Amped Portable Power has teamed up with FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) as the official Portable Power Partner of one of South Africa’s premier three-day-stage mountain bike (MTB) events.

Launched in November 2013, Amped has a range of portable power units that recharge USB devices such as smart-phones, GPS tracking units, lights, MP3 players, action cameras, tablets and more.

“We are very excited to welcome Amped as an official partner to the FNB W2W,” says Michael Meyer, FNB W2W MTB Director.  “As the organizers of the FNB W2W we’re continuously striving to improve the rider experience at each of the three events.  Amped will provide a fantastic service to all riders taking part in 2014.  They will be able to stay in contact with their loved ones while taking on the FNB W2W MTB Challenge.  Our team can also stay connected for longer while out on route”.

“Access to power is one of the major rider needs on events,” says Rob Wright, a keen mountain biker and Founder of Amped Portable Power.  “Communication at the event is imperative to everyone, from riders to the event crew.  Race villages are inundated with demands to charge phones, GPS devices, cameras etc.  Amped provides the power to stay in touch with work, friends and family”.

“It’s great to be associated with one of South Africa’s leading mountain bike events,” continues Wright.  “We’re looking forward to interacting with thousands of riders, sponsors and crew.  Expect a hands-on product experience and the ability to recharge all of your technology on the go”.

Amped will have a number of special offers for riders taking on the 2014 FNB W2W MTB events, including 300 limited edition FNB W2W MTB branded Carbon 6’s.  Be the first to purchase one online http://amped.co.za/product/carbon-6-fnbw2w/

Starting in the Winelands of Somerset West, riders cross through (and over) 13 wineries, 26 private farms, six mountains, historic roads and mountain passes, nature conservation areas (including the Kogelberg Biosphere) before finishing within sight of the famous whales of Hermanus!

•    FNB Wines2Whales MTB Adventure:  31 October 2014 until 02 November 2014
•    FNB Wines2Whales MTB Ride:  03 November 2014 until 05 November 2014
•    FNB Wines2Whales MTB Race:  07 November 2014 until 09 November until 2014

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For more information on Amped Portable Power Chargers contact 084 534 5356 or visit www.amped.co.za

About FNB Wines2Whales:
FNB Business and FNB Private Clients have made a joint commitment to sponsor the annual Wines2Whales Mountain Bike Events.
FNB’s ongoing strategy is to support local and community events that show the potential to grow. This sponsorship affirms our dedication to providing an experience that is beyond expectation, through a sport that continues to grow in popularity as one of the key activities in the South African sporting calendar.
The annual FNB Wines2Whales Mountain Bike Events are aligned to our belief that adventure is the heart of innovation and this is one of many platforms on which we seek to make a lasting connection with new and existing clients.
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For more information on the FNB Wines2Whales MTB events contact 083 760 3158, e-mail race@wines2whales.co.za, adventure@wines2whales.co.za or ride@wines2whales.co.za or visit www.wines2whales.co.za

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