By TT News| Apr 20, 2021

Goodyear Makes Debut in World Tour; Becomes Bicycle Tyre Partner for Team Qhubeka ASSOS

Goodyear Tire & Rubber signed a multiyear agreement to serve as the exclusive bicycle tyre partner with Team Qhubeka ASSOS, who will compete in the World Tour. The agreement is in effect from February 3, 2021.

The company will provide tyres from its Ultra High-Performance range – which includes the Eagle F1, Eagle F1 SuperSport and Vector 4Seasons.

“We are really excited to have such an established global business partner with our team,” said, Douglas Ryder, team principal, Team Qhubeka ASSOS. “Goodyear has moved people for over 100 years safely. Consistency, safety, trust, and high performance are truly important to them – as they are to us – and in the testing that we are doing and have done together, we are extremely happy with the results. We look forward to challenging each other and racing at the highest levels in world cycling on the Eagle F1, Eagle F1 SuperSport and Vector 4Seasons.”

Goodyear bicycle tyres are produced and distributed under a license agreement with Rubber Kinetics. (TT)

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