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Gates Expands in Europe with New Distributors in UK and Spain

  May 23, 2014

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Gates Carbon Drive has partnered withLondon-based urban bike specialists Velorution to oversee distribution and service of Gates Carbon Drive in the United Kingdom. Velorution will lead the charge to grow the UK market and increase consumer awareness of the clean, quiet and low-maintenance benefits of the Gates belt drive.

“Velorution is the perfect partner for Gates because they are urban cycling experts and have worked with belt drive bike brands including Schindelhauer and Van Nicholas for many years,” said Chris Harris, sales manager for Gates in the UK. “With Velorution on our team we expect that many more British consumers will discover how the grease-free Gates belt drive simplifies cycling.”

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Velorution specializes in urban cycling and offers a large selection of transportation bikes and components. “My team at Velorution are experts in the latest bike technologies, which makes this a great partnership,” said Gretta Cole, co-owner of Velorution. “Bikes with the Gates Carbon Drive System are clean, quiet, reliable and require less maintenance than bikes with chains, which makes them ideal for our weather and a favorite with our clientele.” Live in the UK? Visit Velorutionhere.

In Spain, Gates has signed a deal withBikeZeNter to be that country’s official distributor of Carbon Drive.BikeZeNter specializes in drivetrain technologies and is the Spanish distributor for belt drive bike brand Nicolai, as well as being the Spanish distributor for the Pinion gearbox, which pairs well with Gates Carbon Drive.Read the full news release here.

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