Novatec Wheels is pleased to announce the signing of Mountain Biking World Champion Brian Lopes. Brian has had an unprecedented 20 year career as a professional cyclist and has earned 19 championship titles including 4 (four) USA Cycling MNTB World Championships, 6 (six) UCI World Cup Championships and 9 U.S. National Championships. Brian began by racing BMX for most of his childhood which led to a professional career at the age of 17. He has competed on the BMX circuit for 7 years before channeling all his efforts in 1993 to mountain biking. In addition to having earned more UCI World Cup titles than any other male racer in the history of the Sport, Brian has been an icon for the sport in televised, print and web based media. Brian was inducted into the Mountain Bike and American Bicycle Association BMX Hall of Fame in 2008. For more information on Brian, please visit his site at http://www.brianlopes.com.
Novatec the business segment and premier wheel product line brand manufactured by Joy Industrial, Ltd. Established in 1971 Joy Industrial has since produced outstanding performance hubs for nearly every brand of wheel in the bicycle industry worldwide. Novatec continues to invest in R&D and is committed to continued product innovation throughout its wheel offerings. Signing Brian Lopes will further strengthen Novatec’s commitment to excellence in bicycle wheels. For more information on Novatec please visit our website at http://www.novatecwheels.com.
Source: Hector Martinez