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SCOTT Sports Partners with Velissimo for the 2013 tour of California

11 February 2013

SCOTT Sports has announced a joint venture with Hawaii-based Velissimo, a provider of luxury cycling tour vacations.  SCOTT Sports will be providing Velissimo, one of the Official Tour Operators of the 2013 Amgen Tour of California, with a fleet of SCOTT Foils to ride at the tour May 11th-20th.

Velissimo is offering a choice of three luxury vacations tours ranging from 4-10 days during the Tour of California.  Guests will stay in the finest accommodations, have VIP access to the race, and ride sections of the Tour of California course on SCOTT Foil bikes.

SCOTT's Foil is position as the Competition-Speed bicycle in SCOTT's product line.  The Foil represents the perfect balance of light weight, aerodynamics and stiffness resulting in the most advanced road racing bike available.  "We are extremely please about our partnership with SCOTT," said Velissimo owner Oliver Kiel.  "SCOTT's always been a great company to work with, and the Foil is an incredible bike that's a perfect fit for our clients."

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"SCOTT Sports is excited about our new partnership with Velissimo for the Amgen Tour of California and other tours to be announced in the future," said Adrian Montgomery, Marketing Director for SCOTT Sports Bicycle Division USA.


About Velissimo

Velissimo [vel-issi-mo] a fusion of the French word for bicycle - velo - and the Italian word for "very beautiful" - bellissimo.  Veilissimo: for the Love of the Ride.

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