Team LAMPRE-MERIDA is proud to welcome a new sponsor and official supplier: starting in 2015 Suomy Spa will provide to Rui Costa, Pozzato and their team mates road and time trial helmets.
Suomy brand has always identified the helmets worn by motorbike champions such as Max Biaggi, Loris Capirossi, Troy Bayliss, Ben Bostrom and many others and it obtained 18 world champion titles in motorsport.
The Italian company has decided that it’s time to face directly and with enthusiasm the challenge of the market of the sports...without engine and, obviously, it will start from cycling.
The main target of Suomy is included in the motto that has always characterized the company: “born to be #1”.
Suomy worked in the production of the helmets for cycling the competence of its qualified team work and to achieve the goal it exploited the knowledge, collected in motorbike, concerning the technical materials and the data from wind tunnel.
The practical theory from laboratory and wind tunnel is not enough, it’s necessary to cooperate with the human being, with the most careful athlete, with the most accurate team in order to improve the products: these are the qualities Suomy encountered in team Lampre-Merida.
“We’re really satisfied with this new cooperation that will give us the opportunity to work for the next two years with Lampre-Merida” Umberto Monti, president of Suomy Spa, explained “What makes us so happy is not only the quality of the athletes of the team, but mostly the cooperation we received by the whole staff in order to improve the product.
We share the same search of the perfection and the same language, I’m sure this cooperation will works and the results are already on the head of the athletes: the new racing helmet GUN WID and a super Chrono, that is very performing in the wind tunnel.
These are early victories, the ones in the races will follow soon”
Helmets has become a key article for every cyclist and the pro riders are well aware about this.
The athletes need for the trainings and the races safe and comfortable helmets.
That’s the reason why Lampre-Merida always search only reliable partners that provide high protective helmets, that are also comfortable.
It’s also important the look: helmets’ exposure is very high in pictures and on tv.
“We’re proud to start the relationship with Suomy: it’s a company whose experience is huge and that is ready to transfer to cycling the knowledge improved in the motorsport world - Brent Copeland, Lampre-Merida’s team manage, pointed out - Suomy is an Italian brand that is highly appreciated all around the world, it’s a pleasure for us to cooperate with this brand.
The color main color of the helmets will be the fuchsia: this will make our riders more recognizable for the fans and the reporters”.