By Press Release
Seattle, WA. – Component manufacturer Full Speed Ahead will increaseits presence in the European professional peleton by supporting no fewerthan 16 Division One and Two road teams during the 2004 season.In addition to supplying its new wheelsets, handlebars, stems, seatposts,headsets, bottom brackets and carbon cranksets, more top teams will nowuse the super aerodynamic VisionTech aerobars and brake levers.New teams added for the 2004 season include UCI #2 ranked Quickstepled by UCI #1 rider Paolo Bettini. Quickstep will use Full Speed Aheadcranksets and bottom brackets. Also added for 2004 is the #4 rankedSaeco team lead by UCI # 4 rider Gilberto Simoni. Saeco will use FSAhandlebars, stems, seatposts as well as VisionTech aerobars.Returning from 2003 is Bjarne Riis’s popular CSC team now leadby the triple threat of Carlos Sastra, Michelli Bartoli and Ivan Basso.Team CSC won the top ranking among teams in the 2003 Tour de France usingFSA carbon cranksets and VisionTech aerobars. Also returning using FSAheadsets is the ever popular Euskaltel team lead by UCI #10 ranked IbanMayo.With two of the top five UCI teams and three of the top 10 UCI ridersusing Full Speed Ahead and VisionTech components, the 2004 season looksto be a winning one for FSA.The complete list of teams using Full Speed Ahead and VisionTech productsis
Chocolade Jacques-Wincor Nixdorf
Euskaltel – Euskadi
Mr. Bookmaker.com – Palmans
Quickstep – Davitamon
Oktos – Saint Quentin
Pennelli Cinghiale.Full Speed Ahead is based in the Seattle Washington area and is themanufacturer of high quality bicycle parts targeted to the road, triathlon,mountain and BMX cycling markets. In recent years FSA has experienced stronggrowth based on its success in developing and manufacturing high performancecarbon fiber components including cranksets, handlebars, stems, seatpostsand headsets.