Continental are today announced as Ribble Pro Cycling’s tyre partner for 2019.  Cambrian Tyres have been the official UK distributor for all of Continentals two-wheel products since 1989. The team will utilise the brand new GP5000 and GP5000TL. With the standard GP5000 already improving on the previous GP4000 S II model by 12% in rolling resistance, 20% in puncture resistance and at a reduced weight by 10g (25-622), the GP5000 TL (tubeless) further improves on this with +5% better rolling resistance (speed) and +5% more puncture protection.

Grand Prix 5000 (left) and Grand Prix 5000 TL (Right)

Grand Prix 5000 (left) and Grand Prix 5000 TL (Right)

The team will utilise the GP5000 and GP5000TL exclusively for all racing and training needs in 2019.

Continentals full range and more information about the new GP5000 can be found here;

Shelly Childs, Brand Manager at Cambrian Tyres said “ We’re keen to see our tyres used by the UK’s best bicycle brands and also to work with those brands via their own marketing strategies. We’ve been impressed with Ribble Pro Cycling during 2018 and are really happy to be their tyre brand for 2019 ”

Ribble Pro Cycling added “Continental are highly regarded as the best tyre manufacturer on the market. We are thrilled to be able to use the brand, and are particularly excited about the new GP5000 model series which has refined an already brilliant tyre.”

Ribble Pro Cycling have continued to develop year on year and built a sustainable platform for success and progression. The team are competing at a UCI continental level in 2019.

Ribble Pro Cycling continue to put their final preparations together ahead of next season ahead of a successful 2018 campaign that included over a 100 victories.

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