Wiggle High5 Pro Cycling will be using SRM Power Meters for the remainder of the 2017 season as the team begins a partnership with the German company. All riders will be able to benefit from the most accurate Power Measurement System, while training and racing, in order to optimise their training and achieve the best results possible.
“I can’t express my feelings of pride and excitement when I was able to announce this partnership to our athletes,” said Wiggle High5 Pro Cycling General Manager Rochelle Gilmore. “It’s one that will make a performance difference and one that our athletes really appreciate. We’re extremely proud and honoured to be supported by SRM, it’s a brand and product of pure quality.
“It wasn’t only our athletes who were delighted to hear this news, our mechanics, directors and coaches were also overwhelmed with excitement.”
Wiggle High5 Pro Cycling’s Colnago C60 bikes will be equipped with the latest Campagnolo version of SRM’s Power Cranks, which feature the unidirectional carbon fibre crank arms, and utilise the same CULT ceramic bearings as standard Super Record cranksets.
Data will be recorded on SRM’s newest PC8 Powercontrol units, whose 500MB memories can record up to 4000 hours of comprehensive, accurate training data.
“Our mechanics will be able to work with power cranks that are 100% compatible with our Campagnolo groupsets so, performance will not be compromised,” Gilmore explained. “The compatibility is so important when our athletes are pushing max powers during races and training.
“Our directors and coaches will be able to rely on accurate data indicating our athletes condition in the lead up to big events, it gives our staff an extra accurate measuring tool and will allow them to make selection decisions with even more confidence.”
SRM – Schoberer Rad Messtechnik – power meters set the standard for accuracy in power measurement, with each unit built by hand at the company’s factory in Julich, Germany and Colorado Springs, USA. A 144-point calibration protocol results in a scientifically proven accuracy rate of +/- 1%.
All this technology gives Wiggle High5 Pro Cycling’s athletes the ultimate tool to optimise their training, and race to the utmost of their potential.
“It’s a real pleasure to be supporting the most professional team in Women’s Cycling and offering these amazing athletes the confidence of our quality product,” said Ulrich Schoberer, the inventor and owner of the SRM system. “As a company, SRM take a lot of pleasure and pride in being able to make a difference to athlete’s performances. Our partnership with Wiggle High5 Pro Cycling will see these World Class athletes share with their fans and followers how they use their SRM power systems to assist them in reaching their peak power capabilities ahead of major targeted events.
Mr Schoberer added, “SRM is extremely excited about working with such professional female athletes, striving to be the absolute best they can be.”
“It’s always satisfying to deliver performance enhancing news to our athletes…” Gilmore smiled. “Nice cars and all the glitzy goods our athletes receive are nice and very much appreciated but at the end of the day, it’s their performance they care about most and this partnership with SRM will most certainly give our athletes an additional tool to reach their maximum potential.”