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4iiii Innovations Announced as Official 2017 Supplier of Power Measurement to Top World Tour Cycling Teams

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January 17, 2017 (Cochrane, AB) – For the second year, Cochrane, Alberta-based 4iiii Innovations Inc. has been chosen official supplier of power measurement to the Quick-Step Floors World Tour Cycling Team. 2017 will also see 4iiii PRECISION PRO power meters providing critical data for the BORA – hansgrohe Pro Cycling Team.

4iiii provides dual-sided PRECISION PRO power meters to these highly accomplished World Tour teams in partnership with equipment supplier Specialized Bicycles. The light weight, accuracy and reliability of PRECISION PRO ensure that the coaching staff and riders have the metrics required to optimize their training and race performance.

4iiii Precision Pro Power meter  ©  Tim De Waele
PRECISION PRO is a dual power meter consisting of two pods, each permanently installed on the inside surface of a cyclists’ bike crank to measure rider wattage output and other cycling performance metrics. The lightweight design of the PRECISION pods – 25 grams combined, including batteries – makes the 4iiii solution a favourite of riders on the S-Works bike that Specialized has equipped for Teams Quick-Step Floors and BORA – hansgrohe.

PRECISION PRO applies patent-pending 3D strain gauge technology to deliver industry-leading 99%+ power accuracy with simpli ed connectivity and ease of setup. Dual ANT+ and Bluetooth Smart wireless protocols provide broad cycling computer and device compatibility. Over-the-air rmware upgrades using the 4iiii iOS and Android apps enable riders to stay ahead with the latest upgrades and newest features.

4iiii Precision Pro Power meter  ©  Tim De Waele
Simone Toccafondi, Head of Performance Technology at Specialized Bicycling Components notes that, “Specialized chose 4iiii PRECISION PRO power meter technology for its minimal weight and quality data output. Our choice was also in uenced by 4iiii historical leadership in sport monitoring innovation and the Company’s highly responsive technical client support.” He further states that, “Specialized and 4iiii share a commitment to deliver the best products and latest technologies to enhance rider performance.”

Team Quick-Step Floors (BEL)/ Specialized bike  ©  Tim De Waele
Quick-Step Floors is a World Tour cycling team established in 2003 and based in Wevelgem, Belgium, an icon for Flemish cycling. Comprised of 29 riders from 13 different countries, the team has expanded from its Belgian roots to build an international reputation. In 2016, Quick-Step Floors was the most winning team for the fifth year in a row, with 56 victories.

Team Bora - Hansgrohe (GER)/ Specialized bike  ©  Tim De Waele
BORA – hansgrohe is a UCI World Cycling Team based in Raubling (Bayern/GER). In the past three years, BORA – hansgrohe has competed in all three major world tours while following their philosophy: Ride. Natural. In 2016 with 21 riders the team claimed 10 victories and were wild cards for Tour de France and Vuelta a Espana. The 2017 BORA – hansgrohe the team will be comprise of 27 members containing three country champions and the world champion.

4iiii Innovations Inc. is a global leader in sport monitoring technology. Partnering with Specialized in support of both Quick-Step Floors and BORA – hansgrohe the Company is poised for the podium and another outstanding year in 2017.

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