THE SMP SADDLES HAS CROWNED THE CHAMPIONS IN ROSE OF GIRO D’ITALIA
During the last weeks which close 2010 and open 2011, the winter cycling season sees always the SMP Saddles as protagonists, present during the greatest Italian races and with important and so much expected moments.
As a matter of fact, after six stages, the curtain dropped over Giro d’Italia, the challenge wanted by technical director both of the National and of Italian cycle federation supported by the Paduan trademark of Franco and Maurizio Schiavon brothers.
After the trials run at Paterno (Potenza) November 14th, Modena December 8th, Lucca November 21, Faè di Oderzo (Treviso) in the international seat on December 12, Borgosesia (Vercelli) December 12th, the grand final took place at Scorzè, in province of Venice, December 30th.
Those races were valid also for one one the latest appointments of 31st Triveneto Trophy.…
Riders depart in the snow
It was the very surreal scenery, the unique and suggestive one and in the magic context as well.
The 7th trial of the 31st Triveneto Trophy was wanted and organized by the consultant of the SMP Saddles Enrico Polo, and supported by the Paduan company of Franco and Maurizio Schiavon brothers.
At Asiago (Vicenza), when the ground is white with snow you will usually find that Alpine or Nordic skiing is practiced there.This time, thanks to the stage of Triveneto Trophy, the bicycles turned out to be the unusual protagonists.
Evan for specialists it wasn’t at all easy to proceed with prudence and to control the bicycles while cycling on the spectacular course of Millepini Park, which was the host to the Giro d’Italia of cyclocross two years ago, with half meter of snow and purely white snowflakes falling down during the entire day.
The winner of the day was Gabriele Mercante from Friuli who…
The Geelong West Town Hall will become the official Italian team headquarters during the 2010 UCI Road World Championships.
Whenever Italians compete at an international event such as the World Cup or the UCI Road World Championships they create their own little slice of Italy, known as the Spazio Azzurri or blue space, named after the famous blue jerseys worn by the Italian national team.
Claudio Parente Events Manager at the Italian Chamber of Commerce is responsible for setting up the Spazio Azzurri at the Geelong West Town Hall.
“Spectators will be able to visit the Spazio Azzurri free of charge – it will be like an Italian festival every day with roving entertainers playing traditional music, Italian wine and food, and a number of al fresco areas.
The Italians are expected to bring approximately 75 people to Geelong for the 2010 UCI Road World Championships including competitors,…