UCI partners with JEC Group and SPE to launch Cyclitech.

Composites experts to gather in Brussels for Cyclitech conference

The first conference on composite technologies in cycling is to be staged in Brussels in December. Cyclitech is being organised by JEC Group, a composites industry association and is co-sponsored by the Society of Plastics Engineers and the Union Cycliste Internationale.

Speakers will include Phil White, co-founder of Cervelo, Mark Barfield, tech manager at the UCI as well as the UCI’s composites expert Professor Jan Anders Manson.

The two-day conference will discuss subjects such as failure analysis, failure prevention and design in relation to strength and performance.

Companies expected to attend the €675 conference include Corima, Cervelo, KTM Technologies, Oxeon AB – TeXtreme, BMC, BCOMP, All Head Composites, Time Sport International, e-Xstream, BikeLabs International, Altair/Rolo Bikes and Progressiv Engineering.

Cyclitech will take place December 8th and 9th, with a second conference due to be staged in the US in 2016.

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