a seven-300 and sixty five days bike cope with the Italian mark, Shimano has been a fixed within the future of the personnel’s instruments sponsorship.

Team Jumbo-Visma Ladies folk will inch with Shimano’s Dura-Ace drivetrain and pedals, the development personnel will inch with Ultegra drivetrains and pedals, and the men’s WorldTour personnel have opted for Dura-Ace drivetrain, wheels and pedals.

As for the bikes, they are going to have four Cervélo fashions at their disposal: the aero S5 (pictured below), the lightweight R5, the P5 time trial bike and for the Classics the Caledonia-5.

Picture: Bram Berkien/Jumbo-Visma

The total Jumbo-Visma squad will be on Shimano’s disc brake specification (Dura-Ace ST-R9170 or Ultegra ST-R8070) on all bikes. The men’s personnel can even use Shimano’s R9100P Dura-Ace vitality meter.

As effectively as Shimano ingredients, all Jumbo-Visma riders will use Shimano’s S-Phyre RC902 top class white competition-stage shoes in motorway races. For cyclo-defective, riders along with Wout van Aert and Marianne Vos can even use Shimano’s S-Phyre XC901 off-motorway inch shoe.

Despite narrowly lacking out on the Tour de France victory with Primoz Roglic, Jumbo-Visma had a stellar 2020. Their wins integrated three Classics (Strade Bianche, Milan-San Remo and Liège-Bastogne-Liège), a entire lot of Tour de France and Vuelta a España stage wins, plus the Vuelta overall victory with a resurgent Roglic.

Picture: Jumbo-Visma

Myron Walraven, Shimano sports activities advertising and marketing and marketing supervisor mentioned: “No longer handiest is Team Jumbo-Visma personnel aligned with our targets of inspiring of us to salvage out and roam, but strategically they are also very unparalleled on board with the development of our firm and the illustration of our mark. So I’m very gay to reach a original stage of settlement inside of our long-timeframe partnership.”

Richard Plugge, Team Jumbo-Visma director, mentioned: “I’m extraordinarily proud and grateful that we’re continuing our longest-operating collaboration and even in a situation to lengthen it to our original females’s cycling personnel. Quality is the predominant for us and we know that we are capable of rely on it at Shimano. Collectively we now have gotten been building consistently by years of enhancements, that is characteristic of this partnership. Optimistically we are capable of perform many more successes on Shimano instruments within the future.”

The 2021 partnership formally started on January 1, 2021, however the groups gained’t be in inch action till the Volta a la Comunitat in February (men’s, February 3-7, and females’s, February 18-21).

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