10/01/2021 at 4:21 PM CEST
NZTE, the commercial office of the New Zealand Embassy in Spain, promoted the presentation in Madrid of three innovative New Zealand technology and sports equipment brands on the afternoon of Thursday, September 30, with a strong focus on innovation and sustainability.
UBCO 2×2 adventure It is a 2×2 electric motorcycle, unique and singular in the market for its commitment to sustainability and its technical characteristics, such as its two-wheel drive. Enrollable and ready for adventure, on and off the road since its use is not only focused on country trails but it can also be used on the road and in urban areas.
Bike Kids Ride Shotgun has oriented its work so that mothers and fathers, with children between 2 and 5 years old, can enjoy mountain biking together with a series of innovative sustainable accessories that allow the little ones to participate in adult activities . The adapted saddle and the handlebar for mountain bikes are two peculiarities in its wide catalog of accessories to personalize the use of it.
The Manta 5 water bike, with carbon fiber foils, it is a perfect example of the essence of the country, a futuristic bicycle that walks on water using the technology of the America’s Cup catamarans. Innovation and sustainability go hand in hand in this product with an unmistakable New Zealand stamp.
The event was attended by the New Zealand Ambassador to Spain, Nigel Fyfe; the counselor of the New Zealand commercial office, Elena Ortuño; and Tom Stevens, commercial consultant of the New Zealand commercial office in Spain, as well as the representatives of the brands.
In addition, the event enjoyed two luxury godfathers, the New Zealanders Peter Burling and Blair Tuke, considered the two best sailors in the world. Winners of three medals in the last three Olympic Games in the 49er class, including a gold in Rio 2016, this pair of Kiwi sailors has won six World Championships and has been part of the Team New Zealand team of the America’s Cup that won the victory in 2017 and 2021. Both sailors have received the title of World Sailor of the Year by the International Sailing Federation, and all these sporting achievements Burling and Tuke add up to the creation of the ‘Live Ocean’ Foundation, which works for the environmental conservation of the oceans. Burling and Tuke will participate in the Sail GP in Cádiz, which will take place next weekend, October 8-10.
With the return of the presence of the events, the attendees were able to talk with those responsible for the brands as well as taste a selection of products from the country.