Vitus Bikes are proud to announce they have joined forces with the Nicholas Roche Performance Team to launch Vitus – Chill.IE NRPT. Vitus have a rich heritage in road cycling in Ireland with Sean Kelly piloting a Vitus bike to all his major victories in his career.
“Vitus are excited to support the Nicholas Roche Performance Team for the 2019 Season. Vitus as a brand has a rich heritage in road cycling and we wanted to support a team close to our roots that really nurture the future of the sport in Ireland. Philip and the team at NRPT do just that and help support the growth and development of their riders both on and off the bike. I’m excited to see them racing all over Europe on our new 2019 Vitesse Evo CRS Disc.” Chris McGlinchey – Vitus Marketing Manager
The Nicholas Roche Performance Team has been the most successful development team in Ireland since the team was set up 7 years ago, discovering some of the best talent in Ireland.
‘Over the past seven seasons, the Nicolas Roche Performance Team has established itself at home in Ireland and abroad as a top Junior Cycling Squad. We have assisted many riders in their progression including Mark Downey, Matthew Teggart, Michael O’Loughlin, Ben Walsh and Alexis Roche to name a few. We are absolutely delighted to receive the backing of Vitus & Prime Bike Components for the 2019 season. The Vitus name is synonymous with road racing and race wins at the very top level. Our riders cannot wait to put their Vitus Vitesse Evo Disc race bikes equipped with Prime Carbon wheels components to the test on the roads of Ireland and Europe in the coming months. We will have the best race bikes to compete with the best junior riders in the world.’ Philip Finegan – Team Owner & DS
The team will include 4 promising riders who will be racing at home in Ireland and abroad;
The Vitus-Chill.IE NRPT Team will be racing our brand new 2019 Vitesse Evo CRS Disc Road Bike along with Prime Black Edition Carbon Wheels and a Prime finishing kit. The 2019 Vitus Road range is due to launch on the 28th March 2019.