The Santa Cruz FSA Pro Team; the first UCI Cross Country team of the renowned American brand Santa Cruz has been announced for 2019.
The team roster will be composed of 4 Italian riders: the former Italian champion Andrea Tiberi, the 2017 U23 European Champion Gioele Bertolini, Zaccaria Toccoli and Greta Seiwald. This is the ideal mix of four top-riders for a unique international project.
“We are proud and grateful of partnering with an important brand such as Santa Cruz”, explained Davide Riva, OEM sales manager of FSA Europe. “Full Speed Ahead has always believed in the importance of sponsorships and growing our relationships with those teams. This important partnership with the Santa Cruz team (chaired by Massimo Tabarelli) will be very valuable in order to increase the visibility and the awareness of our products.”
Santa Cruz-FSA team president Massimo Tabarelli also added, “Thanks to the collaboration with FSA, we have added another important element to our project for the 2019 racing season, not only for the quality of the products but also for the cutting-edge technology. The attention to the details and the careful development of each technical solution makes FSA who they are.” With these expectations, the Santa Cruz FSA is certainly destined to carve out a leading role in the world professional off-road scenario.
In the upcoming 2019 racing season, Santa Cruz FSA athletes will ride on two high-tech carbon bikes: the Blur CC, a full Suspended, and the Highball.
FULL SPEED AHEAD will also provide the team with many of its top-of-the-line products: