Anest Iwata signs partnership agreement with JCL TEAM UKYO
■Anest Iwata supports JCL TEAM UKYO
JCL TEAM UKYO, chaired by former F1 driver Ukyo Katayama, is a cycling road race team launched in 2023 with the goal of becoming the first Japanese national team ever to compete in the Tour de France and climb the podium.
JCL TEAM UKYO has a lineup of top-class Japanese riders, and from the 2024 season, Alberto Volpi, one of the Sports Directors who led the Bahrain Victorias to the overall team victory at the Giro d'Italia last summer, has been brought in as General Manager. Alberto Volpi, one of the Sports Directors who led Bahrain-Victorias to overall team victory in the Giro d'Italia last summer, has been called in as General Manager. He will be competing in the season with the aim of taking the team to the next level.
ANEST IWATA Strategic Center S.r.l, a European subsidiary of Anest Iwata, will support JCL TEAM UKYO's activities, mainly in the area of security, as a partner that will challenge and grow together with Anest Iwata, which is expanding its global activities.
We will continue to challenge the world and develop new products together with JCL TEAM UKYO.
■JCL TEAM UKYO
Team name: JCL TEAM UKYO
Representative: Ukyo Katayama
Location: 4F Nest-Lab Kita Otemachi, 1-12-5 Uchikanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo Japan Cycle League Inc.
Phone: 03-6384-5255 (weekdays from 10:00 to 17:00)
A bicycle road racing team launched in 2023 with JCL (Japan Cycle League) as its parent organization. 2024 season, the team will be based in Milan, Italy, and plans to start racing in Saudi Arabia in February, competing in domestic and international races.
・Provision of ANEST IWATA Strategic Center S.r.l. premises (for bicycle storage and maintenance)
・Community exchange activities mainly at ANEST IWATA Strategic Center S.r.l.
・Activities to increase awareness of our company in Europe
・Collaboration activities between TEAM UKYO and Anest Iwata group staffs.