Bicycle Industry Leader American Classic Helps Keep Zimmerman Advertising's Team zMotion on the Road to Victory
FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- American Classic - an
industry leader in bicycle wheel and component design - has signed on as
the official sponsor of the racing wheel sets for Team zMotion's Pro
1/2 Race Team. In addition to its success in the racing world, American
Classic wants to show its support of zMotion's philanthropic efforts and
American Classic is providing every member of zMotion's Pro 1/2 Race Team with Carbon 58 Tubulars. The wheels, which are designed to be light, stiff and aerodynamic, are especially fast for road racing.
"The goal of American Classic is to help make our customers' cycling
dreams come true by being a leader in the cycling industry," says
American Classic General Manager Ellen Kast. "We couldn't be happier to
sponsor fellow industry leader Team zMotion, especially because of what
this group gives back to its community."
Since its inception, zMotion has participated in countless charitable
rides throughout South Florida. zMotion is now involved with several
philanthropic organizations, including the National Multiple Sclerosis
Society, Hospice for Life, Kids in Distress and Joe DiMaggio Children's
Hospital. Year-to-date, zMotion has raised more than $1.2 million for
these and other causes.
zMotion is involved in numerous cycling advocacy efforts, most
notably its "Ride Right, Drive Right" campaign. "Ride Right, Drive
Right" is zMotion's campaign to educate both motorists and cyclists
about the need to share the roadways. The campaign's goal is to save
lives by building awareness. It has several components, one of which
involves working with the Florida Department of Transportation to design
and implement a road sign program.
zMotion's Pro 1/2 Race Team is led by team captain Grant Potter.
Overall, zMotion's racing team is comprised of approximately 30 members,
including Pro 1/2, Masters 35+, Masters 45+ and a Women's Team. Team
zMotion competes professionally in statewide races in all major
To find out more about zMotion, visit www.zmotion.org.
ABOUT AMERICAN CLASSIC
American Classic is emerging as a bicycle industry leader in the
wheel and component design arena, embracing improvement by fearlessly
fusing engineering technology, quality and style into the 2010 product
line. The company remains true to the original goal of Founder and
Engineer Bill Shook: Make bicycle sport enjoyable for all who want to
ride and race. American Classic has two facilities including a testing
facility and quality control center and an assembly plant. For 2010,
American Classic has a broad variety of unique designs in all
disciplines including road, track, triathlon, cyclo-cross, cross
country, all mountain, downhill and new handcycling. For more
information, visit www.amclassic.com.
zMotion is a Zimmerman Advertising Team. zMotion has become a
visible force in the South Florida cycling community. We ride to raise
money in the fight against MS. We ride to live healthy and enjoy life.
We ride because we care. And we ride because we can. We are blessed
with good health and the freedom to enjoy this great sport. For more
information, visit zMotion.org.
About Zimmerman Advertising
Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Zimmerman Advertising, an
Omnicom Group(TM) company, is the country's leading national retail
brand builder, and the 14th largest advertising agency in the United
States according to Adweek, with more than 1,100 full-time associates
and offices throughout the country, including New York, Los Angeles,
Chicago, Dallas and Atlanta. For information on the agency, visit http://www.zadv.com/.
To learn more about Jordan Zimmerman, his business philosophies and
opinions, visit his blogspot: www.yousleepwhenyoudie.com
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