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Fontana and Colledani score a Bianchi double at Cross della Vigilia
24 december 2017
The Prorider rode Zolder disc to win ahead of his teammate. Teocchi finishes third in the Women Open race
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Team Bianchi Countervail celebrates Christmas Eve clinching a double at Cross della Vigilia, CX classic race in Lurago d'Erba (Italy) on Sunday, December 24th. Marco Aurelio Fontana rode his Zolder disc to the maiden seasonal win ahead of teammate Nadir Colledani. The Bianchi equipped riders led the race since the early hundreds of meters, closing it with a parade finish. Slowed by a puncture in the lap 2, Women's Under 23 European champion Chiara Teocchi finished third in the Women Open race behind Francesca Baroni and Rebecca Gariboldi.
Marco Aurelio Fontana will be back to action on Tuesday, December 26th at the Internationales Radquer Dagmersellen, CX event to be held in Dagmersellen (Switzerland). The Men Elite race is scheduled at 3.00 pm. A racing Boxing day is also awaiting Nadir Colledani: Team Bianchi Countervail's newcomer will take in 4th Trofeo Città di San Fior in San Fior (Italy), with start at 2.45 pm.
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.