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FFWD Wheels Sponsors Team Arkea-Samsic Through 2021

FFWD Wheels and French Pro-Continental squad Team Arkea-Samsic are happy to announce their partnership for the period of 2019 to 2021. Formerly known as Fortuneo-Samsic, Team Arkea-Samsic has a long history in the cycling peloton with Tour de France participation the past five years and a strong roster of riders such as Andre Greipel and Warren Barguil. “We are very happy Team Arkea-Samsic has chosen to be a part of TeamFFWD from 2019 onwards. We are confident that we can support the team with strong riders like Andre Greipel and Warren Barguil to go even faster than they already are!” states FFWD Marketing Manager Rik van Putten. General manager of Team Arkea-Samsic, Emmanuel Hubert adds: “Going faster starts with good trust in our materials. Riding…

F3A and F4R Tubeless Ready Models Now Available

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…

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…

New Support Videos Now Available

FFWD Wheels launches four new support/service videos as part of a new series.  The first four videos are part of a new service and support series.  The videos show the FFWD range of wheels, what steps are taken before shipping and how FFWD wheels are delivered to the customer.  Additionally a setup video explains the basic steps of getting your FFWD Wheels ready to ride and a simple service checklist in order to maintain your wheels. You can view the new videos in the Support section here.

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