World Cup, Team Bianchi Countervail in full strenght for the grand finale
02 september 2016
Kerschbaumer and Tempier in the mix among élites, Teocchi and Vastl in the U23 competition in Vallnord (Andorra)
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Team Bianchi Countervail will line-up in full strenght at World Cup XCO final round in Vallnord (Andorra) on Sunday, September 4th. Team manager Massimo Ghirotto will count on two élites - Stephane Tempier, Gerhard Kerschbaumer - and two under 23, Jan Vastl and Chiara Teocchi.
Vastl will ride his Methanol CV in the Men U23 race at 9:00 am. Tempier and Kerschbaumer will be on Men Elite starting line at 2:20 pm; Women U23 race with Chiara Teocchi will eventually round out the schedule at 4:30 pm.
Teocchi is actually seventh in the Women U23 GC with 118 points, not far from the Top 5. Vastl is 16th among Men U23 with 54 points. Tempier starts from the 327 points in the Men Elite GC; the returner Kerschbaumer (102) is back from the success at Rund um den Roadlberg in Austria.
Junior Team's talents Marco Gozzi, Simone Minotti and Fiammetta Allocca will come back to action at MTB Youth Italian Cup final round in Vermiglio (Northern Italy) on Sunday, September 4th.
THE TEAM'S BIKES
Team Bianchi Countervail's riders are equipped with brand-new Methanol CV, the first ever mountain bike frame enhanced with Bianchi's exclusive Countervail® vibration-cancelling technology. The range available to Team Bianchi Countervail's riders also features Methanol 27 and 29.1 SL and Methanol 29.1 FS (full suspension), projected for extreme performance, featuring a rigid and light carbon frame, with XC race-proven geometry.