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Orbea officially announced as Lotto Dstny bike sponsor for 2024

Orbea officially announced as Lotto Dstny bike sponsor for 2024

Lotto Dstny will be racing on Orbea bikes in 2024 Lotto Dstny announced on Thursday afternoon that the team will be riding on Orbea bikes…

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Lotto Dstny will be racing on Orbea bikes in 2024 Lotto Dstny announced on Thursday afternoon that the team will be riding on Orbea bikes for the coming season. This comes after news broke in August that the team were looking to break their contract with their current bike sponsor Ridley .

Orbea was rumoured to be the new bike sponsor over the summer, and leaked images of Lotto Dstny-branded Orbea frames seemed to confirm that, with both parties making the official announcement on Thursday. Read more: Lotto Dstny set to part ways with Ridley, swap to Orbea

Orbea as a brand has been around for nearly 200 years, but it was only in the 1930s that it began to produce bicycles. Once the first bikes rolled off the production line they immediately started racking up the victories. They have since partnered with Euskaltel, Cofidis and B&B Hotels, and now return to the pro peloton with Lotto Dstny.

The team will have the choice of Orbea’s new lightweight climbing bike the Orca or the more aerodynamically focused Orca Aero. Interestingly, the newly released Orca has bucked the trend of ever more aero-optimised climbing bikes and has instead been produced with the sole purpose of being lightweight.

The team will also be using Orbea’s own in-house brand wheels from Oquo. These wheels are a new venture for the brand with the team’s use of them being the first outing for them in a professional peloton.

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