Trek have been a lead sponsor of Drops since the team’s debut in 2016.
In 2017, Trek reaffirmed their partnership with Drops, and have gone on to increase their support further, stepping into Co-Title Partner for 2018. The elevated investment and added layer of support sees the renowned bike manufacturer supply the team with training bikes, race bikes and TT bikes. This not only improves rider practice and performance, but also aids logistic operations for the Trek-Drops support staff all season.
We're proud to be supported by such a world-renowned brand and take pride in racing on their elite cycling range.
Alupro (the Aluminium Packaging Recycling Organisation) run campaigns to engage and encourage people to recycle the aluminium packaging they use at home, work and whilst out and about.
Supporting the team for a second year, Alupro's partnership focuses on their Every Can Counts campaign. Their additional support for a second year sees Trek-Drops working with Alupro, Metal Packaging Europe and European Aluminium to continue to raise awareness of the Every Can Counts campaign both in the UK and throughout Europe.
World-leading Italian brand Sportful continue as Official Kit Partner for 2018. Established in 1972, Sportful have a rich history within the cycling industry, providing innovative sportswear to individuals and teams with an emphasis on designing apparel to perform comfortably in changing conditions.
Sportful supply the all new Trek-Drops race kit plus replica kit available for the general public across the world. Available to buy on the Trek-Drops shop.
The Trek-Drops kit has received positive feedback from industry leading cycling websites, magazines and blogs and the second year of partnership enables product development and continuous product feedback from professional athletes, direct to Sportful, resulting in improved fit, materials and performance.
For a second year Trek-Drops riders are protected by MET Helmets during racing and training.
MET Italian helmet manufacturer have over thirty years of experience making safe, light and aerodynamic helmets for improved performance. The team are using the all new Trenta and Manta helmets during road races and training, and continue to compete with the Drone Wide Body helmet during time trials.
MET's ongoing support has seen product improvements and product testing, and the race products are testament to the strongly commitment MET has to developing women’s cycling products. Trek-Drops continue to be the face of MET’s women’s range throughout their marketing.
Drops welcomes QiO as a new sponsor this year. QiO is a leading provider of Industry 4.0 software applications for manufacturers and industrials. Their suite of advanced analytics applications liberate industrial engineers from the constraints of legacy systems and processes to unleash new levels of innovation and efficiency.
QiO are strong supporters of cycling and Drops are thrilled to have them on the team.
Fortress Distribution are the UK’s exclusive distributor of premium US brand Black Mamba Gloves. Black Mamba Gloves are the leading disposable gloves on the market for industrial and mechanical applications, perfect for busy mechanic's hands.
Fortress Distribution specialise in wholesale distribution selling personal protection equipment from US brands, on an exclusive basis in the UK.
Black Mamba Gloves are worn all year round by Trek-Drops mechanics, during all manner of duties. The Black Mamba nitrile gloves’ a produced with superior puncture, tear and chemical resistance enabling mechanics to handle delicate tasks as well as tougher ones.
OTE Sports was created for both athletes and sports enthusiasts and Drops have been supported by the brand from the beginning.
Their range of naturally flavoured energy products and recovery drinks have been developed by experienced sports nutritionists and athletes, the professionals who know exactly what you want and what you need. OTE produce no marketing spin on making you super human. Their aim is to demystify sports nutrition and offer clarity on good nutritional practices for athletes.
Coming on board as an official partner for 2018, Oakley supply top of the range eyewear for all Trek-Drops riders on and off the bike.
The new partnership ensures Trek-Drops riders are race-ready without compromising on comfort or style.
Oakley are renowned for their performance eyewear across a range of sports and we're proud to be part of their line up within the cycling scene for 2018, having partnered Team Sky, Team Giant-Alpecin and Team BMC to name a few.
Supplying tyres since our first race, Continental continue to support the team as it progresses each year.
The rubber, supplied by Cambrian Tyres, has kept the women's pro cycling team performing at the top, and the team are thrilled to be utilising both 22mm & 25mm Pro Ltd Tubulars in addition to GP4000 clincher tyres for a second year.
The Trek-Drops squad are frequently riding technical races in challenging weather conditions, but being grounded with Continental rubber means there is plenty of confidence for difficult corners and testing conditions.
NAQI have established themselves in the sports industry as one the most innovative and high quality skincare and recovery brands on the market. The Belgian company produce high quality lotions, gels and oils and continue to support the Trek-Drops riders for a second year.
Providing the athletes with an impressive range of products including NAQI anti-chafe lotions, warm up oils and recovery gel for both training and competition. NAQI's knowledge and resources within the sports and recovery arena help riders reach peak condition on race days.
Fenwick's supply bike fluid, lubricant and cleaning kits to professional teams and individuals, manufacturing their entire range in the UK. We are delighted to have Fenwick's partner the team for a second year.
Founded in 1995, Fenwick’s are suppliers to both The Women’s Tour and the men’s Tour of Britain, bringing a breadth of experience in competitive cycling, they are the ideal company with outstanding products for our mechanics to rely on for bike maintenance.
Official luggage partner for a second year running, Scicon, continue to provide a range of high quality, innovative travel bags and cases to Trek-Drops, ensuring all equipment is transported from A to B as safely as possible, securely and stylishly.
Scicon specialise in bike travel and protection, having worked with some of the biggest names in cycling since the 1980's. Having supported a number of professional cyclist's and team's in recent history.
Cyclefit, the UK’s leading bike-fitting company, joined Drops as a Technical Partner in 2017 and continue their support for a second year.
Trek-Drops rider's benefit from full access to the company’s studios in both Manchester and London throughout the season, plus Cyclefit provide each rider with their comprehensive fitting service, for both road and TT positions, ensuring each rider is comfortable and set up ready for maximum power.
This level of support replicates the same high level of quality provided to riders from men's World Tour Teams, such as Team Sky, BMC and Trek-Segafredo to name a few.
Brubeck continue to support Trek-Drops for a second year, providing their base-layers, perfect for training and racing.
The performance-wear manufacturers are experts in production of seamless knitwear and technogically advanced products, and continue to build their profile competitive and non-competitive cycling.
The team race in Brubeck’s 3D Pro next to skin layer, a product offering optimum comfort and warmth by transporting moisture away from the skin.
Will Girling and his team come on board for their first season with Trek-Drops, providing evidence based nutrition strategies to help aid all of the riders be healthier, recover better and perform at their best!
They come with over 35 years of combined experience in professional sport and a track history of working with other professional cycling teams, international and world level athletes.