BIANCHI TARGETS YELLOW WITH ROGLIC AND TEAM JUMBO-VISMA

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BIANCHI TARGETS YELLOW WITH ROGLIC AND TEAM JUMBO-VISMA

With a special version of his Bianchi Oltre XR4, the Slovenian aims to win the Tour de France starting in Nice on August 29th In the wake of an early 2020 season raced at the highest level, enriched by 14 wins, including Strade Bianche and Milano-Sanremo, Bianchi looks with confidence at the Tour de France with World Tour Team Jumbo-Visma. Bianchi Oltre XR4, the top-performing bike in cycling so far in 2020, intends to confirm its status in the 107th edition of the most important cycling event in the World, starting in Nice on Saturday August 29th and ending in Paris on Sunday September 20th. Equipped with Oltre XR4 and Aquila CV (for time-trial), the Team Jumbo-Visma leaders will be at the ‘Grand Départ’ in Nice with clear ambitions of wearing the yellow jersey in Paris’ Champs Elysees. 2019 Vuelta a España’s winner, Slovenian Primoz Roglic will start the Tour […]

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UCI UPDATE ON THE 2020 UCI EVENTS CALENDAR

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UCI UPDATE ON THE 2020 UCI EVENTS CALENDAR

Since early May, the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) has provided regular updates on the changes made to the road, mountain bike and, more recently, cyclo-cross calendars. As the UCI has always said, the new dates that have been announced are subject to developments in the ongoing global health crisis and the decisions made by the relevant authorities in the countries hosting our competitions. What follows is an update on the UCI events (UCI World Championships and World Cups) in various disciplines cancelled at the request of their organisers. Mountain bike The Lenzerheide (Switzerland) and Les Gets (France) rounds of the 2020 Mercedes-Benz UCI Mountain Bike World Cup, respectively scheduled for 4-6 and 19-20 September, have been cancelled at the request of the organisers. By way of a reminder, the Mont-Sainte-Anne (Canada) and Val di Sole (Italy) rounds, which were initially due to be held on 21-23 August and 12-13 September respectively, […]

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WISHONE 130 GRAVEL EVENT CONFIRMED : AVEYRON FRANCE

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WISHONE 130 GRAVEL EVENT CONFIRMED : AVEYRON FRANCE

Wish One Wish One is a french cycling brand based in the department of Aveyron. When Maxime Poisson and François-Xavier Blanc founded the company their ultimate goal was to inspire people to ride their bike. Human is at the center of the project because they believe that bicycle is a great vector of progress for the humanity. They organized a durable eco-system to design unique bicycles in terms of design and performance. They also thought about how to create new inspiration for the cycling practice, their goal was to explore new way of approaching cycling : far away from the busy roads, in beautiful scenery… while making it epic, challenging and fun. It’s where the idea of creating the Wish One 130 started. The Wish One 130 «des Causses à l’Aubrac» The Wish One 130 is an ultimate cycling race composed of a mixture of rustic asphalted roads and pure […]

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TRY AND RIDE A BIT OF LA FAUSTO COPPI OFFICINE MATTIO GRANFONDO! VIRTUALLY, FROM HOME

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TRY AND RIDE A BIT OF LA FAUSTO COPPI OFFICINE MATTIO GRANFONDO! VIRTUALLY, FROM HOME

For those who have never done it, it is an opportunity to discover this wonderful cycling marathon, in all its beauty and majesty. For those who have already pedaled it, it is a way to see again those incredible mountains, which have given so much to cycling and outdoor enthusiasts: a stretch of La Fausto Coppi Officine Mattio route, will be available for all fans for a virtual ride on May 9, thanks to ENDU Virtual Granfondo. Cuneo (Italy) 5 May 2020. The Cuneo international cycling marathon La Fausto Coppi Officine Mattio is one of the five major Italian and international cycling marathons, the most renowned in the North-West of Italy and a coveted goal for 2800 cyclists from all over the world. Departing from Cuneo in Piedmont, it takes athletes to cross some of the most beautiful alpine roads, those that wind up the Maritime Alps, on the border […]

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WISH ONE 130 GRAVEL RACE – FRANCE

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WISH ONE 130 GRAVEL RACE – FRANCE

DES CAUSSES A L’AUBRAC – May 8th – 9th – 10th 2020 WHY WISH ONE 130? Wish One is a bicycle brand created by Aveyron residents who care about their environment and who are committed to promoting the Aveyron region. Because we want to build a sustainable ecosystem to build ultimate bikes in terms of design and performance; Because we place people at the heart of this ecosystem; Because we believe that cycling is a great vehicle for individual and collective progress; And because the Aveyron is undoubtedly the ideal department for practicing gravel cycling; We decided to organize the 1st event entirely dedicated to gravel cycling on the Community of Communes “from Causses to Aubrac”. The Wish One 130 “from Causses to Aubrac” will therefore offer an ultimate 130 km gravel event for competitive cyclists looking for performance and 2 days of hiking for sport cyclists looking for adventure. […]

