Prochem’s Bike Giveaway at AOG 2019
The Cervelo S5 is an aerodynamic road bike built for the fastest sprinters in the world. It is stiffer and more aerodynamic than ever before, while offering excellent comfort and ride quality. If you live for the exhilaration of going fast, the S5 will give you every possible advantage. This year at AOG, Prochem Pipeline Products in conjunction with their parent PON company will be giving visitors the opportunity to win a Pon.Bikes Cervélo S5.
One hundred years ago, Mijndert Pon entered the bicycle trade. He sold 24 bikes per year. Could he have foreseen the growth of the bicycle trade? Today Pon.Bike sells some 800,000 bicycles per year, manufactured by 10 different brands, worldwide.
Pon.Bike is a global group of brands that provides the best bikes in any market segment – from off-road downhill racing, to urban luggage carriers. They pride themselves on creating a wide portfolio of innovative products, at the highest quality, and at great value for money. Whether you are looking for a connected e-bike, a state-of-art full carbon road racer, or a traffic-free way to get the kids to school, they have a bike to fit your needs.
Pon.Bike is one of 4 Pon clusters which also includes Automotive, Industrial Mobility and Equipment and Power Systems. These clusters make encompass each of the products, services and solutions that Pon offers globally. Employing a workforce of nearly 13,000 people, over 450 locations in 32 countries, including Prochem Pipeline Products who is a leading supplier of superior piping products, mechanical instrumentation and valving solutions for over 60 years.
Pon.Bike is the only cluster within Pon that both manufactures and sells the products it supplies, which include bicycles and bicycle parts and accessories. With manufacturing plants in Dieren (NL), Santa Crus (USA) and Cloppenburg (Germany). Pon.Bike meets growing consumer demand, investing in research and development, production, assembly, sales and dealer support. And of course, in its 1,300-strong workforce! It’s sustainable and innovative designs including e-bikes are the spearhead behind the cluster’s growth ambitions. With leading bicycle brands like Gazelle, Cervélo, Union, Focus, Kalkhoff, Univega, Raleigh and Rixe under their umbrella, Pon offers a complete portfolio from children’s bikes, e-bikes, high-end competition bikes and racing bikes, to parts and accessories.
With the launch of the new S5 this month, Pon is looking forward to seeing Cervélo bikes being ridden to victory once again at some of the most prestigious cycling events in the world. Pon identifies with the mentality of top athletes, with one of their core values being a “passion to Perform” and placing a particular value on health and fitness. They host an annual Pon Olympics event, organised by Move to Win, in which there has been a push to get many employees worldwide moving. The bicycle is the perfect answer to social challenges related to health, ageing and congested cities. Pon’s growth ambitions target various consumer segments.
Whoever pedals the fastest, wins the race. If only it were that simple. Speed cycling is a complicated and intricate game, in which the professional athlete’s tool – the racing bike 0 often makes the difference between winning and losing. Cervélo bicycles are widely recognised as some of the most aerodynamic, fast and technologically advanced racing machines in the peloton. In the coming years, Cervélo will supply frames to Team Sunweb, one of the top Pro Tour cycling teams, in a bid to make their raiders even quicker. With the technical teams and riders working closely together, they will share knowledge and expertise for the benefit of ongoing enhancement to the frames.
Pon through Cervélo has also been a sponsor of the British Cycling Team for some years. Other Pon. Bike brands, too, support top athletes in the world of cycling. Gazelle sponsor Team NL, the national Dutch team, for the Olympic Games. Well-known, popular athletes on the Dutch Olympic Team are ambassadors for the brand. The performance potential of FOCUS products is demonstrated by several teams and athletes, including professional mountain biker Geoff Gulevich. Meanwhile Santa Cruz Bicycles has supported their “Syndicate” downhill mountain bike athletes for over a decade and has the most successful and followed team in the history of the sport now.
Prochem Pipeline Products will be exhibiting the new Cervélo S5 at their stand at AOG this year as well as items from their own product range. Visit them to see how their knowledge and experience coupled with a comprehensive product range through six stocking branches across Australia can help source and supply your company and a chance to win the new Cervélo S5.