Marco Aurelio Fontana, Nadir Colledani and Chiara Teocchi will take part to the “Armando, Giorgio & Friends”, Giro d’Italia Ciclocross’ round 4, to be held in Silvelle di Trebaseleghe (Northern Italy) on Sunday, December 3rd. Team Bianchi Countervail will count on their whole cyclo-cross specialists, equipped with Zolder disc.
After the positive vernissage in the Fingers Cross himself organized on Vernasca’s hills (Italy), Fontana warms-up for his CX seasonal debut with Zolder disc in Silvelle di Trebaseleghe: “It was a last minute decision, all the team registered here and I really couldn’t decline the invitation. Silvelle, one of the historical races of the Italian circuit, is a date not to be missed”, Fontana explains.
Chiara Teocchi will be back to race after the CX Europeans’ gold medal: “I recently started to train after a rest period, but I wanted be in Silvelle to take in one of the most important events of the Italian calendar. Here I won the Women’s Under Italian title last January and I previously clinched exciting victorie salso in the Youth series”.
The Team Bianchi Countervail will also line-up a new entry, Nadir Colledani: “I twill be CX seasonal premiere, up to now I made a good work. I hope to perform well, I haven’t big expectatons, but I’ll try to fight for a good result, to debut in the best possible way with my team and my new jersey” Colledani says.
The Junior M/W and Open Women race will start at 12.40 pm (LIVE streaming on @SilvelleCiclocross Facebook page). The Men Elite race will start at 2.00 pm (LIVE www.raisport.rai.it).
THE TEAM’S BIKES
Bianchi supplies the team with two high end carbon MTB models with racing geometry: the revolutionary Methanol CV and Methanol 29.1 FS (full suspension). The Junior Team is equipped with Methanol 29 SX model. Team Bianchi Countervail also ride Zolder disc in the cyclo-cross season.
Photo Credits: Manuel Malcotti - Photografem; Bettini Photo; Michele Mondini