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BIANCHI HEADS TO LONDON AT ROULEUR CLASSIC

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BIANCHI HEADS TO LONDON AT ROULEUR CLASSIC

From October 31st to November 2nd, all the best from the iconic Italian brand will shine at the exclusive event organized by Rouleur Magazine As the road cycling season comes to a close, Bianchi is ready to celebrate a very successful year at the Rouleur Classic, the prestigious show organized by Rouleur Magazine, in London (Great Britain) from Thursday October 31st to Saturday November 2nd. Rouleur Classic’s formula combines great champions and the best technological innovations in the very heart of the English capital, at the Victoria House, where all the finest brands of today’s market are set to be on show, while the greatest names in cycling offer memories and insights from the Theatre’s stage. In the Rouleur Classic exhibition, Bianchi will display a selection of high-performance models, including with Oltre XR4, the bike that contributed to the majority of the 52 wins with Team Jumbo-Visma over 2019 road […]

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BIANCHI AT L’EROICA IS MORE THAN VINTAGE

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BIANCHI AT L’EROICA IS MORE THAN VINTAGE

Bianchi’s heritage and technology will be on display from Friday 4th to Sunday 6th October in Gaiole in Chianti (Tuscany). The disruptive pedal-assist e-SUV model on show in the Expo area The long-time partnership between Bianchi and L’Eroica will relive again, as the unique event dedicated to historical cycling in one of the most beautiful sceneries in Italy takes the stage this weekend, from Friday 4th to Sunday 6th October, in Gaiole in Chianti (Siena, Tuscany). Bianchi will feature in the Expo area and with a pop-up store, taking to Tuscany the authentic heritage of a brand capable of matching a unique heritage and a consistent drive for innovation. This special mix will be on display again in Gaiole in Chianti, as Bianchi will provide the opportunity to discover the technology of its cutting-edge models, as well as the style of the Bianchi apparel line. Showing off in the Expo […]

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GiroItalia 2019 – Verona Arrival Recap – Final stage

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GiroItalia 2019 – Verona Arrival Recap – Final stage

On Sunday the 2nd of June (also Italy’s national bank holiday – Festa della Repubblica), we decided to go and participate in the final stage of the Giro Italia 2019 in the Arena di Verona. The usual very noisy and hectic Showmanship from the organisers where gadgets galore and very attractive models were the order of the day! The Final wait arrived who was going to take the prestigious ‘Amore Infinito’ trophy back home – joining the elite of World-Wide Cycling Champions? Vincenzo Nibali or Riccardo Carapaz.. Well with the searing heat in the arena the Ecuadorian nipped it. A worthy winner of the Giro. A special mention to Chad Haga who hit the turbo button to win the final Crono stage. Relive the final moments in the arena with us….

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Bianchi News: Gravel party in Tuscany: Bianchi in the spotlights at Nova Eroica

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Bianchi News: Gravel party in Tuscany: Bianchi in the spotlights at Nova Eroica

Bianchi showcases the very best of its range in Buonconvento. The Men and Women races’ winners will be awarded with Bianchi L’Eroica frame Bianchi gravel models and the very best of Bianchi’s Road, MTB and e-Bike range, including brand-new Sprint and Bianchi L’Eroica vintage bike, shine at Nova Eroica in Buonconvento (Italy) on April 26th-28th. Open to gravel, road and CX bikes, Nova Eroica combines gravel and granfondo in the Eroica style. Nova Eroica celebrates the white roads of Tuscany by mixing time trial segments with pleasurable transfer sections for the thrill of racing and an epic group ride experience: a granfondo reimagined for a new generation of cyclists, a gravel party – in the wake of the Eroica’s tradition – open to modern bikes. Men and Women races’ winners will be awarded by Bianchi – global sponsor of the event – with a L’Eroica frame, the special steel bike officially certified by L’Eroica commission to ride […]

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Paris-Roubaix Rewind 2019

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Paris-Roubaix Rewind 2019

Gilbert, Mister Monument April 14 th 2019 – 17:35 Philippe Gilbert (Deceuninck-Quick Step) delivered a masterclass on the way to Roubaix to claim his fifth success in a Monument, after his victories in Lombardia (2009, 2010), Liège (2011) and Flanders (2017). The Belgian star is the first rider to dominate four different Monuments since Sean Kelly in the 1980s. The race was hard-fought from km 0 until the finish in the velodrome, where Philippe Gilbert outsprinted Nils Politt (Katusha Alpecin). Yves Lampaert (Deceuninck-Quick Step) came third, ahead of Sep Vanmarcke (EF Education First) and Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe), who also featured in the long-rang attack that eventually led to Gilbert’s triumph. Fernando Gaviria (UAE Team Emirates) fell ill overnight and isn’t part of the 174-man peloton that takes the start in Compiègne under fresh conditions. Riders quickly warm up with many attacks ahead of the first cobblestone sectors. Experts like Philippe […]

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