“We hope to show the world that Idaho is a hotbed for cycling and innovation,”
Idaho companies involved with the team include Power Cordz synthetic fiber bicycle cables, Smith Optics, K-Edge Cycling Solutions, Wobble-Naught Bike Fitting, Hi-Tech Color, and title sponsor Exergy Development Group.
“We’re excited to work with Idaho companies in developing a racing program that can compete at a national and global level. Each of these companies give Team Exergy just one more small advantage over our competition. And, it’s the sum of small advantages that translate to huge differences in performance,”
“This is a team that is dedicated to the sport and the community,” says Aaron Olson, Communications and Marketing Manager for Io DuPont, maker of Power Cordz. “And, that’s important to us. We’re confident that these guys are going to have a strong season while really helping to build awareness for our brand and cycling in the state of Idaho.”
Team Exergy is 1 of 16 men's UCI professional teams in the United States, the only professional team in Idaho, and the only professional team riding FELT bicycles in 2011.
Other Team Exergy sponsors include: Exergy Development Group, FELT Bicycles, Castelli Clothing, Micro Shift Equipment, Yakima Racks, Bont Shoes, KASK Helmets, Kenda Tires, Kinetic Trainers, TRP Brakes, ProLogo Saddles, Prohelmet.org, Hammer Nutrition.
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Power Cordz™ synthetic fiber cable system was designed to address the problems of steel control cables currently used on the bicycle. Power Cordz™ are 75% lighter than steel, resist dirt, dust and corrosion, and never stretch or lose precision.