Stages® officially enters the Asian cycling market
BOULDER, CO, November 24, 2014—Stages® Cycling now available in South Korea, via Welltuned, a distribution branch of the venerable Hung-A corporation. This new partnership serves as Stages Cycling’s entry to the Asian Cycling market and the latest installment of Stages Cycling’s continued international expansion.
Welltuned will exclusively sell and distribute Stages Cycling products within South Korea only. This latest appointment marks a milestone— of entry to the Asian Cycling market—for the Boulder, CO based manufacturer and puts the Stages Power meter into five, key, global markets for 2014, including: South Korea, South Africa, UK and Ireland, Australia and New Zealand and continental Europe.
“We’re really pleased to forge a partnership with a distributor that has such deep cycling roots,” said Eric Jaworsky, VP of sales for Stages Cycling. “There has been high demand for Stages Power coming from Asia and especially Korea, so we’re thrilled to have found a partner in Welltuned. We know they will uphold the same standard for education and service for the Stages Power meter that we’ve worked hard to bring to each new global market we enter.”
Welltuned is an established distributor serving the South Korean cycling market for more than 60 years. Its long history and experience supporting technical brands provides foundation for the category leading customer support Stages Cycling strives to offer across the globe.
With this latest expansion of its global market the crank-based Stages Power meter is making power-based training available to all types of riders through unique design, low weight, and an economical price point.
The Stages Power meter, which was launched in North America in 2012, is sold factory installed — by Stages Cycling, in Boulder, CO USA — to aluminum crank arms throughout the Cannondale, FSA, Shimano, and SRAM ranges.
Stages Power meters will be available in South Korea starting January 2015.
Stages Cycling, US: Matt Pacocha, email@example.com, +1 303-953-4759
Welltuned, South Korea: Frank Park, Welltuned, Overseas Marketing, assistant manager, firstname.lastname@example.org, +82(0)2-577-5590
Stages Cycling LLC, based in Boulder, CO, launched the Stages Power meter at Interbike in September 2012. The new Stages Power meter immediately made waves in the power measurement category. The new meter’s high-tech feature set, extremely low weight, unique direct left sided direct measure design, and economical cost make it the best choice for cyclists looking to train with power, including the two-time Tour de France champions, Team Sky