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Professional Cycling Team SmartStop chooses FFWD Wheels!    The USA professional team is the latest addition to the FFWD family. As of this season the team will be riding FFWD wheels in all races.    Team SmartStop is ran by Premier Sports Group who also run the womens team BMW-Happy Tooth that are also on FFWD.  FFWD Wheels is very happy to have these teams on board to have more visibility in the US peloton.    With only a few weeks on the new wheels there has been great success already with Eric Marcotte winning the US National Criterium Championships!     Photo: © Jonathan Devich...


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World Champion on FFWD!

2 February 2015

With great pride we saw Michael Vanthourenhout become World Champion!    This years World Championship Cyclocross were held in Tabor, Czech Republic. In the U-23 category the Belgian riders were the ones to beat finishing with five in the top-10. Michael Vanthourenhout was the strongest and finished solo with a 10 second gap. The young rider saw his chance growing when other strong riders opted for a start in the Elite race.   As Vanthourenhout is riding for the Sunweb-Napoleon Games team he won his race on the FFWD F4R! Big congrats from a proud sponsor!      Photo: © Cor Vos...


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Pauwels wins the World Cup!

27 January 2015

Kevin Pauwels wins World Cup Cyclocross overall!    In the last race of the World Cup series in Hoogerheide Team Sunweb-Napoleon Games had a good day. First youngster Michael Vanthourenhout secured his overall World Cup victory with a second place in the final race.   At the pro race the strong Mathieu van der Poel was clearly the strongest of the day. Behind him was a exciting battle for the podium spots with a surprisingly good performance by Gianni Vermeersch of Sunweb-Napoleon Games who finished third just before teammate Pauwels.    The fourth place was enough for Pauwels to secure his second overall victory in the World Cup! "My season is successful, although it can always be more! The World Championships next week are very important and something else!", said Pauwels after the race!     ...


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Klaas Vantornout takes National Jersey again!   The Belgian cyclocross field is very competitive with many riders capable of taking the National title. Vantornout fought hard till the last round where he was able to take some distance from the others.  It's the second National title for Vantornout. "It was a surprise when I won my first title two years ago, but now even more!" said Klaas after the race. Due to a cold Vantornout did not race much the last weeks.   Big congrats from a proud sponsor. We are happy to see Klaas in his National Jersey again!   Photo: © Cor Vos...


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Pauwels keeps winning!

9 December 2014

Kevin Pauwels wins GP Hasselt!    The GP Hasselt is the fourth race in the Bpost Bank trophy series. With his solo victory Pauwels gained seconds to be back in the race for the overall title in the series. Current leader of the series is still Sven Nys.   "Things are going great! Maybe I'm riding even better than in my best years!", said Pauwels after the race.    Photo: © Cor Vos...