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BMC is a world-leading Swiss, Premium, Performance Cycling manufacturer. Established in 1994, its Headquarters are located in Grenchen at the foot of the Jura Mountains in the heart of the Swiss watch making industry where it also has its very own research and design facility; the Impec Lab. BMC has been involved in the professional cycling sport for over a decade and won accolades such as the Tour de France (2011), the UCI Elite MTB, Team Time Trial, and Road World Championships and many long-distance Ironman Championships.

BMC prizes tradition, but embraces technology. Its expertise is distilled from generations of bike making, while its competency comes from being thought-leaders in composite materials and cutting-edge, computer-aided bike design.

For more information: www.bmc-switzerland.com

2XU is a multinational corporation engaged in the design and development of sporting apparel. 2XU offers superior technology & fabrics and an innovative range of bike, run and triathlon apparel, socks and compression products. That is why the BMC Pro Triathletes wear 2XU sportswear.

For more information: 2XU Compression, Fitness & Workout Gear | 2XU

Uplace is an independent real estate group in the lifestyle business. We develop and invest in all in one experience destinations and in innovative office projects. Our flagship developments in Belgium include Uplace Brussels, the revitalization of a brownfield site in Machelen with a hotel, offices, retail, leisure and an iconic tower, and our office projects in Mechelen along the E19 highway. We are not a traditional real estate company; we are a real people company. We ask people how they want to live, work and relax and respond by developing, managing and investing in innovative property solutions that add value to communities. In the development of our projects we rely on our 30 year track record of 166 real estate projects nationally and internationally and our collaboration with premium research, project and business partners. At Uplace, every day is about developing potential. Just as in triathlon, we are all about perseverance, long term planning and mastering different disciplines simultaneously to deliver for our partners. Triathlon is the sport that best embodies our guiding principle, “There is more you in U”.

For more information: www.uplace.eu.

Partners

uvex

There are demands. Standards. And there is uvex. uvex doesn't just comply with high demands, expectations and standards. They exceed them. uvex has decades of experience in developing bike helmets and is one of the major innovation drivers in this sector. With uvex cycling helmets you are always well prepared. That is why the BMC athletes only use uvex helmets, including the race 8, race 9 and EDAero. uvex will also provide the BMC Pro triathletes with high-performance race and training sunglasses and stylish leisure shades.

www.uvex-sports.com

DT Swiss

DT Swiss AG is a company specilized in the production of high-quality wheels, known for their precision and reliability. The art of Swiss engineering and innovation have played a crucial role in DT Swiss’ rapid development. That is why the BMC Pro Triathletes use the DT Swiss wheels in training and racing.

https://www.dtswiss.com/

6D Sports Nutrition

Thanks to continuous research and permanent optimization, 6d Sports Nutrition offers innovative products based on the most recent scientific discoveries. The scientific approach, innovative research, combined with the quality of the ingredients enables the BMC Pro Triathletes to have access to best in class sports nutrition to determine their optimal fuelling strategy.

https://6dsportsnutrition.com/en/

Wahoo

Located in Atlanta, GA, Wahoo Fitness has created a full ecosystem of sensors and devices for multi-sport athletes. The BMC Pro Triathletes will be using Wahoo’s award-winning line of products including the ELEMNT family of GPS bike computers and sport watches and the TICKR family of heart rate monitors, to help them become the most complete athlete. Learn more about Wahoo’s full line of products and apps at WahooFitness.com.

https://www.wahoofitness.com

Orca

The BMC Pro triathletes wear the Orca wetsuit for maximum speed, buoyancy and comfort. Orca also supplies the team with swim wear and goggles.

https://www.orca.com/

BMW Le Couter

Triathlon comes with travel and logistics. BMC Pro Triathlon staff and athletes can tackle both challenges with comfort, safety and style, thanks to the BMW 2 Gran Tourer series kindly made available by BMW Le Couter Tielt.

