The right Caffélatex quantity: mountain, fat, road, cyclocross

How much Caffélatex is the right quantity? This question is much more complicated than it looks like. The easy answer is the one everybody knows: “60 ml/2 ounces for mtb tyres, half of that for road” but it’s just too generic. Several parameters need to be evaluated: external humidity and temperature play a role, as […]

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  • EffettoMariposa app available for iOS and Android

    EffettoMariposa app available for iOS and Android

    Keep yourself updated on Effetto Mariposa products and news on your favourite iOS/Android mobile device! Then, check out our technical videos to get the most out of your Giustaforza bicycle-specific torque wrench and Caffelatex tyre sealant…

  • 2015 range is coming!

    2015 range is coming!

    Here below a quick anticipation of our 2015 range: detailed updates to each product will follow soon. IMPROVED PRODUCTS There’s no such a thing as a “perfect” product, we rather believe in constant refinement. These products have all been modified and improved : Giustaforza II 2-16 Deluxe: for both Pro (red) and std (black) versions […]

  • iCaffélatex app now available for iOS and Android

    iCaffélatex app now available for iOS and Android

    Tyre sealants are a must for the performance-oriented cyclist, to avoid unplanned stops before the finish line because of punctures. The big question is: how much sealant is the right quantity? The new iCaffélatex app calculates the optimal quantity of Caffélatex sealant needed per wheel, based on tyre size (diameter, width) and tyre construction (Tubeless, […]

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  • Paez delivers hat-trick at Sellaronda Hero

    Paez delivers hat-trick at Sellaronda Hero

    The Colombian athlete tops the Italian Marathon for third year in a row Selva Val Gardena (Northern Italy), Sat. June 21, 2014. Leonardo Paez re-affirmed himself as the king of Südtirol Sellaronda Hero, clinching the third win in a row in Selva Val Gardena’s Marathon race and once again making Bianchi – Official Sponsor of […]

  • EM confirm their 2014 technical sponsorship to leading athletes and teams

    EM confirm their 2014 technical sponsorship to leading athletes and teams

    In 2014 Effetto Mariposa reconfirm their full support as Technical Sponsor to teams involved in XC (i.idro DRAIN Bianchi, Scott Racing Team, Silmax X-Bionic, Team Reparto Sport – Lee Cougan, Trivium Lee Cougan), Enduro (GT Pulse Session, Life Cycle), DH and Freestyle (GT/360Degrees), Road (Colpack). Talented, passioned athletes which Effetto Mariposa believe in: Branden Rakita […]

  • Paez earns 11th seasonal win at Popobike

    Paez earns 11th seasonal win at Popobike

    Metepec-Atlixco (Mex.), Oct. 27, 2013. TX Active Bianchi’s Leonardo Paez finished the MTB season on a high, raising arms in the final race of the season, the 10th Popobike in Mexico. The Colombian rider topped the 60km race preceding Johnny Cattaneo and Ilias Periklis. TX Active-Bianchi’s élite-U23 team closed the season bagging no less than 29 […]

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  • Giustaforza II, Slowtwitch.com, USA, 10/2013

    Giustaforza II, Slowtwitch.com, USA, 10/2013

  • Prestigious results for the TX Active-Bianchi junior team

    Prestigious results for the TX Active-Bianchi junior team

    Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013. TX Active Bianchi’s junior Chiara Teocchi was the best among women in the 6th Ciclocross della Vallagarina, CX race in Villa Lagarina (northern Italy), ahead of Giulia Dal Pozzo and Anna Oberpaleiter. Teammate Giorgio Rossi placed second among Juniors. TX Active-Bianchi’s Katia Moro topped the female cadets series in the CX Trofeo […]

  • Longo and Paez on podium at Andora Bike-Mirco Celestino

    Longo and Paez on podium at Andora Bike-Mirco Celestino

    Andora (Northern Italy), Sun. October 6th, 2013. TX Active-Bianchi Team extended its winning streak taking another one-two at Andora Bike-Mirko Celestino, 44,5 km race in Andora. Marathon Italian champion Tony Longo clinched his seventh seasonal joy taking a solo win ahead of his teammate Leonardo Paez, World Marathon Bronze Medallist. Third place for Damiano Ferraro. […]

  • Paez celebrates his tenth seasonal victory at Gimondibike

    Paez celebrates his tenth seasonal victory at Gimondibike

    Iseo (Northern Italy), Sept. 29, 2013. TX Active Bianchi’s Leonardo Paez delivered the best birthday gift for his President Felice Gimondi by taking the top spot at Gimondibike, a 39,7 km MTB race with start and finish in Iseo. Bronze medallist at XCM Worlds, the Colombian élite built his tenth seasonal victory on the final climb, […]

  • Megaenduro2RX in Vallnord: Karim Amour is the 2013 European Champion!!

    Megaenduro2RX in Vallnord: Karim Amour is the 2013 European Champion!!

    Vallnord (Andorra), September 14-15, 2013. Amazing weekend for Karim Amour (Kona), as at the end of the final stage of Megaenduro2RX he is first in the general classification and maintains his European Champion title, ahead of David Schmied and Nicolas Filippi. Congratulations!! Karim Amour is proudly sponsored by Effetto Mariposa

  • Val di Sole M.: EM takes the podium again with TX Active-Bianchi and Silmax Cannondale

    Val di Sole M.: EM takes the podium again with TX Active-Bianchi and Silmax Cannondale

    Malè (Northern Italy), September 15th, 2013. TX Active-Bianchi’s Tony Longo celebrated his fifth seasonal win in the Val di Sole Marathon’s premiere edition (60-km race), ahead of his teammate Leonardo Paez and Silmax Cannondale’s Johann Pallhuber. Effetto Mariposa is a proud 2013 Technical Sponsor of the TX Active-Bianchi and Silmax Cannondale teams.   Source: TX […]

  • Effetto Mariposa 2014 Catalogue

    Effetto Mariposa 2014 Catalogue

    Enjoy our latest product catalogue, starring the “Caffélatex cow”. View catalogues of the previous years: Effetto Mariposa 2013 Catalogue Effetto Mariposa 2011-2012 Catalogue  

  • Effetto Mariposa 2013 Catalogue

    Effetto Mariposa 2013 Catalogue

    The “Effetto Mariposa astronaut”, taking our Giustaforza II torque wrench to new heights and showcasing Effetto Mariposa 2013 product range

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