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Thursday, 12 February 2015

Easton Ritte Elite Road Team Launched!

Press Release
Easton Ritte -­‐ a new Elite Road Racing Team

Silverfish UK are proud to announce the all-­‐new Easton Ritte road team for the 2015 season. Director Sportif of Easton Ritte will be Alex King – former Director Sportif of the southern-based, BH-­‐Solidor-­‐WamYouth –and will feature eight promising and proven racers from 19 to 32 years of age spanning a range of specialisms.

Al Murison (pictured) rode in the new team colours at Perfs last week finishing 10th, other early season plans include the Devon Primavera Road Race, a three man squad in the Severn Bridge Road Race and young Charlie Tanfield going solo at the Eddie Soens GP
Easton Ritte Road Racing Team

RTTEAlex King: Director Sportif/Team Manager
Alex Gidley: Team Mechanic/Assistant Team Manager
Tim Dyer-­‐Jones: Mechanic
Andy Fowler: Soigneur

Al Murison: 22, sprinting/rouleur
Anthony Moye: 28, climbing/rouleur
Ben Carty: 26, sprinting/rouleur
Bevan Humphreys: 32, rouleur
Charlie Tanfield: 19, rouleur
George Fowler: 22, climbing/sprints/stage races
John Spanopoulos: 21, National Greek Cycling Team member aiming for Rio 2016. Sprinting/Track
Sam Redding: 24, climbing/crit/track

The team will be racing elite series races throughout the season and the full race calendar will be published on the Easton Ritte website. The newly launched Ritte Ace bikes equipped with high end Easton wheels and cockpit alongside Shimano drivetrain will be the weapons of choice for the team and riders will stay fully hydrated with Skratch Labs Exercise Hydration Mix. Other sponsors include Spiuk, EVOC, SDG, Supacaz bar tape and Onza tyres. The Ritte bikes will be on display on the Silverfish stand at the upcoming London Bike Show.

Why a road team for Silverfish UK?
Silverfish has long been known for providing some of the best and coolest MTB brands available to riders in the UK. In addition to MTB though, Silverfish has been growing a strong road focus over the last few years and now has a range of desirable and high-­‐performance frames, components and clothing from Ritte, Easton Cycling and Spiuk respectively as well as Supacaz bar tape – as used by Mark Cavendish – and Onza tyres amongst others.

Easton Ritte is Silverfish’s chance to bring together all these great brands in one exciting race team whilst supporting the UK road race scene with some very talented riders. For more information about the team contact:

Alex King – Director Sportif at or 07885 449 614

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