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Mavic signs agreement with USA Cycling

Published May 26, 2016
Company will provide neutral support at nationals and wheels to USA Cycling track team.

OGDEN, Utah (BRAIN) — Mavic has announced an agreement with USA Cycling that will extend through the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. The company will provide neutral support for all USA Cycling national championship events, and Mavic will also be the official wheel supplier of USA Cycling's men's and women's track teams.

Mavic's Special Service Course program will provide riders with assistance at national events, including the Professional Criterium & Team Time Trial Nationals in Greenville, South Carolina, Masters & Para-Cycling Road Championships and Professional Road & Time Trial Nationals in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Amateur Road Nationals in Louisville, Kentucky, and Mountain Bike National Championships in Mammoth, California.

"We're honored to have the opportunity to participate in our national championships," said Mike Wilson, Mavic's brand manager for the Americas. "The importance of these races, especially in an Olympic year, is not lost on us, and we look forward to helping our athletes as they follow their dreams."

The Volkswagen Mavic expo car will also have a presence USA Cycling events, giving race spectators a chance to get inside a neutral support vehicle and listen live to race radio.

As part of the agreement, USA Cycling track teams will compete and train on Mavic's Comete, IO and new Rio wheels. 

"This partnership with Mavic continues a long-lasting relationship that most recently led to the 2016 Women's Team Pursuit Track World Championship in London," said Jim Miller, the VP of athletics for USA Cycling. "We look forward to a long and successful relationship with Mavic."


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