Coordinates: 45°35′53″N 9°18′24″E / 45.5981555°N 9.3066041°E / 45.5981555; 9.3066041

Kuota is an Italian bicycle brand, owned by Kuota International Co. Ltd, founded in 2001. Their bicycles are distributed in Belgium, Denmark, UK, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Greece, Canada, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and Philippines.

Kuota
TypePrivate
IndustryBicycle industry
Founded2001; 21 years ago (2001), Villasanta
Headquarters,
Italy
Area served
Worldwide
ProductsBicycles and related components
ParentKuota International Co. Ltd.
Websitekuotacycle.it
A Kuota Kebel at the Halfords Tour Series 2010 in Chester
A Kuota-road.cc rider at the Halfords Tour Series 2010 in Chester

ProductsEdit

Kuota focuses on carbon fibre reinforced resin (CFR) frames from the beginning, which are produced exclusively in its own manufacturing facilities. The product range includes road, time trial, triathlon, cyclo-cross and mountain bike frames, all made of CFR only.

In 2003 the Khan model was named “Best Bike of the Year” by the French bicycle magazine Le Cycle.

Involvement in cycling and triathlonEdit

Kuota is sponsor of the UCI continental road cycling team Team RothAKROS since the beginning of season 2017. From 2002 to 2017, KUOTA was sponsor or cosponsor of several professional road cycling teams such as Team Uniqa (2007), OUCH–Maxxis (2009), Indeland [2010], Kalev Chocolate-Kuota (2010), Team Dila (200X),[clarification needed] Ag2r–La Mondiale (2010–2013), Agritubel (2009) and Androni Giocattoli (2015–2016)[1] as well as several U23 and junior cycling teams. In 2015 Kuota started sponsoring Lensworld.eu–Zannata, a UCI women's road cycling team.

For the 2018 and 2019 seasons, Kuota provided bikes for the UCI Pro Continental team Cofidis.

In triathlon, Kuota has been supporting several international athletes, such as two time Ironman world champion Normann Stadler, Andy Böcherer and Andy Potts. Kuota is currently[when?] sponsoring the 2016 Challenge Fuerteventura champion and 2016 4th at Ironman Kona Anja Beranek (since 2015), the two time Italian Olympic triathlete and 2016 Ironman Taiwan champion Daniel Fontana (since 2009) and British Triathlon squad member Tom Bishop (since 2017).

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "News shorts: AG2R renews through 2018, Androni on Kuota". cyclingnews.com. 14 October 2014. Retrieved 12 September 2021.

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