HT Components Welcomes Jerome Clementz & Announces New T1 Trail/Enduro Pedal

HT Components Welcomes Jerome Clementz

HT Components welcomes Jerome Clementz to the family of outstanding athletes.

Jerome Clementz joins an already impressive line-up of athletes in the HT family, including Aaron Gwin (DH), current UCI World Cup overall Champion. Jerome is one of the top Enduro riders in the world. In the 6 years Jerome has been riding Enduro, he’s become a World Enduro Champion (2013), a World Enduro Athlete winning EWS Chili (2014), Andes Pacifico (2014), 3x winner of the Megavalanche, 3x winner of Mountain of Hell, 3x winner of Enduro des Nations, winner of the Crankworx Whistler (2012), winner of the French Enduro Series Cup (2012). Jerome is signed on through the end of 2016.

Jerome will be a key athlete to ride on HT Components new T1 Pedals. The unique proprietary clipless pedals are the first Trail/Enduro pedals released by HT Components. Weighing in at 328g/per pair (titanium) and 368g/per pair (chromoly), the new T1 is mud resistant and easy to engage/disengage with its unique adjustable dual tension settings.  T1 will be available at the 2015 EuroBike show in Friedrichshafen, Germany on August 24-26.

“Jerome is one of the top Enduro racers in the world and is a great match for HT Components. He brings with him an impressive winning streak and represents the spirit of Enduro that HT Components admires,” stated TC Yang, General Manager of HT Components. “As our world gets smaller and smaller, it’s important we continue to look beyond all borders and find the best of the best. Jerome embodies the qualities we want to align with; he is world class.”

HT Components Announces the Release of New T1 Pedals

HT Components announces the availability of T1 clipless pedals. T1s are the first Trail/Enduro style clipless pedals HT Components has released. The pedals weigh in at 328g/per pedal (titanium spindle) and 368g/per pedal (chromoly spindle). 16.8 mm low profile and 68x83.5 mm base platform allows for increased stability on aggressive terrains. T1 features HTs unique proprietary clipless system with its adjustable dual tension settings for a secure foot holding under any condition.

Other Features Include:

  • Extruded CNC optimized aluminum for ultimate strength to weight ratio
  • CNC machined scm435 chromoly spindle for additional stiffness and strength
  • New EVO bearings system (needle bearings) and 1 DU bushing per side
  • 2 adjustable pins per side for additional traction
  • HT exclusive X1 or X1F cleats
  • 4 deg (X1), 8 deg (X1F) float and 13 deg release angle

“We couldn’t’t be more excited to introduce our first Trail/Enduro pedals to the market with our new athlete Jerome Clementz.” said TC Yang, General Manager at HT Components.

Jerome Clementz, one of the top Enduro riders in the world, stated, “The new T1s suit all my needs in term of performance in all the conditions. The T1 Pedals are light, resistant to mud and really easy to get in and out of. When I’m riding or racing, I can’t think about the placement of my feet on my pedals. The T1s keep my feet in place, yet allows me to easily disengage and re-engage when I need.”

T1 Pedals is an answer to the growing popularity of Enduro and Trail riding as part of HT Components commitment to deliver high quality engineering and design married with advanced technology.  T1 Pedals are available for immediate distribution worldwide.

HT (Hsing Ta), the high-end pedal brand of HTI was created in 2005 to meet increasing market needs. This important milestone allowed the company to introduce a variety of new designs to fulfill personalization and technology trends. Today, HT concentrates on developing the best performance bicycle components to allow top athletes to push their limits and amateurs feel like a pro.

For more information, go to ht-components.com

Credit: ​HT Components
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