The Italian brand announces the important partnership with the British World Tour training, which ranks among its ranks, among others, Elisa Longo Borghini and Kirsten Wild. Piva: "A strongly wanted meeting, in a sector in great growth and in which we believe so much"
In over 25 years of history, Northwave has achieved great successes in every two-wheeler sector, both male and female, but in 2018 just started it is writing a new page of its history. For years, close to the world of women's cycling on the road, Northwave is proud to announce its first, historic partnership with a UCI Women's World Tour , the world's largest circuit: to open this new path is Team Wiggle High5 , the important British team in which he plays, among others, Elisa Longo Borghini , the strongest Italian athlete currently in business. Team Wiggle High5 will compete in 2018 with Extreme RR footwear, top of the Northwave house road range, in the new White / Red color scheme.
IRIDATE DREAM WITH ELISA LONGO BORGHINI
To defend the team colors, founded in 2013 and run by the former Pro Rochelle Gilmore , will be sixteen girls representing ten countries. The declared goal is to match, and possibly improve, the booty of twenty successes signed in the 2017 season, among which stands out the Strade Bianche conquered by Elisa Longo Borghini, Italian champion in charge on the road and time trial, as well as second on the final podium of the 2017 Giro d'Italia Women's Tour.
With Extreme RR, the 26 year old Italian will look for glory in stage races and in the great classics, with the goal aimed at the World Championships in Innsbruck, particularly suited to her skills as an climber. The Dutch Kirsten Wild , European Champion in charge in the Elimination and silver medal on the road at the World Cup in Doha 2016, will bring in his team his experience in the sprints. Do not underestimate the impact of another new acquisition, the German Lisa Brennauer , and the two Australian pistard, Amy Cure and Annette Edmondson . Also coming from the track comes another Italian talent, Rachele Barbieri , World Champion in charge in the scratch specialty.
NORTHWAVE EXTREME RR Extreme RR (Road Race)
shoes are the most performing ever produced by Northwave: a new design, an even stiffer sole, and above all the revolutionary XFrame® technology , which finally eliminates the problem of stitches once and for all. of pressure of the upper on the foot. Extreme RR makes the pressure points a distant memory thanks to the new construction of the upper, made with new generation materials: internal mesh for superior comfort, a stiffer intermediate layer for a uniform support throughout the upper, and an outer layer of 0.5 mm, thin but highly resistant, to provide the right protection.
The true leap in quality of Extreme RR is the combination of extremely soft and comfortable materials with a completely redesigned closing system, and capable of setting new standards in terms of uniformity of fit at every point of the foot. From a top-level fit you get to the best possible performance: all the power is effectively transmitted on the pedals without dispersion, thanks to the most performing sole ever produced by Northwave: Ultralight Carbon 15 , built entirely in unidirectional carbon with reinforced layer , and a rigidity index of 15.0.