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Q36.5 Pro Cycling confirmed its suppliers for its debut season, with Scott coming on as bike sponsor, along with SRAM, Syncros, Breitling and UBS in key partnerships.
The Swiss brand’s commitment will help support the growth and development of the Q36.5 Pro Cycling Team, officials said at team presentation.
“It is a privilege to support Q36.5 Pro Cycling Team, a young, exciting team with a progressive and modern approach to professional cycling,” said Scott Sports vice president Pascal Ducrot. “We have many shared values with the team partners and are all committed to the same long-term vision and ambition. This is an exciting time for professional cycling as we look to support Q36.5 Pro Cycling Team on their journey.”
Scott will provide the team with premium, race-ready road bikes, as well as with high-performance helmets and eyewear, officials said.
The team’s bikes will be fitted with Zipp wheels and Pirelli tires.
The team’s new kit is mirrored in a custom paint job on the Scott Foil RC.
With a distinctive gray, white and black color pattern, the jersey is highlighted by lime body sensor motifs that reflect the body-mapping and thermoregulation technology.
At 110 grams, the R2 Jersey is lightweight, breathable and fast-drying, combining four proprietary fabrics and 11 patterns, all strategically placed to allow for maximum aerodynamics and thermoregulation.
Swiss watchmaker Breitling will support Q36.5 Pro Cycling Team on its mission to reach the World Tour.
Breitling owns a long history of serving as the official timekeeper for major cycling events, including the Tour de France and Giro d’Italia, and this partnership further underlines its commitment to the sport.
“Cycling is one of the fastest growing sports in the world,” said Georges Kern, CEO of Breitling. “It’s also a big part of our history and we needed the right partner with a strong vision to carry this heritage into the future.”
The new team brings 24 riders into its debut season. Team manager Doug Ryder hopes to build the program with aspirations for a return to the WorldTour.
The team will debut at the Saudi Tour later this month. Among the 24 riders are Americans Joey Rosskopf and Corey Davis.