June 08, 2016 (Ottawa, ON) – Canada’s top cyclists will be rolling towards Rio on the world’s best tires and inner tubes thanks to a new partnership with Vittoria.
Vittoria has joined the growing family of Cycling Canada partners with a long-term commitment to provide its line of world class tires and inner tubes for National Cycling Team road and track programs.
Distributed in Canada by Outdoor Gear Canada, Vittoria is the world’s leading manufacturer of bicycle tires with annual production of more than 7 million tires. Its research & development center develops the best racing tires for all levels, especially the unique Corsa Series cotton tires.
Canada’s National Team will benefit from the new Graphene Thread technology with Open Corsa G+ clincher and the Corsa G+ tubular for road programs. The Track program will be using the Pista Evo CL and CS tubular, which are the fastest tires in the world according to independent tests.
“We are thrilled to have Vittoria on board as our official supplier of road and track tires,” said Jacques Landry, High Performance Director and Head Coach for Cycling Canada. “Vittoria has always been our first choice in tires as we know through testing that they are the best performing product on the market.”