Team RPM, the premier masters cycling team in the Southwest of the United States, and Viner bikes have announced a sponsorship agreement for the 2005 racing season. The company, known for its Italian hand-crafted frames looks to Team RPM for key exposure to the racing marketplace. Team RPM, based in Scottsdale, AZ, is one of the premier masters cycling teams in the Southwest. Since its inception, Team RPM has repeatedly won the Arizona Masters Road Race, Criterium and Hill Climb championships and places on the podium more than 30 times each season. Team RPM competes throughout the Southwest as well as selected National and International events including the Masters World Games held annually in Austria.
Viner bikes have been building bicycles by hand since 1947 in Italy. The company fabricates racing bicycles of steel, alloy and carbon in its factory near Tuscany, Italy. Viner has been ridden to victory in races such as the Giro d’Italia. Viner bikes specialize in customer specific custom geometry.