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Groenewegen’s podium spot at Tour of Britain
10 september 2016
The Dutch Road Champion, winner of the stage-4, placed third on Bristol’s finish line with Bianchi Oltre XR4. Gesink fifth at Vuelta. Stricker wins in Italy
Bianchi + Team Road + Product
Dylan Groenewegen (Team LottoNL-Jumbo) claimed the third place in the second half-stage of Tour of Britain’s day 7 (Bristol - Bristol 90 Km), on Saturday September 10th. The Dutch Road Champion, equipped with a special Oltre XR4, customized with the Dutch flag colors, was preceded by Aussie Rohan Dennis and Argentinian Maximiliano Ariel Richeze.
Robert Gesink finished fifth in Vuelta a Espana's stage 20, 193,2 Km from Benidorm to Alto de Aitana. Runner-up in Lagos de Covadonga, third in Mas de la Costa and winner of the queen stage on the Col d'Aubisque, the Dutchman crossed the finish line behind Pierre Latour, Darwin Atapuma, Fabio Felline and Mathias Frank.
Bianchi equips Dylan Groenewegen, Robert Gesink and the whole Team LottoNL-Jumbo with four models, starting with brand-new Oltre XR4, the innovative aero racing bike featuring Countervail Carbon Vibration-Cancelling Technology, with a dedicated tuning in order to provide maximized aero advantage and control at high speeds. The Dutch team also rides Specialissima, Infinito CV and TT Aquila CV.
Italian Anna Zita Maria Stricker (Inpa-Bianchi) clinched victory in Giro di Toscana Femminile – Memorial Michela Fanini’s stage 1 (Segromigno – Segromigno 133,6 Km), preceding Rasa Leleivyte and Ashleigh Moolman. Stricker occupies the second overall place ahead of teammates Lara Vieceli and Daiva Tuslaite, and behind GC leader Moolman.
Bianchi equips Team Inpa Bianchi with extreme racing carbon bike Oltre XR2 Dama Bianca, with race-proven racing geometry. Bianchi also supplies the team with Sparviero sunglasses and Bianchi by Lazer helmets.