Groenewegen Seals Second Win in a Row at Tour De France
Team LottoNL-Jumbo's Dylan Groenewegen achieved a resounding performance on his Bianchi bike by winning his second stage in a row at the Tour de France. The Dutchman rode his Oltre XR4 to success in the stage 8, 181 km from Dreux to Amiens Métropole (France) on Saturday, July 14th.
Bianchi Introduces Road and Offroad New Models
Innovation and marginal gains, design and aerodynamics. Road and MTB, muscular and assisted, with optimized performance always at center: Bianchi introduces its new high-end models engineered with Bianchi CV vibration cancelling system, using Countervail®’s unique fiber architecture and viscoelastic resin.
Countervail® is the Hottest Tech in Sports Right Now and We've Got the Field Hockey Exclusive
The pros are saying it's a #gamechanger... and the stats agree. If you happen to be a tennis fan, you may have heard buzz about some of your fave pros using custom rackets with Countervail® technology. Last year, the Australian and French Opens were won with Countervail® rackets. And this year so far, the French Open has been won using Countervail®.
Bianchi riders, pro and recreational alike, are gearing up for another great season
In the premier episode of #RideBianchi, Tour de Romandie winner Primoz Roglic of Team LottoNL Jumbo discusses Bianchi's technological innovations and the role that Countervail® plays for him.
Bee Stinger Unveils MicroHex Stabilizers with Industry-First Vibration-Damping Technology
Bee Stinger, the archery-industry leader in stabilizers and related equipment, announces the new MicroHex stabilizer with Countervail® technology. Bee Stinger MicroHex is a wind-slicing, micro-diameter stabilizer that is the first and only stabilizer to use cutting-edge Countervail® material.
Serena Williams And Jelena Ostapenko Become The First Women To Appear in Abu Dhabi Tennis Championships
Women tennis players were in action for the first time at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Serena Williams began here preparations for the 2018 season playing French Open Champion Jelena Ostapenko. Both ladies use Wilson rackets featuring COUNTERVAIL® from Materials Sciences Corporation.
Bianchi and Team LottoNL-Jumbo aim high again in 2018
Team LottoNL-Jumbo and Bianchi are ready to tackle the 2018 season with high ambitions to repeat the good results of this year. Dylan Groenewegen for the bunch sprints at Tour de France, where Steven Kruijswijk will try to climb the GC, supported by stage hunter Primoz Roglic and Robert Gesink.
STX and Materials Sciences Corporation Announce Exclusive Product Agreement
Baltimore-based STX, LLC, a global sporting goods leader, today announced an exclusive partnership with Materials Sciences Corporation (MSC). Under the unique agreement, STX will have exclusive rights to MSC’s proprietary composite technologies in the sport of field hockey, with ongoing development being pursued in other categories.
Bianchi and Ferrari join forces for a range of bicycles
Bianchi, known as an iconic brand in the cycling world for its Italian creativity, innovation and design, joins forces with Ferrari, the revered sports car manufacturer and the most winning team in the history of Formula One, to launch the “Bianchi for Scuderia Ferrari” project under a licensing agreement.
Bianchi triumphs on the Champs Elisees as Groenwegen claims win in Paris
LottoNL-Jumbo and Bianchi ended a strong Tour de France on a high note in Paris: Dylan Groenewegen claimed the craved final stage of 2017 Tour de France, Montgeron-Paris Champs Elysees (105 km), taking his first career Grand Tour win, aboard his Bianchi Oltre XR4 featuring Countervail®, on Sunday July 23rd.
Roglic and Bianchi dominate the Galibier to seal Tour de France's Stage 17 Win
Team LottoNL-Jumbo's Primoz Roglic and Bianchi conquered one of Tour de France's most expected and fascinating stages, the 17th, 183 km from La Mure to Serre Chevalier (France) on Wednesday, July 19th. The Slovenian rode his Bianchi Oltre XR4 featuring Countervail®.
All-Countervail® Women's Final at the 2017 French Open
June 10, Paris, France. Jelena Ostapenko defeated Simona Halep in the finals to become the 2017 French Open Champion. Each player uses rackets made with Countervail®, licensed to Wilson by Materials Sciences Corporation of Horsham, PA. Jelena plays using the Wilson Blade 98 Countervail and Simona plays using the Burn 100 Countervail.
Serena Williams wins 2017 Australian Open with Wilson racket featuring Countervail®
Serena Williams defeated sister, Venus, in the finals to become the 2017 Australian Open Champion. Serena now has achieved more Grand Slam Wins (23) than anyone in the modern era and also regains her number one world ranking. Serena plays with the Wilson SR-104 racket, which contains Countervail® licensed to Wilson by Materials Sciences Corporation.
