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 […]

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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    Paez celebrates his tenth seasonal victory at Gimondibike

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

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

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

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  • SE Sprint 4: Karim Amour is back!

    SE Sprint 4: Karim Amour is back!

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    Val di Fassa Bike: Effetto Mariposa takes the podium

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    Caffélatex endorsed by Scott-Fittipaldi MTB Brazilian team

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