Cannondale has extended its partnership with the EF Education-Nippo team through the 2023 season, continuing its relationship with the American squad that began in 2015 when the Slipstream organisation merged with the former Liquigas turned Cannondale team as Cannondale-Garmin.
Now sponsored by Education First and Nippo, CEO Jonathan Vaughters’ WorldTeam tackles both a full WorldTour calendar and ‘alternative’ events such as ultra-endurance races and gravel grinders.
The mix of events allows Cannondale to bring its brand to multiple disciplines, introduces new audiences to professional cycling and high-performance equipment, and the team in turn help Cannondale refine the details of their bikes. There is nothing quite like a set of hand-made 320TPI tyres. You know – the kind that seems to float effortlessly across the pavement. The trouble is, as we move towards winter, those supple summer tyres don’t cope all that well as the wet roads covered with debris, and will leave you out in the cold tyring to wrestle to fix untimely punctures. Winter-specific tyres are usually a bit heavier duty than regular road tyres and may even use rubber compounds formulated to maximise grip on wet roads. So, as you settle in for the winter, here are some of our favourite winter tyres. "Our ambitions to build a larger community in cycling are in line with the spirit of EF Pro Cycling," said Jonathan Geran, director of sports marketing for Cannondale. "We’re all working toward the same common goals – be the world’s favorite team, race with character and […]