With over 32 years experience in sales marketing and distribution in the UK in the bicycle and sporting goods trade, Vielo Sports have an established brand building history.
Ian set up and ran Scott Sports subsidiary for 15 years from 1995 to 2010. The UK subsidiary was turning over £24M and was the most profitable subsidiary in Scott Sports group.
Vielo Sports (Formerly known as Storck Raddar UK LTD) was formed in 2011 and started to Distribute Storck bikes in the high-end sector of the UK market. In just 4 years Vielo became Storck’s largest global customer and led the brand through global marketing generated by ourselves. Vielo finished trading with Storck in February 2017
June 2016 Vielo Sports secured UK distribution of Lightweight wheels in the UK and have been focusing on positioning the brand in the hearts and minds of UK consumers.
January 2018 Vielo Sports launched our own brand. The Vielo bike brand was launched with the V+1. 30+ years of industry experience, product ideas and theories with some of the worlds most coveted ultra performance cycle brands has lead us to this. The start of something Liberating for British Cyclists.
April 2019 Vielo launched it's second model the R+1 1x only dedicated road bike. Launched at the sea otter classic show, California.
Awards and Achievements
- 2015/16 - Bikebiz Specialist distributor as voted for by the UK cycling industry.
- 2016/17 - Shortlisted for Bikebiz Specialist distributor award.
- 2019 - Shortlisted for Bikebiz Brand of the year.