Trek Bicycle Corporation is a manufacturer of bikes and accessories and components of American cycling, which it distributes under the brands Trek, Gary Fisher, Bontrager, Klein and previously also Lemond Racing Cycles. Headquartered in Waterloo, Wisconsin, Trek bikes are marketed through 1,700 commercials in North America, subsidiaries in Europe and Asia, and distributors in 90 countries around the world. In December 1975, Richard (Dick) Burke and Bevel Hogg created Trek Bicycle as a subsidiary of Roth Corporation, a dealer based in Milwakee.
In early 1976, with a staff of five, Trek began building steel frames in Waterloo, Wisconsin, within a mid-range market dominated by Japanese and Italian models. Trek built around 900 soldiers manually in that first year, each selling for less than $ 200. Later on, and in that same year, Trek Bicycle was incorporated into society.
In 1977 he opened his first retail distributor, Penn Cycle, in Bloomington, Minnesota. In three years, sales reached $ 2 million. At present it is considered as one of the best brands in the world.
In a rapidly evolving world, where limits are constantly pushed further by technological innovation, KOO is setting the trend. Founded in 2016, KOO has won the challenge to bring a breath of fresh air to the universe of premium-quality performance product.
At the core of our mission lies our deep commitment to offering cutting-edge products, entirely designed and crafted in Italy, which seamlessly blend technological excellence, superior materials and an iconic design.
All KOO Sunglasses and Goggles are developed and manufactured to the highest standards and put through rigorous testing to ensure consistent quality and safety. Top-notch Zeiss® lenses are fitted as standard for unparalleled clarity and protection
Their passion for cycling and their wide experience at product design are the two elements that joined to create GOBIK in 2010.
Nowadays their Project is a reality that breathes personality and innovation. Based on the idea that style and technology are not only compatible but complementary and necessary, they search a product that’s unique and different.
Gobik is born from hard work, experience and shared emotions shared with their team, clients and all the riders who test their garments in competitions and races. They bet for a sustained and sustainable develop. Their efforts and constancy lead them to achieve new challenges day by day…
L’Étape du Tour is, obviously, an immense sporting challenge. But it is also a tourist adventure which will enable you to discover some of the most beautiful parts of France. From Alpine valleys to the Tourmalet, the giant of the Pyrenees, every year the regions which host the event offer breathtaking scenery.
And because the love of cycling knows no borders, and because the Tour itself is a giant, L’Étape du Tour has given rise to several other races around the world, offering you even more stunning landscapes in the same race conditions as the Tour de France.