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FFWD Wheels Launches F3A and F4R Tubeless Models

FFWD Wheels introduces new F3A and F4R tubeless ready wheel models. The F3A wheel set is a high end performance aluminum wheel set featuring a 30mm deep and 23.5mm wide tubeless ready rim hand built using DT Swiss 350 straight pull hubs.  The F3A set weighs in at 1555 grams and is compatible with tire widths from 23 to 30mm.  It is available now and has an MSRP of $949.  Detailed specifications can be viewed here. The F4R Tubeless full carbon clincher rim is based on the popular mid-depth F4R FCC but with enhancements for the road, gravel and dirt.  The new models are offered with either DT350 (1485 grams) or DT240 (1435 grams) straight pull hubs and in white or matte black color options. The…

FFWD WHEELS EXTENDS SPONSORSHIP OF HAGENS BERMAN-SUPERMINT

FFWD Wheels is pleased to continue sponsorship of the Hagens Berman-Supermint team for it’s third year.  The UCI Women’s team has announced an 11 rider roster for the upcoming season. The team will be equipped with a range of race and training wheels including the F3R, F4R, F6R, F9R and DISC models. New to the team for 2018 are former Visit Dallas DNA Pro Cycling duo Mandy Heintz and Jennifer Luebke, along with climber Whitney Alison (Colavita-Bianchi) and Lily Williams, who caught the team’s eye with a stage win at the Joe Martin Stage Race. There will be a change in team management with Lindsay Goldman stepping into the main role and Jono Coulter taking a backseat in 2018. “After nearly a decade of being fully committed to supporting women’s teams, it was long overdue for Jono to focus…

FFWD Wheels Sponsors Team Direct Energie

Fast Forward Wheels and Team Direct Energie have signed a 2 year sponsorship agreement. FFWD has been part of the professional peloton since 2010 supporting several different top-level teams. Team Direct Energie is a perfect addition to the brand’s strategy of supporting teams at the highest level of the sport. With talented riders such as Rein Taaramae and 2017 Tour de France stage winner Lilian Calmejane, FFWD is hopeful to return to the Tour de France. “We are very happy to get the opportunity to work with Direct Energie in the coming years! It’s also nice to have a rider like Sylvain Chavanel back on our wheels after he rode to stage victory and some days in the yellow jersey in the Tour de France…

CeramicSpeed OSPW for Campagnolo Now Available

This OSPW for Campagnolo fits up to a 32-tooth cassette. The 13/19-tooth pulley wheel system is available in both coated and non-coated versions and in the colours red and black. The OSPW for Campagnolo is compatible with Record mechanical, Record EPS, Super Record mechanical, Super Record EPS, Chorus mechanical and Potenza mechanical. Developed and designed entirely by CeramicSpeed the Oversized Pulley Wheel System for Campagnolo is advanced for the optimization of bike performance. Everything from bearings to the cage is made from the highest quality materials. The oversized aluminium pulley wheels are fitted with standard or coated CeramicSpeed Bearings, which reduce friction to the minimum. The 13/19-tooth OSPW for Campagnolo privides a 40% lower friction over a standard 11-tooth Campagnolo pulley wheel and fits up…

CeramicSpeed Introduces UFO Drip Chain Coating

The UFO Drip Chain Coating is not only a new product, it is an entirely new category of product. The world’s first bottled chain coating initiates a drivetrain efficiency revolution. After more than 4,000 hours of lab and field testing, Friction Facts and CeramicSpeed now introduce the world’s fastest bottled chain product.  UFO Drip Chain Coating is a breakthrough product. It began as a project with very specific goals, which at its core, shares the same DNA that defines the rest of CeramicSpeed’s exceptional product line: visionary ambition, research-based precision testing, and premium quality. What is the UFO Drip Chain Coating? The coating is a bottled product for chains that is applied in liquid form, and which hardens to a 100% dry chain coating. It…

CeramicSpeed Launches UFO Track Chains

CeramicSpeed has launched a new track version of the UFO chain which has been developed to meet the needs for track bikes. The UFO Track Chain uses the new UFO formula and is available in two versions; 1/2 x 3/32” and 1/2 x 1/8”. The chains are in stock and can be ordered from today. The features of the new UFO Track Chain include: New improved UFO formula – up to 15% lower friction than the previous UFO formula Energy savings between 2-5 watts 600km / 370 miles of tested and guaranteed optimal performance You can learn more about the UFO Track Chains here.

CeramicSpeed Introduces Shimano 9100 Series OSPW

Today CeramicSpeed introduces it’s Shimano 9100 series Oversized Pulley Wheel System. Compatible with the new Shimano 9100/9150 series drivetrains.  Available in standard and coated bearings and Red, Black or Limited Blue colors. The features of the new product include: 30 % lower friction Optimal performance with the 13-19T setup 3-5 times longer lifetime Made from lightweight materials Proven design CeramicSpeed bearing quality Developed and handmade in Denmark Mounting directly from the box You can view more information on the OSPW here.

Hagens Berman | Supermint on FFWD Wheels in 2016-17

FFWD Wheels is proud to announce sponsorship of the Hagens Berman | Supermint Women’s Pro Cycling Team for the 2016 and 2017 seasons. The team brings together experienced professionals and promising new riders in the women’s peloton. From the 2015 BMW – Happy Tooth team, riders Liza Rachetto, Jessica Uebelhart, Shoshauna Routley, and Bayer have signed with the HB | Supermint Pro Cycling Team. Joining them are Scotti Lechuga from United Healthcare, Allison Linnell, returning to the US after spending 2015 in Italy with Vaiano Fondriest, and Julie Kuliecza, a staple of the North American criterium circuit. Up-and-coming talents Ivy Audrain and Megan Alderete round out the roster. An additional exciting aspect of the team is the partnership with a sister program in Lucca, Italy,…

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