South African cyclists will soon have the benefits of buying the highly rated wheels manufactured by Italian company Gipiemme through local company Positive Sports Solutions.
The South African company has become the sole distributor of Gipiemme wheels in the country following an agreement with the European-based firm.
The stock will be available for the local market by the end of May, with the agreement extending beyond South Africa as it includes all the countries in the Southern Africa Development Community.
Founded in 1964 in Milan, the Italian cycling manufacturer has a proud record in producing components for bicycles, introducing the first wheel made entirely of carbon in the 1980s.
South African mountain-bikers and road-races will be able to select from a wide variety of wheels, which include the clincher and tubular products.
A spokesman for Positive Sports Solutions, said consumers would have access to the full variety of Gipiemme products, with delivery being processed within seven days.
He added that the superiority of the brand would be a major bonus for South African cyclists, given the experience the company has gained in many years of producing cycling components.
Cyclists who would like to inquire about the options available can send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, whereafter a personal relationship will be established with the customer.