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NEWS | Weekly Review

Energy drink

Gatorade Global team

Where’s Sky really from?

Corporate sponsor

NEWS CORP

HQ location: New York

Team Sky as a whole may

be a British team, but its equipment is truly global

Photos Bryn Lennon/Getty/Sky, Graham Watson, Chris Sidwells

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Training software

Sunglasses

Training peaks

Oakley

HQ location & factory: aking a quick Los Angeles look at where the various elements that make up a team are supplied from shows how much of a globalised sport cycling is. An analysis of the Team Sky set-up after it has been fully assembled reveals that key equipment has been supplied from Energy food seven different CNP countries on HQ location & factory: three different Manchester continents. If anywhere could be said to be the real focus of Sky’s preparations, it might be Italy — their helmets, drinks holders, seats, handlebars, jerseys and Team cars tyres are all Jaguar made near Tyres HQ location: Coventry either Venice VELOFLEX Factory: East or Milan. HQ location & and Midlands (various) Only the factory: Bergamo team’s cars, energy food and first aid are made at home. This international make-up extends as much to the Helmets personnel of the team as Corporate sponsor KASK it does to their equipment. IG Markets HQ location & factory: Thirteen nations are HQ location: London Milan represented among the list of Team Sky riders, and cycling teams will regularly outsource support staff who are local to where a race is taking place.

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HQ location: Chicago Factory: Rugby

HQ location & factory: Denver

First aid

Systagenix

HQ location : Gatwick Factory: Yorkshire

Seats

Prologo Handlebars

DEDA

HQ location & factory: Near Milan

HQ location & factory: Cavenago di Brianza, Milan


Coach

Volvo

HQlocation:Gothenberg Interior

JS Fraser

HQ location & factory: Witney, Oxfordshire

Wheels

Shimano Dura-ace

HQ location: Osaka Factory: Malaysia

Energy drink

Shimano

HQ location: Osaka Factory: Eastern China (Various)

Power meters

SRM

HQ location & factory: J端lich, Germany

Clothing

Adidas

HQ location: Herzogenaurach, Germany Factory: Veneto

Bottle cages

Elite

HQ location & factory: Fontaniva,nearVenice

Frames

Pinarello

HQ location & factory: Treviso, Italy

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