Become a partner


Anest Iwata is proud to announce the commencement of collaboration and support for the professional cycling team, JCL Team Ukyo.
We are delighted to embark on this partnership with JCL Team Ukyo, a team that exemplifies dedication, skill and sportsmanship in the world of professional cycling. As a company committed to excellence and innovation, we see this collaboration as an opportunity to align our values with a team that consistently strives for success.
Anest Iwata recognizes the importance of teamwork, perseverance, and passion, qualities that are not only integral to the sport of cycling but also resonate with our own corporate ethos. By supporting JCL Team Ukyo, we aim to contribute to the team's continued achievements and success on the professional cycling stage.
JCL TEAM UKYO, chaired by former F1 driver Ukyo Katayama, is a cycling road race team launched in 2023 intending to become the first Japanese national team ever to compete in the
Tour de France and climb the podium.
JCL TEAM UKYO has a lineup of top-class Japanese riders, and from the 2024 season, Alberto Volpi, one of the Sports Directors who led the Bahrain Victorias to the overall team victory at the Giro d'Italia last summer, has been brought in as General Manager. He will be competing in the season with the aim of taking the team to the next level.