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Vittoria buys A. Dugast, teases sustainable Dutch handmade L’Eroica tubular tires

Vittoria buys A. Dugast, teases sustainable Dutch handmade L’Eroica tubular tires

Vittoria’s buyout of handmade tubular specialist A. Dugast signals both their continued development of classic supple tire construction, and a new capacity to manufacture premium…

Tuesday, May 04

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Vittoria’s buyout of handmade tubular specialist A. Dugast signals both their continued development of classic supple tire construction, and a new capacity to manufacture premium limited edition tires in Europe. That first special tire looks set to be a Vittoria x Dugast L’Eroica tubular, handmade in Holland and destined to be ridden glued up to a retro classic bike ridden in one of the popular Eroica series events… Vittoria buys Dutch handmade tubular tire maker A. Dugast

In another update that tubular road tires aren’t actually dead, the Vittoria Group seems to have bought up A. Dugast mostly to bring onboard their expertise in manufacturing the premium cotton and silk tubulars favored by many pro road, cyclocross, and track cyclists, including a long list of World Champions in several disciplines. photos c. Vittoria & A. Dugast Together, Vittoria says they intend to “ reinforce the development and production capabilities of both bicycle tire brands, building on the innovative know-how and shared global manufacturing capacities. ” c. Jumbo-Visma and Marianne Vos Richard Plugge, General Manager of the Jumbo-Visma Team, commented on the news: “ We have worked exceptionally with both A. Dugast and Vittoria for many years and have always been able to count on their excellent products. Their support for our riders has never been lacking. This year alone, athletes like Wout Van Aert and Marianne Vos have won many cyclocross and road races using both brands’ cotton tires. We are happy that Dutch cycling excellence can develop within […]

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