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Kallisto-FCV p/b Toyo Tires Cycling Team Unveils 2016 Sponsors and Race Program

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November 11, 2015 – The Kallisto-FCV p/b Toyo Tires Cycling Team is entering our 5th year of operation. The team is a youth based organization with 2 training centres, the Forest City Velodrome in London and the KW Youth Cycling Academy in Waterloo. We also provide opportunities for U23 and Elite development athletes.

The 2016 cycling season will start with training events at the Forest City Velodrome. This preparation will lead into the O-Cup Track series and the Provincial Track Championships in March. Our U17 & U19 athletes will also compete in early April for the National Track Championships before heading into the road season.

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Kallisto-FCV p/b Toyo Tires – Sponsors:
Over the years the past 5 years the Kallisto-FCV p/b Toyo Tires team has developed a great relationship with all of our sponsors. We are very happy to have all of the 2015 sponsors returning for the 2016 season.

Kallisto Custom Sportswear:
Peter Mazur, Kallisto principle, produces the best custom cycling clothing lines in the world. Kallisto Sportswear is entering their third year as the clothing supplier to the team. We are covered from head to foot: socks, arm & leg warmers, Race Fit jerseys, bib shorts (the most comfortable you will wear), vests, long sleeve jerseys, thermal jackets, skin suits, caps and toques…. the team is well outfitted. For more info visit here.

Forest City Velodrome:
The FCV is the foundation for the team. The team developed many years ago as a way to support the youth racers develop their professionalism, fitness and skills. More than 50% of the team train at the FCV 1-2 times per week year round. Check out here for more infomation on programs and 2015-2016 race calendar.

Toyo Tires Canada:
The dealers & Head Office at Toyo Tires Canada like to support youth initiatives and the Kallisto-FCV p/b Toyo Tires fits the bill. Thank you to Toyo Tires for providing safe and durable tires for our Team Van in 2016. For more info visit here.

Peloton Contracting:
Peloton started their sponsorship of the team leading into the Tour of Rimouski in 2015 (an International stage race for U17 Men/Women & U19 Women). Leading into the event in Rimouski the directors of the team put together the most formable squad of U19 Women. After that great experience, the Peloton Contracting organization was approached to become a Primary sponsor of the team, arrangements were made to feature the firm on the front and back of our 2016 Jersey. Visit here.

2016 Kallisto-FCV Kit  ©

Trek Bicycle Store London:
New for 2016, The Trek Bicycle Store London has entered into a 2 year arrangement for the 2016 & 2017 season to supply Trek Bicycles to team members. This arrangement will include bike fit, a supply of tools, mechanic stands, and portable bike hangers. Welcome Trek Bicycle Store London as a Primary sponsor of the Kallisto-FCV Cycling Team. In addition to Trek Bicycles, Smith sunglasses will also be available to team members in 2016. Check out the Trek Bicycle London website here.

The 11 Inc:
Toronto’s Premier bike shop will again be supporting the team for the 2nd year. With the help of the store staff, Sidi Cycling shoes, POC Helmets will be available. The store is located at 24 Karl Fraser Road, Toronto, CF Shops at Don Mills. For more information see their website here.

George Kriarakis & Associates:
Entering their second year of sponsorship for the team, George operates an accounting firm with offices in North Toronto.

Ride Along Revolution:
Ryan Aitcheson, of the Astellas Pro Cycling team who started riding and racing at the Forest City Velodrome, operates a small and growing company that provides cyclists with travel cases for your winter and summer flights to vacations and training camps. They also offer a variety of sales and rental options for roof racks, bike racks, cargo boxes and bike boxes. Ride Along Revolution website here.

Speed Pro Imaging & Design London:
Is happy to supply the team with all our signage requirements. In 2015 Speed Pro London lettered the Team Van & Trailer. We look forward to working again with Speed Pro in 2016. For more information visit here.

Aylmer Graphics:
The longest running sponsor of the team; A.G. provides all of the print material we use for promotion. Thanks to the Hueston family for their support Visit here.

Race Information:
The Kallisto-FCV p/b Toyo Tires Cycling Team will be racing primarily on the Road, Track & Mountain Bikes at various times of the year.

Events for 2016:

  • Youth Cup Track Series
  • Youth Cup Road Series
  • Saturday Night Racing at the Forest City Velodrome
  • Ontario Cup Track Series
  • Ontario Provincial Track Championships and Junior Worlds Trials
  • Ontario Cup Road Series
  • Canadian National Track & Road Championships
  • Tour de Rimouski (Cadet Men, Cadet Women and Junior Women)
  • Intelligentsia Cup Series

This list of events for 2016 is only a sample of the Racing Program. The directors of the team have the ability to attend more events & races during the 2016 season.

For more information about the Kallisto-FCV Cycling Team, please visit our website here.

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