FSA & Nibali - World Class Bicycle Components & World Class Rider

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The Shark is Full Speed Ahead in Taiwan. The proud wearer of the TDF Yellow Jersey was in Taiwan for the Taiwan KOM event on Oct 20th. After setting a new course record with a 3:19:54 performance, the Bahrain-Merida team went on to participate in the Merida cup on Oct 21st. Of note are that Vincenzo and his brother Antonio, along with C.K. Fong, who is the first Taiwanese native to be in the Pro Tour, all use FSA/Vision’s top-tier cockpit and aerobars.

FSA/Vision welcomed the Nibali brothers, the Bahrain-Merida team and the Merida entourage fora visit at FSA Asia. The whole ensemble was treated to a tour at the factory for an inside look at the robotic arms and automatic rim lacing machines. FSA/Vision also presented the Shark with a special edition crankset, with shark décor, of course, for his continued support of FSA/Vision since 2006.

Nibali said in the interview: “Taiwan is full of warm hospitality. Being here feels just like home in Italy. The scenery on this island is incredible, especially the Taroko Gorge at which the KOM event was hosted. It is definitely a world-class venue, but I must honestly say that the pain index rose proportionally to the altitude. By the end of the race, I was not in the mood for sightseeing anymore.”

With regard to the factory tour, Vincenzo acknowledged the fact that he has been using FSA/Vision components in the past 12 years. He also worked closely with FSA Srl. Italy to develop the next generation products that better advances cycling technology. This factory tour completes the circle for him as he witnessed the whole process from the birth of an idea to a finished product in hand.

FSA has been a sponsor of Pro Tour teams and, in working with top riders, continually is learning lessons from the most difficult races in order to think outside of the box in all aspects of product development and manufacturing. Before Nibali, the 2013 Giro d’Italia Winner, Ivan Basso also enjoyed a tour at FSA Asia.
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Nibali Magic Numbers
1 - Winner of 2014 Tour De France
2 - Winner 2013、2016 Giro d’Italia;2014、2015 National Champion, Italy
5 - 5 Stage wins at Tour De France
7 - 7 Stage wins at Giro d’Italia
12 - Years using FSA components since 2006