http://www.lecouter.bmw.be

Elite

Elite has been developing cutting-edge and technological products for cycling and triathlon for over 30 years. From best in class turbo trainers, to aero drink bottles and bike transportation bags. Elite is the official BMC Pro Triathlon Team supplier of turbo and bike trainers for all those indoor sessions. Elite will also provide the athletes with customized drink bottles and aero hydration systems. To accomodate all logistical needs the BMC triathletes will travel in style using the Elite transportations bags to safely carry their bikes around the world. 

https://www.elite-it.com/en

Selle Italia

From comfort to positioning, saddles matter in a 180 km Ironman bike leg. The BMC triathletes use Selle Italia addles. The Watt Superflow Triathlon saddle, conceived and designed exclusively for triathletes, is a blend of technology and innovation which allows the greatest performance to be achieved from two wheels, delivering incredible seat comfort without affecting the aerodynamics of the position.

https://www.selleitalia.com/

Muc-Off

At Muc-Off they’re obsessed with making the most innovative care products around to keep your bikes running at their maximum and making them look like new when you’re done! That's why the BMC Pro triathlon Team is using Muc-Off products and the 3-step bike care programme to clean, protect and lube. Muc-Off is constantly innovating and all their ideas are developed at their in-house, state-of-the-art R&D Center. As part of a most recent ground-breaking innovation, the BMC Pro Triathlon Team will be using the game-changing L.O.P.S. oversized pulley wheel system.

https://muc-off.com/

ZEN8

ZEN8 is a first of its kind Swim Trainer that will not only build swim-specific upper body power and technique, but also activate your core whilst on it, thanks to our patent pending Swim Bench Design. The BMC athletes will use the ZEN8 swim trainer as fundamental tool in addition to their normal pool swim training to work on technique and swim-specific strenght.

https://www.zen8swimtrainer.com/

Hutchinson tires

The partnership with Hutchinson enables our athletes to also have access to the fastest and best performing tires on the market. Hutchinson brings 160 years of knowhow, innovation and expertise in the production of bicycle tires, with all stages of development and manufacturing, all done in-house in France. Hutchinson guarantees the performance and durability we are looking for in a tire. By meticulously selecting each component, constantly re-evaluating and choosing the best ingredient, Hutchinson provides exceptional tires. In all we do as a team we strive to provide our athletes with best in class support. Riding the right tire allows our athletes to maximise efficiency, reduce rolling resistance and optimize overall performance.”

https://cycling.hutchinson.com/

Supersapiens

Supersapiens is a sports technology company empowering sustained peak performance through glucose management. The technical performance partnership will allow our athletes to have real-time glucose visibility with the Supersapiens app and the Abbott Libre Sense Glucose Sport Biosensor. Energy management is the make or break variable between finishing a race strong, or not. With the Supersapiens app, the BMC triathletes and their coaches will learn and train with live-streaming glucose data and powerful retrospective analysis tools. Glucose visibility allows them to better understand their body’s individual fueling requirements, dial in their pre-race glucose loading strategy, and maintain their optimal fuel ranges in competition—sustaining peak performance at all times.

https://partner.supersapiens.com/bmcprotri

Sands Beach

Sands Beach Active is the warm weather partner of the BMC Pro Triathlon Team powered by 2XU. You will find our athletes getting race-ready at Sands Beach throughout the year.

https://www.sandsbeach.eu/en/

Optimize Tri Boutique

Optimize Tri Boutique is the all-in-one destination store for triathletes, cyclists, runners and swimmers. Optimize Tri Boutique offers everything for the recreational endurance athlete under one roof. From best-in-class equipment, sport advice and testing to coaching and specialized consultations.

https://www.optimizetriboutique.com/en/

Best Swim Centre

To prepare for the Ironman 70.3 Mallorca and their late spring races, the BMC Pro triathletes travel to Mallorca for a training camp in collaboration with the Best Swim Centre in Colonia Sant Jordi.

http://www.bestswimcentre.com

Training Peaks

TrainingPeaks’ data management system will allow the team members to manage their training and race data in the most efficient way and measure their progress. This secure follow-up must help the athletes to achieve peak athletic performance.

http://home.trainingpeaks.com

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