Wilson Sporting Goods announces new high performance tennis racket tested in HSCL lab
Global sporting goods manufacturer Wilson Sporting Goods Company introduced a new line of high-technology performance tennis rackets that were field-tested in the School of Kinesiology’s Human Sensorimotor Control Laboratory (HSCL) directed by Jürgen Konczak, Ph.D.
Oltre XR4 “Superbike of the Year”
The road.cc Superbike of the Year 2016-17 is the Bianchi Oltre XR4, a lightweight race bike that puts in a superb performance. It's agile and mega-stiff with pin-sharp handling, and it's comfortable enough that you can thoroughly enjoy long rides rather than counting down the miles until it's time to get off.
Wilson Sporting Goods infuses its new Burn Tennis Racket Collection with Countervail® Technology
Wilson Sporting Goods Co., announced today the introduction of its new 2017 Burn high performance racket line featuring Countervail® (CV) technology.
Bianchi and Team LottoNL-Jumbo to hunt for big goals in 2017
Sprint wins with Dylan Groenewegen in big races, Giro d'Italia's overall with Steven Kruijswijk, a stage victory with Robert Gesink at the Tour de France and the Spring classics with Lars Boom: Team LottoNL-Jumbo and Bianchi are ready to tackle the 2017 with ambitions.
Wilson Sporting Goods Co. introduces its 2017 Blade Performance Tennis Racket line featuring Countervail® Technology
Wilson Sporting Goods Co., announced today the introduction of four new high performance rackets to its Blade performance tennis franchise that feature Countervail® technology.
Wilson Unveils Serena Williams Signature Racquet with Countervail® Technology
Wilson held a big-time product reveal on Thursday night in New York City. In conjunction with Serena Williams and Milos Raonic, Wilson announced the launch of the new Blade Serena Williams (SW) 104 Autograph Racquet and newly designed 2017 Blade line, both incorporating innovative Countervail® technology.
MSC and Wilson Sporting Goods Announce Exclusive Collaboration
Materials Sciences Corporation and Wilson Sporting Goods have entered into an exclusive agreement to explore mutual technology opportunities in the sporting goods space.
Specialissima wins Super Bike of the Year
Cycling Plus has named the Bianchi Specialissima as their 2016 Super Bike of the Year.
Bianchi MTB Team unites with Countervail®
Bianchi introduces Methanol CV for Mountain Biking and unites with MSC to sponsor Team Bianchi COUNTERVAIL®.
Carbon Fiber 2015
Thanks for all the interest at CAM-X 2015 in Dallas. Next up: CompositesWorld’s 2015 Carbon Fiber conference at The Knoxville County Convention Center — Knoxville, Tennessee — Dec. 8-10, 2015.
Report from IBEX 2015
"Materials Sciences Corp. demonstrates the vibration cancelling of Countervail® in marine boom structures (left) while IBEX attendees peruse dozens of new products in the FUTURE MATERIALS exhibit."
Coming Fall 2015: Davey Sky Surfboards will be offering new models with Countervail®
Designed to be responsive with less chatter - high tech for sure - stay tuned for more info.
The Ultimate Gran Fondo Bike
"Bianchi's new Infinito CV is undoubtedly a race bike. The Italian bikemaker's Oltre XR.2 road bike may take center stage at races like the Tour de France, but whenever Bianchi-sponsored racers face rough roads, you'll see them aboard an Infinito."
Vibration-canceling composite technology
"But perhaps MSC’s most ingenious product is COUNTERVAIL®, which combines traditional vibration damping layer concepts with a patented fiber preform to offer “unparalleled” vibration reduction in composite structures."
Vibration-cancelling composite technology a boon for bicyclists
"Bicycle manufacturer Bianchi (Milan, Italy) was recently recognized for its updated Infinito CV carbon composite model, named “Bike of the Year” by bicycling Web site www.road.cc. The Infinito CV was ridden by cyclist Lars Boom to victory in Stage 5 of the 2014 Tour de France, a segment known for its teeth-chattering cobblestones."
Bianchi launch Aquila CV time trial bike
"Bianchi are launching a new time trial bike, the Aquila CV, that uses Countervail® vibration cancelling technology. The bike was raced for the first time on Saturday by Team Belkin’s Bauke Mollema and Laurens Ten Dam in the Tour de France’s Stage 20 time trial."