Choice of champions

To support the cycling sport, we are technical partner of many World Tour teams, Women teams, Pro-continental teams, triathletes, Continental teams, speed skaters, cyclocross and MTB teams. And partner with federations like the UCI. We work closely together with our partners to make sure our products are what you are looking for and optimize them according to their feedback. That way we can ensure our products meet the high standards of the pro peloton.

DECEUNINK – QUICK STEP FLOORS

This Belgium team was founded in 2003 and Tacx is technical partner of this team since 2005. The focus of #TheWolfpack for this season is on the spring Classics, hilly stages and sprint stages. The NEO 2 Smart and Tacx software helps them to prepare for this in the best way possible because this bike trainer can generate power outputs up to 2200 Watts and simulate inclines up to 25%. The Ciro bottle cage will ensure they stay hydrated during their races as they’ll not loose one of their Tacx pro team bottles. Will they surpass their winning record of 73 victories of last year?

BORA – HANSGROHE

The German formation was founded in 2010 and Tacx is technical partner of this team since 2017. The biggest star of this strong team is without a doubt Peter Sagan. Besides the green jersey in the Tour de France he will focus on the spring Classics again. The Ciro bottle cage and pro team bottles of Tacx will help him to keep control his hydration while riding on the cobblestones. And with the NEO 2 Smart trainer and Tacx software they’ll be able prepare perfectly for this year!

DIMENSION DATA

The South African based team was founded in 2008 and has partnered up with Tacx again for 2019. The focus this year will be on the spring Classics and sprint stages, so the Ciro bottle cage and pro team bottles of Tacx are a perfect fit for this team. Will Mark Cavendish be back on his throne and beat the record of Eddie Merckx with the most stage victories in the Tour de France? The NEO 2 Smart with 2200 Watt output and effective Tacx software might just give him a little bit extra to do so.

KATUSHA – ALPECIN

Tacx is technical partner of this Swiss formation since 2017. The team was founded in 2009 and had a difficult season last year. With the help of the very powerful NEO 2 Smart and Tacx software, Marcel Kittel and the team can prepare in the best way possible for 2019. And with the strong and lightweight Ciro bottle cage and pro team bottles of Tacx this team can keep pushing their limit during races.

EF EDUCATION FIRST

This American team was founded in 2004 and is partner of Tacx since 2010. Their primary focus will be on the spring classics and Grand Tours. Their new team kit was voted as the most popular of this season and the pro team bottle and Ciro bottle cage makes a perfect match! The row of their riders on our NEO 2 trainers during a warm-up before a race will be a great view. This bike trainer in combination with the Tacx software enables them to effectively prepare for 2019!

ASTANA

The Kazakhstan formation was formed in 2004 and is partner of Tacx since 2008. The focus for this year will be on winning a Grand Tour with Miguel Ángel López. Superman can prepare himself perfectly for this by simulating most of the famous climbs he will encounter with the Tacx software in combination with the NEO 2 Smart trainer. As the other teams, the Astana bikes are equipped with the Ciro bottle cage and pro team bottles of Tacx.

JUMBO – VISMA

This Dutch team has a rich history and was founded in 1996. Tacx already teamed up with their compatriot in 2001 and has just extended the contract for another five years. The focus for this season will be on the spring classics, sprint stages and the general classification of the Grand Tours. This will demand very specific training sessions and the versatility of the NEO 2 Smart and Tacx software will help them with this. They’ll be riding with the Ciro bottle cage and pro team bottles of Tacx.

LOTTO SOUDAL

This Belgium team was founded in 1985 and is one of the most long standing teams in the peloton. Tacx partnered up with this formation in 2010. The focus for this year will be on the spring classics and on the sprint stages with their new Australian team member Caleb Ewan, so the strong Ciro bottle cage and pro team bottles of Tacx are an ideal fit. With the help of the very accurate NEO 2 Smart bike trainer and Tacx software, they can prepare themselves as good as possible for the coming season.

CANYON//SRAM

New this year is our partnership with this strong German women team. The team was established in 2009 and they managed to win the Team Time Trial during the World Championships in Innsbruck last year. They’ll be supported with the NEO 2 Smart trainer and Ciro bottle cage. Not to mention the Tacx pro team bottles that matches their beautiful outfit perfectly.

BOELS – DOLMANS

This successful Dutch team was founded in 2010 and Tacx is technical partner of them since 2018. They’ve won several World Championships and are eager to add another title to this list. With the powerful NEO Smart trainer with an output of 2200 Watt, the Ciro bottle cage and Tacx pro team bottles they’ll be able to really push their limits this year!

CCC – Liv

This Dutch team was established in 2006 and is partner of Tacx since 2018. Marianne Vos is the most well-known rider of this team as she conquered the World Championship title for an incredible twelve times. The NEO Smart trainer in combination with the Tacx software can help her to prepare in the best way to aim for her 13th title. CCC-Liv will also be riding the Ciro bottle cage and Tacx pro team bottles.

BIGLA

Also new to our list of partner teams is this Swiss team that was founded in 2005. We will be supporting them with NEO 2 Smart trainers, Ciro bottle cages and pro team bottles. The design of their outstanding team kit can be found on the bottles as well.

COFIDIS

Dit Franse team bestaat sinds 1997 en is partner van Tacx sinds 2016. Hun kopman dit jaar is Nacer Bouhanni die dit jaar mikt op een beter seizoen dan vorig jaar. Met behulp van de NEO Smart, de beste fietstrainer van het moment, kan hij volledig focussen op zijn voorbereiding. Net als de andere teams fietst Cofidis met de Ciro bidonhouder en pro team bidons.

DIRECT ÉNERGIE

This French team was founded in 2000 and has the technical support from Tacx since 2018. By welcoming Niki Terpstra to this team they make one thing clear: they will mainly focus on the spring classics. Terpstra is a big fan of the NEO Smart and this powerful bike trainer is able to deliver during his most intense training sessions. We will also be supporting this team with Ciro bottle cages and pro team bottles.

ROOMPOT – CHARLES

This Dutch team was founded in 2015 and is partner of Tacx since 2018. For this year they merged with the Vérandas Willems-Crelan team. Their main focus will be on the spring classics and therefor they’ve welcomed Lars Boom and Boy van Poppel to the team. The firm grip of the Ciro bottle cage will make sure they won’t be losing their bottles. And with the Road feel feature of the NEO trainer, they’ll be able prepare perfectly for the cobbles.

BMC-VIFIT powered by Uplace

Besides pro cycling teams we’re also supporting other disciples, like this Belgium pro triathlon team. It was founded in 2010 and is partner of Tacx since 2017. They focus on the IRONMAN-races and to improve their cycling skills. They make use of the NEO Smart trainer in combination with the Tacx software and ride with the Ciro bottle cage and pro team bottles of Tacx.

SEBASTIAN KIENLE

This successful German triathlete is partner of Tacx since 2016. To prepare himself in the best way for the IRONMAN World Championships, he trains with the NEO Smart trainer. With a power output of 2200 Watts, an accuracy within 1% and an incline simulation of up to 25%, it is definitely the choice of the champions.