Facts and features from within the company!
On the road the teams on FFWD are visible in the big races. Teams Direct Energie and Roompot-Nederlandse Loterij are to be seen in all spring classics like Tour of Flanders and Paris-Roubaix for example.
French team Direct Energie also has a wild card for participation in the biggest event in cycling, the Tour de France, meaning the return for FFWD in this race! Below a few links to the teams which are part of TeamFFWD!
Team Direct Energie (FR)
Team Metec (NL)
Team HB-Supermint (US)
In Triathlon we support many athletes who are in some cases also part of a team. For example Kenneth Vandendriessche (BE), Martijn Dekker (NL), Romain Guillaum (FR) and Saleta Castro (ES) are part of ITZU Tri Team which is based in Belgium. Dutch triathlon team Team4Talent has athlete Evert Scheltinga and talented Pleuni Hooiman under their wings.
On the mountainbike the DMT Racing Team, which is focussed on marathon races, is riding the FFWD OUTLAW XC wheels and taking many victories. Former World Champion Tiago Ferreira (PT) is part of this team who recently won the Andalucia Bike Race for the third time in a row. The team also has Jose Dias (PT) and Hans Becking (NL) racing on FFWD.
FFWD wheels is also well represented on the track and in fixed gear racing. The six days on the track are popular and many riders choose to ride FFWD.
The fixed gear criteriums are more and more popular with the Red Hook Crit series as main attraction of the scene. Besides supporting some riders in these crits, FFWD is also sponsor of the RHC serie where winners take home a set of custom FFWD wheels!
Direct Energie Mechanic:
“We feel they are built by hand. The tension of the spokes is perfect, the riders feel good rigidity and we don’t have to adjust the tension!”
Direct Energie rider Rein Taaramäe:
“I really love them! I have ridden with many wheels and can honestly say that your wheels are great!”
Team DMT-Racing manager:
“The riders are loving the wheels, very responsive and handle well in corners!”