Team Bianchi Countervail's Frenchman finished the race two seconds behind Carod. Colledani seventh in Austria
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Stephane Tempier (Team Bianchi Countervail) placed second in Coupe de France VTT round 3 in Ussel (France) on Sunday, May 6th. Equipped with Methanol 29.1 FS, the 32-year-old rider from Gap completed his effort in 1:31:01, only two second behind Titouan Carod after a thrilling head to head. Joshua Dubau rounded out the podium. "An exciting head-to-head, I'm satisfied with my result and performance in view of the World Cup. I grazed a victory, but Carod was able to outsprint me" explained Tempier.
On the same day Team Bianchi Countervai'ls Nadir Colledani was seventh in 1:28:02 at the Grazer Bike Opening Stattegg in Stattegg (Austria). Ninth position for Marco Aurelio Fontana in Rye Mountain Bike Festival's final round, a XCO race in Oslo (Norway). The Prorider finished the race in 1:19:34.
Twenty-hours earlier Team Bianchi Countervail's Chiara Teocchi had ridden Methanol CV to her first MTB seasonal win at Scott Valdarda Bike, Bresciacup 2018 round-3 in Lugagnano Val d’Arda (Italy), ahead of élite Eva Lechner and under 23 Francesca Saccu.
Bianchi supplies the team with two high end carbon 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.