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Polygon's vision is to become a world class bike manufacturer that are innovative, productive, efficient and competitive - this fits well with Orange Monkey Pro Team.

Their mission is to produce, distribute and market high quality products with added-value, to raise competitive ability into a company that is slim, dynamic, efficient and effective, with a major in quality craftmanship and technology development.

Orange Monkey Pro Team are delighted to be associated with Polygon Bikes. Based in Indonesia and with a growing reputation within the bicycle industry for both style and innovation we cannot think of a better brand to be beneath our athletes.


Schwalbe UK started in 1985 and are run from their high-tec warehouse in Shropshire, which has the storage capacity of 500,000 tyres! Schwalbe Tyres are the market leaders in Europe.

Orange Monkey Pro Team has put Schwalbe rubber between us and the trails for the past 5 years! Being able to trust your tyres is essential for any cyclist. We thank Schwalbe UK for their loyalty and belief shown in our team.


Staying true to producing almost everything in Taiwan and investing in better technology and its workers has gotten Taya to the forefront in sustainable chain manufacturing without gambling on manufacturing in other countries.

The range of TAYA chains has greatly expanded but bicycle chains remain the core business of Taya chains


Primal, a leader in custom cycling apparel since 1992, has continued to set the bar for excellence in design, construction and performance. Always seeking to progress, Primal continually incorporates new technologies to deliver a superior product.

Primal Custom Apparel is made for cyclists that demand only the best - the best in themselves and the best in performance. Cycling teams, bicycle clubs, local bike shops, corporations and events around the world represent the diverse clientele that chooses Primal. At its core, Primal is a collective of cyclists, business people and artists who have found a way to combine their talents to produce cycling apparel that encourages athletes to progress not only in sport but in life.


ZipVit was founded in 1999 and quickly grew to establish itself as the one of the UK’s leading suppliers of vitamins and minerals. This success was founded on providing great value, premium quality, effective products; with excellent customer service.

The newly developed sports nutrition range builds on these core values and has been developed by leading food scientists and doctors, applying the very latest scientific developments in sports nutrition. Production quality is also paramount, and ZipVit it is one of the few companies to manufacture all of its products to the rigorous standards of the British Retail Consortium (BRC). This is globally regarded as the benchmark for best practice in the food industry and specific ZipVit products also attain GMP, ISO9000 and ISO2000 certifications.


KCNC are established worldwide as manufacturers of light-weight, high quality bicycle components, producing the world's best cnc'd cycle parts from the most advanced aluminium, scandium and titanium alloys. They produce an extensive range of cycle parts from top end road and mtb race, DH, Freeride and BMX. The top end components are of exceptional quality and by using advanced alloys engineered for performance they can easily compete with carbon fibre products.

For the fifth year running Orange Monkey Pro Team will use the lightweight components from KCNC. These components have been exceptional, improving the bikes overall weight considerably whilst maintaining the stiffness required. We are delighted that Clee-Cycles have chosen us to showcase their great products to the UK market once again.


We are delighted to once again be sponsored by Madison who are the UK importer for Shimano.

Madison has come a long way since 1977, from its modest beginnings as a small suburban bicycle shop in North West London, to what we now proudly boast as being the UK’s leading distributor of bicycle parts and accessories, as well as the UK’s fastest growing motocross and freesports equipment supplier.


The team will be using a selection of saddles which are specifically designed for the XC discipline and benefit from the unique PROLOGO CPC technology. This technology is exclusive to PROLOGO and will ensure that the team riders can maintain their optimum riding position no matter what the terrain.


Since the introduction of the eggbeater pedal in 2002, crankbrothers has been dedicated to the needs of cross country racers. The cobalt product matrix shows the newest selection of lightweight, high-performance pedals, wheelsets, seatposts and more. Find your group of complimentary xc components, available in four different levels: 1, 2, 3, or 11. In terms of price and design features, level 1 gets you to the start line, and level 11 puts you on the podium. All are light, fast, and turn heads.


HEDCAMz have sourced some of the best high quality HD (high definition) wearable camcorders available on the market today and are proud to be associated with the leading brands.

We also offer a repair facility too! So don’t be too upset if your GoPro, Drift or Contour develops a problem or you throw it off a cliff! Send it back to us and we will see if it’s repairable, if its not we will give you a trade-in discount against a new one.


We are… warm, welcoming and exclusive to you! Nick established NJW Hair with a unique philosophy in mind over 10 year ago, He wanted to recreate the feel of the boutique salons you find in the big city but present it locally.

Orange Monkey Pro Team are excited to be involved with local brand, NJW Hair & Beauty and look forward to helping push local business in the community. Its another great fit for the team as looking good, healthy and vibrant is all part of an athletes life.


XCRacer are one of the only Cross-Country dedicated websites in the UK. A fully interactive site with News, Forums, Blogs, Reviews, it is a lifeline to many "xc-racers" from around the country!

The team are happy to welcome XCRacer.com in 2013 and cant wait to provide this growing website with our race reports, stories, videos and more throughout a jam packed season of racing!


The CycleOps Power Training System is used by elite athletes and cycling enthusiasts worldwide. Reknowned Exercise Physiologist, Allen Lim, PhD and Indoor Cycling pioneer Angie Sturtevant created the fundamental theories behind the CycleOps Power Training System. They took the proven formula for success in the outdoor world and brought it into the Indoor Cycling realm.

Orange Monkey Pro Team are constantly thriving to improve and this is why we have teamed up with Paligap UK, the UK distributor of the CycleOps Power Tap system to provide the team with cutting edge technology to ensure our riders train to the best of their ability. The data gained by our coaching staff has already shown significant improvements, which will be clear for all to see on the race track!


Squirt is a NEW GENERATION emulsion chain lubricant. It lubricates better, stays on the chain longer and keeps the chain clean. It is a wax based, long lasting dry lube that does not contain harmful solvents and is environmentally friendly.

We are delighted to team up with the UK distributor of Squirt Lubricant once again. In2Dust will be providing the team with this new concept lubricant, which has already been a huge hit with our mechanics and riders. We also have the pleasure of testing their new range of cleaners, which will soon be available to the UK market!