Scott Sports India brings Avanti bicycles to the country
Scott Sports India, is all set to introduce the Avanti brand of bicycles in the country, ensuring that there’s no dearth of high-quality bikes for cycling enthusiasts. Avanti is an Olympic-medal winning bike brand and after their success in New Zealand and Australia, the brand is here in our market with its Avanti Giro FM1 cycle for both men and women. The price for the bicycle starts from Rs. 40,990.
The Avanti bicycle brand was established in 1985 and since then, they have been committed to creating high-quality bikes such as the Giro FM1. Designed at Avanti Design Technology ADT, the Giro FM1 features a lightweight aluminium frame with smooth welds and it also marks the debut of the Microshift Acolyte gearing system in India. Featuring a spring-lock clutch mechanism, this gearing system is traditionally seen only on high-end bikes. The Giro FM1 also gets a version for women, named the FM1, and it features a different frame with a women-specific geometry and a wider saddle with a higher density. Jaymin Shah, Managing Director commented on Avanti’s launch in India, saying, “We are extremely excited to launch Avanti Bikes – our third cycling brand in India from the SCOTT group. Avanti represents a unique opportunity because it is a product designed specifically for the southern hemisphere countries. After being in New Zealand & Australia, we look forward to Avanti Being in India”. He further added that “We aim to have 100 dealer partners across the country with 12 models launching over the next 6 months, which will include kids bikes, road bikes & commuter bikes. We aim to add more kids, teenagers, and commuters to the cycling community in India.”
With a launch price of Rs. 40,990, Avanti plans to position the GIRO FM1 competitively in the market, available in a choice of a red and white paint scheme. Avanti’s bicycles are available in the country through more than 70 dealers, and they can also be booked online by visiting their website.