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MTB Team dives into Garda Lake MTB Race in Italy
05 april 2018
Colledani, Fontana, Tempier and Teocchi will ride Methanol CV in the three-day event (April 6th-8th) in Manerba del Garda
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Team Bianchi Countervail will deploy its will roster at Garda Lake Mountain Bike Race, first Italy's international XC stage-race (XCS), to be held in Manerba del Garda (Italy) from April 6th to 8th. Almost a month after the 2018 World Cup debut in Stellenbosch (South Africa), Nadir Colledani, Marco Aurelio Fontana, Stephane Tempier and Chiara Teocchi gather again for a three-day event including a short track, a XCO and a XCP race.
The Garda Lake Mountain Bike Race will start on April 6th with the Women’s Open short track race at 5.00 pm, followed by the Men’s Open short track race (6.00 pm). The XCO event is scheduled on April 7th: Teocchi will tackle the female race at 2.00 pm, Colledani, Fontana and Tempier the men’s one at 4.00 pm. The final 50 km Granfondo race is scheduled on April 8th at 9.00 pm. "Our riders will make a new experience in Manerba del Garda. It will be important to give it everything, everyday to aim for a good GC display: of course we'll target the biggest goal" Team Bianchi Countervail's Team Manager Massimo Ghirotto explains.
"I have trained a lot in the last two weeks and I hope to deliver a good performance. It will be an intense challenge, I can't wait for this unusual experience: I’ve never ridden a XC stage-race before" Chiara Teocchi says. All Team Bianchi Countervail's riders will choose Methanol CV.
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.