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BMC is a world-leading Swiss, Premium, Performance Cycling manufacturer. Established in 1994, its Headquarters are located in Grenchen at the foot of the Jura Mountains in the heart of the Swiss watch making industry where it also has its very own research and design facility; the Impec Lab. The company employs approximately 120 people, worldwide. BMC sponsors three major professional teams; the BMC Racing Team, BMC-Vifit Sport Professional Triathlon Team and the BMC Mountain Bike Team who have won accolades such as the Tour de France (2011), the UCI Elite MTB, Team Time Trial, and Road World Championships and many long-distance Ironman Championships.

BMC prizes tradition, but embraces technology. Its expertise is distilled from generations of bike making, while its competency comes from being thought-leaders in composite materials and cutting-edge, computer-aided bike design.

For more information: www.bmc-switzerland.com

Nutrition has been called long distance triathlon's fourth discipline. Vifit Sport supplies the BMC-Vifit Sport Pro Triathlon Team with certified and reliable nutritional support and products. Vifit Sport is a brand new range of sport nutrition and recovery products aimed at active sporters looking for the right products to support their muscles during and after exercises. The Vifit Sport product range was developed after years of scientific research and not only is their range functional, but also delicious and practical with a whole range of distinct flavours that have been sensory tested to the highest level and available handy and practical formats.

For more information: https://www.vifitsport.com

Uplace is an independent real estate group in the lifestyle business. We develop and invest in all in one experience destinations and in innovative office projects. Our flagship developments in Belgium include Uplace Brussels, the revitalization of a brownfield site in Machelen with a hotel, offices, retail, leisure and an iconic tower, and our office projects in Mechelen along the E19 highway. We are not a traditional real estate company; we are a real people company. We ask people how they want to live, work and relax and respond by developing, managing and investing in innovative property solutions that add value to communities. In the development of our projects we rely on our 30 year track record of 166 real estate projects nationally and internationally and our collaboration with premium research, project and business partners. At Uplace, every day is about developing potential. Just as in triathlon, we are all about perseverance, long term planning and mastering different disciplines simultaneously to deliver for our partners. Triathlon is the sport that best embodies our guiding principle, “There is more you in U”.

For more information: www.uplace.eu.



Listening to your body is one thing, understanding what it is telling you is an altogether different story. Polar helps you get under the skin of your training. We put it down to a combination of expertise in sports, physiology and electronics, coupled with a deep understanding of customer needs. It’s no surprise then that we’ve been leading the way in technological innovations and heart rate monitors since 1977. That is why the BMC-Vifit Sport athletes use the Polar Vantage V sport watch and M460 GPS bike computer.



There are demands. Standards. And there is uvex. uvex doesn't just comply with high demands, expectations and standards. They exceed them. uvex has decades of experience in developing bike helmets and is one of the major innovation drivers in this sector. With uvex cycling helmets you are always well prepared. That is why the BMC-Vifit athletes only use uvex helmets, including the race 8, race 9 and EDAero. uvex will also provide the BMC-Vifit athletes with high-performance race and training sunglasses and stylish leisure shades.



The BMC-Vifit athletes wear the Orca wetsuit for maximum speed, buoyancy and comfort. Orca also supplies the team with swim wear and goggles.



Craft is specialized in developing top quality funtional sportswear. Craft offers an innovative range of bike, run and triathlon apparel, socks and compression products combining the highest technologies with the latest trends. That is why the BMC-Vifit athletes wear Craft functional sportswear.


DT Swiss

DT Swiss AG is a company specilized in the production of high-quality wheels, known for their precision and reliability. The art of Swiss engineering and innovation have played a crucial role in DT Swiss’ rapid development. That is why the BMC-Vifit athletes use the DT Swiss wheels in training and racing.


BMW Le Couter

Triathlon comes with travel and logistics. BMC-Vifit staff and athletes can tackle both challenges with comfort, safety and style, thanks to the BMW 2 Gran Tourer series kindly made available by BMW Le Couter Tielt.



Elite has been developing cutting-edge and technological products for cycling and triathlon for over 30 years. From best in class turbo trainers, to aero drink bottles and bike transportation bags. Elite is the official BMC-Vifit Pro Triathlon Team supplier of turbo and bike trainers for all those indoor sessions. Elite will also provide the athletes with customized drink bottles and aero hydration systems. To accomodate all logistical needs the BMC-Vifit athletes will travel in style using the Elite transportations bags to safely carry their bikes around the world. 


Selle Italia

From comfort to positioning, saddles matter in a 180 km Ironman bike leg. The BMC-Vifit athletes use Selle Italia addles. The Iron Evo Triathlon saddle, conceived and designed exclusively for triathletes, is a blend of technology and innovation which allows the greatest performance to be achieved from two wheels, delivering incredible seat comfort without affecting the aerodynamics of the position.



Vittoria is the official bike tubulars and tyres supplier of the BMC-Vifit Sport Pro Triathlon Team. Since 1953 Vittoria Industries Ltd. has built highly reputable partnerships within in the cycling industry and created a unique brand image. Today’s Vittoria Industries Ltd. is the world’s leading manufacturer of bicycle tires, with an annual production of more than 7 million tires and 900.000 famous tubulars and cotton tires. Its research & development center develops the best racing tires for all levels, especially the unique Corsa Series cotton tires.


Full Speed Ahead

FSA is dedicated to taking your cycling performance to the next level. FSA offers our athletes world class bicycle components and the precision power data demanded by cycling and triathlon's elite. The BMC-Vifit athletes will use the FSA Powerbox carbon crankset to deliver the ultimate performance and provide them with the precision date needed to optimize their performance in training and during races.



Vision is the official extension, cradle and pad partner of the BMC-Vifit Pro Triathlon Team


Sands Beach

Sands Beach Active is the warm weather partner of the BMC-Vifit Pro Triathlon Team powered by Uplace. You will find our athletes getting race-ready at Sands Beach throughout the year.


Optimize Tri Boutique

Optimize Tri Boutique is the all-in-one destination store for triathletes, cyclists, runners and swimmers. Optimize Tri Boutique offers everything for the recreational endurance athlete under one roof. From best-in-class equipment, sport advice and testing to coaching and specialized consultations.


Best Swim Centre

To prepare for the Ironman 70.3 Mallorca and their late spring races, the BMC-Vifit Sport athletes travel to Mallorca for a training camp in collaboration with the Best Swim Centre in Colonia Sant Jordi.



OGIO is an innovative designer of bags with unique styling that is infused with intelligent designs. Their bags cover all logistic and travel needs for the BMC-Vifit Pro Triathlon Team powered by Uplace.


Training Peaks

TrainingPeaks’ data management system will allow the team members to manage their training and race data in the most efficient way and measure their progress. This secure follow-up must help the athletes to achieve peak athletic performance.


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