Your Telecoms & Tracking Department are an independent business telecoms and tracking solution provider based in Nottingham, they work with local and national firms to ensure best value on their telecoms and fleet expenditure, whether thats 10 mobile phones right up to a call centre or a fleet of vehicles! They can be seen here or follow them on Twitter @talkandtrack.
They are providing all the admin support for the ride, a huge task in itself!
We are being supported by High5 and their delicious range of nutritional products. Keeping us powered throughout training and for the ride itself will be High5′s 4:1 range of carb/protein drinks and bars. With a range that includes energy gels and recovery drinks High5 are the UK’s largest manufacturer of sports-specific nutrition used by enthusiasts and pros alike. You can find them on Twitter and on Facebook
Impact Physiotherapy are a Nottingham and Derby based physiotherapy company who are keeping us up and running (as it were) They have very kindly offered their services for a full-body MOT and regular contact to keep everything working as it should. With many years of experience between them and lots of elite level sporting experience they are an excellent and hugely welcome addition to the ride! They also offer a weekly sports pilates class to help men and women get a better level of control for their body – and we can absolutely and thoroughly endorse this class as being worthwhile (if rather hard to start off!)
If you are aching then don’t keep on putting it off, give them a call on 0115 972 1319 and let them sort you out for good! You can find them on twitter and facebook as well
High performance cycling saddles and shoes, handmade in Italy
fi’zi:k are an iconic company in cycling with their saddles and tape being absolutely top-flight for many years and now with their new range of cycling shoes they are the company par-excellence for your bodies 3 touch-points on the bike. The choice for many of the top pro teams out there and the only choice for endurance rides we are hugely grateful to both fi’zi:k and their UK distributors Extra (UK) for helping us out with their range of saddles, tape and shoes! They can be found on facebook and twitter – but beware, they will make you drool with lust!!!
Compressport UK are manufacturers of Veino-muscular compression technology garments – or in simple terms, these are the folks that make the socks that the pro-triathletes wear on their crazy long races! Their range of products for Socks, quads and full legs help to combat fatigue and increase recovery – perfect for professionals and amateurs alike! We will be using their cycling socks and full-leg products especially to improve recovery times during training and the event itself! You can find them on Facebook and Twitter
A big thanks to Peter and the team at Shutt Velo Rapide for helping out with clothing. I met up with them at the recent Cycle show and was massively impressed with their products and, more importantly, their company ethos. They are all about cycling and cyclists! If you do need to stock up on winter, or even summer clothes for your next ride, then give them a go, money well spent!
Keep track of them on facebook
Paul and Rory at Rock and Road have very kindly helped us out with a bike for the winter training! They are passionate about cycling and will take care of you! They can be contacted via phone on 01935 431937 email firstname.lastname@example.org or get hold of them via @rockandroaduk
Sporttape are sports enthusiasts who are the UK distributors of the original kinesiology tape from Nitton Denko and the innovative SpiderTech Pre-Cut kinesiology tape. Kinesiology tape can help you play harder, it reduces pain & control of motion. Perform Longer, decreasing strain & muscular fatigue, and recover Quicker, by enhancing natural healing. Its great stuff and its really good to have them on-board, although I hope to not have to use it too often, but when I do it WORKS!
They are hooked up to Twitter and to Facebook – if its good enough for Serena Williams then its good enough for us!
Harry’s Bike Cleaning Perfectionn is a new, innovative brand of cycle cleaning products which are aimed at the connoisseur who takes as much pride in maintaining their steed as they do riding it. Thanks to Dean and Richard for all your help – 2 guys who are driven to making the very best product in the very best manner!
Follow them on Twitter or go to their Ebay shop to stock up on their goodies!