3x Schwalbe on the UCI WorldTour
Three WorldTour teams and two teams in the Continental
Tour. Schwalbe takes the initiative in professional bike
racing throughout Europe.
The Radioshack Leopard Trek pro cycling team has already
been rolling on Schwalbe tires for two years. The two French
racing stables FDJ and AG2R La Mondiale, both with a rich
cycling tradition, have now also joined the group. On the
Professional Continental Tour two of the most renowned racing
stables are also starting on Schwalbe racing tires: IAM Cycling
from Switzerland and Vini Fantini Selle Italia from Italy.
Radioshack Leopard Trek
2013 is set to be much more successful than last year: with
Jens Voigt, Fabian Cancellara and Andy Schleck, Radioshack
Leopard Trek is looking for victory in the classics and major tours.
AG2R La Mondiale
One of the oldest cycling teams in the UCI is AG2R La Mondiale
from the French Alps. Their most promising rider is Domenico
Pozzovivo, eighth in the Giro 2012. He is supported by the young
sprinters Yauheni Hutarovich and Davide Appollonio.
The French team FDJ has definitely opted for young riders, in
line with a well-established tradition. Philippe Gilbert, the current
World Champion, began his career here. The most experienced
rider in the squad is Sandy Casar, who has already won several
Schwalbe's Race Support Team is live on location whenever
possible – during training sessions and the races themselves.
This is where Schwalbe gets direct feedback from pros and
technicians. Valuable expertise, tips and ideas are passed on
directly to the tire engineers and incorporated in the Schwalbe
Training with "PLUS"
The pros really like to opt for DURANO PLUS for their
long-distance training sessions. This tire is so popular because it
is the most puncture-resistant racing tire of all, as well as
delivering unbelievable mileage performance. No one in the
Radioshack Leopark Trek Team can remember having had a
puncture with the DURANO PLUS in 2012.